Council of Deans Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Time: 3:00 p.m.

Council of Deans
Date: Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Location: Administration Board Room
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Introductions- Dr. Howard Kuchta, Interim Dean, School of Education and Behavioral
Approval of Council of Deans Minutes – June 4, 2013 Meeting (Handout)
Announcements, Information, and Calendar Items
a. Intersession Advisement due Friday, July 19, 2013 (Handout)
b. FLAC training, Part 2- all sessions will take place in CETES Conference Room B
and will take approximately 45 minutes.
1. Education and Behavioral Sciences: July 24, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
2. Liberal Arts: July 24, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
3. Science and Technology: July 25, 2013, 1:00 p.m.
4. School of Business, ACE, Academic Enrichment, Academic
Advising Center: July 25, 2013, 3:00 p.m.
c. Course Equivalency Project information due to Mandy Husak July 25, 2013.
d. New faculty English Language Proficiency due July 25, 2013.
e. Deans are asked to be available at New Faculty Orientation on August 5-6—time
and additional information will be sent soon.
f. Abbreviated course format information due August 23, 2013.
g. Final Endowed Lectureship Project Reports and Donor Letters due Friday, August
30, 2013. Copy to the Office of the VPAA with prior review by the appropriate
Academic Dean.
h. Post audit/low productivity information sent by Dr. Oty is due August 30, 2013.
i. Position Requests for 2014 – 2015 are due September 5, 2013 (Handout)
j. Endowed Lectureship Proposals will be due on Friday, September 6, 2013. A
formal call for proposals including available funds will be distributed at a later
k. Back to School meetings – Please let VPAA Vanderslice know when and where
unit meetings are scheduled.
Discussion and updates
a. Faculty Load and Compensation (FLAC)- Dr. Karla Oty, Director
i. Issues in summer
ii. Review of loads
b. CAAP Testing in writing and critical thinking for seniors in Fall 2013 capstone
courses will be November 11-22, 2013- Director Oty
c. Remaining Seats Information for Fall 2013 (Attached)
d. Fall enrollment update (Attached)
e. Midterm grade report
f. Early Alert (Attached)
g. IT Update on computers for new faculty
h. Degree Works update
i. Degree Requirement Changes—General Education
j. Leadership development
k. Meeting days/times for 2013-2014
l. Other announcements
m. Overview of Initiatives for 2013 – 2014 from Plan 2018 Priorities
Improve our retention and graduation rates
Open the Office of Teaching and Learning
Continue our work in assessment and accountability
Continue our work in community development
Increase our community engagement
Provide faculty and staff development
Improve campus communication
Upcoming Meetings and Events
a. Council of Chairs – 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013
b. Regents Meeting Dates (for curriculum proposal purposes)
i. The University of Oklahoma Board of Regents
Board Meeting Dates
Topics Due
Drafts Due
September 18-19, 2013
July 29
August 12
October 23-24, 2013
September 3
September 16
December 5-6, 2013
October 7
October 21
ii. The Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
1. Wednesday, September 4, 2013 – 10:30 a.m.
2. Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 9 a.m.
3. Thursday, November 7, 2013 – 10:30 a.m.
4. Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 10:30 a.m.
c. New Faculty Orientation, August 5 and 6, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Buddy
Green Room, McMahon Centennial Complex
d. Adjunct Faculty Workshop and Orientation for the Duncan Campus, August 12,
2013, 6:00- 8:30 p.m. at the Learning Resource Center
e. Adjunct Faculty Workshop and Orientation for the Lawton Campus, August 13,
2013, 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., McCasland Ballroom, McMahon Centennial Complex