Archived Resolutions

2014-2015

A Resolution to Revise Language in the Faculty Handbook Regarding the Role of Group III Faculty
     PASSED May 4, 2015
     NOT SIGNED
     Reason

A Resolution Establishing the Minimum Requirements for Clinical/Professional Doctoral Programs
     PASSED May 4, 2015
     SIGNED 6/4/15

A Sense of the Senate Resolution to Endorse U.S. H.R. 275
     PASSED May 4, 2015

A Resolution to Revise the Faculty Handbook as Appropriate for the Revised University Policy on Sexual Misconduct
     PASSED Reading April 13, 2015
     SIGNED June 10, 2015

A Resolution Temporarily Permitting Certain Benefits Eligibility and Policies Contradicting the Faculty Handbook
     PASSED April 13 2015

A Resolution on Guidelines for the Year 2 Faculty Compensation Implementation Plan
     PASSED Reading March 16, 2015
     NOT SIGNED
     Reason

A Resolution Shared Governance in Faculty Compensation
     PASSED March 16, 2015
     NOT SIGNED
     Reason

A Resolution to Include Dates for Notice of Non-Reappointment for Group II Faculty
      PASSED February 9, 2015
      SIGNED March 15, 2015

A Resolution to Support the Definitions of Plagiarism and Cheating in the new Student Code of Conduct
     PASSED December 8, 2014

A Resolution to Revise the Language of the Faculty Handbook to be Consistent with the Current Practices Regarding Group IV Faculty
     PASSED December 8, 2014
     SIGNED January 22, 2015

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on the Need to Establish a University-Wide Group II Teaching Award
     PASSED November 10, 2014

A Resolution to Clarify Procedure for Group II Annual Evaluations
     PASSED November 10, 2014
     SIGNED December 2, 2014

A Second Resolution to Provide Consistent Language in Sections II.C. and II.D. of the Faculty Handbook Pertaining to Faculty Rank and Status and Faculty Appointments
     PASSED  November 10, 2014
     SIGNED November 17, 2014

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on the proposed Academic Center for Intercollegiate Student-Athletes
     PASSED November 10, 2014

A Resolution to Update Methods of Notification for Faculty Senate Meetings
     PASSED October 13, 2014
     SIGNED November 17, 2014

A Resolution to Change the Date of Election for the Ohio Faculty Council Representative
     PASSED October 13, 2014
     SIGNED November 17, 2014

A Resolution to Update the Composition of the Committee on Committees
     PASSED October 13, 2014
     SIGNED November 17, 2014

A Resolution to Provide Consistent Language in Sections II. C and II. D of the Faculty Handbook Pertaining to Faculty Rank and Status and Appointments 
     PASSED  October 13, 2014
     SIGNED December 2, 2014

A Resolution to Provide Clarity in Sections II. C. of the Faculty Handbook Pertaining to Faculty Rank and Status
     PASSED October 13, 2014
     SIGNED November 19, 2014

A Resolution to Provide Clarity in Sections II. C. of the Faculty Handbook Pertaining to the Position of Assistant Lecturer
     PASSED October 13, 2014
     SIGNED November 19, 2014

A Resolution on Revision of Language Concerning Notifications of Medical Visits
     PASSED September 8, 2014
     SIGNED September 19, 2014

2013-2014

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention
         Rules Waived and PASSED May 5, 2014
 
A Resolution to Endorse the General Education Common Goals
         PASSED May 5, 2014
         SIGNED June 4, 2014
 
A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Guidelines for the Implementation Plan on Faculty Compensation
          PASSED April 14, 2014
 
A Resolution to extend excused absences for student military members participating in military reserve training days
          PASSED February 10, 2014
          SIGNED March 10, 2014
 
A Sense of the Senate Resolution on the Report of the Faculty Total Compensation Task Force
          PASSED February 10, 2014
 
A Resolution to Update Language on Faculty Senate Meeting Dates
PASSED December 9, 2013
SIGNED January 6, 2014
 
A Resolution to Alter EPSA Member Obligations
PASSED October 14, 2013
SIGNED October 28, 2013

2012-2013

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Ohio University Faculty Raise Pools
     PASSED May 6, 2013
 

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Principles for the Task Force on Total Faculty Compensation
     PASSED May 6, 2013
 

A Resolution on the Establishment of a Professional Name and Possibility for Promotion for Group II
     PASSED April 8, 2013
     SIGNED April 25, 2013

 

A Resolution to Institute a Faculty and Staff Survey
     PASSED April 8, 2013
     SIGNED April 25, 2013

A Resolution on Updating the Faculty Handbook
     PASSED April 8, 2013
     SIGNED April 25, 2013

A Resolution on Shared Governance under Responsibility-centered Management
     PASSED April 8, 2013
     SIGNED April 25, 2013

A Resolution to Update Faculty Handbook Language on Textbooks and Student Accessibility Services
     PASSED March 11, 2013
     SIGNED March 14, 2013

A Resolution on Guidelines for Bilateral Articulation Agreements
     PASSED March 11, 2013
     SIGNED March 14, 2013

Resolution to Establish a Bridge Committee between the Programs Committee of the University Curriculum Council and the Curriculum Committee of the Graduate Council
     PASSED February 11, 2013
     SIGNED February 13, 2013

A Sense of the Senate on Group II Evaluations
     PASSED December 10, 2012

A Resolution on Linking Tenure and Promotion
     PASSED November 5, 2012
     SIGNED February 12, 2013

A Resolution to Include Eligibility for Domestic Partners in Educational Benefits
     PASSED October 8, 2012
     SIGNED October 22, 2012

Sense of the Senate Resolution on Parity in Presidential and Faculty Compensation
     PASSED September 10, 2012
Salary Data Presented 9-10-2012

A Resolution to Establish a Clinical Faculty Track to Include the College of Health Sciences and Professions.
     PASSED September 10, 2012
     SIGNED September 24, 2012
 

2011-2012

A Resolution to Reconcile Handbook Language
     PASSED June 4, 2012
     Signed September 24, 2012

A Resolution Commending Joe McLaughlin
     PASSED May 14, 2012

A Resolution to Establish Multi-Year Contracts for Clinical Medicine Faculty
     PASSED May 14, 2012
     SIGNED May 21, 2012
 

A Resolution to Change Catalog Language on Experiential Learning on the Semester Calendar
     PASSED May 14, 2012
     SIGNED May 21, 2012

A Resolution to Update Faculty Handbook Language on Employee Health Benefits
     WITHDRAWN April 16, 2012

A Resolution on Correction of 0.5 FTE Rule
     PASSED April 16, 2012
     SIGNED April 23, 2012
 

A Resolution to Establish Multi-year Contracts for Group II Faculty
     PASSED April 16, 2012
     SIGNED April 23, 2012
 

A Resolution to Clarify the Role of Group II Faculty
     PASSED April 16, 2012
     SIGNED April 23, 2012
 

A Resolution on Adjustment of Deadlines in the Faculty Handbook
     PASSED April 16, 2012
     SIGNED April 23, 2012
 

A Resolution on University-Wide Printing and Purchasing Contracts
     PASSED March 12, 2012
     PROVOST RESPONSE
 

A Resolution on Dropping Non-attending Students on Semesters (The Two Hour Rule)
     PASSED March 12, 2012
     SIGNED March 14, 2012
 

A Resolution on Changes to Undergraduate Catalog Requirements for Graduation with Honors, Final Examinations, and Graduate Credits for Seniors
     PASSED March 12, 2012
     SIGNED March 14, 2012
 

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Hydraulic Fracturing on Land Owned by Ohio University
     PASSED March 12, 2012
     PRESIDENT'S RESPONSE PDF
 

A Resolution on Minimum Required Graduation Hours for Undergraduates
     PASSED February 20, 2012
     SIGNED February 21, 2012
 

A Resolution on Revised Schedule for Faculty Senate Meetings, Election and Terms on the Semester Calendar
     PASSED February 20, 2012
     SIGNED February 23, 2012
 

A Resolution on the Adjustment of the 6 Quarter Rule for the Semester Calendar
     PASSED February 20, 2012
     SIGNED February 23, 2012
 

A Resolution on Quarter to Semester Language and Date Changes
     PASSED January 23, 2012
     SIGNED February 1, 2012
 

A Resolution on the Establishment of Junior-Composition Equivalency (JE) Courses
     PASSED October 17, 2011
     SIGNED October 20, 2011

2010-2011

A Resolution on Establishment of a Clinical Medicine Track in the College of Osteopathic Medicine
     PASSED June 6, 2011
     SIGNED June 20, 2011

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Replacement Group I Hires
     PASSED June 6, 2011
President's Response
 

A Resolution on the Formation of a First-Year Council
     PASSED June 6, 2011
     SIGNED June 20, 2011

A Resolution on Clarifications for Intro to Ethics Violations
     PASSED June 6, 2011
     SIGNED June 20, 2011

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Planning Unit Reduction Targets and Budget Priorities
     PASSED May 16, 2011

A Resolution on a Leave Policy for Maternity, Paternity and Adoption
     PASSED May 16, 2011
     NOT SIGNED - Provost's Response

A Resolution on Faculty Fellowship Leave Adjustment for Semester Calendar
     PASSED May 16, 2011
     SIGNED May 25, 2011

A Resolution to Amend Withdrawal Deadlines Under Semesters
     PASSED April 25, 2011
     SIGNED April 28, 2011

A Resolution on Deadlines for Incomplete Grades
     PASSED April 25, 2011
     SIGNED April 28, 2011

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on Inter-University Council and Senate Bill 5
     PASSED March 14, 2011
 

A Resolution on Adjustment of Catalog language to semesters and Catalog of Entry for Summer 2012
     PASSED February 21, 2011
     SIGNED 4/26/11

A Resolution on Early Retirement - Semesters
     PASSED February 21, 2011
     SIGNED 4/26/11
 

A Resolution on Responsibility of Chairs & Directors in Responding to Professional Ethics Violations
     PASSED 1/24/11
     SIGNED 4/26/11

A Resolution on Faculty Fellowship Leave and One-year Deferral for Curricular Reasons
     PASSED 1/24/11
     SIGNED 4/26/11

A Resolution on The Early Retirement Program on Semesters
     DEFERRED

A Resolution on Special Event Parking in Academic Building Parking Lots
     WITHDRAWN

A Resolution on Process to Determine Necessity of Furloughs
     PASSED 10/18/10
     NOT SIGNED - Provost's Response
 

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on The 2010 Merit Raise Pool Procedures
     PASSED 10/18/10 
 

A Resolution on Senate Representation for the Voinvoich School
     PASSED 9/20/10

2009-2010

A Sense of the Senate Resolution to Commend Student Reporters
PASSED 5/17/10
 

 

A Resolution to Update Faculty Handbook on Professional Ethics Committees
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/8/10
 

A Resolution to Change Full-Time Status for Undergraduates
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/20/10
 

A Resolution on Academic Probation Policy for Undergraduate Students
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/8/10
 

A Sense of the Senate Resolution on the Sustainability of Intercollegiate Athletics
PASSED 5/17/10
President's Response
 

A Resolution on Intercollegiate Athletic Funding Sustainability
PASSED 6/7/10
NOT SIGNED - PROVOST'S RESPONSE
 

A Resolution on Shared Governance in Intercollegiate Athletics
PASSED 5/17/10
NOT SIGNED - PROVOST'S RESPONSE
 

A Resolution on Senate Representation for the Voinovich School
DEFEATED 6/7/10
 

A Resolution on Promotion and Tenure Guidelines Addressing Interdisciplinary Activities for Faculty with a Singular Home Department/School
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/8/10
 

A Resolution on Promotion and Tenure Guidelines
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/8/10
 

A Resolution on Appropriate Creation of Academic Units
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/8/10
 

A Resolution on Retakeable/Repeatable Courses
PASSED 6/7/10
SIGNED 7/8/10
 

A Resolution to Approve Credit Hours for Minors and Certificates Under Semesters
PASSED 5/17/10
SIGNED 6/25/10
 

Sense-of-the-Senate resolution on Budget Planning Council Recommendation Concerning Budget Assumptions
Defeated 3/15/10
 

Sense-of-the-Senate resolution Concerning the Budget Planning Council Recommendation
PASSED 3/15/10
 

A resolution to Establish Drop/Add and Withdrawal Deadlines under Semesters
PASSED 2/22/10
SIGNED 3/4/10
 

A resolution on Correcting Inconsistencies in P&T Appeals
PASSED 2/12/10
SIGNED 3/4/10
 

A resolution on Budget Priorities
PASSED 1/11/10
SIGNED 1/27/10 Provost Response
 

A resolution on Minimum Graduation Hours for Graduate Programs in Q2S
PASSED 11/16/09
SIGNED 12/4/09
 

A Sense-of-the-Senate resolution on Current Priorities
PASSED 11/16/09
 

A resolution to Update Faculty Handbook Language on the Composition of Graduate Council
PASSED 6/8/09
SIGNED 8/26/09
 

A resolution to Delete Faculty Handbook Language Concerning the Graduate Student Contract Grievance Board
PASSED 6/8/09
SIGNED 8/26/09
 

A resolution to Clarify the Grievance Procedures for Nonreappointment and for Denial of Promotion and/or Tenure
PASSED 5/11/09
 

Provost Extention Request
SIGNED 7/29/09
 

A resolution on Promotion and Tenure Guidlines
PASSED 5/11/09
 

Provost Extention Request
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution to Censure
WITHDRAWN  09/21/09
 

A resolution on the Increase in Health Benefits Costs for Employees
PASSED 5/11/09
 

Provost Extention Request
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution to Clarify Faculty Handbook on Employee Health Benefits Contributions 
PASSED 5/11/09
 

Provost Extention Request
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution on Early Retirement for ARP Faculty
PASSED 5/11/09
Provost Extention Request
SIGNED 7/29/09
 

A resolution to Eliminate the Catalog Rule on Retaking Prerequisites
PASSED 5/11/09
SIGNED 7/20/09
 

A resolution of the Transition of General Education Requirements from Quarters to Semesters
PASSED 4/13/09
SIGNED 4/22/09
 

A resolution Specifying the Minimum Number of Hours to Graduate after the Transition from Quarters to Semesters
PASSED 4/13/09
SIGNED 4/22/09
 

A resolution on the Number of Semester Hours per Course and Course Meeting Times for Quarters to Semesters
PASSED 4/13/09
SIGNED 4/22/09
 

A sense-of-the-senate resolution to Approve 860K Savings in Health Benefits and Maintain Access to Quality Health Care Options 
PASSED 3/9/09
 

A sense -of-the-senate resolution to Defend the Faculty Handbook PASSED 3/9/09
 

A resolution to Approve Budget Planning Council Recommendation on Health Care REJECTED 3-9-09
 

A resolution to Clarify Faculty Handbook Language related to the Composition of Search Committees for Executive Academic Officers
PASSED 4/13/09
NOT SIGNED - Provost Response
 

A sense-of-the-senate resolution regarding the provost search. 
PASSED 1/12/09
 

A resolution to Defend the Faculty Handbook.
PASSED 3/9/09
 

A resolution regarding Handbook Language on Academic Dishonesty. 
PASSED 1/12/09 SINGED 2/3/09
 

A resolution on Syllabus Statements about Academic Integrity. 
PASSED 1/12/09 SIGNED 2/3/09
 

A resolution on Grade Appeals Involving Academic Misconduct. 
PASSED 1/12/09 SIGNED 2/3/09
 

A resolution on Academic Integrity.  
TABLED 11/10/08
 

A sense-of-the-senate resolution on Collective Bargaining.  
PASSED 10/13/08
 

A resolution on Collective Bargaining.
WITHDRAWN 6/9/08 
 

A Motion to Establish a University-Wide Advising Policy.
TABLED 5/12/08
 

A sense-of-the-senate resolution calling for Evaluation of President/Provost. 
PASSED 5/12/08
 

A resolution on Health Benefits Surpluses 2008.  
PASSED  5/12/08--NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution on Faculty Compensation Initiative 2008. 
PASSED 5/12/08--NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution on Annual Compensation 2008.  
PASSED 5/12/08--NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A Sense-of-the-Senate resolution to support Student Senate resolution 0708-20 on the Board of Trustees Policy for Presidential Evaluation. 
PASSED 3/10/08
 

A resolution on a proposed amendment to procedures for tenure and advancement in rank and recommendations for salary increases.      
PASSED 3/10/08 -- SIGNED
 

A rewritten resolution regarding changes in detenuring language.  
FIRST READING TABLED 1/14/08
 

A rewritten resolution regarding the creation of a University Standing Committee on benefits 
PASSED 11/19/07
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

Eleven bundled sense-of-the-senate resolutions regarding the Five Year Academic Action Plan. PASSED *11/05/07
 

A resolution regarding creating a standing committee on benefits.   
PASSED 6/11/2007
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

resolution regarding Shared Governance.
PASSED 6/11/2007
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution clarifying detenuring language in the Handbook.  
PASSED 6/11/2007
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution regarding faculty compensation. 
PASSED 4/16/2007
NOT SIGNED Provost Response
 

A resolution regarding employee share of health care costs. 
WITHDRAWN 3/12/07
 

A resolution regarding administrative salaries. 
WITHDRAWN 3/12/07
 

A resolution expanding and clarifying the grievance procedure found in Section II.G. of the Handbook. 
PASSED  4/16/2007
SIGNED
 

A resolution bringing Handbook language regarding sexual harassment into compliance with state and federal law. 
PASSED 4/16/2007--SIGNED 
 

A rewritten resolution to place language about tenured and tenure-track faculty workload in the Handbook. 
PASSED 4/16/07
NOT SIGNED  Provost Response
 

Aresolution to place language about tenured and tenure-track faculty workload in the Handbook. 
PASSED 4/16/07
NOT SIGNED  Provost Response
 

A resolution to add learning outcomes to syllabi. 
PASSED 3/12/07
SIGNED
 

A resolution to allow early retired faculty to use summer as their teaching quarter if they are in colleges that include summer as a normal part of a faculty member's annual contract. 
PASSED 2/12/07
SIGNED
 

A resolution adding language regarding the Family Medical Leave Act to the Handbook.  PASSED 2/12/07
 

A resolution affirming our commitment to academic integrity as  core value. 
PASSED 1/8/07
 

A resolution updating Handbook language to reflect creation of new Office of Outreach and Regional Campuses. 
PASSED 1/8/07
 

resolution formalizing the disposition of Senate resolutions once they have been passed.  
PASSED 11/13/06
 

resolution regarding catalog of entry provisions with the move to biennial printing of catalogs.  
TABLED 6/12/06
 

A "Sense of the Senate" resolution stating that the Senate will continue work on the Faculty Categorization Initiative. 
 

A resolution clarifying the sequence of events in an appeal of denial of tenure and/or promotion. 
PASSED 6/12/06
 

A resolution clarifying catalog language regarding Tier III and Tier III equivalent classes.  PASSED 5/15/06
 

A resolution changing Tier II requirements by redefining the areas, increasing them to six area, requiring that students take at least three hours in each of the six areas. 
PASSED 5/15/06
 

A resolution asking that specific metrics be included in Vision Ohio goals regarding the hiring of additional Group I faculty. 
PASSED 5/15/06
 

A resolution asking that standing committees be used as much as possible, that new committees be created sparingly and that ad hoc committees be used sparingly. 
PASSED 5/15/06.
 

A resolution on shared governance regarding a non-voting faculty member on the Board of Trustees and on the President's Cabinet and regarding the use of standing committees.  PASSED
 

A resolution clarifying language regarding the admission of students who have been on probation at other institutions. 
PASSED 4/17/06
 

A resolution regarding monitoring or electronic recording of classroom activities.  This resolution specifies that the knowledge and permission of the instructor is required. 
PASSED 4/17/06
 

A resolution regarding grades of "I" that become an "F" if requirements are not completed by the sixth week of the quarter in which the student is next enrolled.  This resolution specifies that the "I" will become an "F" in the next quarter in which the student is enrolled or within two years, whichever comes firs. 
PASSED 2/13/06.