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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR 2011-2012

Professor Alan W. Friedman (English), chair of the Committee to Nominate Faculty Council Officers for 2011, has filed with the secretary of the Faculty Council the report set forth below.

Notice is hereby given that this report will be presented to the 2011-12 Faculty Council for action at its special meeting on May 9, 2011. At that meeting, additional nominations may be made from the floor.
Greninger
Sue Alexander Greninger, Secretary
The Faculty Council

 

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO NOMINATE FACULTY COUNCIL OFFICERS FOR 2011-2012

The Committee to Nominate Faculty Council Officers for 2011-12 (Alan W. Friedman, chair) nominates the persons whose names are set forth below. Members of the nominating committee include Edmund T. (Ted) Gordon (African and African diaspora), Sue Alexander Greninger (human development and family sciences), Hillary Hart (civil, architecture and environmental engineering), Sue S. Heinzelman (English), Dean P. Neikirk (electrical engineering), Elmira Popova (mechanical engineering), and Janet Staiger (radio-television-film).

NOMINEES FOR CHAIR ELECT

Martha F. Hilley, professor, music
Alba A. Ortiz, professor, special education

NOMINEES FOR EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS FROM THE FACULTY COUNCIL

Mark I. Alpert , professor, marketing administration
Michael P. Domjan, professor, psychology
Brian L. Evans, professor, electrical and computer engineering
Karen L. Rascati, professor, pharmacy
Stanley J. Roux, professor, molecular cell and developmental biology

The duties of these officers are specified below.

CHAIR ELECT:

Each year the voting members of the Faculty Council shall elect a chair elect from the elected faculty members who shall serve in that capacity for one year. At the end of the year the chair elect shall become chair; if his or her term on the Council would otherwise end, the chair shall be an ex officio member (with the normal voting rights of the chair) for that year. The chair shall preside over the Council. The chair elect shall serve as vice chair if necessary. The chair (or the chair elect in the absence of the chair) shall be a voting member of the Graduate Assembly and shall be a member of its agenda-setting group. If either the chair or the chair elect should cease to be a member of the Faculty Council, the Council shall promptly elect a successor.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE:

  1. Composition: The chair, chair elect, and past chair of the Faculty Council; the secretary of the Faculty Council; the chair (or the chair elect in the absence of the chair) of the Graduate Assembly; and three Faculty Council members elected by the voting members of the Faculty Council. Terms of service commence on the first class day of the fall semester; they are for one year (though renewable).

  2. Function: To facilitate the work of the Faculty Council and to see that the Council has the benefit of the work done by the standing committees and by the special committees of the Faculty Council; to plan the Council's agenda and other related activities; and to meet at least monthly with the president and his or her designated representatives in order to discuss and advise on educational, institutional, and faculty matters.


Posted on the Faculty Council web site on May 4, 2011.