Current Business

2020-2021 Fiscal Year

Calendar Item Docket Number Title of the Petition Status of the Item Final Action Taken Meeting Date
1563 1440 Emeritus request for Michael Prahl (Philosophy & World Religions) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Apr 26, 2021
1562 1439 New policy on the Faculty Handbook (withdrawn) Withdrawn Apr 12, 2021
1561 1438 Emeritus request for Laura Praglin (Social Work) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Apr 26, 2021
1560 1437 Emeritus request for Kenneth Basom (Political Science) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Apr 26, 2021
1559 1436 Policy 10.08 change proposal Motion passed Policy changes approved Apr 26, 2021
1558 1435 Ad Hoc Governance Committee recommendations Motion passed Committee recommendations approved Apr 26, 2021
1557 1434 Free speech syllabus statement Motion passed Syllabus statement approved as amended Apr 26, 2021
1556 1433 Senate DEI Committee update Completed Apr 26, 2021
1555 1432 Emeritus request for David Hakes (Economics) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Apr 26, 2021
1554 1431 GERC: vote on proposed name and program philosophy for the new general education program Motion passed Name and program philosophy approved Apr 26, 2021
1553 1430 Emeritus request for Lea Shaddox (Kinesiology) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Apr 12, 2021
1552 1429 Regents Award for Faculty Excellence Motion passed Committee recommendations approved Apr 12, 2021
1551 1428 Emeritus request for Deborah Tidwell (Curriculum & Instruction) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Apr 12, 2021
1550 1427 Emeritus request for Arthur Cox (Finance) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Mar 22, 2021
1549 1426 Consultation: Student Affairs Request to docket for same-day consideration Consultation completed Mar 08, 2021
1548 1425 Proposed changes to Policy 3.01 on Student Academic Ethics Motion passed Change to policy approved Mar 08, 2021
1547 1424 Consultation: Models for 2021-2022 Academic Calendar Docketed out of order The Senate expressed its preference for Model B on the list of calendar alternatives (see Supporting Information). Feb 08, 2021
1546 1423 GERC: Vote on Course & Certificate Proposal Guidelines Motion passed Guidelines approved Feb 22, 2021
1545 1422 Emeritus request for Aricia Beckman (Special Education) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Feb 22, 2021
1544 1421 Emeritus request for Lynn Dykstra (Teaching) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Feb 22, 2021
1543 1420 Consultation: HLC Visit Consultation completed Feb 22, 2021
1542 1419 General Education Re-envisioning Committee update Consultation completed Feb 08, 2021
1541 1418 Emeritus request for Phil Fass (Art) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Feb 08, 2021
1540 1417 Bachelor of Science degree edits Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Feb 08, 2021
1539 1416 Consultation: Academic Positioning Project Management Team Consultation completed Feb 08, 2021
1538 1415 Potential changes to Senate representation model Tabled Withdrawn Feb 08, 2021
1537 1414 Proposed change to Policy 0.00 Motion passed Change to policy approved Mar 08, 2021
1536 1413 Proposed change to Policy 4.16 Extra Income Compensation Motion passed Change to policy approved Mar 08, 2021
1535 1412 Proposed change to Policy 3.06 regarding religious observance Motion passed Change to policy approved Feb 22, 2021
1534 1411 Consultation: Fall 2021 Calendar Consultation completed Jan 25, 2021
1533 1410 Consultation: Faculty Handbook Committee Consultation completed Jan 25, 2021
1532 1409 Emeritus request for David May (Geography) Motion passed Emeritus request approved Nov 09, 2020
1531 1408 Consultation: Student Affairs Consultation completed Nov 09, 2020
1530 1407 Additional Curriculum Proposals Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Nov 09, 2020
1529 1406 CHAS-Sciences Curriculum Proposals Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Nov 09, 2020
1528 1405 CHAS-HFA Curriculum Proposals Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Nov 09, 2020
1527 1404 GERC Update Consultation completed Nov 09, 2020
1526 1403 Emeritus request for Donna (Dolly) Maier Motion passed Emeritus request approved Nov 09, 2020
1525 1402 COE curriculum proposals Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Oct 26, 2020
1524 1401 CSBS Curriculum Proposals Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Oct 26, 2020
1523 1400 Consultation: UNI Athletics update (David Harris and Elaine Eshbaugh) Consultation completed Oct 26, 2020
1522 1399 UCC and GCCC Curriculum Proposals: CBA and CHAS-Technology Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Oct 12, 2020
1521 1398 Charge and membership for the Senate's new DEI Committee Motion passed Charge and membership approved Oct 12, 2020
1520 1397 Consultation: HLC visit and Assurance Argument Consultation completed Oct 12, 2020
1519 1396 UCC and GCCC Program Changes Motion passed Curriculum changes approved Sep 28, 2020
1518 1394 Proposed Constitutional Changes Motion passed Working group's recommendation endorsed Oct 12, 2020
1517 1395 Charge and membership for the next phase of the General Education Re-envisioning Committee Motion passed Charge and membership approved Sep 14, 2020
1516 1393 Petition to discharge Ad-Hoc Faculty Senate Summer Advisory Council Motion passed Council discharged Sep 14, 2020
1515 1392 Consultation: Budget update (Michael Hager) Consultation completed Sep 14, 2020
1514 1391 Emeritus request for Charles Adelman Motion passed Emeritus request approved Sep 14, 2020
1513 1390 Emeritus request for Kenneth McCormick Motion passed Emeritus request approved Sep 14, 2020
1512 1389 Emeritus request for Mary Stichter Motion passed Emeritus request approved Sep 14, 2020
1511 1388 Emeritus request for Dennis Clayson Motion passed Emeritus request approved Sep 14, 2020