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Faculty Senate

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101 Faculty Senate will ask Regents for cap on enrollment
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:22, p.1
11/15/1991 Reject Professor Longnecker's proposals; favor motion of Professor Quirk.
102 Enrollment cap motion put forth at Faculty Senate meeting
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:18, p.1
11/1/1991 Professor Longnecker proposed limiting enrollment.
103 Faculty Senate proposes enrollment growth control
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:14, p.4
10/18/1991 Professor Longnecker makes recommendation.
104 Faculty discusses enrollment cap; students show support: Several possible restrictions proposed
Allan--Matt
Northern Iowan 88:8, p.1
9/27/1991 Professor John Longnecker presents several options involving class rank or ACT score.
105 Enrollment cap at UNI considered again
Goodlove--Sara A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:6, p.1
9/20/1991 Last cap in place in 1987-1988 year; attempt to keep small school feeling.
106 Curris outlines path to excellence at UNI
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 86:30, p.1
1/19/1990 President Curris describes areas in which the university should make special efforts including fully implementing general education, enhancing diversity, stabilizing tuition, and improving graduate programs.
107 Later class starting date proposed
Dickerson--Ann
Northern Iowan 86:13, p.4
10/17/1989 Faculty Senate approves calendar stating later in January.
108 Debate continues over artwork
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:57, p.1
5/5/1989 Professor Robbins brings matter of removal of art work to Faculty Senate.
109 Faculty Senate votes to lift enrollment cap
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:47, p.1
3/31/1989 Faculty express concern that enrollment cap has had little, if any, effect other than as a public relations ploy; vote to lift cap, with reservations, 8-7.
110 Faculty approves dead week proposal
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:32, p.1
1/27/1989 No final comprehensive examination should be given within last two weeks of class, though unit tests and papers may be assigned to be due during that period.
111 Dead Week to be debated
Arndt--Mary
Northern Iowan 85:30, p.2
1/20/1989 Faculty Senate will consider matter.
112 Finance major/dept. passes; after Faculty Senate debate
Miller--Jennifer C. (Student--1989-1990)
Northern Iowan 85:27, p.1
12/2/1988 Department of Finance will be formed from Department of Information Management; some senators object to the process; some senators also have reservations about the search for a new Provost.
113 Curris discusses issues with faculty
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:25, p.1
11/22/1988 President Curris speaks to the faculty about the selection of a new Provost.
114 Gen. Ed. program debated; faculty concerned as
White--Ryan A. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 85:14, p.1
10/14/1988 Faculty Senate considers General Education report; attempts to understand implications for students and faculty.
115 Faculty Senate elects officers for next year
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:57, p.1
4/29/1988 Professor Krogmann elected chair; Susann Doody elected vice chair; hear reports on headship study, writing, international study, and Presidential Scholars.
116 Tom Pettit to receive honorary degree from University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:388, p.1
4/21/1988 The Board of Regents approves the granting of the Doctor of Humane Letters degree to NBC correspondent, Tom Petitt, at the spring commencement ceremonies. Pettit has been the recipient of the Alumni Achievement Award, and several awards in his field.
117 'Dead Week' is needed, logical
Kilzer--Todd D. (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 84:54, p.2
4/19/1988 Points out the proposal was not defeated, but sent to EPC.
118 'Dead Week' deserves to die
Northern Iowan 84:53, p.2
4/15/1988 Points out significant problems with proposal.
119 Faculty Senate sends Dead Week to committee
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:53, p.1
4/15/1988 EPC will report to Senate in the fall.
120 Faculty Senate to vote on 'Dead Week' Monday
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 84:51, p.1
4/8/1988
121 Senate establishes new council
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:49, p.1
4/1/1988 Establishes Council on Teacher Education; description of new council.
122 Faculty Senate dockets items to next meeting
Krall--Tiffany
Northern Iowan 84:47, p.1
3/18/1988 School of Business asks that credit from other institutions be transferable only if the experience is really comparable; ask name change for ROTC oversight committee; will consider teacher education governance; approve seat on Senate for Library.
123 Double-counting for courses changed
Iwerks--Daniel H. (Classes of 1991 and 1994)
Northern Iowan 84:37, p.5
2/12/1988 In certain cases students may double count six hours; new general education program will be fully phased in by 1990.
124 Faculty Senate looks at double-counting
Rogers--Steve
Northern Iowan 84:33, p.3
1/29/1988 Some question about whether or not the Senate can change something already approved by the entire faculty; also establish committee that will look at use of part-time and temporary faculty.
125 Faculty Senate approves role and scope statement
Hawes--Christine E. (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:23, p.1
11/13/1987 Statement reflects the university's goals and intentions.
126 Faculty Senate passes enrollment policy
Schooley--Terry
Northern Iowan 84:19, p.10
10/30/1987 Approve enrollment policy for Department of Communication and Theatre Arts; defeat mission statement proposals.
127 Faculty Senate overturns March 1986 proposition
Stickfort--Patty
Northern Iowan 84:17, p.1
10/23/1987 Graduation requirement will be two years of high school or two semesters of college foreign language; overturns earlier measure that would have required three years or three semesters.
128 Faculty-Senate considers revision, improvement of mission statement
Thomas--Daniel Carl (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:11, p.6
10/2/1987 Also will consider foreign language graduation requirement.
129 Professional sequence increases from 23 hours to 32 hours long
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:59, p.5
5/8/1987 Faculty Senate passes proposal; some faculty express concern at length of program.
130 UNI hopes for 'partnership' with national youth agency
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:57, p.4
5/1/1987 Faculty Senate approves humanics curriculum; accepts report on BLS.
131 UNI sticks with number system for course ID's
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:53, p.4
4/17/1987 Faculty Senate approves maintaining course numbering system; accept general education report calling for improved staffing and changes in numbering for interdisciplinary courses.
132 UNI considers offer of honorary degree
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:45, p.1
3/13/1987 Apparently approve degree, though the information cannot yet be made public; list of those who have received honorary degrees from UNI; considers policy regarding posthumous degrees.
133 Length of all majors limited by Faculty Senate proposal
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:37, p.5
2/13/1987 Programs will be designated standard (4 year) or extended; consideration of double counting of some courses.
134 Senate defeats proposal for ad hoc committee on new teaching sequence
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:33, p.1
1/30/1987 Senators express concerns about the quality of education and the opportunity for consultation.
135 Headship system to be investigated
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:29, p.7
12/12/1986 Will look at practices at other schools.
136 Writing plan approved
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:27, p.4
12/5/1986 Faculty Senate approves committee recommendation; will institute Writing Across the Curriculum; approve report on athletics.
137 Drop/ad policy remains same
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:23, p.4
11/14/1986 Faculty Senate accepts EPC recommendation to leave policy unchanged; text of the policy.
138 University-wide writing recommended in report
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:22, p.1
11/11/1986 Excerpts from the committee report.
139 Senate approves general education policies
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:19, p.6
10/31/1986 Approve administrative procedures including articulation with holders of the A. A. degree.
140 Senate OKs gen. ed. courses, including Religions of World
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:15, p.3
10/17/1986 Approves 47-hour general education program; arguments for and against inclusion of Religions of the World; reject laboratory course requirement.
141 Electives proposal spurs controversy
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:11, p.1
10/3/1986 Faculty are divided in opinion on recent action that dropped a required 18 hours of electives.
142 Faculty Senate drops proposal
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 83:9, p.5
9/26/1986 Drop proposal that would have required 18 hours of electives.
143 Language competency required
Mayo--Sandra (Class of 1987)
Northern Iowan 82:45, p.5
3/28/1986 UNI Faculty Senate requires all candidates for a bachelor's degree to have had foreign language classes.
144 Certification requirements stiffened
Moss--Patty (Student--1984-1986)
Northern Iowan 82:41, p.9
3/7/1986 UNI Faculty Senate to vote on a proposal that would stiffen teacher certification requirements; would require students to have a 2.4 GPA in their major and minor and not just overall.
145 International Studies needs committee
Eller--Donnelle Louise (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:41, p.9
3/7/1986 UNI Faculty Senate to vote on the formation of a Faculty Committee on International Studies.
146 Faculty Senate debates proposals
Bingham--Elizabeth (Class of 1915)
Northern Iowan 82:31, p.1
1/31/1986 Vote to send 47-hour program to full faculty.
147 Austin proposes policy
Goodwin--Valerie (Student--1985)
Northern Iowan 82:14, p.7
10/22/1985 Policy change would reduce time for adding and dropping courses; referred to EPC.
148 The writing competency exam: on its way out?
Skinner--Gwynne
Northern Iowan 82:9, p.1
10/1/1985 Faculty Senate establishes committee to make recommendations regarding the future of the exam.
149 Curris addresses Faculty Senate
Baumgarten--Pam
Northern Iowan 82:4, p.4
9/13/1985 President Curris emphasizes need for a liberal education.
150 Economics department change approved
Melton--Linda (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 81:51, p.1
4/19/1985 On a 6-5 vote, the Department of Economics will move from the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences to the School of Business.

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