Members: M. Burchard, P. Caulfield, F. Davenport, R. Dunning, C. James, K. Krumpe,
J. Kuhlman, B. Larson, H. Lee, P. McClellan, C. Mitchell, D. Peifer, J. Rackham,
T. Rizzo, G. Wilson; Alternates P. Nickless, D. Van Engelen.
Presiding: G. Kormanik (1999-2000 Chair)
I. Call to Order
Dr. Kormanik welcomed new senators to the first meeting of the 2000-2001 Faculty Senate and called the meeting to order at 4:50 pm. He introduced new Senators Melissa Burchard, Charles James, Heon Lee, Jim Kuhlman and Jeff Rackham.
The Alternates are Pamela Nickless, Debra Van Engelen, and Scott Walters. Alternates are to serve "with voice but without vote" and are to attend all Senate meetings.
II. Executive Committee Election Results
Executive Committee elections were held with the following results:
Chair of the Senate and Chair of the Executive Committee: Peter Caulfield
Dr. Kormanik turned the meeting over to Dr. Caulfield and elections continued.
First Vice Chair and Chair of the Academic Policies Committee: Cathy Mitchell
Second Vice Chair and Chair of the Institutional Development Committee and University Planning Council: Bruce Larson
Secretary and Chair of the Faculty Welfare and Development Committee: Tracey Rizzo
III. Committee Work in Progress
--The Senate approved the following FWDC Committee Nominations:
Distinguished Scholars (2 full professors)
- Allan Combs
- Robert Yeager
Minority Affairs Commission (1)
- Afaf Omer
University Research Council (1 social science; 1 professional program)
- Volker Frank
- Bryan Sinclair
University Teaching Council (1 humanities; 1 social science)
- Robert Bowen
- Sarah Bumgarner
University Graduate Council (2)
- Paul McDonald
- Helen Wykle
UNCA Foundation Board (1)
IV. Committee Assignment Preference
Dr. Caulfield asked senators to submit their committee preferences. The Executive Committee will convene at the close of the meeting to determine the makeup of the various committees.
Dr. Caulfield adjourned the meeting at 5:00 pm.
Respectfully submitted by: Sandra Gravely and Tracey Rizzo