November 20, 2014

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2014-15:2

 

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE ON ACADEMIC GOVERNANCE (UCAG)
MINUTES
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2014
3:15-5:00 PM
W1 CONFERENCE ROOM, OWEN GRADUATE HALL

 

Present:  A. Anderson, M. Chavez, D. Clark, M. Drangstveit, J. Gabilonda,  J. Gaboury, X. Gao, R. Ofoli, M. Patel, J. Powell, J. Schwartz, R. Smith, S. Lott

Absent:  E. Bedca, S. Carey

The meeting was called to order at 3:15 p.m. with a quorum present.

Approval of Agenda for November 20, 2014:
The Agenda was approved as amended, adding the Faculty Senate Survey.

Approval of Draft Minutes for October 16, 2014:|
The Draft Minutes for October 16, 2014 were approved as distributed.

Bylaw 4.3 - Proposed Changes - Draft:
Chairperson Chavez reported this is a new version that we are proposing to the Committee and make any revisions to it, then go to the Steering Committe and then Univesity Counicl for vote.  Professor Powell reported he read this through and found many things that were not clear. He attempted to clear them up.  The attachment is the tract changes that he put through for everyone to look through.  Nothing significant until 4.3.6. 

4.3.1. - The proposed changes accepted by members.

4.3.2. - The proposed changes accepted by members.

4.3.2.2. - The proposed changes accepted by members.

4.3.3. - The proposed changes were accepted by members, crossing out of and adding for Academic Governance....

4.3.4. - The proposed changes were accepted by members.

4.3.5. - The proposed changes were accepted by members, taking out the space after The  review and adding of after review. 

4.3.6. - A motion was made to have 4.3.6. read:  The University Committee on Academic Governance shall review unit appeals in case of a conflict between units and consider appeals of reviews of department/school bylaws by college committees.  The motion carried.

4.3.8. - The proposed changes were accepted by members.

Bylaws 3.2. The University Council were distributed to all members for the next meeting January 22, 2015 and then Bylaw 4.3 sections and Bylaws 3.2. sections will go to the University Council in spring 2015.

Faculty Senate Survey:
Chairperson Chavez distributed the Senate Survey Topics for Standing Committees document that was distributed to Faculty Senate November 11.  Some of the items we can tackle in the next semester and possibly take to The Steering Committee in the Spring. 

College Bylaw review for Agriculture & Natural Resources:

Other Business:

None

The meeting adjourned at 4:57 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,

Sherry Lott

Standing Comm Agenda Date: 
Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 3:15am
Standing Comm Agenda Status: