Senate Motions

Summary of Motions from AY 2017-2018

Summary of Motions from AY 2016-2017

          Status report on implementation of motions from Senate Session XXI 

Summary of Motions from AY 2015-2016

          Status report on implementation of motions from Senate Session XX (2-20-2017)

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M34 to raise the GPA for Honors Program 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M33 to include student representatives on Standing Committees 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M32 on dialogue between administration and faculty on budget actions 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M31 to suspend revised RCM and reinstate Central Budget Committee 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M30 on active university support for child care 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M29 on transfer credit policy for two-year schools 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M28 for positive advocacy of Discovery 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M27 to encourage even distribution of Discovery seats 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M26 to end "decommissioning" of Discovery courses 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M25 on oversight authority of Discovery Committee 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M24 on double counting of Discovery courses 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M23 to leave Discovery Categories unchanged 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M22 to discontinue Discovery Dialogue 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M21 to retain Discovery writing and quantitative reasoning requirements 5-2-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M20 to add campus lactation rooms 4-25-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M19 to protect university lands 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M18 to amend constitution, Ag. Comm. may charge committees, act in summer 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M17 to amend constitution; Agenda Committee members must be tenured 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M16 to allow creation of subcommittees of senate standing committees 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M15 to amend UCAPC charter to include all senate-eligible faculty to vote 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M14 to establish permanent committees of the senate 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M13 on change to Add period 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M12 on implementing online student evaluations by Fall 2016 4-11-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M11 to stop level funding of Library Acquisitions Budget 3-21-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M10 to establish ad hoc Committee on Teaching Evaluation Standards March 21, 2016

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M9 on revising the SRRR, Sect 06.1.1, to clarify PAT advisors 2-15-2016

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M8 on cancelling classes the Wednesday before Thanksgiving 2-1-16

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M7 to delay decision on approving policy on start-ups 12-7-15

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M6 on reinstating Central Budget Committee 12-7-15

  • Senate passes Motion XX-M5 policy for approval of interdisciplinary courses 11-23-15
  • Senate passes Motion XX-M4 on wording Q4,6,10 UNH online eval of teaching 10-26-15
  • Senate passes Motion XX-M3 to approve eTerm Calendar for AY'17 10-26-15
  • Senate passes Motion XX-M2 change online wording Honors Convoc attendance 9-28-15
  • Senate passes Motion XX-M1 on forming ad-hoc comm. to investigate alternatives to UNH semester system 9-14-15

Summary of Motions from AY 2014-2015

         Status report on implementation of motions from Senate Session XIX (12-7-15)

  • Senate passes Motion XIX- M17 on recommendations regarding the Confucius Institute 4-27-15

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M16 on revising handbook statements on faculty advising 5-4-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M15 to accept Joint Panel Teaching/Learning report 5-4-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M14 on revised library collection maintenance policy 5-4-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M13 Bylaws amended CCLEAR faculty 5-4-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M12 Constitution amended CCLEAR faculty 5-4-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M11 update language online teaching eval 4-27-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M10 to approve UCAPC okay on DMS proposal 3-2-2015

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M9 endorse updated UNH data management policy 3-2-2015
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M8 to cancel classes the Wed. before Thanksgiving 2-23-2015
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M7 on moving evening common exam time 11-17-2014
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M6 on proposed revisions of Honors program 11-3-2014
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M5 supporting changing common exam time 10-20-2014
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M4 on filling vacancies in TEVIC 9/22/14
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M3 initiating five-year review of Discovery program 9/22/14
  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M2 changes to bylaws School of Law and CHIS dept 9/22/14

  • Senate passes Motion XIX-M1 changes to constitution School of Law 9/22/14

Summary of Motions from AY 2013-2014

         Status report on implementation of motions from Senate Session XVIII (2-5-15)

Summary of Motions from AY 2012-2013

  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M22 on establishing ad-hoc committee for non-tenure track faculty, 5/6/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M21 on lecturer letter of employment, 5/6/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M20 on lecturer observers, 5/6/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M19 on lecturer contracts, 5/6/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M18 on hiring practices, 5/6/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M17 on promotion and tenure standards, 4/29/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M16 on teacher evaluations, 4/29/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M15 on library support, 4/15/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M14 on renumbering Thompson School courses, 4/15/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M13 on review for department course changes in mode or time, 3/18/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M12 on review for discovery and writing course changes in mode or time, 3/18/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M11 on the Honors Program courses not on-line, 3/18/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M10 on the marine school approval, 3/18/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M9 on the marine school proposal, 2/25/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M8 on changing the grade or status of a student, 2/11/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M7 on campus security, 2/11/2013
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M6 on guidelines for public/private ventures, 11/26/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M5 on transfer credits required to waive the Discovery Program inquiry requirement, 11/26/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M4 on military credit, 11/5/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M2 on general schools policy, 10/22/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M3 on Writing Committee membership, 9/24/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVII-M1 on UCAPC committee status, 8/27/2012

Summary of Motions from AY 2011-2012

  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M24 on the proposal for a School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, 5/7/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M23 on the proposed Policy on Interdisciplinary Schools, 5/7/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M22 on representation to the Campus Master Planning Steering Committee, 5/7/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M20 on teaching evaluation form, 4/30/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M19 on cluster hires, 4/30/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M18 on Promotion and Tenure Standards Oversight Committee, 4/23/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M17 on budget detail 4/23/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M21 on faculty status, 4/16/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M16 on electronic courses, 4/16/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M15 on shared governance, 4/16/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M14 on internationalization, 4/16/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M13 on the senate's response to the Inclusive Excellence Report, 4/2/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M12 on the SARRC budget, 4/2/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M11 on the definition of research/scholarship, 3/19/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M10 on e-meritus courses, 3/19/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M9 on UNH credit hour policy, 2/27/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M8 on transitioning to retirement, 2/27/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M7 regarding on-line and January-term course evaluations, 2/13/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M6 on January-term E-learning session length, 1/30/2012
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M5 on the budgetary crisis, 11/28/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M4 on the Academic and Strategic Plans, 11/28/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M3 on course syllabi, 11/14/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M2 on corresponding administrators in the senate constitution, 9/12/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XVI-M1 on the president's legislative testimony, 5/9/2011

Summary of Motions from AY 2010-2011

  • Senate passes Motion XV-M11 on Discovery Program exemptions, 5/2/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M10 on Latin honors, 4/25/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M9 on Form B of the Intellectual Property Participation Agreement, 4/18/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M8 on Library Committee wording in the senate constitution, 4/4/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M7 on graduate and family housing, 2/14/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M6 on the approval process for Institutes, Schools and Centers at UNH, 2/14/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M5 on the Faculty Activity Report Working Group, 2/14/2011
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M4 on establishing a standing committee on instructional technology, 11/29/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M3 on electronic archiving of student academic records, 11/15/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M2 on diversity reaffirmation, 11/1/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XV-M1 on NAVITAS implementation, 9/27/2010

Summary of Motions from AY 2009-2010

  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M16 on no decision now on NAVITAS, 4/19/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M15 on background checks, 4/19/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M14 on open access, 3/22/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M13 on staff benefits and wages, 3/22/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M12 on renumbering of some Thompson School courses, 3/1/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M11 on outcomes assessment, 3/1/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M10 on invitations to administrators during work to rule, 3/1/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M9 on scholars at risk, 2/15/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M8 on call to negotiate, 2/1/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M7 on work to rule, 2/1/2010
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M6 on senate representation for UNH-Manchester, 11/16/2009
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M5 on president's call for civic engagement, 11/16/2009
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M4 on book cost availability, 11/2/2009
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M3 on Student Separation Policy, 11/2/2009
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M2 on January-term course evaluations, 10/19/2009
  • Senate passes Motion XIV-M1 on Human Subjects and Animal Use Policies, 10/19/2009

Summary of Motions from AY 2008-2009

  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M24 on Study Away Policy and Field Trip Guidelines, 5/4/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M23 on the University Institutes Policy, 5/4/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M22 on Misconduct Policy on Scholarly Activity, 5/4/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M21 on thanks to Provost Mallory, 4/27/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M20 on spring semester starting one week later in January, 4/27/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M19 on an academic calendar with equal semesters, 4/27/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M18 on diversity in strategic planning, 4/20/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M17 on two introductory statistics courses, 4/20/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M16 on Thompson School eligibility to submit inquiry and breadth courses, 4/20/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M15 on a shared governance document, 4/20/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M14 on family housing, 4/6/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M13 on electronic devices, 3/23/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M12 on constitution change re Library Committee purview, 3/9/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M11 on Discovery Program Committee, 3/9/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M10 on Discovery Program interdisciplinary attribute, 3/9/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M9 on Discovery Program identity attribute, 3/9/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M8 on Discovery Program core, 2/23/09
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M7 on Blue Ribbon Panel on Research recommendations, 2/9/09
  • Senate passes and then rescinds Motion XIII-M6 on electronic devices, 2/9/09
  • Senate passes Motions XIII-M4 and XIII-M5 on export control and on classified work, 12/1/08
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M3 on Library Committee purview change, 11/17/08
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M2 on the student voter registration challenge, 10/6/08
  • Senate passes Motion XIII-M1 on the foreign language proficiency requirement, 9/8/08

Summary of Motions from AY 2007-2008

Summary of Motions from AY 2006-2007

  • Senate passes Motion XI-M5 on disapproval of the dean's response, 4-30-07
  • Senate passes Motion XI-M4 on university institutes, 11-27-06
  • Senate passes Motion XI-M3 on work to rule and university-wide committees, 11-13-06
  • Senate passes Motion XI-M2 on work to rule and ceremonial occasions, 10-30-06
  • Senate passes Motion XI-M1 on work to rule and senate and administration actions, 10-30-06

Summary of Motions from AY 2005-2006

  • Senate passes Motion X-M10 on review of American Sign Language, 5-1-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M9 on university institute course approval, 5-1-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M8 on presidential search, 5-1-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M7 on shared governance and resources, 4-17-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M6 on civil speech, 4-17-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M5 on American Sign Language, 4-3-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M4 on scholarship guidelines, 3-20-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M3 on the library budget formula, 3-6-06
  • Senate passes Motion X-M2 on shared governance, 12-12-05
  • Senate passes Motion X-M1 on UCAPC charter revisions, 10-31-05

Summary of Motions from AY 2004-2005

  • Senate passes Motion IX-M22 on plagiarism, 5-2-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M21 on study hours per credit, 5-2-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M20 on BA/BS students taking Thompson School credits, 5-2-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M19 on pre-professional education, 5-2-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M18 on land grant resolution, 5-2-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M17 on diversity, 4-18-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M16 on faculty referendum, 4-18-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M15 on Honors Program mission, 4-4-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M14 on Honors Program designation, 4-4-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M13 on study away student conduct, 3-21-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M12 on a national search, 3-21-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M11 on administrative search process wording, 3-21-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M10 on shared governance, 3-7-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M9 on promotion and tenure procedures, 3-7-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M8 on scholarship guidelines, 2-7-05
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M7 on study away academic eligibility, 12-6-04
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M6 on a change to article 2B of the Faculty Senate Bylaws, 10-11-04
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M5 on a student observer to the Faculty Senate's Student Affairs Committee, 10-11-04
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M4 on revisions to the Harassment Policy, 10-11-04
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M3 on administrative search process, 9-27-04
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M2 on pre-medical, pre-dental and pre-veterinary education, 9-13-04
  • Senate passes Motion IX-M1 on a student observer to Faculty Senate, 9-13-04

Summary of Motions from AY 2003-2004

Summary of Motions from AY 2002-2003

  • Senate passes Motion VII-M13 on student conduct, May 5, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M12 on the Discovery Program, May 5, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M11 on academic and programmatic decisions, May 5, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M10 on faculty service, May 5, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M9 on student behavior, April 21, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M8 on the Dean's Letter on Unacceptable Behavior, April 21, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M7 on the Academic Plan, April 7, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M6 on plagiarism, March 10, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M5 on the 2004/05 academic calendar, March 10, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M4 on a dialogue on war, February 24, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M3 on a teach in about war, February 24, 2003
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M2 on the selection of senate standing committee chairs, September 9, 2002
  • Senate passes Motion VII-M1 on revising the list of senate seats, September 9, 2002

Summary of Motions from AY 2001-2002

  • Senate passes Motion VI-M5 on the General Education Study Committee recommendations, April 22, 2002
  • Senate passes Motion VI-M4 on the mid-semester break, February 25, 2002
  • Senate passes Motion VI-M3 on the UNH smoking policy, October 8, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion VI-M2 on international respect, September 24, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion VI-M1 on the senate vice chair, September 10, 2001

Summary of Motions from AY 2000-2001

  • Senate passes Motion V-M8 on the Tally Program, April 30, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M7 on the UNH Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws, March 19, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M6 on the UNH Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws, March 19, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M5 on the UNH Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws, March 19, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M4 on the UNH Faculty Senate Constitution and Bylaws, March 19, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M3 to support both the Capital Campaign and the Knowledge Economy Education Plan for New Hampshire (KEEP), February 19, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M2 on a library faculty member for UCAPC, January 22, 2001
  • Senate passes Motion V-M1 on a quorum, October 23, 2000

Summary of Motions from AY 1999-2000

  • Senate passes Motion IV-M7 on academic approval, May 1, 2000
  • Senate passes Motion IV-M6 on minors, April 17, 2000
  • Senate passes Motion IV-M5 on parking, March 6, 2000
  • Senate passes Motion IV-M4 on Thompson School course access, January 24, 2000
  • Senate passes Motion IV-M3 on disposal of university property, January 24, 2000
  • Senate passes Motion IV-M2 on RCM, December 6, 1999
  • Senate passes Motion IV-M1 on lack of confidence, October 25, 1999

Summary of Motions from AY 1998-1999

  • Senate passes Motion III-M7 on makeup and responsibilities of UCAPC, April 19, 1999
  • Senate passes Motion III-M6 on Faculty Parking, March 8, 1999

  • Senate passes Motion III-M5 on Westward Expansion towards Loop Road, March 8, 1999

  • Senate passes Motion III-M4 on forming a General Education Study Committee February 22, 1999

  • Senate passes Motion III-M3 on sending Motion III-M2 to Governor Shaheen, November 23, 1998

  • Senate passes Motion III-M2 funding the system, November 23, 1998

  • Senate passes Motion III-M1 call for state funding, November 2, 1998

Summary of Motions from AY 1997-1998

  • Senate passes Motion II-M6 on Further Changes to Transfer Policy, February 23, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion II-M5 on Transfer Policy, February 23, 1998
  • Senate passes Motion II-M4 on Transfer Credits from Techincal & Community Colleges, November 10, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion II-M3 on formation of Library Committee, October 13, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion II- M2 on Removing "Full-Time" from Senate Constitution, September 15, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion II- M1 on Changes to Election Policy in Bylaws, September 15, 1997

Summary of Motions from AY 1996-1997

  • Senate passes Motion on Articulation Agreements with New Hampshire Technical and Community Colleges, May 12, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion on General Education Transfer Credits, April 7, 1997
  • Senate passes Motions on University Calendar Guidlines and faculty parking, March 10, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion to support President Leitzel's decision to constrain proliferation of Athletics, February 17, 1997
  • Senate passes Motion to increase UNH Manchester representation in Faculty Senate, January 27, 1997
  • Senate passes Motions on renumbering of Appendices 1 & 2 of the Faculty Senate Constitution and Transfer Credits to meet major requirements, December 16, 1996  
  • Senate passes Motion to change wording of Appendix 2 of the Faculty Senate Constitution, November 18, 1996
  • Senate passes Motions on Appendix 1 of the Faculty Senate Constitution, inviting the university president to Faculty Senate meetings, and committee membership, September 16, 1996