College Senate Bulletin

State University of New York at Geneseo

College of Arts and Sciences

 

Correspondence to Dennis Showers, School of Education, South 222C, showers@geneseo.edu, 245-5264

Note: Page numbers indicate pages as per the paper copy of the Bulletins.

 

Bulletin No. 1

Pages 1-6

September 17, 2009


Contents

Page Topic

2     Agenda: Senate Meeting on September 22, 2009

2    Announcements:

      Call for Nominations for Chancellor's Awards & Distinguished Ranks

      Calls for Nominations for:

      Committee on Nominations

      Faculty Personnel Committee

3    From the Chair:

      2009-2010 College Senate Meeting Schedule

      Senate Bulletin Mailing List

      Senate Web Site Reminder

 

Agenda for Senate Meeting on 22 September 2009

Call to Order

Adoption of the Agenda

Adoption of the Minutes

Senate Reports

President Christopher Dahl

Provost Carol Long

Chair Dennis Showers

Vice Chair Chris Leary

Past-Chair David Granger

Treasurer Gregg Hartvigsen

University Faculty Senator Maria Lima

Vice President, Student Assoc. Nicholas Kaasik


Reports of the Standing Committees of the Senate

Undergraduate Curricula Robert Owens

Undergraduate Policies Leigh O’Brien

Graduate Academic Affairs Susan Salmon

Student Affairs Justin Behrend

Faculty Affairs James Bearden


Old Business

New Business

Proposed changes to the Faculty Constitution

Adjournment

 

 

 

 

 

 Announcements

Call for Nominations: Chancellor’s Awards and Distinguished Ranks

 


Nominations are now being accepted from the College community-- faculty, students and staff-- for the following awards and ranks:


Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service

Distinguished Teaching Professor
Distinguished Service Professor
Distinguished Professor
Distinguished Librarian


These nominations should consist of a one to two page letter specifically describing the nominee's qualifications for the award or rank. Nominations for these awards and ranks must be submitted in writing by Friday, September 25, 2009 to Chris Leary, College Senate Vice Chair, Mathematics Department, South Hall 324D. Nominees will be requested to submit a vita, letters of recommendation, and other pertinent information shortly after the close of nominations.

Information about the criteria for each award and rank is available from Chris Leary and also at: http://www.geneseo.edu/~senate/Excellence/index.htm.


If you have any questions, please contact Chris Leary at extension 5383, or by e-mail at leary@geneseo.edu.

 

 

Call for Nominations: Committee on Nominations


Nominations are being accepted for three positions on the Committee on Nominations. Newly-elected members’ terms will be December 1, 2009 through November 30, 2011.


Nominations should be sent to members of the Committee on Nominations: Melissa Sutherland, Mathematics (sutherm@geneseo.edu) Jan Lovett, Biology (Lovett@geneseo.edu), Tajima Atsushi, Communication (tajima@geneseo.edu) Benjamin Laabs, Geological Sciences (labs@geneseo.edu), Jim Williams, History (Williams@geneseo.edu) or Sharon Peck, Education (peck@geneseo.edu) .


Call for Nominations: Committee on Faculty Personnel

Nominations are being accepted for three positions on the Committee on Faculty Personnel (a,k,a, the College Personnel Committee) to replace Anne Eisenberg (Sociology), Gene Stelzig (English) and Don Marozas (Education). Newly-elected members’ terms will be December 1, 2009 through November 30, 2011. Doug Baldwin (Computer Science), Kim Davies-Hoffman (Library, Dan Strang (Business) and Chris Leary (Mathematics) are the continuing members of the Committee on Faculty Personnel, so no faculty members serving in these Departments are eligible. Each Department may nominate three faculty members, only one of whom can come from that Department. Nominees must be Associate Professors, Professors, Associate Librarians, or Librarians. Nominations should be submitted to Department Chairs, who will subsequently forward them to the Committee on Nominations.


From the Chair:

2009-20010 College Senate Meeting Schedule

All meetings are held in Newton 204 and begin at 4:00.


2009

September 22

October 20 (Preceded by the All College Meeting at which the Committee on Nominations will report)
November 17

2010

January 26

February 16 (Preceded by the All College Meeting at which the Committee on Nominations will report)

March 30

April 27


Senate Bulletin Mailing List

Any member of the College Community may receive a printed copy of the College Senate Bulletin. If you would like to receive a copy please send your name as you like it to appear on the mailing label and your campus address to Jen Glieco at glieco@geneseo.edu, phone 5531. Anyone may also be added to the distribution list for the email copy by contacting Dennis Showers (showers@geneseo.edu).


Senate Web Site Reminder

Please note that past bulletins, curriculum proposal forms, information on the Chancellor's Excellence Awards, Senate Membership information, links to the University Faculty Senate page, and the Constitution are all available online on the Senate's webpage: http://www.geneseo.edu/~senate