Meeting of January 24th, 2020

Beck Rooms

Agenda

1. Sign in for quorum

2. Call to order

3. Communications from Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff

4. Communications from the Provost’s Office

  • SGA Report on the University’s Board of Regents
  • Resolution about the Language on Diplomas
  • Resolution Approving Change in the Name of the Counseling Psychology Degree

5. Approval of agenda

6. Approval of the draft minutes of the December 6th, 2019 meeting

7. Executive Committee report

  • University Committees 2019-2020
  • MOTION: In anticipation of a new capital campaign and to contribute to efforts to improve institutional fundraising, the Faculty Senate resolves to create an ad hoc Advancement and Relations Committee.

    The committee shall elect a senator from its members to be chairperson.

    In addition to faculty volunteers, the Executive Committee shall invite the Deans each to appoint a faculty member to the committee, so that they each have at least one designated representative to coordinate fundraising efforts and priorities.

    The charge of the committee is (1) to meet regularly with the Office of University Advancement and the Office of University Relations to discuss needs, priorities, and ideas and to help coordinate faculty support for and participation in Advancement and public relations efforts; (2) to collect and maintain an updated, organized list of funding priorities by department, independent program, college, and other academic units, including needs and potential ideas that might attract funding; and to share this list regularly with Advancement; (3) to identify and maintain a list of talented faculty interested, willing, and able to communicate a variety of academic initiatives to potential donors at lunches, dinners, and other events; (4) to report Advancement and University Relations initiatives, needs, and ideas to the faculty senate; and (5) generally to help foster the culture of giving necessary to improve Seton Hall University.

8. Special Visit: Sheila Wolfinger, Associate Vice President for Development

9. Reports of standing and special committees

a. Academic Policy Committee report

    • MOTION: Whereas Stillman students currently studying the interface between finance and information technology do so through an unstructured course plan drawing from select courses in Finance and CDS; Be it Resolved that the new B.S. in Business Finance and Technology (BFIT) is approved to provide an integrated curriculum for students concentrating in both Finance and CDS.

b. Compensation and Welfare Committee report

c. Graduate Studies Committee report

10. Committees with No Reports

a. Academic Facilities Committee

b. Academic Integrity Policy Committee

c. Academic Policy Committee

d. Admissions Committee

e. Calendar Committee

f. Faculty Development Committee

g. Faculty Guide and By-Laws Committee

h. Grievance Committee

i. Instructional Technology Committee

j. Library Committee

k. Nominations, Elections, and Appointments Committee

l. Program Review Committee

m. University Core Curriculum Committee

11. Committee Motions

a. Executive Committee

    • MOTION: In anticipation of a new capital campaign and to contribute to efforts to improve institutional fundraising, the Faculty Senate resolves to create an ad hoc Advancement and Relations Committee.

      The committee shall elect a senator from its members to be chairperson.

      The Executive Committee shall invite the Deans each to appoint a faculty member to the committee, so that they each have at least one designated representative to coordinate fundraising efforts and priorities.

      The charge of the committee is (1) to meet regularly with the Office of University Advancement and the Office of University Relations to discuss needs, priorities, and ideas and to help coordinate faculty support for and participation in Advancement and public relations efforts; (2) to collect and maintain an updated, organized list of funding priorities by department, independent program, college, and other academic units, including needs and potential ideas that might attract funding; and to share this list regularly with Advancement; (3) to identify and maintain a list of talented faculty interested, willing, and able to communicate a variety of academic initiatives to potential donors at lunches, dinners, and other events; (4) to report Advancement and University Relations initiatives, needs, and ideas to the faculty senate; and (5) generally to help foster the culture of giving necessary to improve Seton Hall University.

b. Academic Policy Committee

    • MOTION: Whereas Stillman students currently studying the interface between finance and information technology do so through an unstructured course plan drawing from select courses in Finance and CDS; Be it Resolved that the new B.S. in Business Finance and Technology (BFIT) is approved to provide an integrated curriculum for students concentrating in both Finance and CDS.

12. Old Business

13. New Business

14. Communications

15. Adjournment

Meeting of December 6th, 2019

1:00 pm

Beck Rooms

Agenda

1. Sign in for quorum

2. Call to order

3. Communications from Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff

4. Communications from the Provost’s Office

5. Approval of agenda

6. Approval of the draft minutes of the November 8th, 2019 meeting

7. Executive Committee report

8. Reports of standing and special committees

a. Academic Policy Committee report

    • MOTION: Whereas the en passant M.A.E. in Counseling Psychology was overlooked in the recent changes to all master-level degrees in CEHS from M.A.E. to M.A.; Be it Resolved that the en passant M.A.E. in Counseling Psychology be renamed as the M.A. in Counseling Psychology.

b. Compensation and Welfare Committee report

c. Faculty Guide and By-Laws Committee report

d. Graduate Studies Committee report

e. Instructional Technology Committee report

f. Program Review Committee report

9. Committees with No Reports

a. Academic Facilities Committee

b. Academic Integrity Policy Committee

c. Academic Policy Committee

d. Admissions Committee

e. Calendar Committee

f. Faculty Development Committee

g. Grievance Committee

h. Library Committee

i. Nominations, Elections, and Appointments Committee

j. University Core Curriculum Committee

10. Committee Motions

a. Academic Policy Committee

    • MOTION: Whereas the en passant M.A.E. in Counseling Psychology was overlooked in the recent changes to all master-level degrees in CEHS from M.A.E. to M.A.; Be it Resolved that the en passant M.A.E. in Counseling Psychology be renamed as the M.A. in Counseling Psychology.

b. Program Review Committee

11. Old Business

12. New Business

13. Communications

14. Adjournment

Meeting of November 8th, 2019

1:00 pm

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Agenda

1. Sign in for quorum

2. Call to order

3. Communications from Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff

4. Communications from the Provost’s Office

5. Approval of agenda

6. Approval of the draft minutes of the October 11th, 2019 meeting

7. Executive Committee Report

  • MOTION: The Executive Committee, based on survey results, recommends that we continue issuing the SHU diploma in Latin, but we are happy to reconsider if a majority of students ask us to do so.

8. Reports of standing and special committees

a. Academic Facilities Committee Report

b. Academic Policy Committee Report

c. Admissions Committee Report

d. Compensation and Welfare Committee Report

e. Faculty Development Committee Report

f. Faculty Guide and By-Laws Committee Report

g. Graduate Studies Committee Report

h. Instructional Technology Committee Report

i. Library Committee Report

j. Program Review Committee Report

9. Committees with No Reports

a. Academic Integrity Policy Committee

b. Calendar Committee

c. Grievance Committee

d. Nominations, Elections, and Appointments Committee

e. University Core Curriculum Committee

10. Committee Motions

a. Executive Committee

    • MOTION: The Executive Committee, based on survey results, recommends that we continue issuing the SHU diploma in Latin, but we are happy to reconsider if a majority of students ask us to do so.

b. Faculty Guide and By-Laws Committee

11. Old Business

12. New Business

13. Communications

14. Adjournment

Meeting of October 11, 2019

1:00 pm

Beck Rooms

Agenda

1. Sign in for quorum

2. Call to order

3. Communications from Interim Provost Dr. Karen Boroff

4. Communications from the Provost’s Office

  • Senior Faculty Associate and Senior Lecturer Promotion Raises Response
  • Approval of the Report of the Program Review Committee Regarding the School of Diplomacy
  • Approval of the Report of the Program Review Committee Regarding the Physician Assistant Program
  • Approval of the Compensation and Welfare Committee Presidential Priorities Report
  • Approval of the Political Science and Public Affairs Department’s Proposed 3-3 BA/JD Degree

5. Approval of agenda

6. Approval of the draft minutes of the September 13, 2019 meeting

7. Executive Committee report

  • Executive Committee resolution on the SGA Report and faculty representation on the Board of Regents
  • Executive Committee resolution on Departmental Tenure and Promotion Guidelines

8. Reports of standing and special committees

a. Academic Facilities Committee

b. Admissions Committee report

c. Compensation and Welfare Committee report

d. Faculty Guide and By-Laws Committee report

e. Graduate Studies Committee Report

f. Instructional Technology Committee report

g. Program Review Committee report

h. University Core Curriculum Committee report

9. Committees with No Reports

a. Academic Integrity Policy Committee

b. Academic Policy Committee

c. Calendar Committee

d. Faculty Development Committee

e. Grievance Committee

          f. Library Committee

 g. Nominations, Elections, and Appointments Committee

10. Committee Motions

  1. Executive Committee
    • Executive Committee resolution on the SGA Report and faculty representation on the Board of Regents
    • Executive Committee resolution on Departmental Tenure and Promotion Guidelines
  1. Faculty Guide and By-Laws Committee

11. Old Business

12. New Business

13. Communications

14. Adjournment