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2014-2015 SENATE        
Title Date Introduced Sponsor Outcome Notes
Motion re Reevaluation of New Investments 9/11/2014 FSEC Withdrawn  
Motion to approve Radford University's Core Curriculum Assessment Plan 9/24/2014 CC Passed 10/9/2014; approval transmitted to Chair, CCAC; Vice Provost, Academic Affairs; Director, Core Curriculum; & Ass't Vice Provost, Academic Assessment Radford University's Core Curriculum Assessment Plan
Motion to Approve Revised Goal 11 Outcomes 10/23/2014 CC    
Motion Directing the Council for Review of University Policy to Edit the Internal Governance System and University Committee and Councils 10/23/2014 FSEC    
Motion re Formation of an Internal Governance Committee on Online Education 10/23/2014 FIC    
Motion to Expedite Approval of Official Detailed Course Descriptions for Courses Receiving Core Credit 10/23/2014 CC    
Motion on Establishing a Fall Break 10/23/2014 FSEC    
         
         
2013-2014 SENATE        
Title Date Introduced
Sponsor Outcome Notes
Motion: Honors Academy Implementation Plan 8/15/2013 CC
passed as amended by Faculty Senate, 9/12/2013 Radford University Honors Academy: Implementation Plan and Budget Recommendations; Proposed Amendment to Plan
Motion re Faculty Morale Survey 9/26/2013 CEC passed by Faculty Senate, 10/10/2013  
Motion re Response to COACHE Survey 9/26/2013 CEC passed by Faculty Senate, 10/10/2013  
Motion re Assessment Procedures 10/10/2013 CC passed by Faculty Senate, 10/24/2013  
Motion re Grade Appeals 10/10/2013 FIC passed as amended by Faculty Senate, 10/24/2013  
Motion re IG Committee on Online Teaching and Assessment 10/10/2013 FIC defeated by Faculty Senate, 11/21/2013 10/24/2013: removed from table, amended, returned to table; 11/7/2013: removed from table, returned to table.
Motion of Support for Creation of UNIV 150 11/7/2013 CC passed by Faculty Senate 11/21/2013 UNIV 150 New Course Proposal
Motion to Recommend Establishment of Ad Hoc Committees to Simplify and Reduce the Learning Objectives in Goals 5-11 of the Core Curriculum
11/7/2013 CC passed by Faculty Senate 11/21/2013  
Motion re Faculty Workload Policy 11/21/2013 RAC Referred to GC for joint revision with RAC 1/23/2014 Faculty Workload Policy...Intent and Goals
Motion of Commendation for Dr. Laura Jacobsen 11/21/2013 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate, 11/21/2013  
Motion to Approve the Course Numbering Proposal Submitted by the Math Department 1/23/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate, 2/6/2014 Proposal to Renumber Courses Submitted by the Math Department
Motion to Revise University Core A: Foundations 1/23/2014 CC defeated by Faculty Senate, 2/6/2014  
Motion to Establish Ad Hoc Committees for Goals 1-4 of the Core Curriculum 1/23/2014 CC withdrawn by sponsor, 2/6/2014  
Motion to Support Creation of CCST 110 2/6/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate, 2/20/2014 Proposal for Creation of CCST 110
Motion to Support Proposed Revision of the University B.A. Requirements 2/6/2014 CC taken from the table, discussed, retabled, 2/20/2014; substitute motion introduced 5/6/2014 and amended; substitute motion passed Proposal for Revision of the University B.A. Requirements; Substitute Motion, introduced 2/20/2014
Motion re Revising the T & R Faculty Handbook to Change Composition of College Curriculum Committees 2/20/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate, 3/27/2014  
Motion Providing for Posting of Faculty Appeals Committee Procedures on Faculty Senate Website 2/20/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate, 3/27/2014  
Motion Providing for Posting of Faculty Grievance Committee Procedures on Faculty Senate Website 2/20/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate, 3/27/2014  
Motion Recommending the Use of Benchmarking Measure for Critical Core Outcomes 3/6/2014 FSEC tabled 3/27/2014; substitute motion introduced 4/24/2014 and passed by Faculty Senate
Benchmarking Advantages; Argument for Supplementing RU's Core Curriculum Assessment with Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA)
Motion to Change the Number of Credit Hours for the Honors Capstone Course 3/6/2014 UAPPC passed by Facullty Senate 3/27/2014  
Motion to Change the Department Prefix for CORE 103 and Honors Sections of CORE 201 and CORE 202 to HNRS (103, 201, 202) 3/6/2014 UAPPC passed by Facullty Senate 3/27/2014  
Motion re Implementation of a Fall Break 3/6/2014 FIC passed by Facullty Senate 3/27/2014  
Motion re Veteran Transfer Credit 3/27/2014 UAPPC passed by Facullty Senate 4/10/2014  
Motion re 10-Year Transfer Credit Policy 3/27/2014 UAPPC passed by Facullty Senate 4/10/2014  
Motion re Minimum Salaries 3/27/2014 RAC tabled 4/10/2014 Promotion Pay at Virginia Public Universities
Motion re Travel Reimbursement 3/27/2014 RAC passed by Facullty Senate 4/10/2014 Faculty Travel 2011-2013
Motion to Allow Departments to Develop Discipline-Based Alternatives to
CORE 201 and CORE 202
3/27/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate 4/10/2014  
Motion to Support Creation of Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Bioethics 3/27/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate 4/10/2014 Bioethics Certificate Proposal
Motion re Free Expression Policy 3/27/2014 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 4/10/2014 Free Expression Policy
Motion to Support Creation of Undergraduate Certificate in Web Development 4/10/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate, 4/24/2014  
Motion to Support Correction to Official Course Syllabus for CORE 102
4/10/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate, 4/24/2014  
Motion to Reconsider Motion re Revising the T&R Faculty Handbook to Change Composition of College Curriculum Committees 4/10/2014 FS Secretary passed by Faculty Senate, 4/24/2014 Motion re Revising the T & R Faculty Handbook to Change Composition of College Curriculum Committees [Correct Version of Motion]
Motion in Support of Full-Time Status for Students with Reduced Course Load with DRO Approval
4/10/2014 UAPPC taken from the table, discussed, and retabled 4/24/2014; withdrawn 4/30/2014 to allow for clarification  
Motion Providing for Part-Time Special Purpose Faculty 4/24/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate 5/1/2014  
Motion Specifying Role of Student Evaluations in Annual Evaluation of Faculty 4/24/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate 5/1/2014  
Motion re Evaluation of College Deans 4/24/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate 5/1/2014  
Motion Providing for Departmental Criteria for Promotion and Tenure 4/24/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate 5/1/2014  
Motion to Move Peace Studies Minor from CHBS to CEHD 4/24/2014 GC passed by Faculty Senate 5/1/2014 Proposal to Move Peace Studies Minor from CHBS to CEHD
Motion to Approve Revised Learning Outcomes for Core Curriculum Goals 5-10 4/24/2014 CC passed by Faculty Senate 5/1/2014  
         
2012-2013 SENATE        
Title Date Introduced
Sponsor Outcome Notes
Resolution Encouraging Departmental Cooperation with SACS Request for Assessment Data 8/24/2012 FSEC executive action by the FSEC 8/24/2012  
Motion re Revising Board of Visitors Bylaws Regarding Faculty Representation 8/24/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 9/13/2012  
Motion re: Composition of the Council for Review of University Policies 8/24/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 9/13/2012  
Motion to Include a Representative of the Library on the University-Wide Task Force on Online Course Delivery 8/24/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 9/13/2012  
Resolution of Support for the Radford University Climate Action Plan 8/24/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 8/30/2012  
Motion re: Improving Delivery of Core 201 and Core 202 9/10/2012 FSEC amended by Faculty Senate 9/27/2012  
Motion re: Improving Delivery of Core 201 and Core 202 (AMENDED)     passed by Faculty Senate 10/11/2012  
Motion to Establish a Task Force to Implement the Recommendations of the Honors Task Force 9/24/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 10/11/2012  
Motion re: Discontinuing Recruitment into the Honors Academy 10/8/2012 FSEC replaced by following motion  
Motion re: Interim Enrollment in the Honors Academy 10/15/2012 FSEC passed by the Faculty Senate 10/18/2012  
Motion re: Reserved Parking Spaces on Campus 10/15/2012 CEC passed by Faculty Senate 11/8/2012  
Motion re: QEP Steering Committee Function, Membership, and Administrator 10/15/2012 FSEC removed from the agenda by FSEC  
Motion Providing for Posting of Faculty Appeals Committee Procedures on Faculty Senate Website 11/8/2012 GC passed by Faculty Senate 11/29/2012  
Motion Providing for Posting of Faculty Grievance Committee Procedures on Faculty Senate Website 11/8/2012 GC passed by Faculty Senate 11/29/2012  
A Motion to Allow Extension of the Probationary Period for Tenure Under Special Circumstances 11/29/2012 FIC Passed by Faculty Senate 1/24/2013  
Motion to Change the Name of the Department of Interior Design and Fashion to The Department of Design 11/29/2012 CC passed by Faculty Senate 11/29/2012 rules suspended to permit debate
Motion re: Revising Faculty Handbook Related to Other RU Employment [133% Rule]
11/29/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 11/29/2012 rules suspended to permit debate
Motion to Adopt a Goal of Improving Faculty Salaries 11/29/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 2/7/2013  
Motion to Adopt a Goal Regarding Faculty Staffing 11/29/2012 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 2/7/2013  
Motion Regarding Learning Outcomes and Data Collection for the Core Curriculum 11/29/2012 CC withrawn by sponsor 2/21/2013  
Motion to Move Merit Pay Issues from Grievance Committee to the Appeals Committee 11/29/2012 GC passed by Faculty Senate 3/7/2013  
Motion re: Core A Assessment Revisions 1/24/2013 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 2/7/2013 (1) Plan; (2) Revision
Motion to Revise the Interdisciplinary Studies Major within the College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences 1/24/2013 FSEC passed, as amended, by Faculty Senate 3/7/2013  
Motion Regarding Implementation of the Affordable Care Act at Radford University 2/7/2013 FSEC passed by Faculty Senate 2/7/2013 rules suspended to permit debate
Motion re: Change in Grading System 2/7/2013 CC passed, as amended, by Faculty Senate 3/7/2013  
Motion for Special Topics Courses to Substitute for Core 201/202 2/14/2013 FSEC defeated by Faculty Senate 2/21/2013  
Motion on Submitting Departmentally-Based Courses for Core 201/202 Substitution 2/14/2013 FSEC defeated by Faculty Senate 2/21/2013  
Motion on Indefinite Suspension of CORE 201 and 202 2/14/2013 Kurt Gingrich defeated by Faculty Senate 2/21/2013  
Motion Regarding Faculty Salary Increases 3/7/2013 FSEC and RAC passed, as amended, by Faculty Senate 3/28/2013  
Motion: Changes in Teaching and Research Faculty Handbook in Response to Creation of Rank of Senior Instructor 3/28/2013 GC passed by Faculty Senate 4/25/2013 Replacement for Motion: To Create New Rank for Veteran Special Purpose Faculty
Motion: Terms and Evaluation of Department Chairs/School Directors 3/28/2013 GC passed by Faculty Senate 4/11/2013  
Motion: Update of the Intellectual Property Policy 4/11/2013 GC withdrawn by sponsor 4/11/2013 Changes to be made to Handbook
Motion for the Development of a Modified Version of the Student Evaluation of Teaching to be Used with Online Classes 4/11/2013 FIC passed by Faculty Senate 4/11/2013 rules suspended to permit debate
Motion Regarding Approval of the Proposed English 202 Course Changes 4/11/2013 CC passed by Faculty Senate 4/11/2013 ENGL 202 Proposal; rules suspended to permit debate
Motion Regarding the Approval of the University Core A Program Revisions 4/11/2013 CC passed by Faculty Senate 4/25/2013 (1) Methodology Map; (2) Revised Outcomes and Objectives; (3) CORE 101; (4) CORE 102; (5) CORE 201; (6) CORE 202
Motion Regarding the Approval of the Proposed UNIV 100 Pilot 4/11/2013 CC passed by Faculty Senate 4/25/2013  
Motion: Radford University Should Adjust Its Probation, Suspension, and Readmission Policies as Follows... 4/11/2013 FSEC tie vote in Faculty Senate 4/25/2013 (1) Catalog Copy; (2) Q & A
Motion Regarding Teaching Loads 4/11/2013 RAC passed by Faculty Senate 4/25/2013