| SEC AGENDA | 2000-2001 Reports: Academic
Freedom & Responsibility AND Faculty Grievance
the Senate Office
of At-large SEC Member
nominations were received by petition and the Senate Nominating
Committeeęs nominee Robert Hornik (Annenberg School for
Communication) is declared elected to a 1-year term effective
immediately as an at-large member of the Senate Executive
Senate Executive Committee Meeting
September 5, 2001
Approval of the minutes of May 2, 2001
Discussion on Nomination of Senate Nominating Committee
of one assistant professor member to fill a one-year vacancy
Progress Report of the Teaching Evaluation Committee
to the President and Provost Concerning Services to Students
Other new business 8. Adjournment by 5:30 p.m.
of the 2000-2001 Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and
Committee met once on May 25, 2001 to elect a chair.
in the past, the Committee distributed a letter to all members
of the faculty informing them about SCAFR. We received no
inquires or appeals of actions relating to issues of academic
freedom and responsibility; no inquiries were forwarded
to the Committee from the Faculty Senate. We did not identify
any further questions that the Committee needs to address
at this time.
Sheila Murnaghan, Chair
of the 2000-2001 Faculty Grievance Commission
year the Faculty Grievance Commission considered two cases,
attempting to act as facilitators in achieving their resolution.
In addition, we were approached by two other faculty members
who may decide to put in grievances in the future.
of two cases before us was finally resolved: we congratulate
the people who were involved in this. All of them behaved
as responsible members of the University.
other case is still ongoing and we cannot discuss it under
the confidentiality rules of the Commission.
members of the 2000-2001 Faculty Grievance Commission were
Fay Ajzenberg-Selove, Chair, Steven Sondheimer, Chair-elect,
and Leonard J. Bello, Past Chair.
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