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TO ALL VOTING AND NON-VOTING
MEMBERS OF THE FACULTY

A REGULAR FACULTY MEETING WILL BE HELD

TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
SALOMON 001

4:00 PM

AGENDA

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

2. Report by the Faculty Executive Committee (Professor Iris Bahar)
• Proposed Plan for Ensuring Continuing Excellence in Teaching      (Professors Iris Bahar and James Allen)
• Third tier title for lecturers
• Sessions on financial planning and planning for retirement

3. MOTION:  That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows that an Institute for the Study of Environment and Society be established. (Professors Amanda Lynch and Dov Sax)

4. MOTION:  That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows that the name of the Geological Sciences Department be changed to the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences. (Professor Timothy Herbert)

5. MOTION:  That the Faculty recommends to the President and Board of Fellows that the name of the Slavic Languages Department be changed to the Department of Slavic Studies. (Professor Svetlana Evdokimova)

6. MOTION:  That the Faculty amends the Faculty Rules and Regulations to allow for faculty appointment with the new title of Professor of the Practice, effective immediately. (Professor Iris Bahar)

7. MOTION:  That the Faculty amends the Faculty Rules and Regulations, Part 3, Section 7.I.A., Principles Governing the Academic Calendar, Semester I, to change Convocation to be on the Tuesday following the first Monday in September. (Dean Margaret Klawunn)

8. Report by the President (President Christina Paxson)
• Discussion on Continuing Education and its possible name change
• Report on investigation for changes to the academic calendar

9. Report by the Provost (Provost Mark Schlissel)
• Updates to Workday to improve grant invoicing process

10. Committee Reports:
Human Resources Advisory Board (Vice President Karen Davis, Professor Linda Resnick)

11. Old business

12. New business

Next Faculty Meeting: May 6, 2014