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.


Next meeting: May 5, 2015, Larrick Center, MCV Campus

Senators, our next meeting is next Tuesday, May 5, from 4-6 p.m. in the Court End Ballroom at Larrick Center, MCV Campus. This is the final meeting of the Senate for the 2014-15 academic year.

Agenda (also available as PDF):

  • Procedural Items (5 minutes)
  • Updates:
    • VCU Policies and Procedures: Madelyn Wessel, General Counsel (25 minutes)
    • Richmond Bike Race September 2015: Adam Crowe, Director Emergency Management (15 minutes)
    • Division of Inclusive Excellence:Vice President Wanda Mitchell (20 minutes)
    • Michael Davis, Interim Associate Vice Provost Academic and Faculty Affairs (for Provost Gail Hackett)  (10 minutes)
      Board of Visitor Faculty Report for May 2015: David Fauri (10 minutes)
    • 2015 Elections Report: Scott Street (5 minutes)
    • Faculty Senate Budget Resolutions March 31:June Nicholson  (10 minutes)
  • Recognitions: June Nicholson (10 minutes)
  • President’s Report
  • Adjournment

Agenda for leadership group meeting 4/21

Here’s the agenda for the Senate leadership group meeting meeting today, Tuesday April 21, from 4-6 p.m. in the Church Hill Room, Larrick Center, MCV.
  • Minutes of March 31 meeting: Mary Secret
  • Senate officer transition-Summer
  • LG retreat August 2015: June and LG
  • May 5 agenda planning: June and LG
  • Update Senate resolutions March  (June, David and Holly)
  • Faculty Senate of Virginia


Next meeting: Tuesday March 31, 4-6 p.m., Student Commons Forum Room, Monroe Park Campus

The next meeting of the Senate will be Tuesday, March 31, from 4-6 in the Forum Room of the VCU Student Commons, MPC.

Agenda for March 31, 2015:

  • Procedural Items (5 minutes)
  • Action Items: (20 minutes)
  • Discussion Items: (20 minutes)
    • Academic and Professional Status Committee Course evaluations (Kristine Artello)
    • Senate By-Laws Update and Task Force: (Scott Street)
    • Senate Strategic Planning: Senate Leadership (15 minutes)
  • Group Discussions: Spring 2015 Senate Elections and Communication to Academic Units (30 minutes)
  • President’s Report
  • Adjournment

Shared governance resolution and supporting documents

These are the documents from Allen Lee’s presentation yesterday on shared governance, including the text of a resolution to recommend that data be entered into WEAVE as they pertain to shared governance.