104 Gore Hall
Members excused: , C. Boncelet, M. Buell, M. Dement, C. Denson, J. Firestone, R. Hampel, E. Kaler, D. Lehman, B. Miller, D. Miller, S. Pollack, T. W. Fraser Russell, C. Thoroughgood, I Vogel, L. Ware
Members absent: T. Angell, P Chapman, D. Green, K. Heinen, B. Krakower, P. Oneill,
I. Karen Stein convened the meeting and stated that there was a change in the meeting’s agenda. Under Old Business, the Recommendation from the Committee on Promotions and Tenure will continue to be tabled. This item will be dealt with in the next Faculty Senate Meeting. The revised agenda was approved unanimously.
The minutes of the meeting of
Remarks from Provost Dan Rich. Provost Rich highlighted recent activities in
the arts and humanities at the
A. The Faculty Senate Committee on Welfare and Privileges is working on expanding the policy documents related to sexual harassment to include all forms of discrimination. These changes are necessary in order to bring us into compliance with state and federal laws.
B. In follow-up from our last meeting regarding the perceived need to improve recycling on campus, Jim Brophy met with COCAN. It was determined that an ad hoc committee will be formed: 1.) To research and compare recycling programs at other universities; 2.) To make recommendations of costs and benefits of recycling; and 3.) To set realistic goals as to how an improved UD recycling program be implemented. Volunteers for this ad hoc committee are being solicited; interested parties should contact Carmine Balascio (chair of COCAN, email@example.com).
C. The reminder was made that the Faculty Senate May election is fast approaching. There still is a need for vice-president candidates. It was noted that the vice-president does not automatically succeed the president. The vice-president office is a separate position. The president-elect succeeds the president. Interested individuals should see Carmine Balascio. In addition, COCAN needs interested people to run for two at- large positions.
V. Consent agenda.
A. Announcements for challenge. Twenty-four recommendations were listed. There was no challenge. All passed.
B. Resolutions. There were three resolutions. There was no challenge. All passed.
VI. Regular agenda.
A. Old business: None. The item was removed.
B. New business: None.
VII. Introduction of new business: None.
The meeting was adjourned at .
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