April 2017 Agenda

Call to order - 9 AM

  • Mission: Missouri State University-West Plains is a teaching and learning institution providing quality post-secondary educational opportunities to the communities we serve.
  • Additions and Approval of Agenda
  • Approval of minutes from previous meeting

Chancellor's Update:

Old Business:

  • Jason McCollom – AAUP updates
  • Jerry Trick – IDS Updates
  • David White and Cathy Proffitt-Boys – Distance Learning Committee
  • Cathy Proffitt-Boys - Overload /Low Enrollment Pay/etc.
  • Ed Birdyshaw – Respiratory Care Program

New Business:

  • Rajiv Thakur – Nomination for FS Executive Committee positions (due date: April 15)
    (1) FS Chair-Elect and (2) Secretary
    Voting through secret ballot

  • Jerry Trick – Faculty Performance Evaluation Process

Committee Updates:

  • Sylvia Kuhlmeier – Library
    (1) Book Order Request (2) Periodical Subscription
  • Cindy Smith – Academic Concerns
  • Amy Ackerson – Assessment
  • Joyce Jennings-Pineda – Curriculum
  • Ed Birdyshaw – Faculty Budget Priorities
  • Craig Albin – Faculty Evaluation
  • Kip Rugutt – Faculty Handbook
    Amendment of Intellectual Property Policies
    Proposal to change the constitution and by-laws
  • Gary Phillips – Public Affairs
    Civic Engagement Training
  • Jerry Trick – Student Advisement
  • Kathy Morrison/ Joyce Jennings-Pineda – Institutional Analysis
    Faculty and Staff Morale Survey
  • Rajiv Thakur – International Issues

Announcements:

  • Student International Association sponsored ‘Spring International Potluck’ on April 26 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in Lybyer 104-05. To view the sign-up page, go to www.SignUpGenius.com/go/30E0A4FACAF2EA7F58-spring

  • Friends of the Garnett Library:
    “The Footprint of the University on Garnett Library”, talk by Sylvia Kuhlmeier. April 21, 12 noon to 1:00 pm in Lybyer 104-05.

  • Statewide Collaborative Diversity Conference April 20-21, 2017 in Plaster Student Union, Springfield, MO https://diversity.missouristate.edu/conference/

  • Public Affairs Conference – April 4-7, 2017

  • Fall China Study Abroad Application Deadline: April 1, 2017 (deadline extended)

  • Civic Engagement Training lead by Lois Reborne: 4:00 pm, Melton 112 on Tuesday April 11

  • Interscholastic Contest: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm on Friday April 7 (Alex Pinnon for details).

  • Lt. Col. Sam K. Joplin to give keynote address on 2017 Commencement Ceremony.

  • Long-Range Plan is available on https://wp.missouristate.edu/longrangeplan/

  • 2017 Summer/ Fall Schedule is now available online https://wp.missouristate.edu/admissions/schedule.htm

  • Hass-Darr Hall groundbreaking ceremony on Friday March 31 at 4:00 pm.

  • Garnett Library CLOSED on Saturday beginning April 1st.

  • Writing Lab and Testing Center merged in Garnett Library.

University Updates:

Dennis Lancaster:

Closed Session:

Adjourn

NEXT MEETING: Friday May 5, 2017, 9:00 AM - 12:00 NOON (with Dean’s update).
Venue: Lybyer 205