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2012-2013 Agendas and Minutes

9.21.2012

3:00-5:00pm, K 127

  • Agenda (Word)
  • Minutes (PDF)

  • Approval of standing committee members was postponed until the October meeting. No motions were passed.


10.19.2012

3:00-5:00pm, K 127

Agenda (Word) Minutes

  • Cam Muir gave a presentation on sustainability.

  • Dan Brown gave a presentation on Research Oppurtunities (Powerpoint)

  • Tom DeWitt gave a presentation on how he can help faculty provide Applied Learning Expereinces for their students.

  • Michael Shintaku was selected as Congress Vice Chair.

  • Adam Pack's motion #12-13-001 to form an ad hoc committee for publicizing faculty achievements was passed unanimously.

  • Standing Committees were approved.


11.16.2012

3:00-5:00pm, K 127

Agenda Minutes

  • Jim Juvik presented a 2006 CAS Senate Motion asking that UCB be named after Patsy Mink that was ignored at the administrative level, and asked that Congress re-introduce the issue. Jim privided background information on the biography of this CAS motion.
  • Chancellor Straney and a team of outside consultants from PBR HAWAII & Associates, Inc. and Design Partners, Inc. all presented on a long-range plan based on a projection of 7,000 students, and another at 15,000 students.
  • Jean Ippolito presented a CAS Senate report that can be found here

12.14.2012

3:00-5:00pm, K 127

Draft Minutes Agenda

  • The following motion was passed to adopt the modified Leeward Community College policy and procedures for dis-enrolling students who have failed to satisfy the prerequisite during early registration and remain enrolled in a sequential course: "The Registrar's Office will perform an administrative disenrollment of any student who has failed a prerequisite for a course for which the student is preregistered in a subsequent semester."
  • Jean Ippolito indicated in her CAS Senate report that Social Sciences Division Chair Chris Frueh presented results of a survey to the CAS senate indicating that 76% of Social Sciences faculty felt administration's performance was "poor," and that 44% of Social Sciences faculty will be going on the job market within the next three years.
  • Michael Shintaku was elected Congress Chair for Spring 2013.
  • A motion to support the motion passed by the November 17, 2006 CAS Senate to name UCB after the late Congress Representative Patsy Mink was passed unanimously.

1.18.2013

3:00-5:00pm

Agenda Minutes


2.15.2013

3:00-5:00pm

Agenda Minutes

  • A faculty survey revealed an overwhelming preference for the change to a MW/TR schedule. Full results are available here
  • A motion regarding the credit hour policy was given a first reading, and is available here
  • The Faculty Forum on Research Funding will be held on March 8th from 3:00 to 5:00.

3.15.2013

3:00-5:00pm

Agenda Draft Minutes


4.19.2013

3:00-5:00pm

Agenda Minutes

  • A motion to accept GE outcomes as Institutional Learning Outcomes was passed.
  • A motion to accept the new PR guidlines, linked five lines above, was passed.
  • A motion to establish a Program Review Standing Committee, linked five lines above, was passed.
  • A motion to adopt a MW/TR schedule was passed as ammended.

5.10.2013

3:00-5:00pm

Agenda Minutes

  • A motion to accept the the final version of the amendments to Congress Bylaws passed
  • A motion to ban smoking on campus passed.
  • A motion to enforce return-from-sabbatical procedures passed.
  • A motion to define the needs for "professional advisors" before further hires are made passed.
  • A motion to look into creating a frequent flyer bank for student, executive, and faculty travel passed.