Faculty Senate Actions

Faculty Senate Routing Forms are also recorded on the Faculty Senate Sharepoint site under the Shared Documents Library.

Items are updated on this page semesterly. For information on items in the current semester please visit the Sharepoint Site or contact Ann Green, Office of the Provost (ahgreen@email.wcu.edu).

 

2013-14 Faculty Senate Routing Forms
Links to Routing Forms:

Changes inFaculty Handbook to reflect Library Org Changes
Addition of Language to Faculty Handbook 4.09
Resolution on System Wide Competencies
Additition of Protected Classes Language to Faculty Handbook 4.06
Resolution on Public Voting

 

2012-13 Faculty Senate Routing Forms
Links to Routing Forms:

  1. Removal of Semesterly Meetings for Faculty Senate and COD
  2. Electing Faculty to University Budget Advisory Committee
  3. UNC Strategic Plan Input
  4. Criminology & CJ reorganization (move from CHHS to CAS)
  5. Tobacco Free West Campus
  6. Change of Graduate Credit Hours
  7. Academic Publishers and Blackboard
  8. Participation of UP Program Students in Commencement
  9. Adjusting Timelines for Senator Elections
  10. Clarifying Elections of Liberal Studies & UCC Members (Article II, Section 10)
  11. Senate Leadership Eligibility
  12. Faculty Senate change from Vice Chair to Chair Elect/Past Chair
  13. Recommendations from the Child Care Task Force
  14. Exception to Emeritus Application Timeline, FH 4.11
  15. Clarificaton of Language in 4.07 & 4.08 re. APR 4
  16. Clarification of PTR Timetable and Denial of Promotion (FH 4.08)
  17. Clarification of Language in 4.07 & 4.08 re: APR 4
  18. Graduate School Conditional Admission Policy
  19. Best Practices Recommendation on Abstention Voting in Collegial Review Actions
  20. Changes to Faculty Constitution, By-Laws and Senate By-Laws

2011-12 Faculty Senate Routing Forms
Links to Routing Forms:
 1.  SAI Procedures
 2.  Modification of Faculty Handbook 4.07 A.3.B, 3C, 6C: Criteria for Early Tenure and Promotion
 3.  University Standards for Teaching Effectiveness and Evaluation of Teaching (4.04 C.1; 4.05 B.1; B.2)
 4.  University Community Responsibilities and Shared Governance
 5.  Policy of Reorganization of Academic Units
 6.  Proxy Voting
 7.  Confidentiality and Unanimous Voting
 8.  In Progress Grade Policy 
 9.  Substantive Change Policy - SACS
10. Faculty Workload
11. Faculty Handbook Section 4.11 Status Appointments
12. Faculty Handbook Section 14.0 Curriculum Development and Revisions
13. Faculty Handbook 4.11 - Emeritus Status apply within 2 years
14. Graduate School Policy on Non-Degree Admission
15. Faculty Handbook 4.07 D2
16. Policy on Stop Out/Leave
17. Review of Student Attendance and Progress Policy
18. Faculty Handbook Section 4.04
19. Resolution Against NC Amendment One
20. Resolution on A+
21. Section 4.06 (Reappt for Tenure Track Faculty)
22. Section 4.11 (Status Appts) to clarify Emeritus Status Process
23.Resolution to Modify the Course Eval in Summer
24. Resolution on Open Searches
25. Section 4.04 C (Collegial Review) (Intro to Univ. Stds for CR)
26. Resolution on Gen Ed / Lib Studies Assessment
27. Resolution on Gen Ed/Lib Studies Task Follow up

2010-11 Faculty Senate Routing Forms
Links to Routing Forms:

 1.  Class Attendance Policy - Absence Due to Religious Observations
 2.  Reappointment/Tenure dossier Review in Years 2/4/6
 3.  Extension of Course Eval Window of Opportunity
 4.  Supporting the Service Ethos
 5.  Chancellor's Travel Fund Availability to Non-Tenure Track Faculty (not approved)
 6.  Clarifying Policy on Final Grade Changes
 7.  Extending the Chancellor's Travel Fund Spring Deadline
 8.  CRC Resolution, amended: Removal of Post-Tenure review catagory from current Aa-12 form
 9.  Academic Calendar 2011-12
10. Support of Freedom of the Press at WCU
11. SAI Response Rate
12. Summer School Teaching Load Limit
13. Proposing changes to the Faculty Handbook Sections 4.08D and 4.08G
14. Student Professionalism
15. Creating a Child Care Task Force
16. Extending Faculty Scholarship Task Force Deadline
17. Academic Freedom and Updating UNC Code
18. Changes to Faculty Handbook Secton 4.04D1: Collegial Review & Confidentiality
19. Clarification in the election and appointment process for UCRC (4.07 D3)
20. Best Practice Guidelines for College CRC Committees
21. Changes to Faculty Handbook 4.03 - 4.08 (DCRD changes)
22. Changes to Faculty Handbook 4.08G
23. Modification to Handbook 4.07 C3 Review Deadlines
24. Honors College Liberal Studies Course Replacement Form
25. Modification to Handbook 4.04 E7 and 4.04 E8
26. Allowing Longboarding on Campus
27. Support of Request concerning Provost's decisions for Reappointment
28. Transparency and Accountability in Budget Decisions
29. Proposed Revisions to Graduate School Application and Admission Policy
30. Emeritus Faculty Status
31. Modification of Faculty Handbook Sections 4.06 B4
32. Liberal Studies Budget Resolution
33. Posting of University Budgets 
34. Resolution to Table Restructuring of CEAP
35. Creation of a Semesterly Meeting between Faculty Senate and the Council Of Deans
36. Faculty Handbook Section 5.03 Cancellation of Classes
38. Establishment of a Reorganization Task
39. Modification of Faculty Handbook 4.06
40. Appointment to Graduate Faculty Status (4.11)
41. Revisions to Faculty Handbook Sections 4.03, 4.04, 4.05, 4.07 and 4.10 
42. Modification of Faculty Handbook 4.05B
43. Graduate Council Resolution
44. International Graduate Student Admission
45. Enrollment in Semester of Conferral
46. Paul A. Reid Award Committee
47. Honors College Curriculum

 

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