November 4, 2003
1. Call to Order
Chair Dennis M. Daley called the sixth meeting of the fiftieth session of the North Carolina State University Faculty Senate to order at 3:00 p.m.
2. Welcome and Announcements
Chair Daley welcomed Senators and Guests.
Chair Daley would like anyone with problems or issues of concern regarding safety on the campus to email him so he that can refer them to the Task Force.
Chair Daley requested that Senators send a notice to the Faculty Senate Office in advance if they are not able to attend the meeting.
3. Approval of the Minutes, Meeting No. 5, October 21, 2003
The minutes were approved unanimously.
4. Remarks from the Chancellor
Chancellor Fox remarked on the Board of Visitors Meeting and the Tuition Town Hall Meeting.
5. Remarks from Jose Picart, Vice Provost for Diversity and African-American Affairs
Dr. Jose Picart commented on diversity on campus and ideas on improving it.
6. Issues of Concern
Chair Daley stated that a concern has been raised about a private enterprise (Lake Raleigh Centennial Campus North Shore Residential Complex) being allowed to develop housing (ranging from $200,000 to $400,0000) that is not affordable to faculty? It was also noted that it is being marketed that residents will have access to campus resources.
Chair Daley assigned the issue to the Resources and Environment Committee.
7. Special Faculty Rank Regulation
Associate Vice Provost Judy Peel provided some background information relating to the Special Faculty Rank Regulation. She reported that dialog on this regulation begin approximately five years ago. It has evolved with much input from many constituencies on campus. She highlighted some of the reasons the regulation would be needed on campus.
Senator Scott McRae, Chair of the Personnel Policy Committee moved approval of the document.
The motion to approve the document was seconded and passed.
8. New Business
First Reading: Resolution to form a Faculty Budget Advisory Committee
Senator Gene Brothers, Co-chair of the Governance Committee read the resolution for its first reading.
Chair Daley sent the resolution back to the committee for a second reading at which time it can be discussed and voted on. Anyone with concerns or questions can email a member of the committee or talk with other faculty.
Chair Daley adjourned the meeting at 4:55 p.m.