Agenda

  1. Approval of the Minutes of December 5, 2017
     
  2. Memorial Resolution for Mary L. Remley
     
  3. Executive Committee Business (10 minutes)
    Alex Tanford, Faculty President
     
  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. Update from the Faculty Council Office (5 minutes)
    Elizabeth Pear, Director of the Faculty Council Office
     
  7. Questions/comments for the Faculty Council Office (5 minutes)
     
  8. Report of the Athletics Committee (10 minutes)
    [Discussion Item]
    Carrie Docherty, Chair of the Athletics Committee
    Fred Glass, Director of Athletics
    Kurt Zorn, Faculty Athletics Representative

    Indiana University Bloomington Campus Athletics Committee Report to the Bloomington Faculty Council for 2016-2017
       
  9. Question/comments on the report of the Athletics Committee (20 minutes)
     
  10. Presentation on proposed changes to reporting requirements within BL-ACA-A3 Bloomington Campus Policies for Non-Tenure-Track Instructional Appointees (5 minutes)
    [Action Item]
    Alex Tanford, Faculty President

    Current policy
    Proposed amendments
    Instructional Effort Reporting (requires IU staff login)
     

  11. Questions/Comments on proposed changes to reporting requirements within BL-ACA-A3 Bloomington Campus Policies for Non-Tenure-Track Instructional Appointees (20 minutes)
     
  12. Presentation on the proposed changes to BL-ACA-I25 Faculty Scholarly Activity Systems (10 minutes)
    [First Reading]
    Judah Cohen, Chair of the Research Affairs Committee
    Pete Kollbaum, Member of the Research Affairs Committee

    Current policy
    B23-2018: Summary of guiding principles and amendments
    B24-2018: Proposed amendments -with markup
    B25-2018: Proposed amendments -without markup
     
  13. Questions/Comments on the proposed changes to BL-ACA-I25 Faculty Scholarly Activity Systems (15 minutes)

Do you have an idea or a suggestion for the BFC? Send it to Elizabeth Pear at bfcoff@indiana.edu or Faculty President Alex Tanford at tanford@indiana.edu. You may also contact any of the standing committee chairs or the BFC member representing your unit. Check out our website for the latest information and to see what the BFC is working on.