Resources for Items under Discussion


Minutes, documents, and resolution from 2014 Faculty Senate discussion of Campus Public Saftey 


2017-18 Faculty Governance Guide



Text of Resolution passed by Faculty Senate, 4 June 1998

Background documents submitted by members of PSU Community

Letter from Emeritus Professor Mel Gurtov (PS)

Submitted by Phil Lesch, Exec. Dir., PSU-AAUP, per public information request:
2007 CI contract (English)
2014 CI contract (Chinese & English)

Links to on-line articles, compiled by Tom Luckett (HST), Fac. Sen. POE

Submitted by Marvin Lynn (Dean, GSE) & Maika Yeigh (GSE):
Statement on CI-GSE collaboration
Letter from M. Smith, Oregon Dept. of Education

Statement by José Padín (SOC), Pres., PSU-AAUP & Jennifer Ruth (FLM), VP for Grievances and Academic Freedom, PSU-AAUP

Submitted by Ron Witczak, Exec. Dir., OIA:
Memo "Background Information on the Confucius Institute at Portland State University"
Letter from K. Slater, Oregon Dept. of Education

Received after 5/28

Statement by Priya Kapoor (IGS)

Statement by Jonathan Pease (WLL)

Statement by Gerry Sussman (USP)

Statement by Shawn Smallman (IGS)

Submitted by Jian Wang (LIB; Dir., CI-PSU):
Statement by Linda Walton (Emerita Prof., HST)
Letter from Michael Bacon (Portland Public Schools)


(The amendments as given below were approved by Faculty Senate, 4 June 1998)

Constitution with markup (May 2018)

Bylaws with markup (May 2018)


Faculty Governance Statistics (Report by the Secretary, 5 Mar. 2018)

EPC Report on Students' Ratings of Instruction, 25 Feb. 2018

Furthering the Writing Action Plan, 1 Dec. 2017 (UWC report)


2016-17 Faculty Governance Guide

Promotion & Tenure and Post-Tenure Review Guidelines,
as approved by Faculty Senate, after final negotiation, July 2017

Suggested syllabi statements (Provost's handout, Feb. 2017)

Copyright Policy Draft Questions


2015-16 Faculty Governance Guide

CWPA Report June 2014 - Writing at PSU


2014-2015 Faculty Governance Guide

FreshmanYear Experience: A Comprehensive Review (January 22, 2015)

Faculty Senate Meeting 2/9/15 - Strategic Planning Session with Coraggio consultants Michelle Janke and Matthew Landkamer

Faculty Participation in Commencement

Academic Program Prioritization process website:                                               This is the website for APPC, the Academic Program Prioritization Ad Hoc Committee of the Faculty Senate at Portland State University for the 2014-15 Academic Year.

Post Tenure Review: 

    Comments from Faculty Senate, December 2014. 

    Proposal for the Implementation of Post Tenure Review

    General Feedback on the December Draft document.

    Scholarly Agenda






Academic Program Prioritization Committee Charge (approved June 2, 2014)

Adhoc Prioritization Review Report -- April Senate Presentation Slides (Jones)

Academic Program Prioritization Ad Hoc Committee Report (April 2014)

Resources for Considering Academic Program Array or Academic Prioritization Review:

1. Approaches at specific campuses:
     Washington State University, Academic Affairs Program Prioritization
     Idaho State
     PDF with links to other institutions, including Cleveland State, Indiana State, Kansas State, ....,
             and recent articles compiled by Idaho State University.
2.  Idaho State Board of Education guidelines for review

2013-2014 Faculty Governance Guide


Faculty Senate Districts :  2013-14

Faculty Senate Districts Summary : 2013-14

Rethinking Credit for Prior Learning at PSU - Oct 2013

Proposed Changes to PSU's Consensual Relationships Policy- Oct 2013

Board of Trustees Presentation - Oct 2013

Draft Language for including New Ranks in the P &T Guidelines - Nov 2013



2012-2013 Faculty Governance Guide (revised 2/22/2013)

PSU's Email Communication Policy


Senate Motions on policies regarding Faculty Ranks and Attribution of Student Credit Hours - Mar-Apr 2013

Oregon Administrative Rule 580-0020-0005 - Faculty Rank

OUS Survey of Faculty Satisfaction 2012

Faculty Senate Districts

Portland State University Policies

Current Official OUS PSU Comparator list

Jay Kenton's presentation on ORP and Health & Wellness - Oct 012

New Academic Ranks Task Force Final Report - Nov 2012

Statement of the Minority of the New Faculty Ranks Task Force - Nov 2012

Internationalization Council 2011-2012 Year-end Report (dated June 2012) - Nov 2012


Adhoc Committee on On-Line Learning Interim Report - May 2011

Library Committee Annual Report - May 2011

A Holistic Approach to Strategic Institutional Development - April 2011

OAR Academic Ranks (Revision)

2011-12 Faculty Governance Guide 2nd Ed

Faculty Perspective on Restructuring OUS

Delta Project Trends in Spending

2011-14 PSU Strategic Plan

2010-11 Faculty Governance Guide

OHSU - PSU Strategic Partnership Task Force Final Report - Oct 2010

Minimum Class Size Policy - OCT 2009


LTIFS Final Report - July 2009