ASFS Agenda, November 15, 2022, 3:30-5 p.m., UMC 382/384/386

  • Chair's Remarks
  • Dean's Remarks
  • Vote on Motion from Curriculum Committee, A&S Graduation Requirements
  • Discussion of need for by-laws revision re. Chair absence/leave
  • Update on Campus Budget and A&S ways to increase revenue
  • Visit from Steven Vanderheiden and Daria Kotys-Schwartz on Faculty Compensation best practices

ASFS Agenda, October 18, 2022, 3:30-5 p.m., UMC 382/384/386

  • Chair's remarks, including brief updates on budget and compression raises.
  • Dean's remarks.
  • Presentation on Common Curriculum, by Sr. Vice Provost and Assoc. Vice Chancellor Katherine Eggert and Dean and Vice Provost Daryl Maeda.
  • Presentation on Quality Teaching Initiative, by Prof. Noah Finkelstein.
  • Discussion and Vote on Motion from Planning Committee, concerning Promotions Process for Teaching Faculty.
  • Introduction of Motion from Curriculum Committee, concerning Graduate Requirements, for full consideration in November, and discussion of need for full FAS vote or not.
  • New Business/follow-up on salary issues.


    ASFS Agenda, September 13, 2022, 3:30pm, UMC 382/384/386

    • 3:30 Chair’s Remarks
    • 3:35 Dean’s Remarks
    • 3:45 Motions from Curriculum Committee concerning A&S Admissions Recommendations and continuation of MAPS requirements for current students.
    • 4:15 Presentation from Planning Committee on promotions for Teaching Faculty
    • 4:50 New Business
    • 5:00 Adjournment

    ASFS Agenda, January 17, 2023, 3:30-5 p.m., UMC 382/384/386

    • Dean’s remarks
    • Chair’s remarks
    • Responses to Climate-related Challenges, led by Andy Cowell, Chair of ASFS Budget Committee
    • Intellectual Property Rights and Online Courses, presentation by Alastair Norcross, Professor of Philosophy and member of the system-level Educational Policy and University Standards Committee
    • Changes to Faculty Governance By-laws
    • DEI-related Activities and Merit Review

    ASFS Agenda, Febuary 14, 2023, 3:30-5 p.m., UMC 382/384/386

    • Dean’s remarks
    • Chair’s remarks
    • Credit for DEI-related Activities in Merit Review
    • Changes to Faculty Governance By-laws
    • Workloads and Compensation for Teaching Professors (led by Shelly Copley, Chair of Planning Committee)
    • Reinstating the College’s Rule Capping Online Credits That Can Be Put toward a Degree at Thirty