Faculty Senate
Georgia Southern University

Current Senate Business

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Faculty Senate Agenda – 5-21-2019

Librarian’s Report 5-21-2019 (Posted to Digital Commons)

Faculty Senate Minutes FINAL-May 21, 2019

SWOT Analysis: SWOTDraftJan24-Color

SACSCOC prospectus. Posted on Digital Commons

Motions (Posted on Digital Commons)



Faculty Retirement Policy 

Faculty Workload Policy-approved

Faculty Workload Policy


Motion to accept changes to section 317 of the faculty handbook

Motion to accept changes to the faculty handbook


Motion to approve the transitional tenure and promotion policy


Non Tenure Track Evaluation Policy

Temporary Nature of Increased Workloads Imposed by Current Extraordinary Circumstances

Student Success Faculty Support


Requests for Information (Posted on Digital Commons)

RFI- Credit Hour Production Numbers & Calculation 

RFI – External Letters of Review for Lecturers 

RFI- Notification of a Death in the University Community

RFI – Recourse when policies are not in place 

RFI-Regional Academic Plan 2017

Attachment: RAP update 2-4-2019

RFIThe salary study’s impact on current job searches

RFI – Withdrawal from Course after Semester Mid-point 

Requests for Information (Not Posted on Digital Commons)

RFI – Bookstore Markup

RFI – Budget diversion and increased enrollment

RFI – E-Core student success report accuracy

Attachment:E-Core stats with comments

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

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

RFI – Parking (October Meeting Follow-up)

RFI –  Timetable for Naming Successful Candidates in Recent Internal Search

RFI – University, College, and Departmental Budget Transparency


Discussion Items

New Consolidated College Structure

Fall graduation, reading day and final exam week

Faculty’s Practical Role in _Student Success

Attachments: Six Roles for Faculty in Student Success Infographic

Designing Successful Pathways Infographic

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

Last updated: 6/24/2019

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