GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
FALL MEETING OF THE GENERAL FACULTY,
GENERAL FACULTY ASSEMBLY, AND
THE ACADEMIC SENATE
Tuesday, October 22, 2013, 3:00 pm
Student Center Theater
1. Call to Order and Opening Remarks Provost Rafael Bras
2. Approval of minutes of previous meeting April 23, 2013
3. Announcements concerning the Georgia Tech Charitable Campaign Dr. Leslie Sharp, Chair
4. Announcement of Open Access Week events at Georgia Tech Ms. Susan Wells Parham, Library
5. Presentation of annual reports and pending minutes of Standing Committees of the General Faculty
Benefits Ms. Stella Richardson
Minutes: 4/1/13, 5/6/13, 9/9/13. No action items.
b. Faculty Honors Prof. Joel Sokol
c. Faculty Status & Grievance Prof. Robert Wood
Ms. Jeanne Balsam
Minutes 1/7/13. No action pending items.
Services Dr. Amy DUnger
Minutes: 12/3/12. 1/22/13, 2/12/13, 3/12/13, 6/18/13. No action items.
f. Welfare & Security Dr. Ron Bohlander
6. Presentation of annual reports and pending minutes of Standing Committees of the Academic Senate
a. Undergraduate Curriculum Profs. Pradeep Agrawal and Laura Hollengreen Presentation
Minutes: 4/30/13, 5/7/13, 6/4/13, 6/18/13, 7/9/13, 7/23/13, 8/6/13, 8/20/13, 9/3/13, 9/17/13, 10/1/13
Action items: From 6/18: Biology 2 new courses and modification to the BS degree in Biology involving a change in course requirements. From 7/23: CoC modifications to the BS in Computer Science (Systems and Architecture threaded concentrations) and the Minor in Computer Science, involving changes in course requirements; ME modification in the BS in Mechanical Engineering, involving a new concentration in Nuclear Energy; Provost Subcommittee 3 new courses associated with the Grand Challenges Living Learning Community. From 10/1: Applied Physiology 1 new course; in general 20 degree programs from multiple colleges were recommended for deactivation they have no students enrolled.
b. Graduate Curriculum Profs. Benjamin Flowers and Jeff Jagoda Presentation
Minutes: 7/25/13, 9/5/13, 9/12/13, 10/3/13
Action Items: From 9/5: Business 1 new course. From 9/12: EAS 2 new courses. From 10/3: MSE 1 new course & 1 deactivation; ME modifications in the MS degree in Nuclear Engineering adding the Nuclear Enterprise Management Concentration, and modifications in the PhD with a major in Nuclear and Radiological Engineering, adding a Nuclear Enterprise Management Specialization; ISyE, CoC-CSE, & Business approval of a prospectus for a new MS degree in Analytics.
Regulations Prof. Chuck Parsons
Minutes 8/29/13, 10/11/13
Action items from 10/11: Changes in Sexual Harassment Policy and associated change in the Student Code of Conduct.
d. Student Academic & Financial Affairs Prof. Craig Tovey Presentation
e. Student Activities Mr. Bruce Henson
Minutes: 10/2/12, 10/25/12, 10/30/12, 11/15/12, 11/29/12, 1/14/13, 2/4/13, 2/18/13, 3/4/13, 3/25/13, 4/8/13, 4/22/13, 5/13/13
Action items: Approval of all student activity charters and constitution revisions recommended by the committee as documented in their minutes and the annual report.
f. Student Grievance & Appeal Prof. Arnie Schneider
g. Student Honor Prof. David Bucknall
Computer Ownership Ms. Lori Critz
Minutes: 3/15/13, 9/4/13
Action items: Approval of the Student Computer Ownership plan for 2013-14 as documented in the Annual Report
i. Academic Integrity Prof. Jeff Davis
Minutes: 11/13/12, 2/22/13. No action items.
7. Any other business.
Ronald A Bohlander
Secretary of the Faculty
October 22, 2013