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Senate - Dec 2020 - Shared screen with speaker view
Stephanie Prentiss
21:20
Ella, Excellent, wonderful, completely agree!
Jay Butler
21:20
Great, thank you Ella. I agree 100%
Stephanie Prentiss
21:41
SEIU Local 085 stands with you on this epic statement!
Joshua Skov (he/him)
21:49
Thank you for bringing this important message from the ASUO Senate
Ella Meloy (she/her)
22:05
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1YzHhdEVoAgtfYk1sQ_zL0TuYN9hK04fKD8VnfetjDnI/edit?usp=sharing
Sandy Weintraub
23:02
Thank you for posting Ella
Beth Harn
23:40
Thank you Ella, many faculty form the College of Education feel the same way and have written/met with the President
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
25:05
https://accelerate.uoregon.edu/grand
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
28:42
Environment Initiative feedback form:
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
28:45
https://oregon.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5hBd8WkzGt0l4Wx
N Phillips
34:50
Question: Will most instruction in spring be remote?
Robin Clement
35:41
Any news regarding higher education funding in the budget that Governor Brown announced? Specifically UO.
Stephanie Prentiss
37:32
Higher Education is reportedly staying stagnant for funding
Bill Harbaugh
39:27
Slight increase in nominal dollars. New PUSF formula will mean a slightly bigger allotment for UO, depending on in-state enrollment: https://uomatters.com/2020/12/gov-browns-budget-proposes-increasing-state-funding-for-higher-ed.html
Bill Harbaugh
42:18
Q for Patrick: Will we be asking the state for additional funding for Knight Campus?
Bill Harbaugh
44:49
Thanks Patrick, I won’t ask about PLC.
Jay Butler
46:01
Great question, Ed, thanks for asking
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
46:03
After Onyx Brdige
Stephanie Prentiss
49:59
Thank you so much Francis and UOCC team!
Mike Schill
50:13
Given the way funds are distributed across the two years of the biennium we will effectively incur a $3 million nominal funding cut next year under the GRB (obviously the economic impact is more severe due to increasing costs). We will work hard to eliminate this reduction but will have to see how the session progresses. We will need all of you to help us in this effort. BTW, the Board of Trustees will receive a full report on the budget this week and all of you are welcome to tune in.
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
58:56
What happens to the BA degree? Does it get sunsetted?
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
59:34
Thank you
Robin Clement
59:35
How will you market this program? Will this require some funding?
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:01:15
Seconded
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:02:20
It seems like a great idea to me!
Jen Reynolds
01:02:21
Let’s do it first!
Jay Butler-He, Him, His
01:02:28
Time for us to lead instead of following
Hans Dreyer
01:02:40
Great proposal
Brad Garner (he/him)
01:02:40
Yes!! Agreed
Stephanie Prentiss
01:02:43
yes
Sylvan Lionni
01:02:44
yes
Randy Sullivan
01:02:44
yes
Zhuo Jing-Schmidt (she/her)
01:02:45
yes
Don Daniels
01:02:45
yes
Jason Silveira
01:02:45
Yes
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:02:45
Yes!
Samantha Hopkins (she, hers)
01:02:45
Yes to approve the BFA in Dance
Hans Dreyer
01:02:45
Yes
Renee Irvin
01:02:45
yes
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:02:45
Yes
Robin Clement
01:02:46
Yes
Jay Butler-He, Him, His
01:02:46
YES
Jenna Travers (she/hers)
01:02:46
yes
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
01:02:46
Yes
Suzie Stadelman (she/her)
01:02:46
Yes.
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:02:46
Yes, approve the BFA
Tom Greenbowe
01:02:46
Yes
Jen Reynolds
01:02:47
Yes
Colin Koopman
01:02:47
yes
Tina Ching
01:02:48
yes
Joshua Razink
01:02:49
BFA Dance: yes
Nico Larco
01:02:49
yes
Frances White (she,her,hers)
01:02:50
yes
Becky Girvan
01:02:50
yes
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:02:51
yes
Allen Malony
01:02:51
Yes
Stephanie Majewski (she/her)
01:02:51
yes
Ella Meloy (she/her)
01:02:51
Yes
Bill Harbaugh
01:02:52
Yes
Autumn Shafer
01:02:52
Yes, approve the BFA
Matthew Norton
01:02:52
Yes
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
01:02:53
Yes yes yes
Gabriele Hayden
01:02:53
yes
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
01:02:53
yes
Joshua Skov (he/him)
01:02:53
yes
Gerardo Sandoval
01:02:55
yes
Sam Norgaard-Stroich
01:02:58
yes
Anthony Hornof
01:02:59
yes on BFA
Alejandro Vallega
01:03:04
Yes!
N Phillips
01:03:06
I vote yes to approve BFA program in Dance.
Melissa Brunkan
01:03:09
yes
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
01:03:40
Really great
Nico Larco
01:09:34
Multnomah County and the Portland campus are also in extreme category
Gabriele Hayden
01:12:37
So great to hear
Bill Harbaugh
01:14:24
The NYT data on colleges shows that about 1/2 of Oregon’s college cases are UO students: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/covid-college-cases-tracker.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:17:22
Questions for Andre?
Joshua Skov (he/him)
01:17:30
Q for Andre: Is there a point at which our alert level would indicate that we shouldn’t continue with HyFlex model courses?
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:17:34
Go ahead and type them in or raise a hand
Jay Butler-He, Him, His
01:18:20
I’d like to hear Andre’s response to the NYT article Bill just posted
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:20:42
They list us as having 595 of 1,114 total cases at 16 OR schools
Joshua Skov (he/him)
01:21:29
worth noting that those are cumulative cases to date – it helps to see how that has played out week by week: https://coronavirus.uoregon.edu/cases
Jen Reynolds
01:21:48
Thanks Andre
Joshua Skov (he/him)
01:21:53
thank you
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:21:53
Good point, Joshua!
Roger J Thompson
01:21:58
All, Many schools in state do not report COVID numbers, which puts the UO in an over-represented situation compared to others. Roger
Stephanie Prentiss
01:22:05
Thank you Joshua, Jay and Bill
Robin Clement
01:22:14
Good point Roger
Gabriele Hayden
01:23:22
I was wondering about that, considering the higher level of community spread in the Portland Metro area, for example. Thanks Roger.
Bill Harbaugh
01:30:38
Some OSU enrollment data, for comparison: https://institutionalresearch.oregonstate.edu/sites/institutionalresearch.oregonstate.edu/files/enroll-fall-2020.pdf
Bill Harbaugh
01:34:11
Q for Roger - are the retention and graduation results from Pathway still as good as they’ve been in the past?
N Phillips
01:34:40
Can you post the slides (pdf format, please)?
johnny Earl
01:37:31
Question for Roger: Have we every thought about offering the Pathway Program to a limited amount of Black students from out of State that meets the requirement of GPA needed for the program.
N Phillips
01:38:53
Question: Does the HS GPA change reflect changes in the students or HS grade inflation, or some combination?
Gerardo Sandoval
01:39:17
Q for Roger - what is our acceptance rate?
Dan Tichenor
01:39:49
Question: Do you anticipate an improvement in international student numbers with a new Biden administration?
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
01:39:57
We collect enrollment data in @33k 4 to get the most stable numbers. How many or what % withdrew in the fist four weeks this year, and was that different this year compared to other years?
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:40:01
Is there any discussion of having full waivers for students from the tribes or who are descended from US slavery?
Mike Schill
01:40:27
Johnny, A scholarship offered only to black students would almost certainly violate the Equal Protection Clause of the Constitution.
Nico Larco
01:42:09
Related to Michelle’s question — do you expect a drop in enrollment in the Winter term? I know I have a number of students that have had a hard time this term.
Bill Harbaugh
01:42:26
Roger - do we have any more money to give more discounts?
Renee Irvin
01:43:44
At the grad level, there was a tremendous amount of churn in admissions, enrollment for the Fall 2020 cohort
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
01:43:48
What can faculty do differently to help?
Jay Butler-He, Him, His
01:45:45
From Dan Tichenor to Everyone: (4:30 PM)
Question: Do you anticipate an improvement in international student numbers with a new Biden administration?
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:45:54
But is there no way we can give them a full ride? It seems like an equity issue.
Bill Harbaugh
01:46:12
For those interested in more enrollment stuff - particularly data - this is a good source: https://www.highereddatastories.com/2014/12/another-1000-words-and-ten-charts-on.html
Ron Bramhall
01:46:35
The policy the Senate passed last Spring on first-term forgiveness was in effect this Fall. That policy automatically converts Fs for first term students into Ns and gives the option for students to convert Ds to Ns which lessens the impact on GPA. See: First Term Forgiveness on this page. http://catalog.uoregon.edu/admissiontograduation/registration_policies/#:~:text=First-term%20Grade%20Forgiveness
Allen Malony
01:48:04
Is OSU experiencing the same enrollment decreases?
Bill Harbaugh
01:48:11
Thanks Roger and Mike
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
01:50:36
It looked like the graduate and professional school enrollment has gone down every year in the last four years. Is that right? Plotted by themselves, it seemed like this year’s data continued. A trend and was not anomalous.
Mike Schill
01:52:05
Allen, just in case Roger doesn't get to your question, OSU is down in Corvallis, and up in their E-Campus (online) and modestly up in Bend. Overall, I think they are even or positive.
Dan Tichenor
01:52:27
Thank you, Roger.
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:53:45
Roger, students HATE full-length Zoom sessions; we heard about Zoom fatigue last month from student services
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:54:16
But yes, just recording yourself lecturing is terrible pedagogy for online learning
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:54:41
We need to offer faculty better advice and support in converting to online instruction. The learning curve is extremely steep!
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:54:57
I've used recorded lectures for years, but link them to small group activities in the "lecture" time. The students can get a better experience that way, but it requires more intensive work during the "lecture" time.
Bill Harbaugh
01:55:26
I’m all for some grade inflation as a temporary stimulus!
Irisa Mehta
01:55:33
Why are we being charged an extra $25 per credit for classes categorized as “web” when our whole term is online anyways? I understand the charge if we were in person, but it is mandatory online so why is there still that extra charge?
Kelly Sutherland (she, her)
01:55:34
What about posting recorded lectures but then engaging actively during synchronous sessions?
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:55:34
Hear hear
Jay Butler-He, Him, His
01:56:01
During a pandemic????
Renee Irvin
01:56:15
(note that the online charge is being refunded to students)
Ron Bramhall
01:56:26
Thanks Renee.
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:56:27
I think Kelly and I are on the same page.
Joshua Razink
01:56:29
You risk the research mission by going in person too soon.
Ron Bramhall
01:56:30
That is true.
Irisa Mehta
01:56:35
Thank you Renee
Randy Sullivan
01:57:54
Thanks Roger!
Raul Patel
01:57:57
Given that this year is drastically different and more difficult for students, is there a reason the P/NP option is being removed for the following terms?
Tina Ching
01:58:02
Thank you Roger!
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
01:58:04
Kelly and Ed sound lie they are doing ‘flipped’ classes in Covid-time. Recorded lectures were, at some point, being sort of encouraged by TEP
Jen Reynolds
01:58:11
Thank you Roger!
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:58:12
Any recording longer than 15-20 minutes (tops) without some sort of requirement for application or interactivity is deadly. :( The inability to ask clarifying questions leaves too many students lost.
Robin Clement
01:58:14
Thanks Roger!
Spike Gildea (he him his)
01:58:15
Talking to my FIG class this year has been a revelation and it fits perfectly with your message, Roger. Thank you for speaking from the heart!
Ron Bramhall
01:58:22
On the recorded lecture question - we’ve been working to help students understand the difference between WEB courses (asynchronous) and Remote courses (synchronous). Some of the complaints we received were due to that misunderstanding. WEB courses that have not been offered in that format before are being vetted by UO Online Instructional Designers. We also hosted 50 faculty this summer in a summer institute on designing online courses. If anyone would like help with online design, please contact UO Online.
Hans Dreyer
01:58:33
Thank you, Roger. All conversations on this resonate. Kudos to those who teach, we are spending a LOT of time w students during class and in addition.
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
01:58:52
Thanks Roger, and thanks Ron
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
01:58:54
My students have loved having the lectures recorded so they can slow/replay sections they have a hard time with. It can be a useful tool, used appropriately.
Hans Dreyer
01:59:25
Same w my students. Live lectures with recordings for them and those who missed to go back to.
Samantha Hopkins (she, hers)
02:00:04
The students who love the recorded lectures are probably not calling Enrollment Management.
Jen Reynolds
02:00:21
Many different factors go into whether recorded lectures work or don’t work
Jen Reynolds
02:00:29
It’ll be good to discuss further
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:00:43
Agreed, Jen
Ron Bramhall
02:00:51
I’ve also received complaints from non-traditional students who work and have families that we don’t have enough WEB courses that would work better with their schedule.
Hans Dreyer
02:00:56
Same, Agree. I’ve specifically asked for this feedback
Ron Bramhall
02:01:16
We are working on adding more well-designed WEB courses.
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
02:01:24
@SamanthaHopkins raises an excellent point.
Anne "Michelle" Wood (her/hers)
02:01:31
Ron, How do the students request the change from “D” to P/NP? is there a simple form or do they navigate through some set of individual people?
Ron Bramhall
02:03:08
Michelle - students have to meet with an advisor to make sure they understand the implications of their choice and then they can submit a grade change request.
Spike Gildea (he him his)
02:04:41
What is the “normal” workload? Just meetings and office hours, or “homework”?
Elliot Berkman (he, him, Ell)
02:04:43
Please post questions for Laura Lee in the chat
N Phillips
02:12:59
Move to adjourn.
Spike Gildea (he him his)
02:13:02
second
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:13:02
Seconded
Jen Reynolds
02:13:02
Second
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:13:08
Thirded
Sylvan Lionni
02:13:08
yes
Jessica Cronce (she/her)
02:13:10
Yes
Gina Biancarosa (she/her)
02:13:10
Yes
Dan Tichenor
02:13:10
Yes
Robin Clement
02:13:11
yes
Edward Davis (he, him, his)
02:13:11
Aye!
johnny Earl
02:13:23
Thanks for allowing me to participate