GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

SPRING MEETING OF THE

ACADEMIC FACULTY AND OF THE ACADEMIC SENATE

 

Also CALLED MEETING OF THE GENERAL FACULTY

 

Tuesday April 23, 2002, 3:00 pm

Student Center Theater

 

AGENDA

 

 

1.   President’s Remarks.

 

Convening First as a Called Meeting of the General Faculty.

 

2.   Proposed changes to Statutes. [For full details see below]

(a)   Second Reading of proposed changes to the representation on the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and on the Graduate Committee.

(b)   First reading of proposal that the Registrar be added to the membership of the Student Regulations Committee

(c)    First reading of a proposal to change the duties of the Faculty Status and Grievance Committee.

 

3.   Proposed replacement of the “Secretary of the Faculty”.

 

Convening Secondly as a regular meeting of the Academic Senate.

 

4.   Motion to Award Degrees to Students Graduating in the Spring Term (Registrar).

 

5.   Approval of Minutes of the Senate meeting on 4 December 2001.(Link to copy— see below)

 

6.   Interim Report of the “Committee on Academic Misconduct”. (Cheryl Contant)

 

7.   Approval of Minutes of Committees of the Academic Faculty and action items arising therefore. [For detailed list below].

 

8.   Any Other business.

 

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Edward W. Thomas

Secretary of the Faculty

Revised April 19, 2002

 

 

Details of matters to be discussed at this meeting may be found through the following links:

 

1. Statutes Changes.

(a)Second reading of proposed changes related to UCC and GC (altered composition and slight change to duties): see

http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/EB_11=27_statutes.html

 

(b) First reading of proposed change to Student Regulations Committee (addition of Registrar as a non-voting member): see

http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/zzzstatcomsturegs.html

 

(c) First reading of proposed changes to the Faculty Status and Grievance Committee (substantial changes involving elimination of certain statutory duties): see

http://www.Fac.Stat_Griev.Cmte_Statutes_Changes.html

 

2. Minutes of the Academic Senate of December 4th 2001: see

http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/asmins4dec.html

 

3. Minutes of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate (and action items resulting therefore): see http://www.facultysenate.gatech.edu/Committee Minutes01-02.htm

 

(a) Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.

02/27/02 Student Petitions

03/13/02. Two petitions for undesignated Bachelor of Science Degrees; student petitions.

03/20/02. New Courses (MUSI, SPAN, LCC, HTS, NRE, PUBP, COOP, CHIN, ML) Modification of BS NRE degree requirements; changes in course prefix from HPS to AP; Modification of Cognitive Science certificate and minor requirements; Change in grade basis of PUBP 4600; Modification for Pre-Law certificate; New minors (Legal Studies, Chinese, German, Japanese, Spanish); Acceptance of transfer courses as unspecified humanities and social science electives.

04/03/02 Student Petitions

4/10/02 New courses (COOP, INTN, ECE, ME, MSE, CHE); Modification of degree requirements (EE, CMPE, AE); Committee discussion (pending issues, draft letter to Executive Board, draft survey on computing and Core Area B); Student petitions.

 

(b) Graduate Committee.  02/28/02 (New courses in Arch, Computing, ECE. Certificate in Modeling and Computer simulation, CoC & CoE. Five-year BS-MS program ECE. Student petitions).

03/21/02 (New Courses in CEE, BIOL, HP, ID.  BS-MS Program in LCC).

 

(c) Student Regulations committee 03/27/02; 04/08/02  (no action items)

 

(d) Student Academic and Financial Affairs: 11/20/01 & 02/09/2002. (no action items)

 

(e) Student Computer Ownership. 02/23/02 and 03/27/02 (no action items).