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Manoa Faculty Senate Executive Committee Minutes of January 12, 2004


Chair's Report
Committee Reports

Present: Martha Crosby, Tom Hilgers, Roger Lukas, Jill Nunokawa, Mary Tiles and Janice Uchida.

The meeting was called to order at 3:00 pm.

The usual order of topics was modified to ensure time to address pressing issues.

1. Minutes of the December 15, 2003 and December 22, 2003 meetings were amended and approved.

2. Minutes of the Manoa Faculty Senate Meeting of December 10, 2003 were amended and will be posted.

3. 1/22/04 FS Agenda. SEC discussions resulted in this agenda:

a. Approval of minutes from 12/10/03

b. SEC resolution on E/M interim appointees and permanent appointments. (BOR secretary David Iha will be sent a draft of the resolution.)

c. Reorganization plan for Chancellor's office (with CAB report or resolution)

d. Campus safety and security

4. Topics for 1/13 meeting of SEC with Chancellor

a. The proposed Center of Proteomics, Genomics and Bioinformatics and disposition of Chancellor's RTRF funds.

b. Campus safety and security

c. Articulation

5. Chair's report (Tiles)

a. MLT of 1/6 was reported in email (attached). The special MLT meeting of 1/13 will involve the 04-05 budget.

MLT learned that the new Budget Advisory Committee will meet on 1/19 for work on the 05-07 biennial budget.

b. MME met on 1/12. Although this year's budget has been finalized, VC Sakaguchi's office has not yet provided units with final budgets.

c. Articulation is under discussion with GEC and VCAA.

d. The UHM website committee is reviewing the third version of a potential new UHM website. It will likely be beta tested for some time.

e. On 1/5, CSA memoed VC Sakaguchi on unaddressed campus issues with access and safety. CSA memoed VC Kim with a request for ongoing information about solutions to Banner problems.

f. The system Ethics Committee needs 4 UHM representatives. Nunokawa with review situation with CFS before 1/16.

g. Minutes of all past Athletics Advisory Board meetings will be available to CA.

h. BOR's agenda for 1/15-16 includes the Academy of Creative Media, the proposed Center for Genomics . . . , UHWO, long-range development, new classification for CC chancellors, etc.

i. The new president of GSO inquired as to Standing Committee need for GSO representatives.

j. ACCFSC will meet at KCC on 1/16.

6. Committee reports

a. CPM and CAB want the charge to the Entrepreneurial Education Committee.

b. GEC will meet on 1/13 to consider a proposal for UHM articulation policy.

- SEC discussed the need for such policy.

- SEC will consider a resolution endorsing any GEC proposal for UHM articulation policy once GEC has acted on the draft proposal.

7. The meeting was suspended pending GEC action on the draft articulation policy.

The meeting was resumed on 1/13/04 at 4 p.m. All were present except Lucas (at CAB) and Schroeder (at conference).

SEC unanimously adopted the following resolution:

"SEC fully endorses the UHM Policy on General Education Articulation approved by GEC on 1/13/04 as a responsible means for UHM to meet student and faculty needs with respect to the curriculum and schedule for UH courses in F04."

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 4:29 pm.

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