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Faculty Senate looks at solutions with shared governance, think tank

C. C. Wharram (left) is the director of the Center for the Humanities and a Faculty Senate member, and Donald Holly is an anthropology professor and and is also a senate member. The senate met Tuesday and looked at many resolutions, including one for shared governance and one to update the 360 review process for administrators.

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 17, 2018

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...

CAA to discuss shared governance

Staff Report

October 3, 2018

The Council on Academic Affairs will be discussing shared governance and acting on one revised program at their Oct. 4 meeting at 2 p.m. in Room 4440 of Booth library. The shared governance discussion was tabled in Faculty Senate until the senate’s Oct. 16 meeting. Todd Bruns, Faculty Senate chair ...

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

Rebecca Throneburg is a member of the Council on Academic Affairs and is a communications disorders and sciences professor. CAA discussed new changes in the shared governance discussion and added two action items to their agenda for next week.

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 20, 2018

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 ...

CAA to discuss electronic course proposal forms

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 19, 2018

The Council on Academic Affairs will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library. The council will get an update about their electronic course proposal form, which was re-discussed at a meeting last semester on April 26, 2018. Nathan Atkinson, a web developer in the Center for Acade...

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

Teshome Abebe, a member of the Faculty Senate and economics professor, at the Faculty Senate meeting Tuesday in Booth Library. The senate discussed shared governance and possible ways to boost communications between organizations on campus.

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 18, 2018

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 discusses allowing Unit B faculty to serve in senate

Steve Brantley is the head of reference and instruction services and a member of the Faculty Senate. The senate met Tuesday and discussed Unit B faculty participation on the senate, shared governance and a presidential lecture series.

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 4, 2018

The Faculty Senate discussed the role Unit B faculty should, or are able to, play on the senate, as well as shared governance and an annual lecture series at its meeting Tuesday. Annually contracted faculty, a part of the overall Unit B faculty, make up from one-third to one-fourth of almost every dep...

Faculty Senate discusses shared governance

Bailey Young is a history professor and a member of the Faculty Senate. The senate decided to have one more meeting this semester on May 3 from 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Brooke Schwartz, Administration Reporter

April 17, 2018

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

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...

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