Faculty Senate
Georgia Southern University

Current Senate Business

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Faculty Senate Agenda – Feb 5 -2019

Librarian’s Report 2-5-2019



SWOT Analysis: SWOTDraftJan24-Color

SACSCOC prospectus. Posted on Digital Commons

Agenda Items for February 5, 2019:


Attachment: Draft Transitional T and P policy (for senate discussion)

Motion – Addition-of-Principal-Lecturer-Title-to-Faculty-Handbook

Attachment: Section 315 and Principal Lecturers (for senate approval)

Motion: Changes-to-section-321.01-in-the-faculty-handbook

Attachment: Section 321.03 Educational Leave Policy (for senate approval)

Motion: Campus-Announcement-of-Deceased-Staff-or-Faculty-Members)

Motion: Merged-Student-Ratings-of-Instruction-Instrument

Attachment: SRI-consolidated (1)

Previous Agenda Items

Motion to accept changes to the faculty handbook


Summary of Faculty Handbook Changes d5

Handbook Sections 304 305 (Corrected and Reviewed by Candace and FWC)

Handbook Sections 318 319 321.02 321.05 (Corrected and Reviewed by Candace and FWC)

Handbook Sections 322 01-08 (Corrected and Reviewed by Candace and FWC)

Requests for Information Items for February 5, 2019

RFI – Information-Regarding-Transitional-T-and-P-Policy

RFI – Merit Raise Percentage 

RFI – Number-of-faculty-affected-by-transition-to-new-tenure-and-promotion-guidelines

RFI – Salary Study Timeline 

RFI – Parking (October Meeting Follow-up)



Curriculum Approval Process for Recommendations by OWGs

E-Core student success report accuracy

Attachment:E-Core stats with comments

Timetable for Naming Successful Candidates in Recent Internal Search

University, College, and Departmental Budget Transparency

Discussion Items:

New Consolidated College Structure

Fall graduation, reading day and final exam week


For archives of Motions, RFIs, and Discussion Item Requests: please go to Digital Commons.

Last updated: 2/6/2019

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