Faculty Senate
Georgia Southern University

Current Senate Business

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Faculty Senate Agenda – April 3 -2019

Librarian’s Report 4-3-2019

UGCC – minutes – FEB 2019 

Minutes March-7-2019


SWOT Analysis: SWOTDraftJan24-Color

SACSCOC prospectus. Posted on Digital Commons

Agenda Items for April 3, 2019: (the attachments to the motions are listed under the motion).

Faculty Workload Policy

Attachment: Faculty Workload Policy

Motion to accept changes to section 317 of the faculty handbook

Attachment: 317 Student Ratings of Instruction Proposal

Update to Faculty Senate Bylaws

Attachment: 2019 Updates for Senate Faculty Governance

Requests for Information Items for April 3, 2019

Bookstore Markup

Regional Academic Plan 2017

Attachment: RAP update 2-4-2019

Discussion Items for April 3, 2019

Faculty’s Practical Role in _Student Success

Previous Motions


Motion to approve the transitional tenure and promotion policy

Attachment: Draft Transitional T and P policy (FWC approved) (1)


Attachment: 218 Textbook Policy


Attachment: 317 Student Ratings of Instruction Corrected Spring 2019

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


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

Attachment: SRI-consolidated (1)

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)

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: Budget diversion and increased enrollment

RFI: The salary study’s impact on current job searches-response posted

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: 4/2/2019

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