SENATE From the Chair

TO: Members of the Faculty Senate
FROM: William L. Kissick, Chair
SUBJECT: Agenda for the Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 17, 1996
3-5:30 p.m. in B-6 Stiteler Hall

  1. Approval of minutes, April 19, 1995, plenary

  2. Report of the Chair. (5 minutes)

  3. Report of the President. (5 minutes)

  4. Report of the Provost. (5 minutes)

  5. Report of the Committee on Administration, David Brownlee, Chair. Topics include: administrative restructuring, renewal of appointment of deans, post-tenure review, teaching evaluation. (10 minutes)

  6. Report of the Committee on the Faculty, Sheila Mur-naghan, Chair. Topics include: faculty maternity leave policy, lecturer in foreign languages, functioning of the Faculty Grievance Commission. (10 minutes)

  7. Report of the Committee on Students and Educational Policy, James Laing, Chair. Topic: 1995-96 Report on Making Penn the Undergraduate University of Choice for the 21st Century. (10 minutes)

  8. Report of the Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty, Robert Hornik, Chair. (5 minutes for report; 15 minutes discussion)

  9. Discussion Only: Statement of Harold Bershady, Diana Crane, William Evan, and Samuel Klausner regarding alleged salary discrimination. (15 minutes)

  10. Report of the Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility, Susan Watkins, Chair. (10 minutes)

  11. Adjournment by 5:30 p.m.

    Note: Copies of reports published in Almanac will be available at the meeting.


    April 9, 1996
    Volume 42 Number 27

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