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2017-2018 Fiscal Year

Calendar Item Docket Number Title of the Petition Status of the Item Final Action Taken Meeting Date
1396 Emeritus Request for Robert Washut, Professor, School of Music Motion passed Apr 23, 2018
1395 Emeritus Request for Leroy Crist, Instructor, Dept. of Accounting On the current agenda for docketing Motion passed Apr 23, 2018
1394 Emeritus Request for Victoria Robinson, Professor of Education & EdD Graduate Coordinator On the current agenda for docketing Motion passed Apr 23, 2018
1393 Merger of departments of Educational Psychology & Foundations and Educational Leadership & Postsecondary Education On the current agenda for docketing Apr 23, 2018
1392 Emeritus Request, Prof Jay Lees - Dept. History On the current agenda for docketing Motion passed Apr 23, 2018
1391 Emeritus Request, Wurtz - M. Susan, Associate Prof - Management On the current agenda for docketing Motion passed Apr 09, 2018
1390 1277 Emeritus Request for Melissa L. Beale, Professor, Communication Studies Motion passed Apr 23, 2018
1389 1276 Emeritus Request for Jack Yates, Professor, Dept. of Psychology Passed by vote. Apr 09, 2018
1388 1275 Modifications to policy 4.21, Emeritus/a Status Docketed in regular order Apr 23, 2018
1387 1274 Suggested Modifications to the Criteria for Regents Award for Faculty Excellence Docketed in regular order Apr 23, 2018
1386 1273 Reconsideration of Honor System for University of Northern Iowa Tabled Apr 23, 2018
1385 1272 Emeritus Request for Audrey C. Rule, Professor, Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction Passed by vote. Apr 09, 2018
1384 1271 Consult on Women & Gender Studies Adminisrtative Board Request for Structural Reorganization Discussion completed Apr 09, 2018
1383 1270 A request by Dr. Gassman to give an update on the edited Civic Action Plan. Consultation Completed Apr 09, 2018
1382 1269 Emeritus request for Linda S. Rosulek, Student Teaching Coordinator, Dept of Teaching Passed by vote. Apr 09, 2018
1381 1268 Emeritus Request for Thomas Blain, Instructor, Dept of Teaching Passed by vote. Apr 09, 2018
1380 1267 Emeritus Request for Blecha, Kathryn M, Instructor, Dept of Teaching Passed by vote. Apr 09, 2018
1379 1266 Open Review of RSP Policy on Effort Certification Tabled pending receipt of additional information Tabled Mar 26, 2018
1378 1265 Notification of Regents Award for Excellence Recipients - Executive Session Recommendations voiced in Executive Session. Senate is Notified. Feb 26, 2018
1377 1264 General Education Approval Process Proposal Passed by vote. Mar 26, 2018
1376 1263 Request for Faculty Emerita Status for Professor Katherine van Wormer, Department of Social Work Passed by vote. Mar 26, 2018
1375 1262 Petition for Executive Session Discussion - REQUEST TO AWARD AN HONORARY DOCTOR OF HUMANE LETTERS Passed by vote following Executive Session Feb 26, 2018
1374 1261 Emeritus Request for Howard L. Barnes, Assoc. Prof, School of Applied Human Sciences Passed by vote. Mar 26, 2018
1373 1260 Athletics Dept - Proposed visit to Faculty Senate Discussion Complete Mar 26, 2018
1371 1254 Reduced Admissions for the Doctorate of Industrial Technology. Passed by vote. Feb 12, 2018
1370 1258 Consultation on the Dean of Students position. Consultation Completed Mar 26, 2018
1369 1257 Request for consultation on UNI mental health counseling progress and status. Consultation Completed Feb 26, 2018
1368 1256 Invitation for seat at the table (Faculty Senate) to United Faculty Passed by vote. Feb 26, 2018
1367 1255 Eliminate using transfer credit in calculating cumulative GPA Tabled after discussion, pending further clarification Mar 26, 2018
1366 1253 Emeritus Request, Wilson-Joseph L., Assoc. Prof. of KAHHS Passed by vote. Feb 12, 2018
1365 1252 Request for Consultation - UNI Student Disability Services Consultation Completed Jan 22, 2018
1364 1251 Emeritus Request - Gerald Smith, Accounting Passed by vote. Jan 22, 2018
1363 For Executive Session Discussion - REQUEST TO AWARD AN HONORARY DOCTOR OF LITERATURE DEGREE Passed by vote. Dec 11, 2017
1362 1249 Enrollment Presentation: Matthew (Matt) Kroeger Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management Discussion Complete Jan 08, 2018
1361 1250 Discussion - Policy 6.14 Faculty Handbook Policy Draft #1, November 27, 2017 Docketed for upcoming meeting Docketed in regular order Docketed for April 9th, 2018 meeting Apr 09, 2018
1361 1250 Faculty Handbook Committee Consultation Docketed for upcoming meeting Docketed at head of order Some discussion,Tabled, Docketed (top) for April 23th, 2018 meeting Apr 23, 2018
1360 1248 Emeritus Request, J. Philip East, Computer Science Passed by vote. Dec 11, 2017
1359 1247 Emeritus Request, Rex Karsten, Management Passed by vote, with sympathy for his family. Dec 11, 2017
1358 1246 Emeritus Request, Melissa L. Heston, Curriculum & Instruction Passed by vote. Dec 11, 2017
1357 1245 Emeritus Request – Margaret G Holland, Assoc Professor, Philosophy & World Religions Passed by vote. Nov 27, 2017
1356 1244 2018‐2019 Curriculum Proposals for the College of Humanities, Arts & Sciences Passed by vote. Nov 27, 2017
1355 1243 2018-2019 Curriculum Proposals - College of Social & Behavioral Sciences Passed by vote. Nov 27, 2017
1354 1242 Emeritus Request - Russell Campbell, Mathematics Passed by vote. Nov 13, 2017
1354 Provost's Remarks - Health Insurance Revenues, Expenditures, Old Kiosks on Campus Discussion Complete Oct 23, 2017
1353 1241 College of Education, 2018-2019 Curriculum proposals, and Interdisciplinary proposals. Passed by vote. Nov 13, 2017
1352 1240 Preparing for HLC: General Education Review and Revision at UNI Passed by vote. Nov 13, 2017
1351 1239 Academic Forgiveness Policy Proposal Passed by vote. Nov 13, 2017
1350 1238 2018-2019 curriculum proposals for the College of Business Administration. Passed by vote Oct 23, 2017
1349 1237 Draft policy for Posthumous degree and in memoriam certificates. Passed by vote. Sep 25, 2017
1348 1236 Strategic Plan Metrics Discussion Complete Oct 09, 2017
1347 1235 Reconsideration of University Writing Committee Proposal Item directed to the Gen' Ed' Committee, for review and action. Consultation Completed Oct 09, 2017
1346 1234 Emeritus Requests for Mike Klassen-Marketing, Cynthia Goatley-Theatre and Frank Thompson-Finance Goatley &Thompson Emeritus passed. Klassen emeritus application found incomplete, will be returned for completion. Sep 25, 2017
1345 1233 Name Change Athletic Training Completed UNI Motion passed Sep 11, 2017
1344 1232 KAHHS Reorganization Completed UNI Motion passed Sep 11, 2017
1343 1231 Fall 2017 UCC - 2 Programs, New Majors Completed UNI Motion passed Sep 11, 2017
1342 1230 Fall 2017 GCCC - Termination and Suspension of Graduate Programs Completed UNI Motion passed Sep 11, 2017
1341 1231 Emeritus Nomination, Postumous, Harry Brod Completed Motion passed Sep 25, 2017
1340 1230 Emeritus Request, Kay Weller Completed UNI Motion passed Aug 28, 2017
1339 1229 Review of Policy 6.10 Academic Freedom and Shared Governance Discussion completed UNI Consultation completed Sep 25, 2017
1338 Draft University of Northern Iowa Guidelines and Procedures for Qualifying Faculty to Teach Using Tested Experience instead of Degrees Tabled pending receipt of additional information Questions yet to be addressed: Is this supposed to be hiring practices for tenure-track positions? What does ‘tested experience’ mean? Tested by whom? Tabled Aug 28, 2017
1337 1227 Draft Proposal to Move to a Consent Agenda for Senate Completed UNI Motion passed Aug 28, 2017
1336 1226 Presentation of the Civic Action Plan, Strategic Plan Completed Consultation completed Aug 28, 2017
1335 1225 Emeritus Request Richard Vanderwall Completed UNI Motion passed Aug 28, 2017
1334 1224 Emeritus Request - Dale Olson Completed UNI Motion passed Aug 28, 2017
1333 1223 Emeritus Request for Mary Frisbee Johnson Completed UNI Motion passed Aug 28, 2017
1332 1222 Emeritus Request for Jill Uhlenberg Completed Motion passed Sep 11, 2017
1331 1221 Emeritus Request for Rip Marston Completed Motion passed Aug 28, 2017