President Pollack’s July 16 letter to the community charges the Faculty Senate to develop proposals for
The referenced Working Groups will report their recommendations to the Senate by December 1 keeping students and faculty fully informed of their deliberations all along the way via this website.
The Senate will debate and possibly modify the recommendations before registering formal support through a vote or multiple votes. The recommendations will be made to the President and Provost, who then, in consultation with the deans, will consider academic implications and financial resources.
Note on transparency
The working groups will not have chairs–they will have facilitators. The Dean and/or Associate Dean of Faculty will co-facilitate each working group meeting,
In lieu of minutes, all working group meetings be will Zoom recorded and the audio file will be posted on line. Working Group meeting agendas will posted in advance and in many cases the meetings themselves will be open to the community.