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Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 17, 2018


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A proposal for a new shared governance plan presented at the latest Faculty Senate meeting would keep the number of senators the same but include senators on other campus committees. Vice chair Jeff Stowell, a psychology professor, originally showed a shared governance plan, which included a much...

Faculty Senate to discuss shared governance model on Tuesday

Staff Report

April 16, 2018


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The Faculty Senate has several communications on its agenda, including a shared governance model proposal, for its meeting Tuesday. The meeting is set to take place at 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of Booth Library. A PDF document on the university’s realignment is also on the agenda. At the...

Faculty Senate raises issues with reorganization plan

Faculty Senate raises issues with reorganization plan

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 3, 2018


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The Faculty Senate raised concerns with Provost Jay Gatrell’s college reorganization plan, which was first proposed Monday, at its meeting on Tuesday. The plan involves the creation of a new College of Health and Human Services, as well as combining the current College of Arts and Humanities with the Colleg...

Faculty Senate discusses plan following final review committee recommendations

Faculty Senate discusses plan following final review committee recommendations

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

March 20, 2018


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The next steps being taken following the Workgroup Review Committee’s final recommendations were discussed at the Faculty Senate’s meeting Tuesday. Provost Jay Gatrell said for the past week, he has been taking shareholders around and gotten feedback on a possible college reorganization plan that...

Senate to discuss final resolution language for EIU Signature Experience

Staff Report

March 19, 2018


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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...

Faculty Senate to address its response to Workgroup Review Committee Recommendations

Staff Report

March 5, 2018


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The Faculty Senate will discuss its response to the recommendations of the Workgroup Review Committee at its meeting 2 p.m. Tuesday in room 4440 of the Booth Library. The Workgroup Review Committee analyzed suggestions originally made by Workgroups No. 8 and 9 during the vitalization project. Workgroups...

Faculty Senate hears CGS program update

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 21, 2018


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David Boggs, the Council on Graduate Studies chair and the assistant chair of management school of business, updated the Faculty Senate on the CGS and its activities and the planners behind the bike path plan presented at the senate’s meeting Tuesday. Boggs said that, day to day, the biggest thing CGS deals with...

Faculty Senate to examine Workgroup Review Committee recommendations, discuss potential Charleston Bike Path

Staff Report

February 19, 2018


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The Faculty Senate is set to discuss, among other items, its response to the recommendations of the Workgroup Review Committee at its next meeting. During the Workgroup Review Committee’s meetings, it looked at the recommendations made by vitalization project Workgroups no. 8 and 9. These recommendations...

Arts Festival returns this spring after 2-year absence

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

February 6, 2018


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After being canceled in 2016 and 2017, Celebration, an arts festival, returns this spring. Anita Shelton, the interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, said Tuesday at a Faculty Senate meeting the festival is a tradition at Eastern that was originally cut in 2016 because of low staffing. Cel...

Faculty Senate to hear from dean of the College of Arts and Humanities, Doudna staff members

Staff Report

February 5, 2018


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The Faculty Senate will meet on Tuesday for a conversation with the interim dean of the College of Arts and Humanities and staff members of the Doudna Fine Arts Center. According to its agenda, the Senate will hear from Interim Dean Anita Shelton, Dan Crews, director of programming and celebration...

Faculty Senate, CAA look at shared governance

Faculty Senate, CAA look at shared governance

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

January 23, 2018


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Members of the Council on Academic Affairs attended the Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday to continue a larger discussion on shared governance and how it applies to Eastern’s organizations. At their last meeting, the Faculty Senate discussed the possibility that their bylaws could make them the...

Faculty Senate to discuss suggestions from Higher Learning Commission

Analicia Haynes, Managing Editor

January 22, 2018


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Correction: The story has been edited to reflect that the meeting will be in a different location because of a scheduling change. A discussion about the suggestions from the 2014 Higher Learning Commission report and how the university can follow them will be held at the Faculty Senate’s meetin...

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