November 2016 Senate Agenda

Monday, November 7, 2016

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 October 3, 2016. 2 minutes

3.  Report from the Faculty Officers. 5 minutes.

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

5.  Report from the Provost. 5 minutes.

6.  Report from the President. 10 minutes.  

7.  Question and answer for Chair, Provost and President. 15 minutes. 

8.  Action Item: Consent agenda: Executive Summary of the Bachelor of Arts Degree in World Literature - Undergraduate Council Chair, Dennis Ray. 10 minutes. 

9.  Action Item: Consent agenda: Master's and Ph.D Degrees in Persian and Iranian Studies - Co-Chair of the Graduate Council, James Field. 10 minutes.

10. Information Item: Faculty Governance and the College of Medicine Nontenure-eligible faculty funded by Banner Hospital - Dean, College of Medicine Tucson, Charles Cairns, and Senior Associate Dean, College of Medicine Tucson, Anne Wright. 10 minutes.

11.  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.

12.  Senate discussion: Opportunities for Faculty to Improve Student Persistence and Success - Vice President for Business Affairs and Human Resources, Allison Vaillancourt, Vice President for Enrollment Management, Kasey Urquidez, and Assistant Provost for Institutional Research, Angela Baldasare. 40 minutes.

13.  Other business: 2 minutes. 

14.  Adjournment.