Committee Meetings Throughout Summer 2020

The Steering Committee (TSC), Faculty Senate (FS) and University Council (UC) met throughout the summer 2020, via Zoom.  TSC convened on June 9 and July 7. FS convened on June 23, July 21 and August 11. Univesity Council convened on July 21.

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Schedule of Meeting Dates for 2020-2021


August 17, 2004 - Special Meeting

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Approved 9-14-04




August 17, 2004

Abeles, Melnick, Morash, Nair, Newman, Prasad, Schechter, Sticklen, D. Weber; Others: Banks, Harrison, Wright, Anderson (News Bulletin)

Absent: Harrow, Ogundimu, R. Weber

Chairperson Sticklen called the meeting to order at 3:15 p.m. with a quorum being present.

The agenda was amended to add the item of Task Force Reports and Medical School Oversight Committee report. The amended agenda was approved.

The minutes for April 13, April 20 and July 13, 2004 were approved as distributed.

Chairperson's Remarks:
Professor Sticklen, Chairperson, welcomed Professor Morash, Chairperson for UGC this year and thanked members for coming to the special meeting. Dean Klomparens joined ECAC for this meeting.

Provost Search - Consideration of Draft Recommendations for Search and Rating Procedures for Permanent Provost:
Professor Schechter, Chairperson of the ad hoc subcommittee, presented a draft of proposed recommendations for the search and rating procedures for permanent Provost. Professor Schechter highlighted a number of points including the use of a search firm, the fact that Taylor 2 indicates that the preponderance of the committee should be faculty and students, the size of the committee, and stress on the importance of affirmative action and diversity. The language was strengthened delineating the criteria for the Provost. There was some discussion and clarification in terms of the advisory role of the Search Committee. A motion was passed approving the proposed recommendations. The proposed procedures will go to Faculty Council for consultation and then back to ECAC before going to President-Designee Simon.

Task Force Reports and Medical School Oversight Committee Report:
Professor Sticklen noted that there were 6 different task force groups working this summer and that a brief progress report to governance would be in order. The Committee on College Reorganization is already scheduled to report to Academic Council on September 7, 2004.

Professor Sticklen asked for ECAC's approval to request the other task force groups to do likewise this semester. Professor Youatt indicated that each of the groups intends to have open faculty and student forums with the start of the Fall semester. Professor Sticklen stressed the importance of a formal process for governance and the Council to interact. A motion was passed to have the other groups to report to Academic Council in a timely manner in September and November.

Setting of Faculty Council Agenda for August 31, 2004:
The agenda for Faculty Council on August 31, 2004 is as follows:

  • Search and Rating Procedures for Permanent Provost - (Consultation Item)
  • Search and Rating Procedures for Acting Provost - (Information Item)
  • Faculty Voice Committee (Information Item)

Setting of Academic Council Agenda for September 7, 2004:
The agenda for Academic Council for September 7, 2004 is as follows:

  • Presentation from the Committee on College Reorganization in the Liberal Arts & Sciences - Professor Esquith (Information Item)
  • TIME PERMITTING - Update from Integrative Studies Planning Task Force (Information)

It was suggested that the important dates be placed on the Academic Governance website.

It was noted that the report on the evaluation of the Ombudsman needs to be placed on the Academic Council agenda this semester.

New Business:
Professor Wright announced that Professor Sticklen was elected Chairperson of ECAC this academic year. A motion was passed electing Professor Abeles as Vice-Chairperson.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.

Respectfully submitted,


Jacqueline Wright
Secretary for Academic Governance


Committee Meeting Date: 
Tuesday, August 17, 2004 - 3:15pm
Committee Type: 
Minutes Status :