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Faculty Senate talks virtual desktops, thin clients

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 22, 2019


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The Faculty Senate discussed the possibility of implementing virtual desktops in areas across campus including academic departments and administration offices, with some exceptions. Joshua Awalt, the interim assistant vice president of Information Technology Services, presented to the Faculty Senate and ...

Faculty may have voice in 360-degree review of administrators

Faculty may have voice in 360-degree review of administrators

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019


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Faculty may now have a say in the 360-degree review process of administrators, including vice presidents and deans. Members of the Faculty Senate revisited the 360-degree review process at a Jan. 8 meeting. They agreed that all faculty members should be able to evaluate the deans of their respective c...

Faculty Senate hears concerns regarding information technology centralization plan

Faculty Senate hears concerns regarding information technology centralization plan

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2019


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Concerns regarding the integration of library technology services with Eastern’s information technology services were brought before the Faculty Senate Tuesday afternoon. Stacey Knight-Davis, the head of library technology services, presented to the senate and said in Nov. 2018 she was informed t...

Faculty Senate to discuss Unit B senate seat proposal

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 26, 2018


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Faculty Senate will discuss a proposal to create a dedicated Unit B seat on the senate, the email draft for faculty to be a part of the think tank and a topic for the presidential lecture series. The role of annually contracted faculty, a part of the overall Unit B faculty, on the senate has been a ...

Faculty Senate discusses proposed 360 review

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 13, 2018


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The Faculty Senate looked at the proposed 360 review for administrators and the contractual language of the combinations of the Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee and the Sanction Termination Hearing Committee at their meeting Tuesday. The original proposal to update the review p...

Faculty Senate to discuss potential constitution changes

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 29, 2018


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The Faculty Senate will look at senate constitution changes and the university think tank proposal at its meeting Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth Library. Proposed changes to the senate constitution now includes the new shared governance proposal discussed at the senate’s Oct. 17 meeting. ...

Faculty Senate looks at solutions with shared governance, think tank

Faculty Senate looks at solutions with shared governance, think tank

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 16, 2018


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The Faculty Senate had a full agenda Tuesday, which included looking at resolutions for shared governance, an updated 360 review process for administrators and a university think tank. The shared governance discussion, which began in earnest at a senate meeting on Jan. 23, 2018, was started because of c...

Faculty Senate discusses Unit B involvement in senate

Faculty Senate discusses Unit B involvement in senate

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 2, 2018


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The Faculty Senate met on Tuesday to discuss Unit B faculty members serving on the senate and the possible combination of the Academic Program Elimination Reorganization Committee and the Sanction Termination Hearing Committee. In the senate’s Sept. 4, 2018 meeting, they first discussed Unit B facult...

Faculty Senate to discuss potential university think tank

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 1, 2018


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The Faculty Senate is meeting Tuesday in room 4440 of Booth Library to discuss updates to a possible university think tank, the bike path and the panther statue. The campus strategic vision group, a type of think tank, was first discussed last year in the midst of the Workgroup No. 8 and 9 Review Com...

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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While the end of shared governance discussions may have seemed over to some following the conclusion of the Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday, members of the Council on Academic Affairs were in for a surprise at their meeting Sept. 20. The senate ended their meeting with Todd Bruns, senate chair and scholarly communication librarian and institutional repository director, heading off to write a more ...

Faculty Senate sets January as end date for resolution on shared governance

Faculty Senate sets January as end date for resolution on shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 18, 2018


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After a year of discussion, the question of what to do about the Higher Learning Commission’s concerns with Eastern’s organizational communication is coming to a potential end. Many solutions and ideas have been discussed, and at Tuesday’s Faculty Senate meeting, an official end date for th...

Faculty Senate to discuss subcommittees

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 17, 2018


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The Faculty Senate will meet at 2 p.m. Wednesday in conference foom 4440 in Booth Library. The senate will look at how they are organized and what their college representation should look like after the transition of colleges on campus. Combining subcommittees, which was discussed at the senate’s ...

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