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    IMPORTANT INFORMATION AND REPORTS

 

Faculty Senate Officers S. N. Balakrishnan, Past President & Chair of RP&A, Melanie Mormile, Secretary; Mark Fitch, President; Martin Bohner, President-Elect; and Steven Grant, Parliamentarian
 

ABOUT FACULTY SENATE

The Faculty Senate is the legislative and policy-making body of the General Faculty. It carries out the functions and responsibilities assigned to it by the General Faculty and shall consider all matters referred to and by the Board of Curators, the President of the University, the Chancellor, and individual faculty members. The Faculty Senate, acting in accordance with the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Curators and the General Faculty, formulates, recommends and assists in the implementation of policies concerning the educational and research operations of the campus and other matters affecting the welfare of the campus, the faculty and students.

  

   

2013-2014 Committee Annual Reports

 

Academic Freedom & Standards
Administrative Review
Budgetary Affairs

Committee for Effective Teaching
Conflict of Interest
Curricula
Discipline Specific Curricula
Facilities Planning
Honorary Degrees
Info Technology/Computing
IP Committee
Library & Learning Resources
Personnel
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Public Occasions
RP&A
Student Affairs
Student Awards & Financial Aid
Tenure‌



Promotion and/or Tenure Procedures

Approved by FS 06.16.2011

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DESERT EXPLORER

Michael Bouchard studies bizarre dome-like structures in Egypt's Afar Desert.

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GOING THE DISTANCE

Marathon runner Devin Dixon sped through three degrees in just over six years.

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MINING ON THE MOON

Dr. Leslie Gertsch takes a look at humanity's future in space.

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D-DAY RE-EXAMINED

John McManus' latest book looks at the Big Red One at Omaha Beach.

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LIFE ON MARS

Melanie Mormile studies bacteria here on Earth that could survive on Mars.

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SPELUNKING FOR A CAUSE

Michael Bradford helps protect bats and cave formations in Missouri.

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SLIMY STUFF

Paul Nam suggests the potential solution to several global problems is green slime (algae).

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DANCING WITH CODE

Marquia Lewis studies computer science and is a member of the Gold Miners dance squad.

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CRAFT-Y MAGAZINE EDITOR

Casey Burton works to improve cancer screenings and publishes a gamer magazine.

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A GOALIE'S PERSPECTIVE

Carrie Levy enjoys the mental challenge of being a Lady Miner goalkeeper.

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A PHILOSOPHY OF ADVOCACY

Kate Burns is proof that students in every major can find success.

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PHYTOFORENSICS

Joel Burken's research team use trees to detect soil and groundwater contamination.

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ROCKET SCIENTIST

Anan Takroori shares his love of planes, rockets and satellites with campers.

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'DOWN-TO-EARTH' SCHOLAR

Krista Rybacki studies soil samples from an area near a lead recycling smelter.

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MINERS ABROAD

Delancey Rougely studied the effects of war in France and blogged about it.

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