Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Members for Appointment to the Intercollegiate Athletics Councils for Men and Women and to the University Co-op Board of Directors. Posted on the Faculty Council Web site on April 10, 2007. Approved by the Faculty Council at its meeting on April 16, 2007. Transmitted to the president on April 17, 2007. The president appointed Professor Alba A. Ortiz to serve on the Men's Intercollegiate Athletics Council and Professor Robert A. Prentice to serve on the Women's Intercollegiate Athletics Council. Both are four-year appointments beginning September 1, 2007, expiring on August 31, 2011. The president appointed Professor Steven Goode to the University Co-op Board of Directors (2007-2011) to fill the position that will open when the term of Professor Isabella C. Cunningham expires.
Report of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Council Officers for 2007-2008. Posted on the Faculty Council Web site on May 3, 2007. At its meeting on May 7, 2007, the Faculty Council elected the following officers to serve on the Faculty Council Executive Committee for 2007-2008: David Hillis, chair elect, professor, integrative biology; The Faculty Advisory Committee on Budgets election resulted in a tie; the Council agreed to include both Professor Cynthia Osborne (public affairs) and Professor Thomas G. Palaima (classics); Educational Policy Committee: Desmond F. Lawler, professor, civil, architectural and environmental engineering; Faculty Welfare Committee: Martha F. Hilley, professor, music. Also serving on the 2007-2008 executive committee are Pauline T. Strong (anthropology), incoming chair of the Graduate Assembly; and continuing members Doug Burger (computer sciences), who will chair the Council in 2007-2008, Linda L. Golden (marketing), who is this year's chair, and Sue Alexander Greninger (human ecology), Faculty Council secretary.