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September 14, 2005 Faculty Senate Agenda & Meeting Minutes


  • Call to Order
  • Remarks by and Questions for President Hunter Rawlings, III
  • Remarks by and Questions for Provost Biddy Martin
  • Remarks by Dean Charles Walcott
  • Approval of Minutes of the May 11, 2005 Senate Meeting
  • Report from the Nominations and Elections Committee: Cynthia Farina, Associate Dean and Secretary of the University Faculty
  • Resolution Establishing a Graduate Minor Field in Computational Science and Engineering from the Committee on Academic Programs and Policies: Rodney Dietert, Professor, Microbiology & Immunology and Chair, CAPP (proposal)
  • Resolution Urging the Administration and the Board of Trustees to Engage in a Frank and Open Dialogue with the Faculty Regarding the Resignation of President Jeffrey Lehman: Howard Howland, Professor, Neurobiology & Behavior, Senator-At-Large (Opinion Piece, Professor Philip Lewis, ‘Trusting in Secrecy‘)
  • Resolution on the Governance of the University: William Trochim, Professor, Policy, Analysis & Management, Senator
  • Good and Welfare