GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

CALLED MEETING OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

Combined with

MEETING OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE

And

ANNUAL MEETING OF THE ACADEMIC FACULTY

Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater

 

AGENDA

 

1.      Opening Remarks by the President.

2.      Approval of Minutes of previous meetings -- (02/03/04 and 02/24/04). (Attachment #1)

3.      Second reading of proposed modifications to the Statutes/Bylaws to meet the SACS Accreditation Requirements (Bohlander)  (Attachment #2)

4.      Presentation of Degree Candidates. (Jo McIver, Registrar)

5.      Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on Quality Undergraduate Education (McMath)

6.      Approval of Minutes of Standing Committees of the General Faculty (see link to web site listing #3 below)

a.       Academic Services: 02/17/04; 04/05/04

b.      Welfare & Security: 01/30/04

7.      Approval of Minutes of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate (see link to web site listing #3 below)

a.       Undergraduate Curriculum: 01/05/04; 01/14/04; 01/28/04; 02/25/04; 03/17/04; 04/07/04 [Action items:  New courses in BMED, ISYE, AE, and CS, New CoC and ECE Certificate in Information Assurance (01/14/04); New courses in LCC and BMED (02/25/04); New courses in CEE, BIOL, MGT, and CS, New INTA Certificates in Latin American Studies and European Union Studies, Change of course designation from CHE to CHBE  (03/17/04); New courses in ECE, CS, and LCC, Cross listed courses in BMED/ECE/CHE/ME, New Minor in Computer Science, New LCC and CoC degree in Computational Media, Posthumous degree award (04/07/04]

b.      Graduate Curriculum: 12/04/03; 01/29/04; 02/26/04 [Action items: Substitution of BMED 9000 for BMED 7000 in MS BMED (12/04/03); New Courses in Math and Biology, Cross listed courses in BMED/CHE/ME/MSE, Inactive courses in MSE and ME,  Policy clarification on appointment of thesis advisory committees (01/29/04); New courses in AE, Inactive courses in AE, Distance learning MS in AE, Posthumous degree award, Cross listed course in ECE/ME, Change of Course designation from CHE to CHBE,  New PhD Program in Human-Centered Computing (02/26/04)]

c.       Student Regulations:  02/09/04; 03/15/04 [Action item:  Proposed modifications to the Student Rules and Regulations Section V -- Grades and Scholastic Average (03/15/04)]

d.      Student Activities: 11/24/03

e.       Academic Integrity: 11/11/03; 11/21/03; 02/12/04; 02/26/04

8.      Any Other Business.

 

Said Abdel-Khalik

Secretary of the Faculty

April 12, 2004

 

Links to cited documents:

 

  1. Minutes of Faculty Meetings:
    1. February 3, 2004 meeting of the Academic Senate & General Faculty Assembly:  http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/ASGFA2004-020304-Minuteswbpg.htm
    2. February 24, 2004 meeting of the General Faculty & General Faculty Assembly: http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/GFGFA2004-022404-Minuteswbpg.htm
  2. Second Reading of Recommended Changes to the Faculty Handbook to meet the SACS Accreditation Requirements (Presentation by Ron Bohlander)
  3. Minutes of Committee Meetings:  http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/CommittMin003-004.htm