Meeting of the General Faculty and Faculty Council

April 28, 2000, 2:00 p.m.

Assembly Room, 2nd Floor, Wilson Library

Chancellor William O. McCoy and Professor Richard N. Andrews will preside.

Agenda

ACT 2:00 Memorial Resolution for George P. Hager, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy and Dean of the School of Pharmacy 1966-74. Presented by Professor George H. Cocolas.

ACT 2:05 Second Reading, Proposed Amendments to the Faculty Code of University Government

  • Res. 2000-1. To Abolish the Established Lectures Committee
  • Res. 2000-2. To Make Possible the Election of the Chair of the Faculty in the Fall Semester
  • Res. 2000-3. To Change Certain Provisions Relating to the Nominating Committee
  • Res. 2000-4. To Change Representation on the Faculty Council from Strict Representation by Rank to Proportional Representation for Two Categories of Faculty

ACT 2:10 Res. 2000-5. Requesting Amendment of the Tenure Regulations to Permit Faculty in Phased Retirement to Complete Terms of Service on the Hearings and Financial Exigency Committees. Presented by the Committee on University Government

ACT 2:15 Proposed Amendments to the Instrument of Student Judicial Governance.

  • Res. 2000-6. Concerning the Presence of Complainants During a Hearing.
  • Res. 2000-7. Concerning Service of Summons.
  • Presented by the Committee on Student Conduct.

INFO 2:25 Annual Report of the Faculty Assembly Delegation. Prof. Laura Gasaway.

INFO DISC 2:30 Report of the Educational Policy Committee. Prof. Boone Turchi, Chair.

INFO 2:45 Interim Report of the Faculty Information & Technology Advisory Committee. Prof. William Balthrop, Chair.

INFO 2:55 Annual Report of the University Priorities & Budget Advisory Committee. Provost Richard Richardson.

INFO DISC 3:00 Chancellor’s Remarks and Question Time. Chancellor William O. McCoy. The Chancellor invites questions or comment on any topic.

INFO 3:15 Presentation of the 2000 Thomas Jefferson Award.

INFO 3:30 Presentation of the 2000 Advising Awards. Senior Associate Dean Bernadette Gray-Little.

INFO 3:45 Chair of the Faculty’s Remarks. Prof. Richard N. Andrews.

INFO 4:00 Faculty Elections Results and Introduction of the Incoming Chair of the Faculty. Prof. Joseph S. Ferrell, Secretary of the Faculty.

ACT 4:05 Resolutions of Appreciation. Presented by the Agenda Committee.

4:15 Reception.

Joseph S. Ferrell

Secretary of the Faculty

Minutes

Faculty Council Attendance

Present (47): Adler, Angel, Bender, Black, Bolas, Boxill, Carl, Clegg, Cordeiro-Stone, Debreczeny, Drake, Elvers, Fink, Fishman, Gasaway, Grossberg, Huang, Johnson, Kalleberg, Kallianpur, Kaufman, Ketch, Kopp, Kupper, LeFebvre, Ludlow, Madison, McCormick, Meehan-Black, Melchert, P. Molina, Moran, Panter, Pfaff, Plante, Rao, Raper, Rosenfeld, Schaller, Slatt, Straughan, Strauss, Taft, Topal, Ward, Weiss, White.

Excused absences (33): Ammerman, Blackburn, Janda, Bluestein, Bowen, Bromberg, Collins, Covach, De La Cadena, Eckel, Graham, Harrison, Hooper, Kjervik, Lubker, Margolis, Marshall, McKeown, A. Molina, Moreau, Nord, Otey, Postema, Raab-Traub, Raasch, Savitz, Sekerak, Steponaitis, Thorp, Vaughn, Vevea, Walsh, Williams.

Unexcused absences (4): Assani, Bynum, Graves, Regester

Memorial Resolution

Prof. George H. Cocolas (Pharmacy), presented a memorial resolution for George P. Hager, Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy and Dean of the School of Pharmacy, 1966-74.

Second Reading, Proposed Amendments to the Faculty Code of University Government

Prof. Janet Mason (Institute of Government), Chair of the Committee on University Government, presented for second reading four amendments to the Faculty Code of University Government that were approved on first reading on March 24, 2000. There were no questions or comment.

Resolution 2000-1. To Abolish the Established Lectures Committee.

Adopted unanimously.

Resolution 2000-2 .To Make Possible the Election of the Chair of the Faculty in the Fall Semester.

Adopted unanimously. As amended, Section 3-1(b) of the Faculty Code now reads as follows:

“(b) The chair of the faculty shall serve for a term of three years and shall not be eligible for immediate re-election. Nominations and elections shall be held every third year, and the person elected shall take office on July 1 following the election.”

Resolution 2000-3. To Change Certain Provisions Relating to the Nominating Committee.

Adopted unanimously. As amended, Section 4-2(a) of the Faculty Code now reads as follows:

“§ 4-2. The Nominating Committee. (a) The Nominating Committee shall consist of all faculty members retiring from the elective faculty committees (Advisory, Athletics, Educational Policy, Faculty Grievance, Faculty Hearings, Financial Exigency and Program Change, and Honorary Degrees and Special Awards). The Executive Committee of the Faculty Council may appoint up to five additional members. Service shall be for one year. The chair and secretary of the faculty shall serve as ex officio, non-voting members. The secretary of the faculty shall convene the Nominating Committee each year and shall serve as secretary of the committee.”

Resolution 2000-4. To Change Representation on the Faculty Council from Strict Representation by Rank to Proportional Representation for Two Categories of Faculty.

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