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February 14, 2001 University Faculty Senate Agenda & Meeting Minutes


  • Call to Order by Speaker Howard Howland
  • Remarks by and Questions for Provost Martin
  • Remarks by Dean J. Robert Cooke
  • Approval of Minutes of the December 13, 2000 Faculty Senate Meeting
  • Report from the Nominations and Elections Committee: Charles Walcott, Associate Dean and Secretary of the University Faculty (Enclosure)
  • Progress Report on Professorial Titles Taskforce: Professor William Fry, Taskforce Chair and W. Donald Cooke, Subcommittee Chair (Enclosure)
  • Resolution on creating the Graduate Field of Horticulture: Professor Terrence Fine, Committee Member and Professor Jery Stedinger, Chair, Committee on Academic Programs and Policies (Enclosure)
  • Resolution to Establish a Faculty Online Forum: Professor Steven Shiffrin Member of Interim Committee (Enclosure)
  • Resolution on Academic Calendar through 2004-2005 and Report from the Educational Policy Committee: Professor Douglas Gurak, Committee Member and Professor Susan Piliero, Committee Chair (Enclosure)
  • Report on Ward Lab, Professor James Thorp, Chair, Local Advisory Committee (Powerpoint Presentation)
  • Report on Research Support for Environmental Science and Engineering at Cornell, Professor Charles Walcott, Local Advisory Committee (Enclosure)
  • Resolution on Initiating a Review of Copyright Policy, Professor William Arms, Provost Advisory Committee on Distance Learning (Enclosure)
  • Progress Report on Faculty Committee on Program Review, Professor Peter Stein, Recent Committee Chair
  • Good and Welfare: University Committee on Human Subjects Educational Program, Professor Elaine Wethington, Committee Chair