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Manoa Faculty Senate Executive Committee Minutes of December 13, 2004

Highlights

Senate Chairman Tom Schroeder, Bley-Vroman, Uchida and Ramsey convened at 3:02 p.m. Roger Lukas was excused for final examinations.

The minutes for Dec. 6 were edited and approved.

Chairman Schroeder reported on the following meetings:

  1. MLT the previous Tuesday: Black faculty symposium; the price of flood recovery being $50 m to $100 m; review of the WASC town hall meeting; admissions task force; "dollarizing" tuition waivers; graduate tuition waivers to continue; TF report on campus security --- alcohol in the dorms and military men seeking a "good time" in the dorms
  2. Same day 11:30 am meeting with Chancellor Englert about the SOEST Dean search, which is now extended and will employ a search firm's services
  3. Meeting McClain at a Wednesday evening reception for UCP/Manoa Forum
  4. SBAG on Friday: the Governor has chopped the request and a top CIP is a new Hilo building
  5. Mahalo breakfast for volunteers who helped with flood recovery
  6. Chairman Schroeder is on the committee to fill the new CFO position (one of two representatives from ACCFSC)
  7. MME was cancelled

Committee liaison reports

  1. GEC will hold a two-hour workshop Wednesday morning of exam week about assessment of the general education program. A GEC replacement is needed for Randy Hensley (who resigned).
  2. CSA would be meeting during exam week.
  3. CAB is trying to meet with Gaines and Daniels about finances of JABSOM.

The SEC reviewed draft minutes for December Faculty Senate meeting (approximately 45 minutes)

Chairman Schroeder announced that the December 20 meeting would focus on selecting the ad-hoc committee that will review the classified research policy.


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