University Senate Meeting, 4/21/2020

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 3:00-5:00 pm, Virtual


1.        Announcement of Proxies

2.        Approval of and Adoption of Agenda

3.        Approval of Minutes from the Meeting of April 7, 2020

4.        Reports, Announcements, and Communications of the Chair

                    i.   Written report

5.        Reports of Standing Committees, Statewide Senators, and Ex-officio Members

                    i.   Written reports

6.        Consent Calendar from the Integrated Curriculum Committee - No items

7.        General Consent Calendar - No items

8.        TIME CERTAIN: 3:15-3:30 PM – Open Forum for the Campus Community

                    i.   Open Forum Procedures 

9.         TIME CERTAIN: 3:30 PM – Resolution on GEAR PLOs (25-19/20-ICC – April 21, 2020 – First Reading)

                     i.   Statement Regarding Resolution on GEAR PLOs

10.        Resolution to Amend the Bylaws of the University Senate to Align with Parallel Revisions

             to the General Faculty Constitution (08-19/20-CBC – April 21, 2020 – Second Reading)

11.        Resolution on the Field Trip Policy (17-19/20-UPC – April 21, 2020 – Second Reading)

                     i.   Draft Policy

                     i.   Reference Documents

12.        Resolution on the Grade Appeal Policy (20-19/20-APC – April 21, 2020 – Second Reading)

                     i.   Draft Policy

13.        Resolution on the Certificate Policy (22-19/20-APC – April 21, 2020 – First Reading)

                     i.   Draft Policy

14.        Resolution on Early Tenure (18-19/20-FAC – April 21, 2020 – First Reading)

15.        Sense of the Senate Resolution on Temporary Modification of Evaluations for Probationary

             Faculty and Lecturer Faculty affected by COVID-19 Pandemic (23-19/20-FAC – April 21, 2020)

16.        Information Item: ICC Memo on Emergency C/NC Grade Protocol for Spring 2020

17.        Information Items related to the Academic Master Plan of Humbodt State University:

                     i.   Academic Master Plan Timeline Overview 

                     i.   DRAFT HSU Planning Guide Values & AMP Guiding Principles

18.        Resolution on Amendment to the eLearning Policy (24-19/20-ICC – April 21, 2020 – First Reading)

                     i.   Draft Policy

                     i.   Reference Documents

19.        TIME CERTAIN: 4:55 PM – Faculty Session Action Item: Approval of Spring 2020 Commencement Lists