5/18 The push for shared governance has led to several senators being appointed to committees.
5/18 A faculty lounge will open this summer in the Clinical Sciences Wing this summer.
5/18 The Faculty Senate buddy badge has been approved through all channels of administration.
5/18 Guests Mrs. Donna Sollenberger EVP and Chief Executive Officer, Health Systems and Mr. Tom Riley, VP and Chief Health Strategy Officer
Mrs. Sollenberger provided a League City Campus Update.
5/18 Bylaw amendments to provide clarification or updated language were reviewed, discussed, and passed by the Senate.
4/18 Guest Dr. Joan Richardson, AE Performance Evaluation Steering Committee
Dr. Richardson presented a draft of revisions to the evaluation process and form for Faculty and Postdocs.
4/18 FCIP update provided by Dr. Carayannopoulos using slides from Dr. Jacobs Mondays in March presentation. Consultants will be evaluating the FCIP. MOAs will be limited to 6 months.
4/18 Faculty Senate to have a table at Research Day on April 30th.
3/18 Guest President Dr. David Callender
Dr. Callender provided an update on the status of UTMB.
2/18 Guest Dr. Christine Maslach
Dr. Maslach, Provost lecturer, presented on job burnout/resilience including common causes and actions that can be taken.
2/18 Resolution to create a Faculty Senate badge buddy was heard and passed.
2/18 Dr. Niesel announced that Research Day will be held on April 30th in Levin Hall.
1/18 Dr. Pine presented the idea of a Faculty Senate badge buddy which was received favorably by the senators.
1/18 Dr. Kelley Dineley provided updates on publication costs. Department chairs have discretion as whether to assist faculty with publishing costs. The research committee to develop a survey on publication costs.
1/18 SHP Faculty Retention Survey Results
Survey results shared with Dr. Jacobs as well as other factors in market competiveness for faculty.
1/18 Questions developed by Faculty Senate submitted for You Count Survey