GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

COMBINED MEETING OF THE

GENERAL FACULTY ASSEMBLY

and

ACADEMIC SENATE

 

Tuesday, September 17, 2002, 3:00 pm, Student Center Theater

 

AGENDA

 

1.      Opening Remarks by the President. Welcome to new members

 

2.      Approval of Minutes of previous meetings; see link to web site listings (#1 below):

a.       Called meeting of the General Faculty combined with meeting of the General Faculty Assembly and Academic Senate (February 5, 2002).

b.      Spring meeting of the General Faculty and General Faculty Assembly (February 26, 2002).

c.       Called meeting of the General Faculty combined with Spring meeting of the Academic Faculty and the Academic Senate (April 23, 2002)

3.      Report by the Post-Tenure Review Institute Oversight Committee; see link to web site listing (#2 below) of committee report. (Mistree & McMath)

 

4.      Report by the Academic Misconduct Review Committee; see link to web site listing (#3 below) of committee report. (Contant)

 

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

a.      Faculty Benefits: April 23, 2002; May 21, 2002

b.      Faculty Honors: February 18, 2002

c.       Statutes: February 5, 2002; February 19, 2002

d.      Academic Services: January 23, 2002; February 27, 2002; March 27, 2002; April 10, 2002 [Action item: Resolution on resource allocation for the renewal and sustained support of common assets serving the entire campus; see link to web site listing (#5 below)]

e.      Welfare and Security: April 12, 2002

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

a.      Undergraduate Curriculum: March 20, 2002 (corrections dated August 28, 2002); April 24, 2002; May 13, 2002; June 12, 2002; July 10, 2002; July 17, 2002; July 31, 2002; August 19, 2002; August 28, 2002; September 4, 2002 [Action items: Policy on extension of deadline for removal of I grades (05/13/02); new courses, modifications to BSME and BSNRE, and approval of GTREP to offer BSEE and BSME degrees (07/10/02); draft guidelines for study abroad program (07/17/02); new courses, modified degree requirements in INTA and IAML, new degree program in Economics and International Affairs, new degree program in Global Economics and Modern Languages (07/31/02); new courses, modified degree requirements in BMED, CS special topic course to satisfy Core Area B (08/28/02); revision of Core Area B and policy of satisfaction of General Education requirements in computer literacy (09/04/02)]

b.      Graduate Curriculum: May 14, 2002; June 13, 2002; August 1, 2002 [Action items: proposed name change of graduate program and degrees for the School of History Technology and Society (06/13/02); five-year BS-MS Program in the School of Public Policy (08/01/02)]

c.       Student Regulations: April 8, 2002; August 29, 2002 [Action items: Proposed revisions of the Student Rules and Regulations Section XVIII Academic Honor Code (04/08/02) as revised (08/29/02) -- see link to web site listing (#6 below); proposed revisions to Section XVII.D.4 and Section IV.B.2 of the Student Rules and Regulations (08/29/02)]

d.      Student Activities: September 4, 2001; February 20, 2002; March 28, 2002; May 15, 2002

 

7.      Any Other Business.

 

Said Abdel-Khalik

Secretary of the Faculty

September 10th, 2002

 

Links to cited documents:

 

  1. Minutes of Faculty meetings
    1. GFA & AS (02/05/02) http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/gfaasmins5feb.html
    2. GF & GFA (02/26/02) http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/gfamins26febwpage.html
    3. GF, AF & AS (04/23/02) http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/asmin23april.html
  2. Report of the Post-Tenure Review Institute Oversight Committee http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/EB-072302-Attach3I.htm
  3. Report of the Academic Misconduct Review Committee http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/EB-072302-Attach5I.htm
  4. Minutes of Standing Committees:
    1. 08/01-07/02: http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/CommittMin001-002.htm
    2. 08/02-07/03: http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/CommittMin002-003.htm
  5. Resolution on Allocation of Resources proposed by the Academic Services Committee. http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/ASCResolutionFinalwp.htm
  6. Proposed Honor Code Modifications (04/08/02 as revised on 08/29/02): http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/Honor%20Code%20Modification%2008-29-02wp.htm