CHPA Department Heads’ Meeting
September 18, 2014
Present: Victor Matthews, Pam Sailors, Steve Berkwitz, Ken Brown, George Connor, Dan Kaufman, Kathleen Kennedy, David Rohall, Troy Wisdom
- Per Course Instructors – Concern was raised about the additional requirements being placed on per course instructors, the most recent being a required TB test for all instructors who teach seated classes.
- Building the summer and fall 2015 schedule – Heads were reminded that a draft schedule is due to the Dean by Nov 3. Preparing the schedule should include a study of past enrollment patterns and should be predicated on student needs.
- Sabbatical Applications are due November 3. At this point four or five faculty have stated an intention to apply.
- PSIP Applications are due December 12, and eligible faculty are encouraged to look at the instructions at: PSIP Applications web page.
The deadline for submission of summer and fall 2015 intersession proposals is:
Monday, October 20, 2014 to Department Heads
Monday, October 27, 2014 from Department Heads to Dean
Dates and Deadlines:
September 18 CHPA Research Forum featuring Katie Hoegeman (SOC/ANT), who will speak on “The Occupational Status of Female Clergy” at 3:30 in STRO 350.
September 26 “Shattering Silences: Nigerian Cultural Connections” -- Nigeria Public Affairs Program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, Public Affairs Section,
Abuja, Nigeria, and Missouri State University Provost Office and Division for Diversity & Inclusion in PSU 313, 4:00-6:30 pm.
September 28 Deadline: Summer and Summer Intersession 2015 proposals to Study Away Office - Study Away
September 29 President Smart’ State of the University Address, noon in PSU Theater
September 29 Faculty submit Tenure and/or Promotion dossier to Department Heads and
External Reviews due to Department Heads for inclusion in the dossier
September 29 “Shattering Silences: International Disability Studies: Building Community” -- Nigeria Public Affairs Program sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, Public
Affairs Section, Abuja, Nigeria, and Missouri State University, Provost Office and Division for Diversity & Inclusion in PSU 313 at 1:30-3:00 pm.
September 30 Department Heads submit Promotion dossiers to Department Committee