1998-1999 Academic Year
1. Membership (include ex-officio members).
Mary Farwell Ann Adams-Bullock
John Crammer Karen Elberson
David Glascoff Jon McChesney
Salman Abdulali Vivian Mott
James L. Smith Bill Clutter
Gil Moore Layton Getsinger
Bob Denney David Sturm (student)
2. Meeting Dates (include members absent).
4/20/99 - Getsinger (excused), Smith (excused),
Adams-Bullock, Denney, McChesney, Clutter
3/9/99 - Adams-Bullock (excused), Denney, Smith,
McChesney, Clutter, Sturm
2/9/99 - Adams-Bullock (excused), Mott (excused),
Getsinger, Smith, McChesney, Sturm
11/12/99 - Denney, Smith, McChesney, Sturm
10/22/99 - Smith, Adams-Bullock, Mott, Clutter, David
9/24/99 - Smith, McChesney, Clutter (excused),
Adams-Bullock (excused), Student Rep.
8/25/99 - Smith, Getsinger, Denney, Student
3. Subcommittees established during the year
(include progress and/or completion of work).
Subcommittee on Contact Minutes and Scheduling.
Members: Crammer, Farwell, Glascoff. Subcommittee was
established to prepare a document subsequently approved
by the Calendar Committee and by the Faculty Senate as
resolution 98-35 regarding clarification of policy and
guidelines for scheduling courses.
4. Accomplishments during the year, especially as
addressed through committee goals. Include
recommendations made to agencies other than the
Faculty Senate as well as the Faculty Senate.
Examined the three items carried over from 1997-
1998: Item 1 (Guidelines for scheduling) was resolved
as stated above; Item 2 (Evaluate current summer
terms) was discussed with conclusion of no change at
this time; Item 3 (Better serve the University) was
completed with the changing of the examination
schedule rotation. In addition, the Committee
discussed: the possible elimination of registration day
as a non-class day; the possibility of a full week's
Thanksgiving holiday; and the possibility of utilizing
the Marketing Research class to secure calendar-
related opinion data.
5. Reports to the Faculty Senate (include dates and
Resolution 98-35, approved December 8, 1998 -
Clarification Statements (Policy and Guidelines) for
Scheduling Class Contact Minutes for Fall/Spring Semester,
Summer Session, and Weekend University Courses
Resolution 99-15, approved April 27, 1999 - Calendar
6. Business carried over to next year (list in priority
1. Review/revise calendar format (e.g. MLK makeup
2. Prepare 2002-2003 calendar, including surveying
departments using common exams
3. Consider the role of the Calendar Committee
regarding distance education
4. Request report from Registrar regarding adherence
to scheduling guidelines
5. Re-visit, via the Marketing Research class, the
possibility of a full week Thanksgiving
7. Evaluation of the committee (include anything
that hindered or assisted the committee's work
during the year).
A. Charge: No problem
B. Personnel: No problem
C. Attendance: Student member David Strum,
James L. Smith, Jon McChesney consistently
D. Responsibilities: No problem
E. Activities: No problem
8. Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty and/or
Faculty Senate for improving the effectiveness of the committee.