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Senate Mtg - Feb 3, 2021 - Shared screen with speaker view
N Phillips
14:46
"... we anticipate Athletics will lost approximately $60 million ...".Should be "will lose" or "will have lost".
Suzie Stadelman (she/her)
18:58
If you haven't seen this map before, I've found it helpful to learn about whose land I'm on: https://native-land.ca/
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
19:13
thanks, Suzie
Becky Girvan (she/her)
23:13
That was great, Spike! Thank you.
Jen Reynolds
23:15
Thanks Spike
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
23:19
Very powerful, thank you, Spike
Tina Ching
23:22
Thank you, Spike!
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
23:23
Thank you
Robin Clement
23:30
Thank you Spike
Ian Winbrock - Classified sub
23:35
Thank you Spike, that history is impactful and I appreciate you sharing
Isaiah Boyd
23:36
Thank you!
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
23:48
Thank you Spike!
Mike Schill
23:50
That was wonderful Spike. Thank you.
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
24:03
Thank you Spike!
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
25:32
Also an opening for the classified Board of Trustee representative
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
25:45
Yes thank you Jay!
Angela Wilhelms
27:39
Minor clarification to Jay's comment - it's not a classified position per se. It is a staff position (classified employees and OAs are eligible to apply). Thanks, everyone!
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
27:50
good clarification, thanks
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
29:26
There are also various at-large positions open for the Board of Trustees, for further clarification. Thanks everyone!
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
29:33
Any idea or information about how we can help the community to vaccinate?
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
30:04
Further info on the Textbook Affordability Task Force and survey: https://senate.uoregon.edu/textbook-affordability-task-force
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
30:25
Where is that form?
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
30:28
Will the UO be assisting with vaccination for the community
Ron Bramhall
30:49
Thanks Elliot. All, please encourage your colleagues to complete the Textbook survey. While we are responding to legislation, this is actually legislation that can benefit students. But we need faculty input to develop a good textbook affordability plan.
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
31:31
@Gina, pre-registration linked here: https://coronavirus.uoregon.edu/vaccine
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
32:25
Thanks!
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
42:25
Great job, Isaiah. Thanks for all your hard work!!
Bill Harbaugh
43:23
Really happy to hear about redirecting this money to basic needs!
Gabriele Hayden
51:55
Why would it be a mandatory fee?
Bill Harbaugh
52:05
Robin, why would the students have to pay? Why wouldn’t the athletic department subsidize tickets for our students?
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
52:25
Isaiah, thank you so much! Great work!
Gabriele Hayden
52:33
Thanks you Isaiah!
Isaiah Boyd
52:42
asuopres@uoregon.edu
Isaiah Boyd
52:46
Thank you all for the time
Annika Mayne (she/her)
53:27
Hi all, I am an ASUO Senator and also the chair of ACFC, the committee that worked directly to cut the athletics agreement. I am also happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have in regards to this decision, feel free to email me at asuosenate07@uoregon.edu
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
53:51
Thanks, Annika
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
55:06
Procedural note: skipping the approval of minutes to save time; will return later if there is time or will hold until the Feb 24 meetings
Robin Clement
56:51
Hi Bill, I asked that question at TFAB yesterday. It seemed to be that the Athletic department felt that student attendance would decline if they had to pay for tickets individually. This seems to be a recent decision by ASUO so there is a lot of negotiating and discussion going on.
Robin Clement
57:33
And yes it would be a mandatory fee. That is why it was presented at TFAB.
Jenna Travers (she/her)
57:54
I’m a senator with ACFC and one of our goals was to make fees more transparent because right now most students didn’t know that they were paying for these tickets and being double charged if they didn’t get a lottery ticket and paid for an additional ticket. we are hopeful that athletics would consider paying for the fee in the same way that Alabama (a very successful athletics department) does for its students. if you have any additional questions, please feel free to email me at asuosenate08@uoregon.edu!
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
58:34
Excellent point and clarification, Jenna. Thanks!
Gabriele Hayden
59:25
Thank you for this Jenna. Transparency seems important. If students don’t value the games enough to pay for them out of pocket, why should the university subsidize them at higher levels with a required fee?
Annika Mayne (she/her)
01:00:50
Hi Gabriele, thanks for your message. That was our thinking exactly. All students were paying $25.50 out of the I fee each term towards athletics which we found incredibly inequitable as it was essentially a hidden fee. Now, we’ll be able to allocate those dollars to these incredible programs that will benefit all students, not just a select few!
Bill Harbaugh
01:01:48
Thanks Gabriele, I hope you are an econ major, because you sure are thinking like one!
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:02:19
This was long overdue, Annika. Thank you for shedding a light on this, as was mentioned, it was most definitely not transparent in the past.
Laurel Bastian (she/her)
01:03:16
I believe Gabrielle is one of the wonderful faculty librarians! Critical thinking expertise:)
Jenna Travers (she/her)
01:03:23
Just to add onto Annika’s point, we also found the lottery system very inequitable because students with poor wifi or who worked during the times that the tickets became available were unable to get tickets and had to pay $20 extra in order to go to a game even though they had paid their fee at the beginning of the term.
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:04:55
I think this is exactly the time and place. Thank you ASUO
Laurel Bastian (she/her)
01:05:01
^^
Annika Mayne (she/her)
01:06:53
If you’d like to discuss with us further, we have ASUO Senate tonight at 7pm (and every Wednesday at that time). Here’s the zoom link! https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/8311573647
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:07:15
great, thanks, Annika! Otherwise the chatter here is equivalent to side conversations in the middle of the meeting
Bill Harbaugh
01:07:23
Yes, right time and place, especially given that Elliot and Spike endorsed the administration’s response and the new $30 mandatory fee without telling the Senate!
Joshua Razink
01:07:47
I have to agree with Bill here.
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:07:57
Can we get clarification on what is allowed to be discussed in the chat and what is not?
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:08:21
Can we schedule a discussion then? It is incredibly distracting to try to track the side conversation and attend to the main presentation.
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:08:40
There are no restrictions, of course, but it is rude to the presenters and distracting from the agenda
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:09:19
WOW, ok
Bill Harbaugh
01:09:25
As a presenter, I find the chat fun and engaging.
Joshua Razink
01:09:27
Not enough time for discussion when we only meet once a month, leads to these side conversations.
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:19:39
Technical corrections: Elliot and Spike met yesterday with ASUO Senate President Claire O’Connor, who asked us to co-sponsor her bill proposing a compromise that she had negotiated with the administration. There was no mention of the new mandatory fee. We told her that we could not speak on behalf of the Senate, but that as individuals we offered our support and co-sponsored her bill.
Bill Harbaugh
01:21:35
I’ve emailed the info about the fee and the ASUO motion to Senate members.
Bill Harbaugh
01:23:24
Sorry Sierra and Lee, I have to go teach. I will remind my students not to be rude and use the chat! Thanks for your responsiveness to the questions raised by Senators last time. I support this legislation.
N Phillips
01:33:15
Can you provide a link to a pdf copy of the screen shared file? Thanks.
Melissa Peña (she/her)
01:33:17
I have to leave to teach now also, but thank you to fellow CIET members for your presentation
Anthony Hornof
01:33:18
I greatly appreciate this committee and their work. Quality teaching is very important. All the same, it is hard for me to support a motion that permits student evaluations to directly influence tenure and promotion. Many students will evaluate in good faith, but student evaluations have been shown to correlate with good grades, and to show ethnic and gender bias. Yes, faculty can flag egregious student evaluations, such as those with gendered language, but faculty cannot easily flag reviews that are based on subtle, implicit, subconscious bias.
Jenna Travers (she/her)
01:36:20
Anthony, I agree completely. As a student, I know that students will give different evaluations based on their grades, and I’ve also known students who have negatively evaluated someone for things like having an accent.
N Phillips
01:36:25
I move to amend.
Gabriele Hayden
01:36:39
Second
Matthew Norton
01:36:55
Where can we find the amended version?
N Phillips
01:36:58
Explicitly : I move to amend to make the red modifications.
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:37:09
Wasn't it emailed to the Senate?
N Phillips
01:37:29
Is this the version sent Friday?
N Phillips
01:38:01
Thanks.
Tina Ching
01:38:30
When we say red amendments, does that include the blue changes with red text?
Tina Ching
01:38:54
Thank you
Colin Koopman
01:38:55
Can you zoom-out so entire motion is in screen?
Nico Larco
01:38:58
Yes
Samantha Hopkins (she, hers)
01:39:00
Yes to accept the red amendments added to the motion.
Alejandro Vallega
01:39:01
Yes
N Phillips
01:39:01
Yes to add red changes.
Don Daniels
01:39:02
yes
Anthony Hornof
01:39:02
yes, add the red language
Jay Silveira (he/him/his)
01:39:02
Yes
Jen Reynolds
01:39:02
Yes on adding the red language
Robin Clement
01:39:03
Yes
Gabriele Hayden
01:39:03
Yes
Ian Winbrock - Classified sub
01:39:03
Yes
Irisa Mehta
01:39:04
Yes
Kristy (she,her,hers) Bryant-Berg
01:39:04
yes
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:39:04
Yes to ammend
Tina Ching
01:39:04
yes
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:39:04
yes
Craig Kauffman
01:39:04
Yes
leslie mclees (she/her)
01:39:04
yes
Sylvan Lionni
01:39:04
yes
Stephanie Majewski (she/her)
01:39:05
Yes to accept red changes
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
01:39:05
Yes
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
01:39:05
Yes for red changes
Gerard Sandoval
01:39:05
yes
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:39:05
Yes on red changes.
Aaron Gullickson
01:39:06
yes
Melissa Brunkan
01:39:06
yes
Joshua Razink
01:39:06
Amendments: yes
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:39:06
Yes
Renee Irvin
01:39:06
yes
Suzie Stadelman (she/her)
01:39:07
Yes
Tom Greenbowe
01:39:08
Yes
Ella Meloy (she/her)
01:39:08
Yes
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
01:39:09
yes to red
Annika Mayne (she/her)
01:39:09
yes
Allen Malony
01:39:12
Yes
ASUO Senator Raul Patel
01:39:12
yes
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
01:39:13
Yes on adding language in red font
Beth Harn
01:39:14
Yes
Jenna Travers (she/her)
01:39:27
yes
Matthew Norton
01:39:50
Yes to add the red comments included on the email from Friday 1/29
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:40:08
Yes to the Friday version
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:40:23
Still yes
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
01:40:29
Yes on the modifications proposed last week; red on grey
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
01:41:17
Totally reasonable to vote 2X
N Phillips
01:41:23
I move to amend to incorporate the blue background changes.
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
01:41:32
second
Stephanie Majewski (she/her)
01:41:32
Second
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:41:48
Please stop scrolling :(
Jen Reynolds
01:42:13
We will still get to discuss the motion after voting to amend and add the blue highlights?
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:42:14
Norton then Clement
Sandy Weintraub
01:43:05
Jen reynolds, yes
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:43:07
What is the rationale for the change in 2.3?
Sandy Weintraub
01:43:10
There will be debate on the main motion
Jen Reynolds
01:43:32
I agree with Matthew - we need time to discuss the motion itself
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:43:37
senator Cronce next
N Phillips
01:43:50
The last blue change should say, "which need ..." (not "needs").
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:43:57
Cronce then Biancarosa
Anthony Hornof
01:43:59
Thank you Matthew Norton.
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:45:27
Have we begun debating whether to pass the motion, or are we still debating whether to accept the language in blue as part of what we are voting on?
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:47:33
I believe we are still on the blue changes.
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:47:44
Biancarosa then Shafer then Wood
ASUO Senator Raul Patel
01:48:07
I want to echo what Jenna mentioned earlier— I’ve noticed that in classes with similar levels of difficulty and professors of the same quality, if I have a professor who is speaking English as a second language they are more likely to receive harsher ratings.
Tina Ching
01:48:15
Is there a place where we can download the new changes? I am having difficulty reading it on Zoom.
ASUO Senator Raul Patel
01:48:27
I don’t think that should be a factor in promotions or tenure
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
01:48:27
Thank you for that clarification, Sierra!
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
01:49:41
The blue highlighted parts should be taken to units for feedback before voting
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:50:26
I agree, Zhuo
Jen Reynolds
01:51:15
It’s important to know that the MOU does not mandate we use the Teaching Evaluation Criteria document as attached to the motion
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:51:20
Ok, that's helpful. thank you.
Betina Lynn
01:52:12
Ok folks, it looks like the forward worked this time. You should be able to find it in your inboxes now.
Jen Reynolds
01:53:38
Right Michelle - that is what this motion is about
Anthony Hornof
01:56:44
yes to the blue
Nico Larco
01:56:47
yes
Samantha Hopkins (she, hers)
01:56:47
Yes to accept the amendments highlighted in blue.
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:56:48
Second
Jen Reynolds
01:56:50
Yes on adding the blue amendments
Craig Kauffman
01:56:50
yes
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:56:52
Yes
Melissa Brunkan
01:56:52
yes
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:56:52
yes
Tom Greenbowe
01:56:52
Yes
Alejandro Vallega
01:56:53
yes
Tina Ching
01:56:54
yes
Jay Silveira (he/him/his)
01:56:54
Yes
Stephanie Majewski (she/her)
01:56:54
Yes to accept blue amendments
Don Daniels
01:56:55
yes
Allen Malony
01:56:55
Yes
Irisa Mehta
01:56:55
Yes
Renee Irvin
01:56:55
yes
leslie mclees (she/her)
01:56:55
yes
Beth Harn
01:56:56
yes
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:56:56
Yes on blue
Sylvan Lionni
01:56:56
yes
Robin Clement
01:56:57
yes
Matthew Norton
01:56:57
Yes to the blue amendments
N Phillips
01:56:58
I vote yes to add blue backgroiund text.
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
01:56:59
yes
Joshua Razink
01:56:59
blue amendments: yes
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
01:57:00
Yes to the text highlighted in blue
Kristy (she,her,hers) Bryant-Berg
01:57:01
yes
Gabriele Hayden
01:57:01
yes
Colin Koopman
01:57:02
Yes
Aaron Gullickson
01:57:02
yes
Suzie Stadelman (she/her)
01:57:02
Yes,
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
01:57:03
yes
Becky Girvan (she/her)
01:57:05
yes
Autumn Shafer
01:57:22
yes
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
01:57:22
Thanks Sierra, Lee, Austin and all. This is super hard work and it's clear that everyone wants to get it right.
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
01:57:27
yes
Anthony Hornof
01:57:53
To restate what has scrolled off the screen: I greatly appreciate this committee and their work. Quality teaching is very important. All the same, it is hard for me to support a motion that permits student evaluations to directly influence tenure and promotion. Many students will evaluate in good faith, but student evaluations have been shown to correlate with good grades, and to show ethnic and gender bias. Yes, faculty can flag egregious student evaluations, such as those with gendered language, but faculty cannot easily flag reviews that are based on subtle, implicit, subconscious bias.
N Phillips
01:58:04
I would like to take this back to units.
Kristy (she,her,hers) Bryant-Berg
01:58:06
Thanks CIET Team!
Lee Rumbarger (she/her)
01:58:23
Thanks, Anthony! We have taken as a guiding principle that students have an important perspective on teaching and made the other interventions I named to address bias. Our research so far suggests we’re on the right track but I’m sure we will stay vigilant on this question.
Ella Meloy (she/her)
01:58:38
Is there clarity on what “good faith efforts mean”?
Jen Reynolds
01:58:40
I have a number of comments
Jen Reynolds
01:58:43
Is there time?
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:59:15
reynolds next
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:59:29
*Reynolds
Ella Meloy (she/her)
02:00:00
Okay thank you!
N Phillips
02:00:02
I sent a message yesterday about noon which was supposed to go to my constituents, but the mailing list is moderated and the message still hasn't been sent.
Craig Kauffman
02:01:43
Political science faculty expressed the exact same concerns. There is no problem with the general conceptual framework. But they find the specific indicators provided in the Teaching Evaluation Criteria extremely problematic.
Aaron Gullickson
02:01:54
Same in sociology
Robin Clement
02:03:20
Same in Business
Anthony Hornof
02:03:40
GREAT COMMENTS, Jen Reynolds!!! Great use of time.
Becky Girvan (she/her)
02:04:04
Well said, Sen Reynolds.
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
02:04:08
That was very persuasive. I have reservations.
Robin Clement
02:04:18
Thanks Sen. Reynolds
N Phillips
02:05:05
Move to postpone the vote on the motion to the next meeting. (Formally, I think this is tabling it.)
Anthony Hornof
02:05:40
vote no on table
Aaron Gullickson
02:05:50
needs to be seconded, no?
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
02:06:05
No discussion on motion to table?
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
02:06:16
If we table it, we have to stop talking about it. Correct?
Anthony Hornof
02:06:36
Sorry. *I* vote no on tabling.
Samantha Hopkins (she, hers)
02:07:01
No to table the motion.
Nico Larco
02:07:02
no
Jenna Travers (she/her)
02:07:03
no
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
02:07:07
no
Colin Koopman
02:07:09
No on table
Matthew Norton
02:07:11
No
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
02:07:12
Not table
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
02:07:15
no
Gerard Sandoval
02:07:15
no
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
02:07:15
No on table
Jay Silveira (he/him/his)
02:07:15
Yes to table.
Gabriele Hayden
02:07:17
No on table
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
02:07:17
no on table
Stephanie Majewski (she/her)
02:07:17
No on table
Renee Irvin
02:07:17
yes
Spike Gildea (he him his)
02:07:18
yes
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
02:07:19
Yes to TABLE
Robin Clement
02:07:20
yes
Kristy (she,her,hers) Bryant-Berg
02:07:21
no table
Ella Meloy (she/her)
02:07:21
No
Allen Malony
02:07:21
Yes
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
02:07:21
Yes
Aaron Gullickson
02:07:22
no
Alejandro Vallega
02:07:22
yes
Tom Greenbowe
02:07:22
no to table
Don Daniels
02:07:22
no
Sylvan Lionni
02:07:23
yes
Beth Harn
02:07:23
yes
Ian Winbrock - Classified sub
02:07:23
Yes
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
02:07:23
Yes to table
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:07:23
Yes to table
Becky Girvan (she/her)
02:07:23
yes to table
Irisa Mehta
02:07:25
No
ASUO Senator Raul Patel
02:07:26
no
Tina Ching
02:07:26
yes
leslie mclees (she/her)
02:07:28
yes to table
Joshua Razink
02:07:28
yes to table
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
02:07:28
yes to table
Jen Reynolds
02:07:29
Yes
Melissa Brunkan
02:07:36
yes
Annika Mayne (she/her)
02:07:52
no
Autumn Shafer
02:08:02
Yes to table
Suzie Stadelman (she/her)
02:08:03
Yes to table
Craig Kauffman
02:08:04
yes
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
02:08:08
It can even be Brough back up today as long as we do not adjourn, I believe
N Phillips
02:08:12
I vote to table the motion.
Jen Reynolds
02:09:27
I think that’s right, Ell
Craig Kauffman
02:10:01
Yes, I think that would be good.
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
02:10:12
We're going to run out of time. We either need to extend or have a motion to return at a specific time to this motion.
Craig Kauffman
02:10:57
Could we amend it to allow departments to create their own criteria rather than using the Teaching Evaluation Criteria document?
Jay Butler-Black Lives Matter
02:11:50
Do we need to make a motion to extend the meeting? It’s 5:00
Joshua Razink
02:12:21
@ Craig, I that was the intent of the MOU.
N Phillips
02:12:29
I move to adjourn.
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:12:37
Second
Jay Silveira (he/him/his)
02:12:39
Yes
Autumn Shafer
02:12:40
Yes
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
02:12:40
yes
Stephanie Prentiss BLM Local 085 President
02:12:40
yes
Jenna Travers (she/her)
02:12:40
yes
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
02:12:41
Yes
Stephanie Majewski (she/her)
02:12:41
yes
Tom Greenbowe
02:12:41
yes
Annika Mayne (she/her)
02:12:41
y
Ian Winbrock - Classified sub
02:12:41
Yes
Jen Reynolds
02:12:42
Yes!
Frances White (she/her)
02:12:42
yes
leslie mclees (she/her)
02:12:43
yes
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt
02:12:43
YES
Alejandro Vallega
02:12:43
y
Matthew Norton
02:12:43
yes
Allen Malony
02:12:43
Yes
Joshua Razink
02:12:44
yes
Tina Ching
02:12:44
yes
Becky Girvan (she/her)
02:12:45
yes
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:12:45
Yes
Renee Irvin
02:12:46
y
N Phillips
02:12:46
yes
Robin Clement
02:12:49
yes
Samantha Hopkins (she, hers)
02:12:51
Yes
Irisa Mehta
02:12:52
yes
Gerard Sandoval
02:12:59
yes
Anne "Michelle" Wood/ (she/hers)
02:13:02
What happens to the Notice of Motion? Do they have to do that next time? (A one meeting delay)