November 7, 2017

Agenda

  1. Approval of Minutes of October 17, 2017

  2. Memorial Resolution for John William Ahlhauser

  3. Executive Committee Business (10 minutes)
    Alex Tanford, Faculty President

    Recognition of Helen Gibbons

  4. Presiding Officer’s Report (10 minutes)
    Lauren Robel, Provost

  5. Question/Comment Period
    Faculty who are not members of the Council may address questions to Provost Robel or President Tanford by emailing bfcoff@indiana.edu.

  6. Presentation on teaching and learning spaces (5 minutes)
    Dennis Groth, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education

  7. Questions/comments on teaching and learning spaces (10 minutes)

  8. Proposed Resolution Concerning Learning Environments at Indiana University (5 minutes)
    [Action Item]
    Elizabeth Housworth, Parliamentarian and Chair of the Constitution and Rules Committee

    B14-2018: Resolution Concerning Learning Environments at Indiana University

  9. Questions/comments on Proposed Resolution Concerning Learning Environments at Indiana University (10 minutes)

  10. Presentation on campus sustainability initiatives (10 minutes)
    Bill Brown, University Director of Sustainability
    Andrew Predmore, IUB Director of Sustainability

  11. Questions/comments on campus sustainability initiatives (15 minutes)

  12. Proposed changes to policy BL-ACA-D7 Elected Policy Committees in Schools and Colleges (5 minutes)
    [First Reading]
    Alan Dennis, Chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee

    Current Policy
    B15-2018: Proposed changes to BL-ACA-D7 Elected Policy Committees in Schools and Colleges

  13. Questions/comments on the proposed changes to policy BL-ACA-D7 Elected Policy Committees in Schools and Colleges (5 minutes)

  14. Proposed Royalty Policy for Instructor-Developed Classroom Materials (10 minutes)
    [First Reading]
    Alan Dennis, Chair of the Faculty Affairs Committee

    B16-2018: Proposed Royalty Policy for Instructor-Developed Classroom Materials

  15. Questions/comments on the proposed Royalty Policy for Instructor-Developed Classroom Materials (15 minutes)

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