Senate to discuss final resolution language for EIU Signature Experience

Staff Report

The Faculty Senate will discuss the final resolution language it will use concerning the “EIU Signature Experience” document from the Workgroup Review Committee as passed on March 6.

The resolution, among other things, endorsed the recommendations made by the Workgroup Review Committee to establish an ongoing committee tasked with identifying current and future challenges and trends affecting higher education.

The Workgroup Review Committee looked at recommendations made by vitalization project Workgroup No. 8 and 9.

Workgroups No. 8 and 9 looked at ways to reorganize the university’s colleges and new programs, among other things, during the vitalization project.

The resolution acknowledged that the senate discussed the findings of the Workgroup Review Committee and, although not all items were agreed upon, the senate was appreciative of the proposals.

Also on the agenda is a draft resolution to support the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Lincoln-Douglas Debates.

The meeting is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library.

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