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Agenda for University Council Meeting
Wednesday, October 17, 2001
from 4 to 6 p.m.
Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

I. Appointment of a Moderator. Time allocation: 1 minute.

II. Approval of the minutes of March 28, April 18 and 25, 2001. 3 minutes.

III. Follow-up comments or questions on Status Reports. 5 minutes.

IV. Discussion on Campus Safety and Security, Maureen Rush, Vice President for Public Safety. Presentation 10 minutes, discussion 10 minutes.

V. Report of the 2000-2001 Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, Abba Krieger, Chair. Presentation 10 minutes, discussion 10 minutes.

VI. Report of the 2000-2001 Committee on Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, Edward Lally, Chair. Presentation 10 minutes, discussion 10 minutes.

VII. Report to the President and Provost Concerning Services to Students With Disabilities, Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum, Vice Provost for University Life. Presentation 10 minutes, discussion 10 minutes.

VIII.Selection and ranking of focus issues for University Council for the academic year. Time allocation: 15 minutes.

A. Proposal to amend the Council by laws for the Committee on Quality of Student Life. The proposal would allow the chairs of the Undergraduate Assembly and GAPSA, who are voting ex officio members, to appoint a specific alternate to attend in their absence while retaining voting rights.

B. Progress on New Dining Service Contract.

IX. Adjournment by 6 p.m.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 8, October 16, 2001


October 16, 2001
Volume 48 Number8

The grand old Quad will have three new College Houses when renovations are complete next fall.
Getting around University City will be easier for pedestrians and motorists thanks to new signage.
A $6.7 million NIH grant has been awarded to the Institute for Medicine and Engineering.
President Rodin will receive the Beacon Award at the upcoming celebration of 125 Years of Women at Penn.
Professor Peter Stallybrass will receive the MLA's Lowell Prize for most outstanding literary or linguistic study.
La Casa Latina: the Center for Hispanic Excellence has a new director.
The ICA has a new director of marketing and communications.
A new Entrepreneur in Residence program gives students a chance to meet and mingle with experienced entrepreneurs.
Research in the social and behavioral sciences involving human subjects must be reviewed by Penn's Institutional Review Board.