Program for the Senate, 2007-2008

Focus on Communication, coordination and cooperation

  • Facilitate revisions to general education program
  • Facilitate improvements to the writing program
  • Review Unit Standards Committee procedures
  • Review adequacy of oversight procedures with respect to Centers and similar entities
  • Invite committees under Senate oversight, and others engaged in activities of concern to the faculty, to meet with ECOS
  • Welcome new Provost and establish communication, coordination and cooperation
  • Active involvement in the search for a graduate school dean
  • Review status and progress of all new academic programs
  • Assess the effectiveness of the procedures for the evaluations of the administration
  • Review the ratio of upper-division and lower-division credits for graduation
  • Develop online course guidelines and best practices
  • Review efforts of the joint Ethics Committee
  • Review repeat fee issue
  • Review possibility of transitioning to departmental representation on the Senate