Of Current Interest
Special announcements, along with committee reports and supporting
documents for the next meeting along with significant material from
recent meetings will be posted here for easy reference.
- Following the discussion on the cost of textbooks at the meeting
of March 4, 2005, a discussion
page was started. Additional contributions to this forum are
welcome (see instructions on the page for joining the discussion).
This is an experimental feature; if it proves popular, methods to
allow discussion without a moderated web page will be explored. There
are currently 11 entries; the most recent one submitted on May 17,
2005 (another contribution, submitted earlier by an indirect path, was
added on May 23, 2005). This forum has been moved to Sakai. Members of the University
community may connect to the system, which provides support for both
courses and projects, using a username on rci or eden. Once on Sakai,
look for Cost of Textbooks in the list of Joinable
- The Task Force report contains several recommendations. To aid in
evaluating recommendations on curriculum, here are charts of the requirements of other
AAU universities prepared by Martin Gliserman.
- A letter from a student
representative following up on a presentation at the March 31,
2006 meeting concerning the impact of proposed budget cuts.
- Here is the presentation on
Curriculum Evaluation by Mukund V. Karwe at the November 3, 2006
meeting, and an additional
document by Brent D. Ruben giving an overview of Assessment in the
context of a university that was communicated to the Faculty Council
by Executive Dean Robert Goodman, who is the chair of the
reaccreditation committee of Rutgers University.
- Here is the Senate report on Best
Practices in Assessment of Teaching mentioned by Paul Leath at the
meeting of January 26, 2007.
- Here is the Current Enrollment
Management report presented by Vice President Courtney McAnuff at
the meeting on September 21, 2007.
- The following documents are available in connection with the
discussion of PTL concerns on the agenda for May 09,
2008: the teaching
Q & A
response to the NBFC resolution.
Schedule, Agendas, and Minutes
Schedule of Council meetings for 2007-08
Minutes of the Faculty Council
Membership and Committees