January 20, 2015

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Approved 2-17-15





JANUARY 20, 2015

3:15-5:00 P.M.



Present:  J. Youatt,R. Abramovitch,K. Bartig, N. Bunge, G. Burns, S. Carter, G. Chao, M. Crimp, E. Crockett-Torabi, W. Davidson, P. Dickson, J. Dudziak, R. Edozie, A. Faulkner, M. Floer, K. Forrest, J. Francese, G. Howe, X. Liu, R. Maleczka, J. Maurer, L. McCabe, E. McCallum, E. Moore, D. Moriarty, D. Nails, M. Nair, M. Noel, A. Paganini, J. Palac, J. Powell, S. Printy, M. Raven, L. Robinson, J. Rosa, J. Schwartz, J. Sherry, C. Smith, L. Sochay, W. Spielman, B. Sternquist, G. Stone, E. Strauss, J. Turner, C. Vermeesch, C. Waters, S. Yoder, B. Zandstra

Absent:  President Simon,M. Becker, M. Chavez, G. Fink, R. Fisher, P. Floyd, D. Grooms, L. Harris, J. Hauptman, R. Hula, F. Ravitch, P. Simon, M. Sticklen, A. Susarla, C. Taggart, J. Torrez, C. Traister, K. Vaninsky, J. Walton, M. Worden

The meeting was called to order at 3:15pm.

Approval of Agenda for January 20, 2015

Professor Davidson asked to have the Faculty Health Care Council moved to a future meeting.

The agenda for November 11, 2014 was approved as amended.

Public Comments


Approval of Draft Minutes for November 11, 2014

The minutes for November 11, 2014 were approved as distributed.

President’s Remarks

President Simon was out of town.

Provost’s Remarks


The Steering Committee Chairperson’s Remarks

Chairperson Moriarty announced an upcoming musical event, the Birthday Celebration of Mozart.

UCC Report

Professor Paganini moved to approve the University Curriculum Committee’s monthly report.  The UCC Report was approved as presented.

RVSM Policy Update and E-Learning Faculty Video

VP Granberry-Russell provided background information regarding faculty training video for the revised MSU Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Policy.  Her remarks were followed by the presentation and discussion of the five video modules.  Professor John Beck served as facilitator for the presentation.  The discussion identified areas where modifications would be helpful as the final video training materials are completed.  Faculty training will begin following the completion of the video instructional materials.

New Business


A motion to adjourn the meeting was made and seconded. 

The meeting adjourned 4:20 p.m.

Committee Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 3:15pm
Committee Type: 
Minutes Status :