A-1 Committee of Counsel on Academic Freedom and Responsibility

Chair: David M. Rabban
Chair Elect: Brian L. Evans.

Minutes (PDF): To be posted following first meeting.

Member E-mail Address Book (comma delimited)
Member E-mail Address Book (semi-colon delimited)

2008-09 Annual Report

FUNCTION: To study problems in this area of concern; to advise on such problems or issues referred to it by any member of the faculty, the provost,the president, the chancellor, or the Board of Regents.

COMPOSITION: Seven members chosen at large from and by the voting members of the General Faculty for two-year overlapping terms. In addition, every year the chair of the Faculty Council shall appoint two General Faculty members of the Faculty Council for one-year terms as members of the committee. Deans, associate deans, assistant deans, department chairs, and other administrative officials are ineligible for election or appointment. The committee shall elect its own chair and vice chair, both of whom shall be members of the General Faculty. The committee shall always contain a faculty member from the Law School by election or, if no Law School faculty member is elected, by appointment.

Members, 2009-10:
  Friedman, Alan W. 2009-2011 professor, English
  Hart, Hillary 2009-2011 distinguished senior lecturer, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering
  Lawler, Desmond F. 2009-2011 professor, civil, architectural, and environmental engineering
  Odell, Edward T. (Ted) 2008-2010 professor, mathematics
  Ortiz, Alba A. 2008-2010 professor, special education
  Palaima, Thomas G. 2009-2011 professor, classics
  Rabban, David M. 2009-2010 professor, law
  Staiger, Janet 2008-2010 professor, radio-television-film

Faculty Council Appointees:
  Dorn, Edwin 2009-2010 professor, public affairs
  Evans, Brian L. 2009-2010 professor, electrical and computer engineering