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April 12, 2000 University Faculty Senate Agenda & Meeting Minutes


  • Call to Order by the Speaker Howard Howland
  • Remarks by the Dean: J. Robert Cooke
  • Questions and Answers: Provost Don Randel
  • Approval of Minutes of the March 8 Faculty Senate Meeting
  • Report from the Nominations and Elections Committee: Professor Kathleen Rasmussen, Associate Dean and Secretary of the University Faculty
  • Report on Educational Policy Committee Activities: Professor Richard Galik
  • Distance Learning
    • Update on Distance Learning Discussions: J. Robert Cooke
    • Trustee Consideration of Distance Learning: Professors William Fry and Kay Obendorf, Faculty-Elected Trustees
    • Provost’s Advisory Committee on Distance Learning: Professor William Arms (Slides)
  • Resolution on Academic Decision-Making Processes from the University Faculty Committee: Professor Charles Walcott
  • Resolution Establishing a Graduate Field in Asian Religions from the Committee on Academic Programs and Policies: Professor Terrence Fine, Chair (Amended Resolution, Stein Amendment)
  • Good and Welfare: “A Vision for Residential Life“, report by the West Campus Program Planning Group: Professors Jennifer Gerner and Isaac Kramnick