University of Iowa


Tuesday, October 4, 2005

3:30 p.m.

Penn State Room, 337 IMU




I.          Call to Order


II.         Approvals


A.    Meeting Agenda

B.    Faculty Council Minutes, August 23, 2005 (Attachment 1)

C.    Recommended Committee Replacements: Sheldon Kurtz

·        FRIC: Jane Chalmers (Dentistry)

·        Student Publications: Steve Berry (Journalism)

·        Council on Teaching: 1 year term vacancy

·        Diversity Committee: 1 year term vacancy


III.       Reports


A.     Faculty Senate President, Prof. LeBlond

1.  Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics: Annual Meeting December 2-3, 2006, Pulman, WA. (Attachment 2) (Attachment 3)

2.  NCAA self-study: Prof. Pat Cain, Vice Provost (Report can be found at

3.  CIC meeting: November 4-5, 2005, East Lansing, MI.

4.  Charitable Giving enrollment: Prof. LeBlond

5.  Statement of support for President Skorton, follow-up: Profs. LeBlond & Kurtz.

B.   Faculty Policies and Compensation Committee, Prof. Collins

1. Review of policy recommendations from the Annual Report of the Office of the Ombudsperson: Professional Ethics and Academic Responsibility, Section 15.4.


IV.              Unfinished Business: Road’s Scholars proposal, Prof. Thomas


V.                 New Business:


A.      Ombuds office presentation: Cynthia Joyce, Craig Porter

B.       Council on Teaching: charter revision (Attachment 4)

C.      FRIC: rates and TIAA/CREF. Prof. Kurtz


VI.       From the floor



VI.              Announcement:

A.      Faculty Senate, October 18, 3:30-5:15, Iowa Room 335 IMU

B.       UI Catalyst Awards ceremony: Wednesday, November 16, 2005, 4:00-5:30 p.m., Second Floor Ballroom, IMU.

C.      Faculty Council, November 15, Penn State Room 337 IMU

D.      Faculty Senate, November 29, Terrace Room, 166 IMU


IX.       Adjournment