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Faculty Meeting Minutes

February 29, 2008

President Glotzbach called the meeting to order at 3:40pm.

Approval of Minutes.

The minutes from the February 8, 2008 meeting, having been previously distributed, were approved with no emendations.

President's Report - Philip A. Glotzbach

Academic Affairs

Dean of the Faculty Report – Muriel Poston:

She announced the following tenure and promotion candidates approved by the Board of Trustees. She thanked members of the Committee on Appointments, Promotion and Tenure (CAPT) for their hard work on this process.


Tenure and Promotion (from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor):

Dean Poston also announced the following reappointments (reported to the Board):

Tenure-Track Reappointments:

Non-Tenure Reappointments:

Senior Artist-in-Residence:


Senior Teaching Associates:

Teaching Associate:


Dean of Special Programs Report – Jeff Segrave

McCormack Residency is April 3-9. Sir Jonathan Miller will be the honored guest. He is a well-known British author, medical doctor, BBC television host, director of stage and opera, and actor. He will be involved with various classes, presentations; more details will follow. All are encouraged to attend.

Old Business

On behalf of the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) - Dan Curley introduced the first motion; provided the context for Part Six; outlined the procedures of the working Group; acknowledged the leadership of VP Kress; and explained the amendments to the proposal.

Revised Motion – Faculty handbook, Part Six - web site (attachment): Faculty Handbook
Amendments (see attachment)

Discussion ranged over the following topics:

On behalf of the Faculty Executive Committee (FEC) - Dan Curley then introduced the second motion

Revised Motion – Part Two, Article II, Section F – Faculty Advisory Board and Advisory Panel (see attachment). A friendly amendment to this motion was proposed by Penny Jolly. The revised motion carried (see attachment).
V. New Business

There was no new business.


CEPP – Deb Hall – reported on CAS Policies (with regard to Scribner Seminars) on Withdrawals, Failures, Transfers and First-Year Student Deferrals (see attachment).



Meeting adjourned at 5:45 p.m..

Respectfully submitted,

Mary Ellen Kokoletsos
Executive Administrative Assistant
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs