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TO ALL VOTING AND NON-VOTING
MEMBERS OF THE FACULTY

A REGULAR FACULTY MEETING WILL BE HELD

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2014
SALOMON 001

4:00 PM

AGENDA

1. Approval of Minutes of the November 4, 2014 Faculty Meeting

2. Report from the Faculty Executive Committee (Professor James Morone)
• NROTC update
• Committee Nominations (Professor William Simmons)

3. MOTION: That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows that the name of the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences be changed to the Brown Institute for Translational Science effective July 1, 2015. (Deans Jack Elias and Michele Cyr)

4. MOTION:  That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows the establishment of a Master’s Program for Social Analysis and Research effective July 1, 2015.  (Professor David Lindstrom)

5. MOTION:  That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows to integrate the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy & American Institutions into the Watson Institute for International Studies, and to rename the two units to the A. Alfred Taubman Center for American Politics and Policy, and the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs respectively, effective July 1, 2015. (Professors James Morone and Richard Locke)

6. MOTION:  That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows that the name of the Institute for the Study of Environment and Society be changed to the Institute at Brown for Environment and Society effective immediately.  (Professor Amanda Lynch)

7. Report from the Provost (Provost Vicki Colvin)
• Update on Faculty tenure rates (Dean Kevin McLaughlin)
• Performing Arts Planning
• Introduction of the January Term
• Brown Gives 2015

8. Committee Reports:
Campus Life Advisory Board (Vice President Margaret Klawunn, Professor Neha Raukar)
Committee on Faculty Equity & Diversity (CFED) (Professors Nancy Jacobs, Chung-I Tan)

9. Old Business

10. New Business


Next faculty meeting: February 3, 2015