The PTR Committee will bring this document for discussion on Friday during the Senate meeting. Senate PTR Committee Recommended Reappointment Dossier Guidelines Preamble The Faculty Senate PTR Committee is composed of faculty from various academic units on the IUSB campus; efforts are taken to represent as many units as possible on the Committee. The Faculty… Read more »
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Colleagues who still wish to sign up for any of the appointed committees of the Academic Senate for the 2017-18 year can use this online form to indicate their choices–many thanks! It takes no more than a minute to complete. Updated every day or two: What committees still need members for next year?
This memo from Executive Vice Chancellor Joseph updates the March proposal, advanced by the Chancellor, which set out a plan for two email feedback addresses, including one focused on advising: Memo – Professional Advisors.
Spring Semester meetings are held at 1:30 pm in DW 1001. Call to order. The Chancellor’s email-based feedback initiative on advising and other aspects of campus work and life. Details below.* Faculty awards. Approval of minutes. President’s remarks. Executive Committee discussion of a work-study initiative linked to research. Details below.** *The Chancellor’s March announcement of an initiative… Read more »
Chancellor Allison will take questions about this new initiative in the March 24th Senate meeting. He writes: Thank you for inviting me to speak at the Academic Senate meeting this Friday. At that meeting, I’ll give a brief budget update and other quick news. I also will announce that IU South Bend will begin to… Read more »
Spring Semester meetings are held at 1:30 pm in DW 1001. Call to order. Approval of the minutes of the February 17, 2017 meeting. President’s remarks Conclusion of the February conversation about Blueprint 2.0, campus directions, and the upcoming Executive Committee report to Executive Vice President Applegate. Please prepare for this discussion by reading these… Read more »
IU President McRobbie created a task force or working group downstate last fall to find ungainly IU policies and practices, then begin the work of streamlining them. The first results, the so-called PIRAB Report, with implementation dates in the weeks ahead, has been released for our consideration and use. PIRAB roughly stands for the IU President’s… Read more »
Colleagues are nominating sentences from Blueprint 2.0 for our discussion on Friday, February 17th. The document has grown by mid-week and the nominations are now complete. The nominated sentences are posted in this brief document–reading that ahead of the meeting will make your time there much more valuable. If time is short, consider reading or… Read more »
Nominations are complete. This document will be the focus of Friday’s discussion. Colleagues have suggested that these are among the most interesting sentences in Blueprint 2.0. They offer them for our conversation on February 17th in the Senate. We are continuing to try to answer the request made by Executive Vice President John Applegate to… Read more »
Recent conversations about the role of the Trustees’ Teaching Awards in the promotion and tenure process have produced this agreement, which has been widely circulated across campus at the request of Executive Vice Chancellor Jann Joseph and Academic Senate President Ken Smith. The paragraph provides a close reading of IU policy ACA-80. The IU policy… Read more »