March 3, 2015 meeting agenda and documents

Senators, our next meeting is next Tuesday, March 3, from 4-6 p.m. in the Court End Ballroom at Larrick Center, MCV Campus.

VCU’s new Provost Gail Hackett will be joining us, along with former Interim Provost John Wiencek.

Agenda for March 3, 2015 meeting:

Annual meeting with President Rao Tuesday 2/3 at 4 p.m., Monroe Park Commons Theater

Please join the VCU Faculty Senate for our annual meeting and reception with President Michael Rao on Tuesday, February 3 from 4-6 p.m. in the University Student Commons Theater, 907 Floyd Ave.

The president will make remarks and be available for a Q and A. Light refreshments will be served.

All faculty are invited and encouraged to attend this discussion of issues of importance to the faculty and the University community. The Senate looks forward to seeing you there!

Agenda for January 27th full senate meeting

Senators, see you next Tuesday 1/27 from 4-6 p.m. at Court End Ballroom, Larrick Center, MCV Campus.

This meeting will be devoted largely to University budget and faculty compensation issues. We do have one action item regarding Black faculty at VCU.

After our January 27 meeting, the next meeting of the Senate is February 3, which constitutes our annual meeting with the President of the University. All University faculty are invited to this event, in the Student Commons Theater, MPC.

Agenda for January 27 meeting (download as PDF):

  • Procedural Items (5 minutes)
  • Action Item (15 minutes)
  • Nominations Senate Officer Process 2015-16/Nominations Committee (Senate Leadership)
  • Quest Re-Focus Update (Holly Alford and Mary Secret – 10 minutes)
  • University Budget and Faculty Compensation Update  (David Fauri and Senate Budget Committee – 45 minutes)
  • Guest: Interim Provost John Wiencek Update (15 minutes)
  • Feb. 3 Senate Meeting with President Rao (June Nicholson – 5 minutes)
  • Higher Education Advocacy Day (Pat Cummins and Bob Andrews – 10 minutes)
  • President’s Report
  • Adjournment

Agenda for December 2 full Senate meeting

Tuesday, December 2, 2014 from 4-6 p.m.
Court End Ballroom, Larrick Center, MCV

Parking note: Due to the restoration project at the N Deck, parking subscribers will reciprocal park in the 8th Street Deck located at 659 N. 8th Street.

  • Procedural Items
  • For Information
    • Guest Police Chief John Venuti, Emergency Management Director Adam Crowe, 2015 Bike Race
  • For Discussion
  • For Information
    • VCU Faculty/Senate BOV Report December – David Fauri
    • Faculty Senate of Virginia/Higher Education Advocacy Day – Bob Andrews and Pat Cummins
    • January and February Senate Meetings-Update
    • Senate Nominations Process 2014-15: June Nicholson and Leadership Group
  • Guest – Interim Provost John Wiencek
  • Senate Break-out Discussions – Communication With Academic Units: Faculty Senate
  • President’s Report
  • Adjournment

Agenda for November 4 Meeting

Here are the documents for our next meeting Tuesday, November 4, from 4-6 p.m. in the Student Commons Forum Room, Monroe Park Campus.

Agenda – November 4, 2014

  • Procedural Items (10 minutes)
  • For Information
    • Guest Frank Macrina, Vice President, Research: Corporate Exception Report/Innovation (15 minutes)
    • Maike Philipsen, Great Place Initiative (15 minutes)
    • Senate Task Force Re-focusing Quest – Holly Alford and Mary Secret (15 minutes)
    • Senate Budget and Planning Committee – David Fauri  (10 minutes)
    • Faculty Senate of Virginia/Higher Education Advocacy Day – Bob Andrews and Pat Cummins (10 minutes)
    • Faculty Senate Alumni Relations and Community Outreach – Jose Alcaine (10 minutes)
  • Guest
    • Interim Provost John Wiencek-Update (15 minutes)
  • President’s Report
  • Adjournment