Meeting Schedule & Materials

Faculty Senate

Meeting Schedule & Materials

Meeting Schedule

The next meeting will be Monday, 1 February 2021, 3:00-5:00.

Regular Faculty Senate meetings are held the first Monday of the month (October through June), 3:00-5:00.

For Winter 2021, we anticipate that all meetings will be online, using the Zoom platform. Senators, ex-officio members, and presenters will receive meeting invitations in advance. Others wishing to speak in the meeting should contact a senator in advance (so that they can recognize you) as well as the Presiding Officer and Secretary (in order to receive a meeting invitation.)

Recording of the December 7th meeting (PSU login required)

A livestream of the February 1st meeting will be available here once the meeting begins

Agenda and documents for each meeting will be posted approximately one week prior to the meeting.

For prior materials, consult the Faculty Senate archives via PDXScholar (PSU Library).

MEETING MATERIALS

1 February 2021

Note: all items are provisional and subject to change until the complete meeting packet is posted
 

Announcements

B.1. Announcements from Presiding Officer
B.2. Announcements from Secretary

Discussion

C.1. Curriculum and our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion: race and ethnic studies requirement initiative

New Business

E.1. Curricular proposals: GC - Consent Agenda
E.2. Resolution: Dropping GRE scores for graduate program admissions considerations (GC)

Reports

G.1. President's Report
G.2. Provost's Report
G.3. Report from Vice Provost for Finance & Administration
G.4. Interim Report from Ad-Hoc Committee on Academic Program Reductions and Curricular Adjustment - Consent Agenda

4 January 2021

Agenda
Packet (compiled documents)
Recording (PSU login required)
Summary of Senate Actions & OAA Repsonse
Minutes (DRAFT until approved at the February meeting)

Announcements

B.1. Announcements from Presiding Officer
B.2. Announcements from Secretary

Old Business

D.1. Amendment to Faculty Constitution: making Academic Appeals Board a constitutional committee

New Business

E.1. Curricular proposals: GC, UCC - Consent Agenda
E.2. New program: Graduate Certificate in Holocaust and Genocide/Atrocity Prevention (CLAS via GC)

Question Time

F.1. Question to President

Reports

G.1. President's Report
G.2. Provost's Report
G.3. Report of Ad-Hoc Committee on Undergraduate Research Opportunities
G.4. Report from Interinstitutional Faculty Senate
G.5. Notice of moratorium on programs in IGS, WLL (EPC)

7 December 2020

Agenda
Packet (compiled documents)
Recording (PSU login required)
Summary of Senate Actions & OAA Response
Minutes

Announcements

B.1. Announcements from Presiding Officer
B.2. Announcements from Secretary

New Business

E.1. Curricular proposals: GC, UCC - Consent Agenda
E.2. New program: Graduate Certificate in Real Estate Investment and Finance (SB via GC)
E.3. Extending emergency P/NP guidelines to Spring 2021 (Steering)
E.4. Extending charge of Ad-Hoc Committee on Interdisciplinary Teaching and Research (Steering)
E.5. Proposed amendment to Faculty Constitution: Academic Appeals Board - First Reading

Reports

G.1. Presentation by members of PSU Board of Trustees
G.2. President's Report
G.3. Provost's Report
G.4. Administration response to Faculty Senate resolution on diversity, equity, and inclusion at PSU
G.5. Quarterly Report of Educational Policy Committee - Consent Agenda
G.6. Midyear Report of Intercollegiate Athletics Board - Consent Agenda

2 November 2020

Agenda
Packet (compiled documents)
Recording of the meeting (PSU login required)
Summary of Senate Actions
Minutes

Announcements

B.1. Announcements from Presiding Officer
B.2. Announcements from Secretary
B.3. Announcement from Jason Podrabsky, VP for Research & Graduate Studies

New Business

E.1. Curricular proposals: GC, UCC - Consent Agenda
E.2. Ad-Hoc Committee to Consider Definitions of Faculty, Program, and Department in the Faculty Constitution - approved

Reports

G.1. President's report
G.2. Provost's report
G.3. Report from Emma Stocker, Dir. of Emergency Management - presentation slides
G.4. Report from Laura Nissen, Presidential Futures Fellow - presentation slides

8 June 2020

Agenda
Packet
(compiled documents)
Summary of Senate Actions & OAA Response
Minutes

Unfinished Business

D.1. New program: Business Minor in Real Estate Property Management (SB via UCC) - approved
D.2. New program: Undergrad Cert. in Real Estate Property Management (SB via UCC) - approved
D.3. New program: Undergrad. Cert. in Transformative Messaging (CLAS via UCC) - approved
D.4. New program: Undergrad Cert. in Women's Leadership (CUPA via UCC) - approved
D.5. New program: Undergrad. Cert. in Campaigning to Win a U.S. Political Campaign (CUPA via UCC) - approved
D.6. General education requirement for students transferring with over 135 credits (USC) - approved
D.7. Non-COTA courses used for Fine & Performing Arts credits (ARC) - approved
D.8. Ad-Hoc Summer Research Committee on Academic Program Examination / Reorganization (Steering) - approved
D.9. EPC memo on budget cuts and education policy - approved
D.10. EPC memo, OAA/OIA response on Confucius Institute contract - approved
D.11. Ad-Hoc Committee on Administrative Reviews (Steering) - approved
D.12. Recommendations from DAC Committee on Recruitment & Retention of Diverse Faculty - approved

New Business

E.1. P/NP policy for fall term (Steering) - approved
E.2. Resolution against racism and discrimination (Steering) - approved as amended

Reports

G.1. President's report
G.2. Provost's report
G.3. Budget Committee Annual Report (with questions to FADM)
G.4. Steering Committee Report to Board of Trustees on Administrative Leadership
G.5. General Student Affairs Committee Annual Report
G.6. Library Committee Annual Report
G.7. University Studies Council Annual Report

2 March 2020

New Business

E.9. Resolution regarding PSU's equity, diversity, and inclusion issues (Steering) - approved

Special Meeting of the Faculty, 6 November 2019

Minutes


Index of Motions and Resolutions

8 June 2020-present

Academic Program Examination / Reorganization, Ad-Hoc Summer Research Committee on [2020.06.08 D.8] - approved
Academic Program Reduction and Curricular Adjustments, Ad-Hoc Committee on [2020.10.05 E.2] - approved
Administrative Reviews, Ad-Hoc Committee on [2020.06.08 D.11] - approved
Budget cuts and education policy, EPC memo on [2020.06.08 D.9] - approved
Confucius Institute contract, EPC memo & OAA/OIA response on [2020.06.08 D.10] - approved
Definitions of Faculty, Department, and Program in the Faculty Constitution, Ad-Hoc Committee to Consider [2020.11.02 E.2] - approved
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the University Promotion & Tenure Guidelines, Ad-Hoc Committee to Craft Language on [2020.10.05 E.5] - approved
Dropping GRE scores for graduate admissions considerations [2021.02.01]
Equity, diversity, and inclusion issues, Resolution regarding PSU's [2020.03.02 E.9] - approved
Fine & Performing Arts credits, non-COTA credits used for [2020.06.08 D.7] - approved
Interdisciplinary Teaching and Research, extending charge of Ad-Hoc Committee on [2020.12.07 E.4] - approved
P/NP policy, extension of emergency change through Spring 2021 [2020.12.07 E.3] - approved
P/NP policy, extension of emergency change through Winter 2021 [2020.10.05 E.3] - approved
P/NP policy for fall 2020 term [2020.06.08 E.1] - approved
Racism and discrimination, resolution against [20200608 E.2] - approved as amended
Recruitment & Retention of Diversity Faculty, Recommendations from DAC Committee on [2020.06.08 D.12] - approved
Teaching Professor Ranks, NTT, Ad-Hoc Committee to Include in University Promotion & Tenure Guidelines [2020.10.05 E.4] - approved
Transfer students with over 135 credits, general education requirement for [20200608 D.6] - approved

Amendments to Faculty Constitution

Academic Appeals Board [2021.01.04 D.1] - approved

New programs

Campaigning to Win a U.S. Political Campaign, Undergrad. Cert. (CUPA) [2020.06.08 D.5] - approved
Holocaust and Genocide/Atrocity Prevention, Grad. Cert. (CLAS) [2021.01.04 E.2] - approved
Real Estate Investment and Finance, Grad. Cert. (SB) [2020.12.07 E.2] - approved
Real Estate Property Management, Business Minor (SB) [2020.06.08 D.1] - approved
Real Estate Property Management, Undergrad. Cert. (SB) [2020.06.08 D.2] - approved
Transformative Messaging, Undergrad. Cert. (CLAS) [2020.06.08 D.3] - approved
Women's Leadership, Undergrad. Cert. (CUPA) [2020.06.08 D.4] - approved
World Language Pedagogy, Undergrad. Cert (CLAS) [20200504 E.5] - approved

Curricular consent agenda

Approved unless otherwise noted

Graduate, February 2021 [2021.02.01 E.1.a]
Graduate, January 2021 [2021.01.04 E.1.a]
Graduate, December 2020 [2020.12.07 E.1.a]
Graduate, November 2020 [2020.11.02 E.1.a]
Graduate, October 2020 [2020.10.05 E.1.a]
Undergraduate, January 2021 [2021.01.04 E.1.b]
Undergraduate, December 2020 [2020.12.07 E.1.b]
Undergraduate, November 2020 [2020.11.02 E.1.b]
Undergraduate, October 2020 [2020.10.05 E.1.b]

Agendas Compiled by Academic Year

2019-20
2018-19

2017-18
2016-17