Agenda – May 10, 2018

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
May 10, 2018
RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  • Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  • Open Forum
  • Senate President’s remarks
    • Welcome to new Senators
    • Farewell
  • Voting:
    • April minutes
    • Ex officio amendment vote
      • The proposed language:
        • “Presidents shall serve in an ex officio, non-voting capacity on the Executive Committee for one year following their last year of service as president. During this year, past-presidents shall function as an advisor to the newly elected president. The role of past-president does not preclude any other responsibilities or obligations they hold as a senator.”
    • Senate Officers election
    • KOPS representatives (1 FT & 1 Adj)
      • Summer meeting on June 6, 2018
    • DLAC representative
  • Math cut scores/EA issue (Beth Edmonds)
  • HLC: debrief and reactions
  • Dennis Arjo: FA report
  • Barry Bailey: EA report
  • Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
    • Constitutional Committee
      • Term limit language
      • HLC standing committee?
  • College-wide Committee Updates
    • Campus safety
    • Communications Task Force on InfoShare
  • Adjournment

Agenda – April 19, 2018

Johnson County Community College

Faculty Senate Agenda

April 19, 2018

RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM

  2. Open Forum

  3. Senate President’s remarks

  4. Hanan Boukhami: Student Senate

  5. Barry Bailey: EA report

  6. FA report

  7. What is the value of the Faculty Senate to JCCC?

  8. “Communications Task Force on InfoShare” nominations

  9. Elections

    • Division results

    • At-Large Candidates

    • Senate Officers

  10. Senate Standing Committees

    1. Adjunct Affairs

    2. Constitutional Committee

  11. College-wide Committee Updates

    1. Campus safety

    2. AQIP proposal on initiatives

  12. Adjournment

Agenda – March 22, 2018

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
March 22, 2018
CC 234, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
  3. Senate President’s remarks
  4. Sheri Barrett: HLC Update
  5. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  6. Barry Bailey: EA report
  7. Matthew Schmeer: AQIP Faculty Development Project (report; PowerPoint)
  8. Update: Academic Freedom Task Force
  9. Update: Renaming the Carlsen Center
  10. Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
    • Elections (process refresher)
  11. College-wide Committee Updates
    • Campus Safety
    • AQIP proposal on initiatives
  12. Adjournment

Agenda – February 15, 2018

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
February 15, 2018
RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
  3. Senate President’s remarks
  4. HLC Task Force findings (PDF)
  5. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  6. Barry Bailey: EA report
  7. Update: Academic Freedom Task Force
  8. Update: Renaming the Carlsen Center
  9. VOTE: Wall of Honor committee
  10. Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
    • Communications
    • Elections
    • Constitution Committee
  11. College-wide Committee Updates
    • Campus safety
  12. Adjournment

Agenda – January 18, 2018

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
January 18, 2018

RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM


  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM

  2. Open Forum

  3. Senate President’s remarks

  4. VOTE: December minutes

  5. Janette Funaro: Adjunct inclusion

  6. Update: Academic Freedom Task Force

  7. Update: HLC Task Force

  8. Update: Renaming the Carlsen Center

  9. Dennis Arjo: FA report

  10. Barry Bailey: EA report

  11. Senate Standing Committees

    1. Adjunct Affairs

    2. Communications

    3. Elections

    4. Constitution Committee

  12. College-wide Committee Updates

  13. Adjournment

Agenda – December 7, 2017

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
December 7, 2017
RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
  3. Chris Gray: Marketing Communication Plan
  4. Senate President’s remarks
  5. Vote: Amendment to Bylaws (minutes)
  6. Motion: Academic Freedom Task Force
  7. Discussion: Renaming the Carlsen Center
  8. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  9. Barry Bailey: EA report
  10. HLC Systems Portfolio Task Force Report
  11. Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
    • Communications
    • Elections
    • Constitution Committee
  12. College-wide Committee Updates
  13. Adjournment

Agenda – November 16, 2017

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
November 17, 2017
CC 234, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
  3. Senate President’s remarks
  4. Sheri Barrett: AQIP Faculty Participation
  5. Vote: Special Election
  6. Vote: Amendment to Bylaws
    1. Under Filling Vacancies
    2. Under Quorum
  7. Dennis Arjo: Academic Freedom
  8. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  9. Barry Bailey: EA report
  10. Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
    • Communications
    • Elections
    • Constitution Committee
  11. College-wide Committee Updates
  12. Adjournment

Agenda – October 19, 2017

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
October 19, 2017
RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
  3. Senate President’s remarks
  4. Beth Edmonds: Accuplacer (PDF)
  5. Farrell Jenab: Faculty Development
  6. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  7. Barry Bailey: EA report
  8. AQIP Institutional Learning Outcomes: Schmeer motion to table
  9. Senate Standing Committees
    1. Adjunct Affairs
    2. Communications
    3. Elections
    4. Constitution Committee
  10. College-wide Committee Updates
  11. Adjournment

Agenda – Faculty Senate – September 21, 2017

Johnson County Community College

Faculty Senate Agenda

September 21, 2017

RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
    • Angeliina Lawson – Candidate for the JCCC Board of Trustees
  3. Senate President’s remarks
  4. Joe Sopcich: College President’s remarks
  5. Sherri Barrett: Accreditation
  6. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  7. Barry Bailey: EA report
  8. Senate Exec special election
  9. Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
    • Communications
    • Elections
    • Constitution Committee
  10. College-wide Committee Updates
  11. Adjournment

Agenda – April 20, 2017

Johnson County Community College
Faculty Senate Agenda
April 20, 2017
RC 175, 3:00-5:00 PM

  1. Call to Order at 3:00 PM
  2. Open Forum
  3. Senate President’s remarks
  4. Joe Sopcich: College President’s remarks
  5. Dennis Arjo: FA report
  6. Bookstore Digital Content proposal
    • “Inclusive Access” aka “opt-out”
  7. Committee representation language vote
  8. Elections
    • Divisional Results
    • At-Large results
      • At-large alternate special election
    • Officer Nominations (self or otherwise)
      • Statement
      • Pictures (optional)
  9. Faculty participation at graduation ceremonies
  10. Dianna Rottinghaus: EA report
    • Draft syllabus policy
  11. KOPS Update
  12. Senate Standing Committees
    • Adjunct Affairs
      • Adjunct facilitation update
      • Adjunct survey
    • Communications
  13. College-wide Committee Updates
    • Online best practices update
    • Spaces committee update
    • Learning Quality
  14. Adjournment