Update: Teaching evaluation and improvement motion passes. Hannah Kanik has a report in the Emerald here.
Senate website here.
Location: EMU 145 & 146 (Crater Lake Rooms)
3:00 – 5:00 P.M.
3:00 P.M. Call to Order
Introductory Remarks; Senate President Chris Sinclair [Today will be Chris’s last Senate meeting as President, as he’ll miss the June 6th meeting for a conference.]
Chris gives an excellent speech.
Institutional Hiring Plan; Jayanth Banavar
Not sure if diff tuition motion is needed. Admin is committed to consultation.
See https://provost.uoregon.edu/ay2018-19-institutional-hiring-plan for info on how many new slots went to law and the business school.
Jayanth thanks Chris for helping him get hired as Provost, and says many kind and true things about his excellent character, his excellent work for shared governance, and his excellent paper on “A Solvable Two Charge Ensemble on a circle.”
3:30 P.M. Approval of Minutes, May 9, 2018
3:35 P.M. Business
Consent Calendar (Policies)
Vote: US17/18-19: Implementing A System For The Continuous Improvement And Evaluation Of Teaching, Bill Harbaugh, Sierra Dawson
Also see https://provost.uoregon.edu/revising-teaching-evaluations and a news report on the USC and UO plans at https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2018/05/22/most-institutions-say-they-value-teaching-how-they-assess-it-tells-different-story
After a discussion of the implications of anonymity and bias, the motion passed with many ayes and two nays.
Vote: US17/18-20: Process For The Determination Of Implementation Of Differential Tuition, ASUO President Amy Schenk
When a college implements differential tuition it means that, given the effective overall cap from the HECC, there’s less money for other colleges.
4:30 P.M. Open Discussion
4:30 P.M. Reports
4:30 P.M. Notice(s) of Motion
4:30 P.M. Other Business
4:40 P.M. Executive Session
5:00 P.M. Adjourn