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Faculty Senate Meeting

Tuesday, February 11, 2020  
3:30 - 5:15 p.m. 
Senate Chamber, Old Capitol


I. Call to Order

II. Approvals 

A. Meeting Agenda - Decision

B. Faculty Senate Minutes (December 10, 2019) - Decision

C. Committee Appointments (Joe Yockey, Chair, Committee on Committees) - Decision

  • Bruce Nottingham-Spencer (German) to fill the unexpired term of Anne Stapleton (English) on the Faculty Senate, Spring 2020
  • Gary Russell (Marketing) to the Faculty Council, 2020-22

III. New Business​

  • Update from the Path Forward Student Success Work Group (Cornelia Lang, Co-chair, Path Forward Student Success Work Group)
  • HR Retirement Fund Investment Review Update and Catastrophic Leave Update (Jon Garfinkel, Faculty Co-Chair, Funded Retirement and Insurance Committee; Nathan Stucky, Director, UI Faculty and Staff Disability Services; and Joni Troester, Assistant Vice President, Total Rewards, University Human Resources)
  • Blue Lights and Rave Guardian App (Tammi Goerdt, Chair, University Safety and Security Charter Committee) (Code Blue Phones - FAQ)
  • Faculty/Staff/Student Meal Voucher Pilot Program (Collin Kepner, UISG)
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Short Presentation:  Managing Difficult Conversations/Hot Topics (Brianna Marcelo, Director, Diversity Resources, Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion)
  • President's Report (Sandy Daack-Hirsch)
  • Faculty Senators Introductions

IV. From the Floor

V. Announcements

  • The next Faculty Council meeting will be Tuesday, March 3, 3:30-5:15 pm, University Capitol Centre 2390 UCC
  • The next Faculty Senate meeting will be Tuesday, March 24, 3:30-5:15 pm, Senate Chamber, Old Capitol.

VI. Adjournment