Faculty Senate Meeting


  1. Call to order
  2. *Approval of the minutes of July 6, 2020 (Will be done via Qualtrics survey).
  3. 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.
  4. Action Item: General Faculty Financial Advisory Committee Update – Chair of the Faculty, Jessica Summers, Brian Berrellez, Guadalupe Lozano, Scott Cederburg, Ron Hammer, Mona Hymel, Marcia Klotz, Ruth Oropeza, Russ Toomey. 45 minutes.
  5. Information Item: Proposed Resolution for Safe Reopening of Campus  – Senator Joe Gerald, with Discussants Kate Ellingson, Kasey Ernst, and Stephanie Griffin.  20 minutes inclusive of Q & A.  
  6. Information Item: Administrative Directive on the Use of Face Coverings, and Attendance Guidelines – Chair of the Undergraduate Council, Neel Ghosh. 10 minutes. *POSTPONED*
  7. Information Item: General Education Refresh Initiative - Executive Director for General Education, Susan Miller-Cochran, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, John Pollard. 10 minutes plus 5 minutes Q & A. *POSTPONED*
  8. Information Item: Establishing a Student Basic Needs Coalition at UArizona to support academic success and retention – Student Regent, Anthony Rusk. 10 minutes with 5 minutes Q & A. *POSTPONED*
  9. Information Item: Proposed Constitution and Bylaws Revisions and Committee Update – Secretary of the Faculty, Michael Brewer. 10 minutes.
  10. President'sProvost's, Faculty Officers', ASUA, GPSC, APAC, CSC, RPC, APPC, SAPC Reports. Questions should be submitted via Zoom chat and answered via chat. 5 minutes.
  11. Discussion Item: Questions and Answers with Administrators – Moderated by Chair of the Faculty, Jessica Summers. ~30 minutes.
  12. Other business. 2 minutes.
  13. Adjournment

The recording of the August 3, 2020 Faculty Senate meeting is available here:  https://arizona.box.com/s/nx3bkknrcw8gjdptbqoqiao6t0nscocg

The audio only recording August 3, 2020 Faculty Senate meeting is available here:  https://arizona.box.com/s/uw7dq3ahuyk6va8hxeyokwb63vpjy11m

The chat transcript is available here:  https://arizona.box.com/s/s29jztw6h3ug51f0gmvarwvqpz2ry7df


Quick Navigating the Recording:

0:02 Called to Order

0:05-0:20 Open Session

0:20-1:27: General Faculty Financial Advisory Committee

1:29-1:56: Resolution about Safe Re-Entry to Campus

1:56-3:00: Q & A with Administrators

3:00: Adjourned



Faculty Senate Office Hours Tuesdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m. Via Zoom


3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 3, 2020


Via Zoom