Changes in Academic Calendar for the September Bike Race

From the office of the Vice Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs: Please forward this information to all the faculty and students in your networks. The academic calendar has been updated for the UCI Road World Championships this September.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 is the first day of classes on the Monroe Park Campus. Classes held on this first Wednesday will be the classes normally scheduled for Mondays during the rest of the semester. The first meeting for Wednesday classes will be August 26.

  • Wednesday, Aug 19: Monday schedule
  • Thursday, Aug 20: Thursday schedule
  • Friday, Aug 21: Friday schedule
  • Monday, Aug 24: Monday Schedule
  • Tuesday, Aug 25: Tuesday Schedule
  • Wednesday, Aug 26: Wednesday Schedule
  • Thursday, Aug 27: Thursday Schedule
  • Friday, Aug 28: Friday Schedule

Students registered for any classes that meet on Mondays will be informed of this schedule by the Registrar’s Office/Strategic Enrollment Management.

Please direct questions to Juanita Sharpe.

 

2015-2016 Reapportionment report

Senators, please review the Faculty Senate Reallocation Report for Academic Year 2015–2016.

Reapportionment: For next year, 2015–2016, the designated number of Senate seats will remain unchanged for the various schools with the exception that the College of Humanities & Sciences gains a seat while the University College loses a seat.

Grievance Panel: The Grievance Panel seat allotments will not change for the various schools with the exception that the School of Engineering gains a seat while the University College loses a seat.

Representation: The average total faculty representation is 1 Senator for every 39.84375 VCU faculty members, but the range varies from 1 for every 20.5 in the School of Social Work to 1 for every 53 in Student Affairs. The School of Medicine remains at the maximum allocation of 20 Senate seats and 8 Grievance Panel seats.

Alternates: Also note that the School of Medicine will need five Alternate Senators, the College of Humanities & Sciences will need three Alternate Senators, and all other schools will each need two Alternate Senators. In addition, the School of Medicine will need four Alternate Grievance Panelists, the College of Humanities & Sciences will need three Alternate Grievance Panelists, the School of the Arts and the School of Education will each need two Alternate Grievance Panelists, and all other schools will each need one Alternate Grievance Panelist.

A table indicates the number of seats allocated to each school for the current year (2014–2015) and for the upcoming year (2015–2016).

Reapportionment report for 2015 and 2016

Meeting schedule for 2014-2015

We’ve posted the tentative schedule for full Faculty Senate meetings for this school year on the meetings page, along with parking info and directions.

Full Faculty Senate meetings (all senators) for 2014-15

  • Sept 2, 2014 4:15 – 6:15 p.m. (note special time)
    Monroe Park – Student Commons, Forum Room
  • Sept 30, 2014 4 – 6 p.m.
    MCV – Larrick Center, Court End
  • Nov 4, 2014 4 – 6 p.m.
    Monroe Park – Student Commons, Forum Room
  • Dec 2, 2014 4 – 6 p.m.
    MCV – Larrick Center, Court End
  • Jan 27, 2015 4 – 6 p.m.
    Larrick Court End
  • Feb 3, 2015 (meeting with President Rao) 4 – 6 p.m.
    Monroe Park – Student Commons Theater
  • March 3, 2015 4 – 6 p.m.
    MCV – Larrick Center, Court End
  • March 31, 2015 4 – 6 p.m.
    Monroe Park – Student Commons, Forum Room
  • May 5, 2015 4 – 6 p.m.
    MCV – Larrick Center, Court End