Faculty Senate Meeting
Attendees: Kurt Anderson, Bud Baeslack, Linnda Caporael (President), Stephen Derby, Don Drew, Gary Gabriele, Prabhat Hajela, Linda Layne, Jon Newell, Ralph Noble, Randy Norsworthy, Bud Peterson (Provost), Mark Rea, Susan Sanderson, Trina Sego, Mary Anne Waltz, Bruce Watson
Current Status of
Diversity Committee Handout
A quorum was acknowledged and the meeting was called to
order at . The minutes of the
President Caporael presented a draft copy of a proposal for
the Faculty Senate to sponsor a forum on
A motion was made by Linda Layne that the Faculty Senate accepts volunteers, who will draft a statement in regard to recent events, send it around among the Senate electronically, and issue it before the next meeting. The motion was seconded by Randy Norsworthy, and unanimously approved. Ralph Noble, Linda Layne and Prabhat Hajela volunteered to draft the statement.
Don Drew made a motion to appoint a committee to plan and
coordinate a set of activities responding to the events of
Suggested members of this committee were
made a presentation
on clinical faculty at
Jon Newell made a motion to place Amendment question, 2B from last year, "to enfranchise the Troy Clinical Faculty to the same extent as the Hartford Clinical Faculty at the present time" on the next ballot for faculty voting. Steve Derby seconded the motion. Ten senate members approved the motion; one abstained.
President Caporael asked to address the last item on the agenda, the current status of the Rensselaer Performance Plan from Ralph Noble. Discussion ensued regarding the expectations from the Provost, Deans and the committee. It was agreed that a clearer and more widely understood role for the Planning and Resources Committee was needed.
President Caporael adjourned the meeting at .