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Approved 2-3-15
2014-15:6

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

THE STEERING COMMITTEE

AGENDA

FEBRUARY 3, 2015

3:15-5:00 P.M.

BOARD ROOM, ADMINISTRATION BUILDING

 

  1. Approval of Agenda for February 3, 2015
  2. Approval of Draft Minutes for January 13, 2015 (Attachment #1)
  3. President’s Remarks – Lou Anna K. Simon
  4. Provost’s Remarks – June Youatt
  5. The Steering Committee Chairperson’s Remarks – Professor Deborah Moriarty
  6. Integrity of Scholarship and Grades Policy – Professor Cynthia Taggart, UCUE Chairperson (Attachment #2)
  7. Computational Mathematics Science and Engineering Department Proposal – Reports
    • UCFA – Professor Phylis Floyd
    • UCUE – Professor Cynthia Taggart
    • UCGS – Professor Eric Strauss (Attachment #3)
    • UCSA – James Conwell
    • UCFT - Laura McCabe
  8. University Committee on Faculty Tenure Update - Professor Laura McCabe, Chairperson
  9. Academic Competitive Fund Nominees – Update – Provost Youatt
  10. Possession of Firearms on Campus – Professor Deborah Moriarty (Attachments #4a and #4b)
  11. Discussion with College Rep – Professor Mary Noel, At-Large Member
  • Progress on discussion regarding the Academic Calendar
  • 20-20 Parking, Public Transportation and Faculty Input
  • Faculty Salaries: Position in the Big Ten
  • MSU Web Email – Functionality for Faculty
  • Remodeling of Class Rooms without Discussion with Faculty Who Use Them
  • Events Calendar on MSU Web Page
  • Progress of List Presented this Fal
  • Healthy Campus Initiative and (HCI) and Fit Line – Dr. Greg Holzman, HCI Director
  • New business
  • Draft Agenda for Faculty Senate for February 17, 2015 (Attachment #5)
  • Draft Agenda for University Council for February 24, 2015 (Attachment #6)
  • Attachments:

    1. Draft Minutes for January 13, 2015
    2. Integrity of Scholarships and Grades Policy - UCUE Report
    3. UCGS CMSE Report
    4. MSU Faculty Handbook and Ordinance Passed by the MSU BOT:
      a.  Faculty Handbook Policy – go to Pages 25-26
      b.  MSU Ordinance
    5. Draft Agenda for Faculty Senate for February 17, 2015
    6. Draft Agenda for University Council for February 24, 2015
    Committee Agenda Date: 
    Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 3:15am
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