Senate Meeting Agenda - November 7, 2012

Knight Library Room 101, 3:00‐5:00 pm

3:00 pm 1. Call to Order
         1.1 Approval of the Minutes of the May 9 & 23, 2012 Meetings
3:05 pm 2. State of the University
    2.1 Remarks by University President Michael Gottfredson
    2.2 Questions and Comments with Response
    2.3 Remarks by Provost James C. Bean
    2.4 Questions and Comments with Response
3:25 pm 3. New Business
    3.1 OAR on Random Drug Testing; Robert Kyr, Senate President
    3.2 Financial Conflict of Interest in Research Policy;
      Beth Stormshak, Associate Vice President for Research
    3.3 Motion: Faculty Input into Hiring Executive Administrators;
      Bill Harbaugh, Senator (Economics)
    3.4 Motion: Review of Executive Administrators
    3.5 Motion: Release Time to Enhance Senate Effectiveness
      Frank Stahl, Professor Emeritus (Biology)
    3.6 Motion (Resolution): Inequity in ORP Contribution Rates;
      Christopher Sinclair, Assistant Professor (Mathematics)
4:20 pm 4. Open Discussion
    4.1 UO Police Department Transition Update; Carolyn McDermed,
      Interim Chief
    4.2 Assessment; Ken Doxsee, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
4:40 pm 5. Reports
    5.1 ASUO Report; Laura Hinman, ASUO President
    5.2 UA Senate Liaison Committee; David Luebke, Chair
    5.3 Election of Senate Vice President in December;
      Robert Kyr, Senate President
4:55 pm 6. Announcements and Communications from the Floor
    6.1 Notice of Motion: Performance Review of Provost James C. Bean;  
      Nathan Tublitz, Professor (Biology)  
    6.2 Notice of Motion: Support for Maintaining 4J Neighborhood  
      Schools; Mark Gillem, Associate Professor (AAA)  
5:00 pm 7. Adjournment