Southeastern Louisiana University

Faculty Senate Agenda

November 12, 2003

Alumni Center, 3 p.m.


I.                   Call to Order and Roll Call


II.                Approval of the Minutes October 1, 2003


III.             Invited Guests

        Connie Davis, Associate Director of Auxiliary Services [Textbook Rental Changes]

        Joan Faust, Associate Professor of English and Chair of the Faculty Recruitment and Retention Committee [Faculty Recruitment and Retention Committee Report]

        Al Dranguet, Professor of History and Political Science and Faculty Ombudsperson [Role of the Ombudsperson]


IV.              Old Business

A.                 Patriot Act [Executive Council/FAC Representative]

B.                 Online Elections [Elections]

C.                 Interim Review [Professional Rights and Responsibilities]

D.                 Sabbatical Leave [Professional Rights and Responsibilities]


V.                 New Business

A.                 Textbook Rental Policies [Yeargain]

B.                 Academic Issues [Wyld/Higginbotham/Ramsey]

        Transfer Credit

        Students Following Multiple Catalogues

        Ability to Drop Classes Online

        Rankings of Southeastern in National Surveys

C.                 Parking Potpourri [Wyld/Simoneaux]

        Parking Area Changes

        Parking Down



VI.              Announcements

A.                 Departmental Senate Policies [Wyld]

B.                 Proposed 2004-2005 Academic Calendar [Yeargain]

C.                 SGA Report [Diez, Lew]

D.                 BOS/FAC Report [Bostic]


VII. Adjournment next meeting: December 3, 2003