A&S Faculty Assembly Minutes April 7, 2009
College of Arts and Sciences
April 17, 2009
Anthropology: A. Harris
Biology: R. Fell, M. Klotz
Chemistry: R. Buchanan, J. Richardson
Classical & Modern Lang.: S. Becker, R. Buchanan, W. Cunningham, M. Dalle,
G. Hutcheson, R. Luginbill, A. Mastri, F. Nuessel,
W. Pfeffer, R. Roebuck, C. Sullivan, L. Zeng
Communication: B. Edwards, J. Ferre
English: M. Biberman, T. Byers, G. Cross, J. Dietrich, S. Griffin,
K. Hadley, D. Hall, C. Mattingly, G. Nunez, G. Ridley,
S. Ryan, B. Willey, B. Williams, E. Wise, J. Wolfe,
Fine Arts: D. Lai
Geography/Geosciences: C. Hanchette, C. Leuthart, J. McCarty, W. Song
History: B. Beattie, G. Crothers, J. Cumbler, B. Harrison, D. Krebs,
Y. Ma, E. McInnis, J. McLeod, R. Njoku, L.S. Weissbach
Humanities: A. Allen, E. Patton, P. Pranke, T. Soldat-Jaffe, M. Stenger,
Mathematics: C. Hu, B. Li, R. Powers, T. Riedel, D. Wildstrom
Pan-African Studies: J. B. Hudson
Philosophy: D. Owen, O. Wiggins
Physics: D. Brown
Political Science: J. Gainous, T. Gray, S. Matarese, R. Payne
Psychology: S. Meeks
Sociology: J. Beggan, J. Busch, A. Furr, G. Marshall, C. Negrey,
Theatre Arts: N. Burton
Urban & Public Affairs: L. Bright
Women’s & Gender Studies: C. Fosl, D. Heinecken, N. Theriot
A & S Student Council: J. Bender
Professor Byers, Chair, called the Assembly to order.
The minutes of the meeting of March 13, 2009, were approved as distributed.
The Chair recognized Professor Hall who moved approval of the candidates for graduation for May 2009, pending successful completion of all requirements. The motion was seconded. The motion was approved unanimously.
The Chair recognized Professor Richardson, who moved, seconded by the Honors Advisory Committee, the naming of Neil K. Gupta, a Spanish major, as the Woodcock Medalist for 2008-2009. The Chair put the question and the motion carried unanimously.
The Chair opened the floor to nominations for Assembly officers for AY 2009-2010. Professor Byers was re-elected Chair for Fall 2009 and Professor Hall was elected Chair for Spring 2010. Professor Hall was elected Parliamentarian for Fall 2009 and Professor Wise was elected Parliamentarian for Spring 2010.
Dean Hudson briefly discussed the budget situation for the coming year.
Hearing no call for further business, the Chair called for a motion to adjourn. Motion for adjournment was made and seconded and approved unanimously.