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Meeting of the Faculty Council

Friday, January 14, 2022, 3:00–5:00 p.m.

The recording of the meeting is available at this link.


3:00 p.m.  Chair of the Faculty’s remarks
                      Prof. Mimi Chapman (Social Work)

3:05 p.m.  Introduction and welcome of incoming leaders in the Office of the Provost
                     Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz
                     Prof. Christopher Clemens (Physics and Astronomy)
                     Dr. Amy Locklear Hertel (Chancellor’s Office Chief of Staff)

3:10 p.m.  Chancellor’s remarks
                     Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz

3:20 p.m.  Provost’s remarks
                     Provost Robert Blouin

3:30 p.m.  Spring semester and COVID-19 updates
                     Provost Robert Blouin
                     Prof. David Weber (Infectious Diseases; Pediatrics; Epidemiology)
                     Dean of Students Desirée Rieckenberg

  • Prof. Weber’s COVID-19 Update presented at the meeting [PDF]
  • Information about user seal test for face masks [video]

4:20 p.m.   New Faculty Retirement Planning Guide presented by Retired Faculty Association leaders
                     Prof. Donna Falvo (Rehabilitation Counseling and Psychology), President
                     Prof. Thomas Clegg (Physics and Astronomy), OHR Liaison

  • Faculty Retirement Planning Guide [PDF]
  • Prof. Clegg’s slides for Faculty Council [PDF]

4:30 p.m.  Annual committee reports by title

  • Committee on Appointments, Promotion and Tenure [PDF], Prof. Stuart Gold (Pediatrics), committee chair
  • Committee on University Government [PDF], Prof. Joy Renner (Radiologic Science), committee chair
  • Faculty Assembly Delegation [PDF], Prof. Jan Hannig (Statistics and Operations Research), committee chair

4:40 p.m.  Closed session: Special report of the Honorary Degree and Special Awards Committee
                     Nominees for Fall 2022 awards [link] (Council member access only; Sakai login required)
                     Prof. Lloyd Kramer (History), committee member

5:00 p.m.  Adjournment

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