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Access meeting agendas, documents and recorded video for past meetings of the senate and faculty.

Past Meeting Documents

Meeting documents from the past year are available below. To view older materials, please visit Scholar Commons

Previously Recorded Video

Videos of Faculty Senate meetings are maintained on this site for one year.  Select a meeting date to view the recorded video.  After one year, videos are transferred to the University Libraries, where they will be stored for ten years.  To obtain access to these videos, please email the Faculty Senate Office.  A broadband connection is required to view all videos successfully.

Search for documents from the past year

Search by date or keyword below to find documentation from past meetings.

Date Meeting Type
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October 6, 2021 Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses Report [pdf]
2020-2021 Fifteenth Annual Report of the Faculty Ombuds [pdf]
October 6, 2021 Recording  
September 8, 2021 Faculty Senate Meeting Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses Report [pdf]
Experiential Learning Opportunity (ELO) Courses [pdf]
Resolution [pdf]
Committee Annual Reports - 2020-2021
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
September 8, 2021 Recording  
September 1, 2021 General Faculty Meeting Agenda [pdf]
Tenure and Promotion Cycle: The Provost's Annual Report to the Faculty [pdf]
September 1, 2021 Recording  
August 19, 2021 Special Called Meeting of the Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
August 19, 2021 Recording  
August 11, 2021 Special Called Meeting of the Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Letter calling for meeting of the Faculty Senate
A Resolution to Protect the Health, Safety and Well-Being of the University of South Carolina Community [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
August 11, 2021 Recording  
June 16, 2021 Special Called Meeting of the Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Resolution to Ensure Academic Excellence in Carolina Online and Prevent Financial and Reputational Harm to the University [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
June 16, 2021 Recording  
June 2, 2021 Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Proposal to Amend UofSC Columbia Undergraduate Bulletin "Transfer Admission" Section [pdf]
Proposal to Amended UofSC Columbia Undergraduate Bulletin "International Admissions" Section [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses Report [pdf]
Experiential Learning Opportunties (ELO) Courses [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development Courses Report [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development Projects Report [pdf]
Report on Copyright Policy (ACAF 1.35) [pdf]
Frequently Asked Questions about the  new UofSC Copyright Policy (ACAF 1.35) [pdf]
2022-2023 Bulletin Change Proposal [pdf]
Faculty Senate Bylaw Changes [pdf]
Motion Regarding Carolina Online [pdf]
Resolution Regarding Additional Covid-19 Safety Policies [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
June 2, 2021 Recording Part 1
June 2, 2021 Recording Part 2
 
May 14, 2021 Special Called Meeting of the Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Overview of Carolina Online Program Approval Status [pdf]
Carolina Online Program Approvals [pdf]
Carolina Online Program Notifications to CHE [pdf]
A Resolution to Restore Confidence in the Presidential Selection Process - approved [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
May 14, 2021 Recording  
April 27, 2021 General Faculty Agenda [pdf]
Faculty Advisory Committee Recommended Changes to Faculty Manual [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
April 27, 2021 Recording  
April 7, 2021 Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Admissions:
-Proposal to Establish Admission Requirements for Carolina Online [pdf]
-Proposal to Revise Behavioral/Criminal Infractions Policy for Carolina Online [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses:
-Statement Regarding Concurrences [pdf]
-Committee on Curricula and Courses Report [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development:
-Committee on Instructional Development Report [pdf]
Faculty Advisory Committee:
-Faculty Manual Proposals [pdf]
Recommendation for the University of South Carolina to Fully Fund the Cost of Health Insurance Premiums for All Graduate Student Workers [pdf]
Proposed University Commitment to Freedom of Expression [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
April 7, 2021 Recording  
March 3, 2021 Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Admissions:
-Statement of Support for Extending Test Optional Policy Through Fall 2023 [pdf]

Committee on Curricula and Courses:
-Committee on Curricula and Courses Report [pdf]

Experiential Learning Opportunity (ELO) courses [pdf]

Committee on Instructional Development:
-Committee on Instructional Development Report [pdf]

-Proposal to Amend the List of Instructional Method Codes that Require Approval for Distributed Learning [pdf]

-Proposed Amendment to Blanket Approval for Online Course Delivery during the COVID-19 Emergency [pdf]

Faculty Advisory Committee:
-Faculty Manual Proposals [pdf]

-System Faculty Leadership Council Bylaws  [pdf]

Nominees for Elected Committees [pdf]

Recommendation to Divest the University of South Carolina from the Fossil Fuel Industry [pdf]

Record of Attendance [pdf]

Minutes [pdf]

March 3, 2021 Recording  
February 3, 2021 Faculty Senate Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses Report [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development Report [pdf]
Proposed Changes to Faculty Manual [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]

Minutes [pdf]
February 3, 2021 Recording  
December 09, 2020 Special Called Faculty Senate
Agenda [pdf]
Report of the ad hoc committee on Unit Level Governance [pdf]
Report of the a hoc committee on curriculum approval process improvements [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
December 9, 2020 Recording  
December 02, 2020 Faculty Senate
Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Admission
- BA-Palmetto Admission Change Request [pdf]
- Adult Learner Policy Change Request for Military with 2 years of service [pdf]
- Readmit Policy Change [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses
- C&C Committee Report [pdf]
- CIEL Approved ELOs from March 2020-October 2020 [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development [pdf]
Intellectual Property Committee [pdf]
Committee on Scholastic Standards and Petitions
- Graduation Policy Change [pdf]
- Classification of Students Policy Change [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
December 02, 2020 Recording  
November 04, 2020 Faculty Senate
Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development [pdf]
Faculty Advisory Committee - Resolution [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
November 04, 2020 Recording  
October 07, 2020 Faculty Senate
Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses [pdf]
Proposal to Meet the Reach Act Requirement [pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development [pdf]
Committee on Intellecutual Property [pdf]
Senate Steering Committee [pdf]
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
October 07, 2020 Recording  
September 09, 2020 Faculty Senate
Agenda [pdf]
Committee on Curricula and Courses pdf]
Committee on Instructional Development [pdf]
Committee on Scholastic Standards and Procedures:
Second degree Additional Major Bulletin Proposal [pdf]
Faculty Advisory Report: Bylaws Changes [pdf]
Resolution [pdf]
2020 Revision [pdf]
Annual Report - 2019-2020 Committees Reports
Record of Attendance [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
September 09, 2020 Recording  
September 02, 2020 General Faculty
Agenda [pdf]
Faculty Manual Change - University Committee on Professional Track Faculty [pdf]
Faculty Manual Change - Graduate Faculty [pdf]
Faculty Manual Change - Faculty Budget Committee [pdf]
Minutes [pdf]
September 02, 2020 Recording  

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