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FACULTY SENATE MEETING
March 18, 2014

1. Call to Order
Chair Zonderman called the twelfth meeting of the sixtieth session of the NC State Faculty Senate to order at 3 p.m.  There was not a quorum.

2. Remarks and Announcements
Chair Zonderman announced that a message will be sent to the faculty to inform them that polls are open for the elections.   He encouraged the faculty to vote so their voices will be heard on who they would like to represent them.

There will be a reception tomorrow from 3-5 p.m. in the new governance chamber in the Talley Student Center. 

Chair Zonderman updated the faculty on the University Council meeting.  He reported that more than 140 issues were raised and he gave details on some of those issues.   

3. Approval of the Minutes, Meeting No.11, February 18, 2014
The approval of the minutes  was postponed until the next meeting.

4. Presentation

Terri Lomax, Vice Chancellor, Research, Innovation & Economic Development
Vice Chancellor Lomax reported on the use of F&A funds.  She explained that 30% of the F&A dollars are directed to the college for it to disperse and 15% comes as a strategic research fund that she manages. 

Vice Chancellor Lomax reported that two years ago the total F&A that came back to the university was around $34.5 million.  She stated that they charged 51% as their full overhead, but with so many different grants and activities that aren’t full, the amount they receive is more like 20 percent.  

5. Old/New Business

Non-Substantive Revision” to General Faculty Bylaws – Deferred

Resolution to Reject Academic Boycotts – Deferred

Resolution on Notification for Falsified Results

The resolution was presented for a first reading.

The resolution will be presented for a second reading and discussion at the next meeting.

Resolution on Credit Cards for Principal Investigators

The resolution was presented for a first reading.

The resolution will be presented for a second reading and discussion at the next meeting.

Chair Zonderman announced that the next meeting will be on Centennial Campus in the Monteith Research Center, Room 246.

6. Issues of Concern

Resolution on the Hofmann Forest

Senator Heitmann presented the resolution for a first reading. 

The resolution will be discussed in the Executive Committee meeting and will be presented for a second reading and discussion in the next meeting. 

7.  Adjourn
A motion passed to adjourn the meeting at 4:47 p.m. 

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