April 2017 Senate Agenda

Monday, April 3, 2017

THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
FACULTY SENATE AGENDA
OLD MAIN SILVER AND SAGE ROOM
3:00-5:00 P.M.

 

1. Call to order.

2. Approval of the minutes of March 6, 2017. 2 minutes.

3. Information Item: Updates to the ABOR Intellectual Property Policy – UA Associate General Counsel, Anne Stratman, and Vice President for Tech Launch Arizona, David Allen. 10 minutes.

4. Report from the Faculty Officers. 5 minutes.

5. GPSC Update - GPSC President, Jude Udeozor. 5 minutes. 

6. Question and answer for ASUA, GPSC and APAC reports. 5 minutes.

7. Report from the Provost. 5 minutes.

8. Report from the President. 10 minutes. 

9. Question and answer for Chair, Provost and President. 5 minutes.

10. Open Session: Statements at the podium on any topic, limited to two minutes. Maximum number of speakers is four. No discussion is permitted, and no votes will be taken. 8 minutes or less.

11. Information Item: Ombuds and the Informal Resolution Option – Ombuds Program Director, Caitlan Hendrickson. 10 minutes.

12. Action Item: Undergraduate Minor in New Testament Language and Literature – Chair of the Undergraduate Council, Dennis Ray. 5 minutes.

13. Action Item: Consent agenda for the Master of Science in Marketing - Chair of the Graduate Council, Walter Klimecki and Associate Dean of the Graduate Council, Janet Sturman. 2 minutes.

14. Action Item: Three Resolutions: The Importance of Immigration to American Higher Education; The Importance of International Students to American Higher Education; and The Impact of Immigration Restrictions on the Ability to Pursue Scholarly Endeavors – Vice Chair of the Faculty, Michael Brewer. 10 minutes.

15. Action Item: University Closure Policy - Vice President For Business Affairs and Human Resources Allison Vaillancourt. 10 minutes. 

16. Discussion Item: From Annual Reviews to Meaningful Performance Conversations – Vice President for Business Affairs and Human Resources,  Allison Vaillancourt. 35 minutes.

17. Other business: 2 minutes.

18. Adjournment.

This is the link for the live audio stream of the Faculty Senate meeting On Monday, April 3, 2017. The audio will being at 3:00 p.m.

https://arizona.hosted.panopto.com/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=e7c17d3e-7944-4b5f-9759-a64d3fb94f46

Common Parliamentary Motions 

Purpose

Wording Used

Debate Allowed?

Amendments Allowed?

Vote

Postpone or delay a motion

I move to postpone the motion to…

Yes

Yes

Majority

Kill a motion

I move that the motion be postponed indefinitely

Yes

No

Majority

Divide a motion

I move to divide the question

No

Yes

Majority

Modify wording of motion

I move to amend the motion by…

Yes

Yes

Majority

Refer something to committee

I move to refer the motion to….

Yes

Yes

Majority

Limit or extend debate on a topic

I move that debate be limited/extended to…

No

Yes

2/3

Close debate on a topic (forcing a vote)

I move the previous question

No

No

2/3

Request a secret ballot

I move to vote by ballot

No

No

Majority

Reconsider a vote

I move to reconsider the vote…

Yes

No

Majority

Bring new business before Senate

I move that…

Yes

Yes

Majority

Register a complaint

I rise to a question of privilege

No

No

None

Ask that the agenda be followed

I call for the orders of the day

No

No

None

Enforce rules

Point of order

No

No

None

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