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From the Senate Chair
January 26, 2010, Volume 56, No. 19

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: Harvey Rubin, 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 Larry Gladney, Chair of the Senate Nominating Committee by telephone at (215) 898-4683 or by e-mail to gladney@sas.upenn.edu. The following posts are to be filled for 2010-2011:

• Chair-elect
(Incumbent: Robert Hornik)

• Secretary-elect
(Incumbent: Kelly Jordan-Sciutto)

• Four At-large Members of the Senate Executive Committee (3-year term)
(Incumbents: Karin McGowan, Lydie Moudileno, Dwight Jaggard, and Lynn Lees)

• One Assistant Professor Member of the Senate Executive Committee (2-year term)
(Incumbent: Tulia Falleti)

• Three Members of the Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (3-year term) and one vacancy (1-year term)
(Incumbents: Andrew Rappe, Kermit Roosevelt, and Lorraine Tulman)

• Two Members of the Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty (3-year term)
(Incumbents: Ann O’Sullivan, and David Pope)

Nominating Committee Elected

The Senate Executive Committee’s slate of nominees for the Senate Nominating Committee was circulated to the Senate Membership on December 15, 2009. 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:

• Lance Donaldson-Evans (SAS/Romance Languages)

• Vivian Gadsden (GSE)

• Larry Gladney (SAS/Physics)—Chair

• Helen Giannakopoulos (Dental)

• Peter Kuriloff (GSE)

• Randy Mason (Design)

• Phil Nichols (Wharton)

• Jean-Pierre Saint-Jeannet (Vet Medicine)

• Susan Sorenson (Social Policy & Practice)


Almanac - January 26, 2010, Volume 56, No. 19