Faculty Senate Meeting August 11, 2011

Faculty Senate Meeting August 11, 2011

Faculty Senate Meeting September 20, 2012 Agenda I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. Call to Order and Roll Call - Martin Bohner, Secretary

Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes Campus Reports and Responses Reports of Standing and Special Committees Old Business New Business and Announcements Adjourn Agenda I. Call to Order and Roll Call - Martin Bohner, Secretary Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes

II. http://facultysenate.mst.edu/media/campussupport/facultysenate/documents/fsminutes/2012/FS.Minutes.06.14.12.pdf II. IV. V. VI. VII. Campus Reports and Responses Reports of Standing and Special Committees Old Business New Business and Announcements

Adjourn Agenda I. II. Call to Order and Roll Call - Martin Bohner, Secretary Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes http://facultysenate.mst.edu/media/campussupport/facultysenate/documents/fsminutes/2012/FS.Minutes.06.14.12.pdf III. Campus Reports and Responses IV. Reports of Standing and Special Committees V.

Old Business VI. New Business and Announcements VII. Adjourn Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. Presidents Report S.N. Balakrishnan B. Administrative Reports i) K. Wray for C. Schrader ii) K. Wray C. Staff Council Report

B. Betz D. Student Council R. Beck E. Council of Graduate Faculty Senate Report September 20, 2012 Presidents Report September 20, 2012 Whereas Professor Michael Davis has served the Missouri University of Science & Technology Faculty Senate since 2009 as Parliamentarian, President-Elect, and President;

Whereas, as an Officer of the Faculty Senate, Professor Davis has demonstrated consistent hard work, good judgment, and thoughtfulness in these positions; Whereas, Professor Davis's leadership skills have helped the Faculty Senate and the campus navigate through discussions on challenging topics such as domestic partner benefits Whereas, Professor Davis has maintained a friendly, collegial and consistently positive attitude at all times; Be it resolved that the Faculty Senate of the Missouri University of Science & Technology does hereby sincerely thank Professor Davis for many jobs well done and wish him continued success in his future endeavors. Adopted this 20th day of September, 2012, at the meeting of the Missouri University of Science & Technology Faculty Senate.

Faculty Senate Report September 20, 2012 Acknowledgements For Faculty Senate Services Dr. Keith Nisbett, Faculty Senate Secretary, 2011-2012 Ms. Angie L. Huffman, Secretary, Campus Curricula Committee, 2002-2012 Faculty Senators With Excellent Attendance Dr. Levent Acar

Dr. Ron Frank Dr. Steve Grant Dr. Robert Roe Faculty Senate Report September 20, 2012 Searches VPAA search VPGS search Faculty Senate Report September 20, 2012 IFC

IFC Retreat September 25th 26th Faculty Senate Report September 20, 2012 Other Issues University Press Sunshine Law request Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. Presidents Report

S.N. Balakrishnan B. Administrative Reports i) K. Wray for C. Schrader ii) K. Wray C. Staff Council Report B. Betz D. Student Council R. Beck E. Council of Graduate Agenda Campus Reports and Responses

A. Presidents Report S.N. Balakrishnan B. Administrative Reports i) K. Wray for C. Schrader ii) K. Wray C. Staff Council Report B. Betz D. Student Council R. Beck E. Council of Graduate Office of International Affairs

King Saud University students at Missouri S&T for Applied Engineering Management Program The program exceeded my expectations! Omar Al-Suhaibani, pictured (center) with Abdullah Al-Mogarri (l) and Najai Al-Johani (r). The program offers graduate degrees in Engineering Management to professionals in Saudi Arabia.

Students attended a summer class and engaged in cultural activities. The Dean of Graduate Studies at King Saud University visited campus on July 12th to discuss further enhancements to our partnership. Office of International Affairs The Iraqi Cultural Attach, Dr. Abdul Hadi Alkhalili, visited campus August 22, 2012 to meet current students and discuss increasing the number of scholarships available for Iraqi graduate students at Missouri S&T.

Office of International Affairs Missouri S&T welcomed 12 undergraduate students sponsored by Brazils Science Without Borders Program and international exchange students with an on campus scavenger hunt on August 14th. Missouri S&T will be sending

11 students to study abroad for the fall semester 2012. Enrollment Management Fall 2012 enrollment is up slightly. New records set with the numbers for female and minority students. Search is underway for a new Director of Student Financial Assistance. Student Success Center opening this fall in Toomey Hall. Academic Affairs

ASSESSMENT/ ACCREDITATION On August 20, 2012 we received official notification that the S&T off-campus Electrical and Civil Engineering Degree Programs at Missouri State University have been accredited by ABET to September 30, 2015. Prof. Steve Raper (Engineering Management) has accepted the position of Special Assistant to the VPAA for ABET Accreditation Self Study and Site Visit Coordination. CURRICULUM New Degree Proposals Status: BAMS (Bachelor of Arts in Multidisciplinary Studies) proposal

was approved by the Board of Curators and now goes to CBHE. I/O Psychology Masters Degree proposal has been formally submitted to UM Academic Affairs. Office of Sponsored Programs Summary of FY12 activities and a year-over-year comparison are as follows: Proposals awarded in total dollars: $24.7M (down 42.8%) Number of proposals awarded and amendments: 270 (down 7.5%) Number of proposals submitted: 493 (down 0.6%) Proposals submitted in total dollars: $151.4M (up 1.3%) Research expenditures: $41.4M (down 9.7%)

F&A recovered: $6.8M (down 9.8%) Number of active awards: 568 (down 4.2%) Congratulations to Dr. Ashok Midha Beginning with the 2012 ASME Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, the Compliant Mechanisms Symposium is officially named the Ashok Midha Symposium in Compliant Mechanisms, in recognition of Dr. Midhas pioneering contributions to this growing and fruitful research community, and his visionary leadership and generous support

of the Compliant Mechanisms Awards. Office of Undergraduate Studies Honors Academy Fall 2012 we have 262 enrolled in Honors Academy. OURE 120 Students participating in the OURE program for 2012-2013 2 Students participating in the OURE Fellows program for 2012-2013 Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol Seeking Student Ambassadors for Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol event http://ugs.mst.edu/ugrdc.html Student Design & Experiential Learning Center Formula SAE Team Returns From First European Competition Solar House Ground Breaking Launches 2013 Home

Miners By Design Patron's Society Launched to Support the SDELC Office of Graduate Studies Graduate Resource Center is officially open and graduate guides began tutoring graduate students starting Sept. 1st week Sponsored the PhD Movie Screening on Sept 7th in Butler-Carlton Bldg. with approx. 140 people in attendance. Attended ORNL Grad Fair in August 2012 to recruit high quality graduate students. Participated as a panel member in the Ingrams Higher Education Industry Outlook assembly on Graduate Studies, Sept 6, 2012, Olathe, KS.

Information Technology IT Website Optimization Full site refresh during Summer 2012 Click current homepage banner for a brief tour of key features http://it.mst.edu Information Technology Classroom and CLC Updates All CLC and classroom computers (~940 PCs)

Windows 7 now installed 166 computers upgraded in CLCs Virtual CLC environments moved to production status; user testing underway Data Center Upgrade Main data center: Power and HVAC upgrades Benefits Allow significantly increased capacity Restored HVAC redundancy Support disaster recovery site for UM system enterprise systems Information Technology S&T IT Conferences 2nd Annual S&T Research Technology Day

Held September 18, 2012 a success! 6th Annual S&T Teaching and Learning Technology (TLT) Conference Scheduled for March 14-15, 2013 Theme: Assessments From Syllabus to Final Keynotes: Dr. Rich Felder, Dr. John Hogan Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. Presidents Report S.N. Balakrishnan B. Administrative Reports i) K. Wray for C. Schrader

ii) K. Wray C. Staff Council Report B. Betz D. Student Council R. Beck E. Council of Graduate Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. Presidents Report S.N. Balakrishnan B. Administrative Reports i)

K. Wray for C. Schrader ii) K. Wray C. Staff Council Report B. Betz D. Student Council R. Beck E. Council of Graduate Student Council Student Body President - Ryan Beck Mechanical Engineering, from Kansas City, Kansas Vice President External Affairs Kate Burns

Philosophy, from St. Louis, MO Vice President Internal Ben Prueter Engineering Management, from Kansas City, Kansas Treasurer Tom Markowski Petroleum Engineering, St. Louis, MO Recorder Sam Thebeau Aerospace Engineering, Union MO 2012-2013 Student Council Goals 1. Represent the Students of Missouri S&T and act

as a link between themselves and administration. 2. Raise awareness of what Student Council does for the Campus. 3. Have one or more representatives from at least 50% of the Registered Student Organizations attend Student Council Meetings at the end of the 2012 Fall Semester; obtain a 80% member retention rate at the end of both 2012 Fall and 2013 Spring Semesters. What is Student Council Working On? Parking Tests during dead week, and career fair

days Orgsync Software Independent Study Credits for Design teams Student Fees 1. sasdfasf Communication Public Relations Updating website And more!

Agenda Campus Reports and Responses A. Presidents Report S.N. Balakrishnan B. Administrative Reports i) K. Wray for C. Schrader ii) K. Wray C. Staff Council Report B. Betz D. Student Council R. Beck E. Council of Graduate

Agenda I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. Call to Order and Roll Call - Martin Bohner, Secretary Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes Campus Reports and Responses

Reports of Standing and Special Committees Old Business New Business and Announcements Adjourn Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees A. Rules, Procedures and Agenda M. Davis B. Curricula D. Tauritz C. Public Occasions K. Erickson RP&A Report

September 20, 2012 Elections Alternate to Missouri Association of Faculty Senate S. N. Balakrishnan Parking (2 needed) Douglas Ludlow Lucy Sutcliffe Student Scholastic Appeals (1 needed) Jorge Porcel Bonnie Bachman RP&A Report September 20, 2012

Motion on DSCC Elections For the next bylaw update it should be specified for standing committees that the chair elections will be organized by the previous chair; if the previous chair is unavailable, then the Faculty Senate President will designate one of the committee members to organize the elections unless a particular committee has its own chair election policy RP&A Report September 20, 2012 Motion on Grievance Procedures Next time when the bylaws are updated,

change the Grievance Hearing Panel to state that they will operate in accordance with CRR370.010 as well as add a Grievance Oversight Committee to operate in accordance with the same For information purposes, we are currently following the CRR procedures. RP&A Report September 20, 2012 Motion on Bylaws Changes From now on, all future and currently pending changes to the bylaws will be posted on the Faculty Senate website.

Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees A. Rules, Procedures and Agenda M. Davis B. Curricula D. Tauritz C. Public Occasions K. Erickson Campus Curricula Committee Report September 20, 2012 Announcements Daniel Tauritz was re-elected by the Campus

Curricula Committee as chair for 2012-2013 The Campus Curricula Committee meeting dates for Fall Semester 2012 have been posted on the Registrars web page at: http://registrar.mst.edu/currcom/cccmeetings/ Campus Curricula Committee Report September 20, 2012 Announcements (continued) To provide the campus with more detailed information on the curriculum forms being approved by the CCC, they will, starting with FS2012, be scanned after final CCC edit and

incorporated in the CCC minutes as posted on the Registrars CCC meetings page; the CCC report to Faculty Senate will accordingly only list the approved form numbers and refer to the posted scanned forms for details. Campus Curricula Committee Report September 20, 2012 1 Degree Change (DC) form DC 0423 Add elective for the Power and Energy emphasis area of the BS in Electrical Engineering 4 Course Change (CC) forms 3 Experimental Course (EC) forms (informational only)

The Campus Curricula Committee moves for the approval of this reports DC and CC forms. Agenda Reports of Standing and Special Committees A. Rules, Procedures and Agenda M. Davis B. Curricula D. Tauritz C. Public Occasions K. Erickson Public Occasions Committee Requesting Faculty Senate approval of the December 2012

Commencement being split into two ceremonies, as done in May 2012. Recommended by the Commencement Committee on July 24, 2012. Endorsed by the Public Occasions Committee on Aug. 14, 2012 Last Class Day December 7, Friday Final Examinations begin 8:00 a.m. December 10, Monday Final Examinations end 6:00 p.m. December 14, Friday Fall Semester closes 6:00 p.m. December 14, Friday December Commencement- Non-Engineering Undergraduate & All Graduate Students December 14, Friday

December Commencement Engineering Undergraduate Students December 15, Saturday Agenda I. II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. Call to Order and Roll Call

- Martin Bohner, Secretary Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes Campus Reports and Responses Reports of Standing and Special Committees Old Business New Business and Announcements Adjourn Agenda I. II. III. IV. V.

VI. VII. Call to Order and Roll Call - Martin Bohner, Secretary Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes Campus Reports and Responses Reports of Standing and Special Committees Old Business New Business and Announcements Adjourn Agenda I.

II. III. IV. V. VI. VII. Call to Order and Roll Call - Martin Bohner, Secretary Approval of June 14, 2012 meeting minutes Campus Reports and Responses Reports of Standing and Special Committees Old Business New Business and Announcements

Adjourn Agenda Adjourn

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