Committee Meetings Throughout Summer 2020

The Steering Committee (TSC) and Faculty Senate (FS) will meet throughout summer 2020.  TSC convened on June 9 and FS covened on June 23.  TSC convened again on July 7, via Zoom. University Council and Faculty Senate will convene ,via Zoom, on Tuesday, July 21, 3-6pm.  University Council to convene first and Faculty Senate will convene immediately following.  The Faculty Senate meeting may run until 6pm. Future summer meetings TBA.

January 7, 2020

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Approved: January 6, 2020

2019-2020: Meeting #4



JANUARY 7, 2020, 3:15 PM



  2. Approval of Agenda for January 7, 2020
  3. Approval of Draft Minutes for November 5, 2019 (Attachment A)
  4. President’s Remarks: Dr. Samuel L. Stanley
  5. Interim Provost’s Remarks: Dr. Teresa A. Sullivan
  6. Chairperson’s Remarks: Dr. Jennifer Johnson, Vice Chairperson, Presiding for Deborah Moriarty
  7. Committee Reports
  8. New Business

8.1. Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Report, Dr. Juliet Guzzetta, Arts and Letters

8.2. Clarification of 100% Employment, Dr. Joyce Meier, Associate Director, First Year Writing Program, Dr. Denise Acevedo and Professor Kimberly Priest, College of Arts and Letters (Attachment B)

8.3. Adding the University Committee on the Libraries as a Standing Committee with Representation on The Steering Committee, Nicole Smeltekop, Special Materials Catalog Librarian, and Professor Sean Pue, Library Chairperson

8.4. Fall Break, Interim Provost Sullivan 

8.5. Report on Policy of Reviewing Deans, Interim Provost Sullivan 

8.6. Discussion of Proposed and Enacted System Changes in Post Nassar MSU, Dr. Megan Donohue, At-Large Member

8.7. Consider making MSU a Signatory for TIME’S UP Healthcare, Dr. Jennifer Johnson 

8.8. Secretary for Academic Governance Office (SAG) Restructuring, Forming Ad Hoc Committee and Volunteers, Dr. Jennifer Johnson 

8.9. Listening Zone, Forming a Task Force, Dr. Jennifer Johnson

8.10. Future Calendar Agenda Items, Dr. Jennifer Johnson 

8.11. Update on Provost Search, Dr. Stephanie Anthony, At-Large Member 

8.12. Emeritus Policy Change, Professor Terry Curry, Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Human Resources (Attachment C)

8.13. Minskoff Building Cost Report and Further Discussion on Room Location, Dr. Jennifer Johnson, Vice Chairperson

9. Draft Agenda for Faculty Senate for January 14, 2020     

9.1. University Committee on Curriculum (UCC) Report, Dr. Marci Mechtel, UCC Chairperson (Action Item) (Attachment)    

9.2. Budget Report, Dave Byelich, Vice President, Office of Planning and Budgets    

9.3. Online Classes Report, Jeff Grabill, Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning and Technology

10. Draft Agenda for University Council for January 21, 2020       

10.1. University Committee on Curriculum (UCC) Report, Dr. Marci Mechtel, UCC Chairperson (Information Item) (Attachment) 

10.2. All Campus Survey Results, Dr. Rebecca Campbell, Department of Psychology - Pending  




A.  Draft Minutes for November 5, 2019 
B.  Clarification of 100% Employment
B.  Emeritus Policy Change


Committee Agenda Date: 
Tuesday, January 7, 2020 - 3:15pm
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