Agenda
Faculty Senate
May 7, 2003

Engineering Hall, Room 209
3:30 p.m.


I. Call to Order: Dennis Brewer, Chair

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes: April 16, 2003 http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/fsminutes41603.html

IV. Reports

A. Provost report

B. Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics – Curt Rom

V. Old Business

A. University Committee on Appointment, Promotion and Tenure – Deborah Thomas
Recommended to the Faculty Senate as approved by the University Committee on Appointment, Promotion & Tenure, January 31, 2003:

Change in "Evaluative Criteria, Procedures and General Standards for Initial Appointment, Successive Appointments, Annual and Post-Tenure Review, Promotion and Tenure (as revised August 20, 2001)

Additional Paragraph III. B. 23. At each level of review, the faculty member shall be advised of the reasons that contributed to the decision. It is expected that the decision at each stage will be based on written documents submitted with the promotion and tenure packet and available to both the candidate and the person or committee making the decision. If consultation with persons or documents not included in the promotion and tenure packet has occurred, then the nature of such consultation shall be communicated to the candidate in writing along with a general description of the information thereby obtained. The candidate shall be provided the opportunity of responding in writing. The report and the candidate’s response shall become part of the official tenure and promotion packet.

VI. New Business

A. Consent Agenda

1. Course change proposals:

a. Undergraduate (Table A):

1. Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 4/25/03 http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/TableA5703.pdf

b. Graduate (Table B):

1. Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 3/28/03 and the Graduate Council on 4/17/03 http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/TableB5703.pdf

2. Policy proposal: Graduate School Registration Policy (Attachment A): Approved by the Graduate Council on 4/17/03 http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachA5703.pdf

3. Program Change Proposals: Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 4/25/03

a. Bachelor of Fine Arts in Art, Graphic Design Concentration

1. Proposal to change name to Visual Design (Attachment B) http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachB5703.pdf

2. Proposal to change alpha code from GRDS to VISD (Attachment B above)

3. Proposal to eliminate Design Concentration (Attachment C) http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachC5703.pdf

b. Bachelor of Arts in English (Attachment D): Proposal to change course requirements. http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachD5703.pdf

c. Bachelor of Music:

1. Music Education Concentration (Attachment E): Proposal to eliminate CIED 1002 and CIED 1011, and to add MUED 2012, Introduction to Music Education Concentration; http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachE5703.pdf

2. Proposal to create a Bachelor of Music with Elective Studies in Business (Attachment F) http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachF5703.pdf

3. Piano Performance (Attachment G): Proposal to delete MUTH 4682/4692 and add MUTH 4322; MUTH decreases from 23 to 21 hours. Delete MUPD 4842/4852 and add MUPD 4853. Add to pedagogy: MUPD 3811 or MUPD 3861; pedagogy decreases from 6 to 5 hours. BM in Piano Performance decreases overall from 126 to 124 hours. http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachG5703.pdf

4. Program Change Proposals: Approved by the Graduate Council on 4/17/03

a. M.S. degree in Operations Management: Proposal to add a thesis option (Attachment H). http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachH5703.pdf

b. M.M. degree in Music Education: Proposed changes to entrance requirements and curriculum (Attachment I). http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachI5703.pdf

c. M.A. degree in Communication: Proposed curriculum change (Attachment J). http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachJ5703.pdf

d. M.F.A. degree in Art: Proposed curriculum change (Attachment K) http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachK5703.pdf

e. Proposal to offer an existing degree program (B.S.Ed. in Vocational Education, Human Resource Development) at East Arkansas Community College (Attachments L-O).

5. Program Change Proposals: Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 4/25/03

a. B.S. degree in Agricultural Education: Minor changes in course requirements to meet licensure requirements needed to accommodate the move to a four–year Baccalaureate program leading to initial teacher licensure (Attachment P). http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachP5703.pdf

b. B.S. degree in Agricultural Education: Proposal to change course requirements for the minors in Agricultural Education, Agricultural Systems Technology Management, and Extension and Industry Education (Attachment Q). http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachQ5703.pdf

c. B.A. degree in Human Environmental Sciences: Proposal to add HESC 2203 (Nutrition for Exercise and Sport) to the minor in human nutrition (Attachment R) http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachR5703.pdf

d. B.A. degree in Human Environmental Sciences: Proposal to add HESC 2203 (Nutrition for Exercise and Sport) to the requirements for the concentration in General Foods and Nutrition (Attachment S). http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2002to2003/AttachS5703.pdf

B. Faculty Senate Library Committee – Anne Marie Candido

1. Charge/Proposal

Library Committee Charge

In collaboration with the Dean of University Libraries, assist in the formulation of policies and procedures governing the research and service activities of the University Libraries.

Assist in the preparation of and provide advice on planning of major projects and initiatives concerning library information technology.

Collaborate on policies and guidelines concerning the use and development of library facilities.

2. Faculty Studies (attached)

C. Faculty Admissions and Transfer of Credit Committee - Robert E. Babcock

Core Curriculum Mathematics Requirements For Automatic Admission

Core requirements for automatic admittance to the University of Arkansas for entering freshmen Fall 2004.

MATHEMATICS Four units, including Algebra I and II, Geometry, and an advance math course.

Background Information
Currently, new freshmen should have taken the following preparatory core curriculum in high school as part of the requirements for automatic admittance to the University of Arkansas:

English 4 Units
Social Studies 3 Units
Natural Sciences 3 Units
Mathematics 3 Units
Electives 3 Units

Total 16 Units

PROPOSED REVISION effective Fall, 2004

English 4 Units
Social Studies 3 Units
Natural Sciences 3 Units
Mathematics 4 Units
Electives 2 Units

Total 16 Units

This revision deals only with the core curriculum.

VII. Announcements

VIII. Adjourn