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Minutes, Agendas & Reports: 2012-13

Senate Executive Committee Meeting Agenda
September 17, 2012

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Hawaii Hall 208

GUEST: Chancellor Apple (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

  • Jim Donovan's new Manoa administrative position
  • Restoring Confidence in the University of Hawaii
  • Support for the Chancellor in the Relationship between Manoa and System
  • Administrative Inflation
  • Executive Search Process (Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education)
  • Request Chancellor-Hosted Faculty Senate Reception (possible BOR invitations)
  • Distance Education (system goals; survey faculty; faculty representatives on distance learning committees)
  • Biennium Budget (faculty participation, transparency, graduation initiative, increasing research dollars, renovate-to-innovate, )
  • Graduate & Undergraduate Tuition & Fees (Strategic Plan Implementation committee’s research & graduate education initiative)
  • Role of Athletics in a Research Extensive University
  • Diversity of Hiring
  • Facilities Closures & Openings

GUEST: Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (3:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

  2. MINUTES - approval of 9/10 SEC Minutes
    • Committee Appointments
      • Senators on Sabbatical (no response to volunteer request)
        • Williamson Chang - Law
        • Brian Glazier - SOEST
      • Manoa Assessment Committee (no response to volunteer request)
        • NATSCI
      • General Education Committee (awaiting GEO nominee)
        • GEC
      • Strategic Plan Implementation Committee member
      • Graduate Council Shidler member
    • Follow-up re: Senate Leadership Retreat
    • SEC/ Admin / Standing Committe Chairs / School & College Senate Chairs Retreat Agenda (M3:101; division of responsibilities between Manoa and College/School Senates and Admin.)
    • Strategic Plan Committee Initiative on Sustainability (Issue #28.13)
    • WASC Draft 2013 Handbook of Accreditation

      WASC has been working on a revision of their Handbook of Accreditation for a while. They have just released a draft of the 2013 Handbook for a final round of comments. The draft 2013 Handbook includes, among other things, the updated Core Commitments and Standards and the revised Institutional Review Process. We request your assistance in distributing the draft 2013 Handbook to SEC, CAPP, and CORGE members for their comment.

      The draft Handbook can be accessed at:

      Comments may be submitted directly to WASC through the website noted above. All feedback must be received by January 11, 2013. The WASC Commission will review feedback at both their November 7-9, 2012 retreat and their February 20-22, 2013 meeting. The final 2013 Handbook of Accreditation will be approved at the February 20-22, 2013 Commission meeting.


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