GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

FALL MEETING OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

And

GENERAL FACULTY ASSEMBLY

Combined with a

MEETING OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2007, 3:00 pm

Student Center Ballroom

 

AGENDA

 

1. Call to Order (Leanne West)

2. State of the Institute Address (President Clough).

3. Approval of minutes of previous meeting May 1, 2007

4.  Presentation of annual reports and pending minutes of Standing Committees of the General Faculty

a.       Faculty Benefits (Bettina Cothran)
Minutes: 2/2/07, 3/28/07, 4/26/07, 8/28/07. No action items.

b.      Faculty Honors (Bill Hunt)

c.       Faculty Status & Grievance (Tony Wasilewski)

d.      Statutes (Tim Strike)

e.       Academic Services (Jeff Donnell)
Minutes: 4/19/07. No action items.

f.        Welfare & Security (Jilda Garton)
Minutes: 9/7/06, 10/9/06, 11/27/06, 12/11/06, 1/8/07, 2/19/07, 4/9/07, 7/9/07. No action items.

5. Presentation of annual reports and pending minutes of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate

a.       Undergraduate Curriculum (Paul Benkeser)
Minutes: 5/2/07, 5/14/07, 5/18/07, 6/13/07, 7/11/07, 7/18/07, 8/1/07, 8/20/07, 8/23/07, 8/29/07, 9/12/07, 9/26/07. 
Action items (from 9/12/07): Architecture: 3 new courses in building construction; BME: to participate in default Research Option, plus 1 new course and changes in minor and degree requirements; ChBE: 1 new course.

b.      Graduate Curriculum (Gary Parker)
Minutes: 6/14/07, 8/23/07, 9/13/07
Action Items - from 6/14/07:  ChBE: 1 new course; Architecture: 3 new courses; College of Computing: 1 new course. From 9/13/07: Nuclear and Radiological Engineering and Medical Physics Program: 2 curriculum changes and 10 new courses; ChBE: cross-listing for 1 course.

c.       Student Regulations (Jeff Streator)
Minutes: 9/7/06, 9/14/06, 9/28/06, 10/12/06, 11/2/06.  No action items.

d.      Student Academic & Financial Affairs (Patty Sobecky)
Minutes: 8/30/06, 10/31/06, 2/8/07, 4/11/07.  No action items.

e.       Student Activities (Brent Carter)
Minutes: 6/22/06, 7/6/06, 7/18/06, 9/22/06, 10/13/06, 11/3/06, 12/8/06, 2/2/07, 3/2/07, 4/27/07, 7/26/07
Action items: Approval of all student activity charters and constitution revisions recommended by the committee as documented in their minutes and the annual report.

f.        Student Grievance & Appeal (Rick Neu)

g.       Student Honor (Gus Giebelhaus or Carol Senf)

h.       Student Computer Ownership (Jim McClellan)
Minutes: 11/16/06, 12/13/06, 1/26/07, 2/12/07. No action items.

i.         Academic Integrity (Tom Morley)
Minutes: 3/9/07, 4/20/07. No action items.

6. Any Other Business.

 

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Ronald A Bohlander

Secretary of the Faculty

October 11, 2007

 

Links will be provided to read ahead material as available. Additional items from committee minutes may be added: