Faculty and University Council Meetings

UPDATE AS OF MARCH 24, 2020: The Steering Committee, Faculty Senate, and University Council will meet remotely at the usual times beginning March 24, 2020.

THE STEERING COMMITTEE LOGBOOK 2019-2020

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March 17, 2020 
UCCC Report Vote based on Bylaws 3.4.2.2. and 3.4.2.3.
Discussion of Next Steps Forward

March 10, 2020 
Syllabus Language
Faculty Senate Discussion of the Strategic Plan and Diversity
Update on the Strategic Planning Steering Committee for Faculty Senate
Academic Calendar Beginnning in Fall Semester of the Academic Year 2021-2022
Travel Policy Room Sharing Report from University Committee on Graduate Studies (UCGS)
COGS Resolution 19-FS-22 - Reports from the University Committee on Faculty Affairs (UCFA) and the University Committee on Faculty Tenure (UCFT)
Athletic Council Final Exams Policy, Reports from University Committee on Faulty Affairs (UCFA) and University Committee on Undergraduate Education (UCUE)
Report on Retirement Options
Report from the SAG Restructuring Subcommittee
Status of Bylaw Revisions
Report on Status of 12 Month Pay Option for Faculty
FAR Report Discussion
New Faculty Orientation
Bylaws Clarification off the Role of Tunure System/ Non-Tenure System Faculty

February 11, 2020  
COGS Resolution 19-FS-21 and 19-FS-22
Fall Break Calendar
Proposed Standing Item Calendar for 2020-2021 Academic Year
Integrity of Scholarships and Grades Suggested Revisions
Faculty Senate Statement Regarding Detaining of Student
Travel Policy Room Sharing Report from University Committee on Graduate Studies (UCGS)
Reports from University Committee on Undergraduate Education (UCUE) and University Commmittee on Faculty Affairs (UCFA) regarding MIssed Class Policy for Athletes
Athletic Council Final Exams and Finals Week
Faculty Health Care Council Slate of Nominees - Appointments
New Faculty Orientation
Bylaws Clarification of the Role of Tenure System / Non-Tenure System Faculty

January 7, 2020 
Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Report
Clarification of 100% Employment
Adding the University Committee on the Libraries as a Standing Committee with Representation on The Steering Committee
Fall Break
Report on Policy of Reviewing Deans
Discussion of Poposed and Enacted System Changes in Post Nassar MSU
Consider making MSU a Signatory for TIME'S UP Healthcare
Secretary for Academic Governance Office (SAG) Restructuring
Listening Zone, Forming a Task Force
Future Calendar Agenda Items
Update on Provost Search

November 5, 2019  
November Faculty Senate Venue Change
Proposed Faculty Senate Resolution (Waiver of Confidentiality)
Discussion of Institutional Review Board (IRB) Approval Procedures
Faculty Health Care Council Membership and Inviting the New CEO of MSU Health Care (Seth Ciabotti) to a Meeting
Proposed Bylaw Changes and Policies for the Athletic Council
Proposed University Bylaw Amendments
Discusssion for Restructuring the Secretary for Academic Governance
Missed Class Policies for Athletes
Age Friendly University
Report on MSU Online Graduate Courses
10 Month Pay Issue

October 1, 2019
Formation of Ad Hoc Committee on Awards and Honors
Status of Online Courses
Provost Search
Progress Report on the Status of Faculty Senate Ad Hoc Subcommittee Report
Athletic Council's Bylaw Changes and Policies Proposal/ Recomamendations
Consideration of Proposed Faculty Senate Procedures
Discussion of Proposed Amendments to Bylaws for Academic Governance
Discussion of Proposed Amendments to Bylaws of the Board of Trustees

September 3, 2019
Report from the Ad Hoc Faculty Senate Sub-Committee
Adverse Impact of Some Faculty's Implementation of University-Approved Missed Class Policy
New Travel System
University Policies on Awards and Honors
Composition of the Faculty Liason Group to the Board of Trustees
Restructuring the Position of the Secretary for Academic Governance
Faculty Senate Orientation