GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

FALL MEETING OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE

Combined with

CALLED MEETING OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

 

Tuesday, December 2, 2003, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater

 

AGENDA

 

1.      Opening Remarks by the Provost.

2.      Approval of Minutes of previous meetings -- September 30, 2003. [Attachment #1]

3.      Presentation of Degree Candidates. (McIver)

4.      An Overview of Georgia Tech’s International Activities (Chameau/Rollins/Lohmann)

5.      Alternative Conflict Resolution through the Ombuds Program (Thomas) [Attachment #2]

6.      Proposed Modifications to the Faculty Handbook (Bohlander) [Attachment #3]

7.      Approval of Minutes of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate; see link to web site listing (#4 below)

a.       Graduate Curriculum: 10/09/03 [Action items:  New courses in ISYE (10/09/03)]

b.      Student Regulations:  09/23/03; 11/24/03 [Action items:  Proposed revisions to the Student Rules and Regulations -- (1) Section XX Student Academic Grievance Procedure; (2) Section XI Cross Enrollment and Concurrent Registration; (3) Section XIX Student Code of Conduct; (4) Section II Academic Calendar; (5) Section VIII Withdrawal from School and Readmission; (6) Section VI Scholastic Regulations; (7) Section XIII Undergraduate Degrees (11/24/03)]

8.      Approval of Minutes of Standing Committees of the General Faculty; see link to web site listing (#4 below)

a.       Faculty Benefits:  09/17/03; 10/15/03

b.      Academic Services:  11/10/03

c.       Welfare and Security: 08/29/03; 10/13/03

9.      Any Other Business.

 

Said Abdel-Khalik

Secretary of the Faculty

December 1, 2003

 

Links to cited documents:

 

  1. Minutes of Faculty Meetings:
    1. September 30, 2003 meeting of the Academic Senate & General Faculty Assembly http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/GFASGFA2004-093003-Minuteswbpg.htm
  2. The Faculty Ombuds Program (Presentation by Edward Thomas).
  3. Needed Improvements in the Faculty Handbook Format (Presentation by Ron Bohlander).
  4. Minutes of Standing Committees: http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/CommitteeMinutes.htm