GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
SCHEDULED MEETING OF ACADEMIC FACULTY SENATE
Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 3:00 pm
Bill Moore Student Success Center
1. Call to Order and Opening Remarks – President Peterson and Provost Bras
2. Approval of minutes of previous meeting – October 20, 2015
3. Report of the Faculty Athletics Representative, Prof. Reginald DesRoches
4. Presentation of Degree Candidates – Ms. Reta Pikowsky, Registrar
5. Approval of minutes and action items of Standing Committees of the Academic Faculty Senate
a. Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee – Prof. Rhett Mayor, Chair
Minutes: 10/27/15, 11/03/15, 11/10/15 Presentation
Action items: 10/27: School of Modern Languages: added pass/fail grade mode to an existing course; School of Industrial and Systems Engineering: create a BS/MS program option for BSIE/MSCE; School of Chemistry and Biochemistry: degree modification to add a new Pre-Health Science concentration; Schools of History and Sociology and Literature, Media, and Communication: modification to Minor in Social Justice; College of Computing: degree modification. 11/10: School of Modern Languages: five new courses; School of History and Sociology: two new courses; School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the College of Computing: Degree Modification; School of Psychology: one new course.
b. Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee – Prof. Victor Breedveld, Chair
Minutes: 11/05/15 Presentation
Action Items: 11/05: College of Architecture: academic calendar exception to accommodate studio reviews; School of Biology: new course; School of Industrial and Systems Engineering: create a BS/MS program option for BSIE/MSSCE; Scheller College of Business: degree modification to offer an MBA option to selected students enrolled in Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy programs in the Colleges of Engineering and Computing.
c. Student Regulations Committee – Ms. Reta Pikowsky, Registrar and SRC Secretary for Prof. Al Ferri, Chair
Minutes: 09/24/15, 10/29/15
8. Any other business.
Secretary of the Faculty
November 16, 2015