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Faculty Senate

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51 Senate addresses budget problems
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:33, p.1
2/1/2000 Faculty Senate discussed budget concerns at recent meeting.
52 UNI faculty debates ROTC
Melloy--Kate
Northern Iowan 96:16, p.1
10/22/1999 September 27 Faculty Senate meeting included a debate over the presence of ROTC on campus; debate continues following Professor van Wormer's letter against ROTC in 10/4/99 issue of U. S. News and World Report; profile of Professor van Wormer.
53 Motion declares UNI 'safe place'; brought about by death of Matthew Shepard
Evans--Kelly J. (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:27, p.1
12/8/1998 Faculty Senate declared UNI a safe place for homosexuals; photo.
54 Jaquith: give students course content info
Benesh--Darek James
Northern Iowan 94:18, p.1
10/31/1997 Elaine Jaquith outlines proposal for informing students about sexually explicit course material.
55 Proposal favors student choice in class material
Benesh--Darek James
Northern Iowan 94:16, p.1
10/24/1997 UNI student Elaine Jaquith presents proposal governing situations in which sexually explicit materials are used in class; several groups consider proposal.
56 UNI Faculty Senate meeting; communications requirements currently under discussion
Hathaway--Keri
Northern Iowan 93:47, p.1
4/4/1997 General education requirements and UNI Strategic Plan were topics of discussion at Faculty Senate meeting.
57 UNI student government debates by-law amendments
Northern Iowan 93:45, p.1
3/28/1997 NISG business included debate over readings of controversial bills, Union billboard, Lang Hall renovations, and cooperation with Faculty Senate.
58 Laying the ground for the 1996-97 Faculty Senate
Campus News Network 7:4, p.2
9/30/1996 Retreat focuses on ways to help Senate function more efficiently.
59 Koob speaks at Faculty Senate
Hegland--Tracy
Northern Iowan 93:4, p.3
9/13/1996 President Robert Koob addressed the Faculty Senate September 9 on scholarship and service.
60 Administrative reorganization
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.201
7/1/1995 President Maucker seeks to resolve matters of faculty governance and authority; organizes and establishes administrative lines for units in Division of Field Services.
61 Curriculum and related matters, 1940-1950
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.132
7/1/1995 Detailed coverage of curriculum change, especially the movement to reformulate general education.
62 Faculty affairs
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.317
7/1/1995 A look at salary schedules, fringe benefits, faculty loads, faculty governance, and faculty organizations in the 1950s and 1960s; photo.
63 Financial matters
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.145
7/1/1995 Meeting the challenge of post-war inflation; developing the residence hall system; starting the Price Lab School complex; photo.
64 Graduate work at the Teachers College
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.185
7/1/1995 The College establishes the framework for graduate study; photo.
65 Institutional evaluation and administrative change
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.17
7/1/1995 The college receives accreditation from the North Central Association; President Latham organizes publicity, research, alumni services, and placement; institution of the Faculty Senate and changes in faculty governance; the role of religion; photo.
66 Program, personnel, and other changes
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.50
7/1/1995 President Latham determines the appropriate role for extension and consultant service; alters and strengthens curriculum; considers graduate study; student voice anti-war sentiments; photo.
67 Regents' policies on campus disturbances
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.385
7/1/1995 The Regents and President Kamerick establish procedures for dealing with campus disorder.
68 The faculty adopts a constitution
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.415
7/1/1995 Detailed account of the negotiations among faculty, administration, and the Regents over the proposed faculty constitution; photo.
69 UNI seeks to implement its mission
Lang--William C. (Vice President; History Faculty)
A Century of Leadership and Service 2:0, p.441
7/1/1995 UNI attempts to expand its curriculum on undergraduate and graduate levels; photo.
70 Faculty Senate votes to drop infrequent classes from curriculum, revamp academic advising
Hayworth--Bret
Northern Iowan 91:57, p.2
4/28/1995 Continue to consider Quality in the Curriculum report.
71 Faculty Senate continues to examine quality of UNI curriculum
Hayworth--Bret
Northern Iowan 91:53, p.4
4/14/1995 Senate continues of examine report of Committee on Quality in the Curriculum.
72 Faculty Senate postpones action on revising university curriculum
Hayworth--Bret
Northern Iowan 91:47, p.2
3/17/1995 Receives report of Ad Hoc Committee on Quality in the Curriculum; will consider recommendations.
73 Motion defeated to change definition of letter grades
Griffith--Christa
Northern Edition 3:9, p.5
3/15/1995 Attempt to match definition of grades more closely with actual practice fails in Faculty Senate.
74 UNI athletics in violation of gender equity rules
Hayworth--Bret
Northern Iowan 91:43, p.2
3/3/1995 Faculty Senate hears report on athletics.
75 Faculty Senate rejects new definition of letter grades
Hayworth--Bret
Northern Iowan 91:39, p.2
2/17/1995 Rejects change from A (excellent), B (above average), C (average), D (below average) to B (good), C (fair), and D (poor).
76 Faculty Senate defines faculty productivity
Hayworth--Bret
Northern Iowan 91:33, p.2
1/27/1995 Senators debate meaning of term.
77 Faculty Senate examines student absenteeism
Pieper--Jean
Northern Iowan 91:28, p.2
12/2/1994 Senate considers situations faced by student athletes.
78 Faculty Senate discusses rate of graduation for UNI students
Kelding--Justine S. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:25, p.3
11/18/1994 Senate considers length of time required to earn an undergraduate degree; debates issue of community college credit transfer.
79 Faculty Senate should vote to arm Public Safety
Dannenbrink--Craig
Northern Iowan 91:14, p.7
10/11/1994 Presents arguments in favor of arming officers.
80 Faculty Senate shoots down guns for Public Safety
Kelding--Justine S. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 91:11, p.1
9/30/1994 Adopts resolution against arming Public Safety officers.
81 Faculty Senate analyzes role of grant writing
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:56, p.2
4/29/1994 Faculty need administrative support.
82 Faculty Senate addresses hazardous weather policy
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:52, p.2
4/15/1994 Approves advisory guidelines.
83 Faculty Senate addresses use of evaluations
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:46, p.1
3/18/1994 Faculty debates use of demographic data on evaluation forms.
84 Faculty Senate commends Curris' involvement, debates topics of discussion for future meetings
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:38, p.2
2/18/1994 Appreciates President Curris' visits to departments; considers discussion of merit pay.
85 Senate hears favorable report on fiber optics; Iowa Communications Network successfully used for graduate music courses
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:32, p.1
1/28/1994 Advantages of system.
86 Faculty investigates effects of cable in dorms; Professor questions educational impact
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:31, p.1
1/25/1994 Faculty Senate receives call for study of cable television impact.
87 University of Northern Iowa reports progress on tenure, faculty productivity
Public Relations News Release 1993:271, p.1
12/15/1993 UNI announces the number of tenured minority and women faculty members has increased.
88 New grievance policy halted
Vernstrom--Lance
Northern Iowan 90:27, p.1
12/3/1993 Faculty Senate considers revised student grievance policy.
89 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1993:235, p.1
11/29/1993 Correction Barbara Lounsberry is currently serving the University as faculty chair, should be serving as the chair of the Faculty Senate. Myra Boots is the faculty chair.
90 Faculty Senate wants to curb over-registration habits
Vernstrom--Lance
Northern Iowan 90:22, p.3
11/21/1993 Considers shortening periods for drops and withdrawals.
91 Faculty Senate discusses evaluations; student assessments useful
Vernstrom--Lance
Northern Iowan 90:18, p.2
10/29/1993 Roger Sell leads discussion on improving quality of teaching.
92 University wants to boost enrollment
Vernstrom--Lance
Northern Iowan 90:14, p.1
10/15/1993 Enrollment management committee would set goal of 13,000 students.
93 Sexually explicit materials; faculty Senate finally adopts plan
Vernstrom--Lance
Northern Iowan 90:10, p.2
10/1/1993 Senate adopts plan mandated by Regents.
94 Faculty Senate striving to enrich the future of UNI
Campus News Network 4:3, p.1
9/27/1993 Profile of new Faculty Senate Chair Barbara Lounsberry and outline of issues for the coming year; photo.
95 ROTC under scrutiny
Mahon--Veronica
Northern Iowan 90:8, p.1
9/24/1993 Faculty Senate votes for ROTC program review.
96 Faculty Senate investigates grade inflation
Riley--Jim
Northern Iowan 89:52, p.1
4/13/1993 Senate considers reasons for rising GPAs including better students, higher expectations, and external factors.
97 Grievance policy addressed
Riley--Jim
Northern Iowan 89:10, p.5
10/2/1992 Faculty Senate refers policy to EPC; considers education curriculum procedures.
98 Advisory Board requests new human rights policy; Faculty Senate meets Monday
Wolfe--Jason
Northern Iowan 88:45, p.1
3/13/1992 Faculty Senate passes measures supporting new policies on human rights and academic freedom.
99 Faculty Senate discusses three items; human rights, academic freedom policies and university catalog issues placed on March docket
Wolfe--Jason
Northern Iowan 88:41, p.4
2/28/1992
100 Faculty Senate approves new UNI curriculum
Wolfe--Jason
Northern Iowan 88:33, p.3
1/31/1992 Important additions and deletions noted.

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