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SENATE From the Senate Office
February 6, 2007, Volume 53, No. 21

Under the Faculty Senate Rules, formal notification to members may be accomplished by publication in Almanac. The following is published under that rule:

To: Members of the Standing Faculty
From: Vincent Price, Chair

Nominations for Offices Requested

In accordance with the Rules of the Faculty Senate you are invited to suggest candidates for the posts and terms stated below, with supporting letters if desired. Candidates’ names should be submitted promptly to Barry Cooperman, Chair of the Senate Nominating Committee by telephone at (215) 898-6330 or by e-mail to cooprman@pobox.upenn.edu.

The following posts are to be filled for 2007-2008:

Chair-elect: (Incumbent: Larry Gladney)

Secretary-elect: (Incumbent: Andrew Metrick)

Four At-large Members of the Senate Executive Committee (3-year term):
(Incumbents: Dennis Culhane, Lydie Moudileno, Barbara Riegel, and Rogers Smith)

Two Assistant Professor Members of the Senate Executive Committee (2-year term):
(Incumbents: Judith Long and Cathrine Veikos)

Three Members of the Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (3-year term):
(Incumbents: Sherri Adams, James Ross, and Anita Allen-Castellitto)

Two Members of the Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty (3-year term):
(Incumbents: Barbara Medoff-Cooper and Michael Katz)

Nominating Committee Elected

The Senate Executive Committee’s slate of nominees for the Senate Nominating Committee was circulated to the Senate Membership on January 9, 2007. No additional nominations by petition have been received within the prescribed time. Therefore, according to the Senate Rules, the Executive Committee’s slate is declared elected.

Those elected are:

• Kevin Brownlee (Romance Languages)
• Barry Cooperman (Chemistry) chair
• Stuart Curran (English)
• Frank Goodman (Law)
• Sarah Kagan (Nursing)
• Randall Kamien (Physics & Astronomy)
• Martin Pring (Physiology)
• Sohrab Rabii (Electrical & Systems Engineering)
• Julie Sochalski (Nursing)

Almanac - February 6, 2007, Volume 53, No. 21