04-13-2016 Minutes - Faculty Senate Meeting (special mtg.)

Faculty Senate Meeting

13 April 2016, 1:45pm

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Minutes

 

Meeting Convened at 1:50pm

Senators present: Chris Bystroff, Dan Lewis, John Tichy, Jonas Braasch, Amir Hirsa, Diana Borca-Tasciuc, Katya Haskins, Audrey Bennett, Atsushi Akera, Lois Peters, and Antoinette Maniatty

Quorum established; 11 voting senators present.

 

Resolution on Student Union

 

Welcome by President of Senate

- President Maniatty convened the Faulty Senate Meeting and noted that quorum was achieved  

 

Reading of Resolution

- President Maniatty read the draft resolution.

- President Maniatty also read the email from Provost Hajela in response to the Faculty Senate consideration of this resolution

 

Discussion

- Minor edits to the last paragraph were suggested and made

- Diana Borca-Tasciuc raised questions regarding the recommendation in the resolution not to move forward with the creation and hiring of an Executive Director; discussion followed

- Atsushi Akera called the question; Senators voted 9-1 in favor of closing discussion. (Senate President does not vote except to break a tie.)

 

Vote

- Pres. Maniatty called for a vote;

- Resolution passes unanimously.

 

Motion to adjourn; accepted by general acclaim

Meeting adjourned at 2:03pm

 

(Approved at 5/12/16 Senate meeting)