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Faculty Advisory Council

Faculty Advisory Council Update

Discussion of 2016 Workplan Topics

  1. Quality of learning, including teaching loads and scholarship was discussed in connection with the State Regents Online Education Task Force and SARA, and the task force recommendations will be reviewed at the April meeting.
  2. Preparation of recent high school graduates in math, writing, listening and reading, including new English and math standards, was discussed with faculty who served as co-chairs of the writing committees, and future meeting will include a focus on adult learners.
  3. Campus security and safety, including prohibition of weapons on campus, were discussed in connection with a briefing on the State Regents Campus and Security Task Force.
  4. Faculty having a greater voice at the Capitol learned how the legislative liaisons work and will consider resolutions on topics as needed.
  5. College success, including graduation rates and performance funding, will be discussed at the May meeting.
  6. Communications with faculty at all institutions will be discussed in conjunction with a review of the annual faculty survey instrument.

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