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)

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

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

Faculty Workload Policy

Merged-Student-Ratings-of-Instruction-Instrument

Motion to accept changes to section 317 of the faculty handbook

Motion to accept changes to the faculty handbook

Motion-to-approve-changes-to-section-317-of-the-faculty-handbook

Motion to approve the transitional tenure and promotion policy

Motion-to-update-the-textbook-policy-218-to-align-with-current-Board-of-Regents-policy

Student Success Faculty Support

Update-to-Faculty-Senate-Bylaws


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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