A&S Faculty Assembly Minutes December 1 2006

College of Arts and Sciences

Faculty Assembly Meeting

December 1, 2006

Registering Attendance:

 Biology P. Ewald, M. Klotz, D. Schultz
Chemistry R. Buchanan
Classical & Modern Lang

R. Buchanan, W. Cunningham, M. Dalle, J. Greene, M. Makris, W. Pfeffer, R. Roebuck, C. Sullivan, L. Wagner

Communication S. Esrock, J. Ferre, A. Futrell, G. Leichty

T. Byers, K. Chandler, G. Cross, K. Czarnecki, J. Dietrich, A. Golding, P. Griner, K. Hadley, D. Hall, S.A. Henke, K. Kopelson, E. Lin, K. Mullen, A. Powell, A. Rabin, G. Ridley, S. Ryan, A. Willey, B. Williams, J. Wolfe

Geography/Geosciences C. Hanchette, C. Leuthart, K. Mountain, A. Sabhlok
History B. Beattie, T. Mackey, J. McLeod, K. Spierling
Humanities K. Gray, M. Stenger, E. Wise
Mathematics T. Riedel
Pan-African Studies J. Hudson
Philosophy R. Kimball
Political Science

O. Avdeyeva, A. Caldwell, J. Farrier, T. Gray, S. Hua, S. Matarese, R. Payne, L. Rhodebeck, R. Vogel, S. Wallace, C. Ziegler

Psychology B. Burns, P DeMarco
Theatre Arts L. Thomas, R. Vandenbroucke
Women’s & Gender St C. Fosl, A. Harris, N. Theriot

Professor Byers, Chair, called the meeting to order.

The minutes of the Assembly of April 21, 2006, were approved as distributed.

The Chair presented a proposal, moved and seconded by the Personnel Committee, for the following addition to “Position Description for the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences” (addendum to the College By-Laws, p. 8): “Meeting or exceeding all compliance standards” to be inserted following bulleted item 9. This was the first reading of the proposed change.

The Chair then yielded the floor to Dean Hudson for discussion of the draft of the College’s Strategic Plan 2007-2017.

The Chair presented the list of December 2006 candidates for graduation for approval, pending successful completion of all requirements. Approval was moved and seconded. The motion passed unanimously.