Agenda
Faculty Senate
January 19, 2005
ENGR 209
3:30 pm

I. Call to Order: Tom Jensen, Chair

II. Approval of agenda

III. Approval of minutes:

http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/fsminutes111704.html

IV. Reports

A. Provost

B. Faculty Senate Chair

C. Academic Standard Committee Report (Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences Grade Proposal)– Dr. John Delery

D. A New COEHP Department

V. Old Business

VI. New Business

A. Consent Agenda

Matters from the University Course and Programs Committee and the Graduate Council.

1. Course Change Proposals

a. Undergraduate Courses (Table A) – Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 11/19/04 and 12/17/04.

Table A - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/tablea11905.pdf

b. Graduate Courses (Table B) – Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 10/22/04 and 12/17/04, and the Graduate Council on 11/18/04 and 12/16/04

Table B - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/tableb11905.pdf

c. Dual Courses (Table C) – Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 11/19/04 and the Graduate Council on 12/16/04.

Table C - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/tablec11905.pdf

2. Program change proposals

Summary Table for Attachments D, E and F -
http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/tablesdef11905.pdf

a. Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, undergraduate programs: Table D (Attachment D1-D12). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 11/19/04 or 12/17/04.

Attachments D 1-12

D1-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd111905.pdf D2-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd211905.pdf
D3-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd311905.pdf
D4-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd411905.pdf
D5-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd511905.pdf
D6-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd611905.pdf
D7-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd711905.pdf
D8-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd811905.pdf
D9-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd911905.pdf
D10-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd1011905.pdf
D11-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd1111905.pdf
D12-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachd1211905.pdf

b. Walton College of Business, undergraduate programs: Table E (Attachments E1-E7). Approved by the University Course and Programs Committee on 12/17/04.

Attachments E 1-7

E1-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache111905.pdf
E2-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache211905.pdf
E3-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache311905.pdf
E4-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache411905.pdf
E5-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache511905.pdf
E6-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache611905.pdf
E7-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attache711905.pdf

c. Graduate programs: Table F (Attachments F1-F7) Approved by the Graduate Council on 11/18/04 and 12/16/04.

Attachments F 1-7

F1-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf111905.pdf
F2-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf211905.pdf
F3-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf311905.pdf
F4-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf411905.pdf
F5-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf511905.pdf
F6-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf611905.pdf
F7-http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachf711905.pdf

3. Proposed policy change: Proposal from the Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences to change the grading system from a traditional 5-scale system (A,B,C,D,F) to a 12-scale “plus-minus” system (A,A-,B+,B,B-,….F) for all undergraduate and graduate courses in that College (Attachment G). Proposal for graduate courses approved by the Graduate Council on 12/16/04.

Attachment G - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachg11905.pdf

B. Resolution/memorial – Dean Ralph Barnhart

VII. Announcements

A. Existing policy affirmation: The Graduate Council discussed options which will allow students to maintain access to University resources when the students are not enrolled. Attachment H captures the thinking of the Council and is essentially a reaffirmation of existing policy. This resolution is forwarded to the Faculty Senate for information only.

Attachment H - http://www.uark.edu/depts/facsen/facsen2004to2005/attachh11905.pdf

VIII. Adjourn