Minutes - April 19, 2006

Minutes - April 19, 2006


April 19, 2006

The opening session of the 41st convening of the Faculty Senate of Southeast Missouri State University was held on Wednesday, April 19, in the Party Room of the University Center. The following Senators were present: Chair Champine (acting as chair), Mike Cobb (chair), David Smith (Membership Committee Chair), Rick Althaus, Mary Elizabeth Ambery, Sophia Scott (Alternate), Albie Sautter (Alternate), Kim Dillivan, Marc Fulgham, Kathy Gilliland, Priscilla Hornby, Elaine Jackson, Daniel MacLeay, Jim McGill, Cheryl Milde, Debbie Beard (Alternate), Jayanti Ray, David Reinheimer, Lucinda Swatzell, Larry Underberg, Haohao Wang, David Glick (Alternate), Xuesong Zhang, Martha Zlokovich, and Min Zou. Heather Valle was also present.

Absent and not represented by their Alternates were: Ronald Clayton, Arrick Jackson, Bonnie Stepenoff, Marc Strauss, and Rebecca Summary.


Nominations were opened for the Chair-elect position. Senator Althaus nominated Senator Zlokovich from Psychology, and this was seconded by Senator Elaine Jackson. There were no other nominations and Senator Zlokovich was elected by acclamation.

Ballots were distributed to select a representative from each college and Kent Library for the Membership Committee. It took two ballots to select a Senator from Health and Human Services. The following individuals were selected to represent their colleges: David Smith (Business); Elaine Jackson (Health and Human Services); Jim McGill (Science and Mathematics); Min Zou (Education); Pat Willingham (Kent Library); Marc Fulgham (Liberal Arts); and Kim Dillivan (School of Polytechnic Studies).

Senator Smith was elected as the Membership Committee Chair.

The meeting adjourned at 5:00 PM.

Approved May 3, 2006