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Senate Orientation for New and Continuing Members

Monday, April 22, 2002; 3:10 - 4:00 p.m.

Foellinger Auditorium

1. Welcome and Introduction (Current Senate Executive Committee (SEC) Chair - Robert Fossum) - 5 min.
- Each Senate Committee Chair is introduced

2. Description of the organization of the University, of the organization of the Senate including role of Senate Office, and of shared governance including role of University Senates Conference (Current SEC Chair - Robert Fossum) - 5 min.

3. Goals for the coming year (Incoming SEC Chair - Robert Fossum) - 5 min.

4. Review the committee nomination process (Current Chair of the Committee on Committees - Michael Murphy) 5 min.

5. Review the components of a typical Senate agenda (Clerk of the Senate - Bob Damrau) 5 min.

6. Explanation of the role of the Educational Policy Committee and goals for the coming year (Incoming EP Chair - Peter Mortensen) 5 min.

7. Explanation of the role of the General University Policy Committee and its goals for the coming year (Incoming GUP Chair - Richard Schacht) 5 min.

8. Explanation of the role of the University Statutes and Senate Procedures Committee and its goals for the coming year (Incoming USSP Chair - Joe Finnerty) 5 min.

9. Question and Answer session - 10 min.

Enclosures:

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List of Senate committees and their charges

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Roster of Senate Office staff

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Brief guide to Parliamentary procedures

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Packet for Senate Organizational Meeting