*Unless otherwise specified, all faculty meetings are scheduled in CMU 126, 3:30pm to 5pm*

 

Agenda for Faculty Meeting, Wednesday December 4th, 2019

Announcements + November minutes
Comm Lead affiliate faculty renewals (Crofts)
UPC items (Cook):
2019 Undergraduate Program report (attached)
New course proposal
One year hiring plan discussion and vote (Executive Committee)
Assistant professor in rhetoric hire


Agenda for Special Faculty Meeting, Wednesday Nov 20th, 2019

MA/PhD curricular domains discussion (GPC) and potential vote


Agenda for Faculty Meeting, Nov 6, 2019

Announcements: Ceccarelli, Cook, others?
Affiliate faculty discussion and votes: Tanweer (Foot); Crowley (Gonzalez)
Part-time journalism lecturer discussion and votes: Tomayo and Tomasic, (Otáñez)
UPC items: 
 New course proposal COM 456 (Cook, Russell); 
 Course name change proposals (Cook, Otáñez); 
Comm Lead dual degree option (Crofts, Werckle)
Hiring Plan process proposal discussion (Executive Committee)
MA/PhD curricular domains discussion (GPC)

Agenda for Faculty Meeting, Oct 2, 2019

Announcements
PDC business (Rivenburgh)
Undergraduate Committee (Cook):
  • Cold storage of COM 355 debate practicum course
  • New course proposals for international study courses COM 292, COM 392, and COM 492
Faculty hiring and renewal votes:
  • part-time instructors: Ian Porter and Monika Sengul-Jones
  • Comm Lead renewal and part-time instructors
  • Sara Vannini reappointment as Lecturer
  • Meg Spratt promotion to Senior Lecturer
“Emerging Technology and Communication Leadership” for-credit certificate (Hosein)
Discussion: MA/PhD areas (Harold)
Discussion: Five-year hiring plan process (Executive Committee)

Agenda for Faculty Meeting, June 5, 2019

Announcements
Executive Committee votes
Retention policy (see attachment) — Domke
Undergraduate part-time faculty hires — Domke/Otanez/Cook
Undergraduate admissions process update — Cook and Undergrad Program Committee
Comm Lead courses — Crofts
Merit policy new proposal — Domke and Harold
MA/PhD identity discussion — Exec Committee


Agenda for Faculty Meeting, May 1, 2019

Announcements
Comm Lead affiliate faculty discussion and vote — Crofts
COM undergrad part-time faculty discussion and vote — Domke

  • Gina Aaftaab, Affiliate Instructor, annual appointment
  • Jessica Partnow, PT Artist in Residence, annual appointment
  • Steven Scher, PT Lecturer, Summer 2019

Comm Lead/Department memo of understanding — Domke + Crofts and Yasin
Undergraduate program admissions criteria — Cook + undergrad committee
MA/PhD program identity discussion — Executive committee
MA/PhD program updates — Foot


Agenda for Special Faculty meeting, April 10, 2019

Announcements
Discussion about potential addition of a Lecturer to current faculty hiring plan


Agenda for Faculty meeting April 3, 2019

Announcements
Comm Lead affiliate faculty discussion and vote — Crofts
Merit review process discussion and vote
Journalism identity discussion — Otanez + journalism faculty
Undergraduate program admissions + majors overview — Cook + undergrad committee
MA/PhD program identity discussion — Harold + executive committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting March 6, 2019

Announcements
Proposed change to course description for COM 301 — Cook and Pearce
New course proposal for COM 479 — Joseph, Aaftaab, and Cook
Potential joint hire opportunity with HCDE — Domke
Comm Lead identity vis-a-vis Department values — Crofts
Journalism identity and name — Otanez and journalism faculty
Proposed definition and course designations for a “theory course” — Cook and undergrad committee
Proposed courses for our methods course list — Cook and undergrad committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting February 6, 2019

Announcements
Adjunct and affiliate faculty renewals
Update: MA/PhD admissions visit days — Foot
Update: MA/PhD student midwinter meeting — Foot
Update, discussion, and vote on Department diversity statement — Otanez + Diversity Committee
COM studies undergrad program identity — Cook + Undergrad Committee
Journalism identity and name — journalism faculty


Agenda for Faculty meeting January 9, 2019

Announcements
Update and Q and A on MA/PhD program policy adjustments — Foot + Grad Program Committee
Update and discussion of Department diversity statement — Diversity Committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting December 5, 2018

Announcements
CommLead affiliate instructor discussion and vote — Yasin
Undergraduate permanent course proposal — Cook and Scharp
Update and discussion of Department diversity statement — Diversity Committee
Update and discussion of Department identity —  Executive Committee
MA/PhD program items — Grad Committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting November 7, 2018

Announcements
Summary of Department identity process —  Executive Committee
Department diversity statement overview — Diversity Committee
Discussion and votes on potential promotions of Harold, Nishime, and Joseph


Agenda for Faculty meeting October 3, 2018

Announcements
Parttime faculty discussion and vote for Ruth Moon Mari — Otanez
Affilate faculty discussion and vote for CommLead faculty — Yasin
Emeritus Faculty discussion and vote for Jerry Baldasty — Domke
Cook promotion review and vote — review committee
Graduate Faculty status for Scharp — Foot
PhD Exam Policies — Foot
Otanez promotion review and vote — review committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting June 6, 2018

Announcements

Executive Committee election

Comm undergraduate parttime faculty hires + renewals — Otanez and Domke

CommLead Affiliate Faculty hires + renewals — Yasin

WSCA conference — Harold

Unit faculty-salary adjustments — Domke

Department faculty travel funding criteria — Foot and Harold


Agenda for Faculty meeting May 2, 2018

Announcements

Comm Lead Affiliate Faculty Hires + Renewals — Crofts and Yasin

Undergraduate program — Cook

Departmental faculty travel funding review — Harold and Foot

MA/PhD program — Nishime


Agenda for Faculty meeting April 4, 2018

Announcements

Undergraduate program concentrations proposal — Cook + Undergrad committee (see attachment)

Lisa Coutu contract reappointment

John Crowley 2nd-year review and reappointment


Agenda for Faculty meeting March 7, 2018

Announcements

Faculty merit review process for this year

Undergraduate program items  — Cook + Undergrad committee

Budget matters — Domke


Agenda for Faculty meeting February 7, 2018

Announcements

CommLead parttime hiring process proposal — Crofts + Yasin

CommLead new courses — Crofts + Yasin

Undergraduate concentrations discussion — Cook + Undergrad committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting December 6, 2017

Announcements

Parttime faculty hire of Lauren Kessler

COM 200 teaching — Cook

Reappointment discussion and vote for Senior Lecturer Anita Verna Crofts

Reappointment discussion and vote for Principal Lecturer Matt McGarrity


Agenda for Faculty meeting November 8, 2017

Announcements

Comm Lead parttime faculty hire — Crofts

Comm Lead proposed time schedule prefix  — Crofts and Yasin

Social Interaction faculty search discussion and vote


Agenda for Faculty meeting October 4, 2017

Announcements

New course proposal for COM 200 — Cook + Coutu

Comm Lead parttime faculty appointments — Crofts

Pearce and Powers promotion review and votes


Agenda for Faculty meeting June 7, 2017

Announcements

Executive Committee votes

Retention policy — Domke

Undergraduate parttime faculty hires — Domke and Otanez

Undergraduate Program curriculum — Yasin + committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting May 3, 2017

Announcements

Workday update — Durant

Professor Emeritus votes on Beam and Parks

Parttime faculty discussion and votes for CommLead — Crofts

New course proposal — Yasin and Harold

Meg Spratt fulltime Lecturer discussion and vote

MA/PhD program items — Nishime

Undergraduate program — Yasin


Agenda for Faculty meeting April 5, 2017

Announcements

Workday update — Durant

Rank of Adrienne Russell offer, discussion and vote — Domke

Sara Vannini fulltime Lecturer discussion and vote

Meg Spratt fulltime Lecturer consideration

Faculty merit review proposal — Domke

Communication Research Lab proposal — Crowley and others

Carmen Gonzalez 2nd-year review


Agenda for Faculty meeting March 8, 2017

Announcements

Instructor of Record appointments for MA/PhDs — Kielbowicz

CommLead parttime faculty votes — Crofts

Integrated Social Sciences online program, courses for 2017-18 — Domke

Integrated Social Sciences online program, faculty positions — Sparke


Agenda for Faculty meeting February 15, 2017

Discussion + vote on the offer


Agenda for Faculty meeting February 1, 2017

Announcements

Comm Technology & Society faculty search discussion

Parttime faculty vote CommLead — Crofts

Adjunct/affiliate faculty renewal votes — Rivenburgh

IoR assignments by Professional Development Committee — Kielbowicz


Agenda for Faculty meeting January 25, 2017

Discussion and vote on Ekin Yasin for promotion

Discussion and vote on Comm Tech and Society candidates


Agenda for Faculty meeting December 6, 2016

Announcements

Undergrad program evaluation update — Yasin + undergrad committee

Faculty search discussion — search committee + open discussion


Agenda for Faculty meeting November 2, 2016

Announcements

Undergrad parttime faculty hires — Domke and Otanez

CommLead parttime faculty hires discussion and vote — Crofts

Discussion and vote on reappointment of Joanne Silberner

Discussion + potential vote on renaming “Media Organization” curriculum area — Nishime

Undergraduate program discussion — Yasin + undergrad committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting October 5, 2016

Announcements

Visiting scholars introduction

Postdoctoral position for Sayamindu Dasgupta discussion and vote — Hill

CommLead parttime faculty hires discussion and vote — Crofts

Professor Emeritus for Gerry Philipsen discussion and vote — Domke

New course proposal — Yasin and Otanez

Unit salary adjustment for Lecturers discussion and vote — Domke

Undergraduate program discussion — Yasin + undergrad committee 


Agenda for Faculty meeting June 15, 2016

Discussion and vote on one-year Lecturer appointment for Sara Vannini


Agenda for Faculty meeting June 6, 2016

Announcements

Executive committee vote (for one faculty member)

Affiliate faculty member discussion and vote — Rivenburgh

Undergraduate parttime faculty hires discussion and vote — Domke

CommLead parttime faculty hires discussion and vote — Crofts

Undergraduate program discussion — Yasin + undergrad committee


Agenda for Faculty meeting May 11, 2016

Parttime faculty hire for CommLead — Crofts

Department faculty hiring priorities


Agenda for Faculty meeting May 4, 2016

Announcements

Berliner as adjunct faculty — Joseph

New course proposal — Yasin

Hill on graduate faculty — Nishime

Howard and Neff as affiliate faculty — Nishime

Undergraduate program — Yasin + rest of Undergrad Committee

Merit reviews, discussed in sequence by rank


Agenda for Faculty meeting April 6, 2016

Announcements

CommLead parttime faculty discussion and vote — Crofts

Budget matters

Mako Hill 2nd-year review — Associate Professors and Professors


Agenda for Faculty meeting February 3, 2016

Announcements

Visiting scholar Jonathan Lee — Nishime

Merit raise/reviews — Domke

Parttime faculty votes on Bammert and Spratt– Domke

Adjunct/affiliate faculty renewal votes — Rivenburgh


Agenda for Faculty meeting January 6, 2016

Announcements

Merit raise/reviews — Domke

Online teaching in future — Domke

PhD concentration/track in quantitative methodology — Hill

McGarrity renewal for Graduate Faculty — Nishime

Adjunct/affiliate faculty renewal votes — Rivenburgh


Agenda for Faculty meeting December 9, 2015

Discussion of candidates for Interpersonal Communication faculty position

Parttime faculty hires for CommLead — Crofts


Agenda for Faculty meeting November 4, 2015

Discussion of candidates for Interpersonal Communication faculty position


Agenda for Faculty meeting October 14, 2015

MA/PhD core curriculum discussion


Agenda for Faculty meeting September 30, 2015

Announcements

Update on faculty search — Manusov

CommLead parttime faculty hires — Rivenburgh and Crofts

Souders reappointment discussions + votes — led by Ceccarelli and McGarrity

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