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-April 3, 2019

Motions: May 21, 2019

a. Motion_ Faculty Retirement Policy (Retirement) & & 321.05 (Emeritus/a Policy) in the
Faculty Handbook – Jonathan Hilpert (COE), Faculty Welfare Committee, Chair (pages 3-6)

Attachment: Retirement_Emeritus Policy (Faculty)

b. Motion_ Non Tenure Track Evaluation Policy 314 in the
Faculty Handbook – Jonathan Hilpert (COE), Faculty Welfare Committee, Chair (pages 7-11)

Attachment: Attachment to Non-Tenure Track Evaluation Policy_ 314 Non-Tenure Track Faculty Fifth-Year Review (FWC edits)

c. Motion Faculty Workload Policy – Jonathan Hilpert (COE), Faculty Welfare Committee,
Chair & Dustin Anderson (CAH), Faculty Workload Ad Hoc Committee (pages 12-17)

Attachment: Attachment_ Faculty Workload Policy (4-23-19) FWC edits (for vote)

d. Motion_ Temporary Nature of Increased Workloads Imposed by Current Extraordinary Circumstances– Marc Cyr (CAH) (pages 18-19)

Requests for Information May 21, 2019

a. RFI – Credit Hour Production Numbers and Calculation
b. RFI – Withdrawal from Course after Semester Mid-point (page 21)-response posted 5-21-2019
c. RFI – Recourse when policies are not in place (page 22) response posted 5-21-2019
d. RFI – External Letters of Review for Lecturers (page 23) response posted 5-21-2019
e. RFI – Notification of a Death in the University Community (page 24)-response posted 5-21-2019

SWOT Analysis: SWOTDraftJan24-Color

SACSCOC prospectus. Posted on Digital Commons

Motions (Posted on Digital Commons)



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


Student Success Faculty Support


Requests for Information (Posted on Digital Commons)

Regional Academic Plan 2017

Attachment: RAP update 2-4-2019

RFIThe salary study’s impact on current job searches

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 (Not posted on Digital Commons):

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: 5/28/2019

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