University of Iowa


Tuesday, April 11, 2006

3:30 p.m.

Michigan Room, 351 IMU



I. Call to Order


II. Approvals


A.           Meeting Agenda

B.           Faculty Council Minutes, March 28, 2006 (Attachment 1)

C.           Committee Replacements, Sheldon Kurtz

         Family Issues: Jonathan Doorn, Medicinal Natural Products, will replace Tom Branson (2006-07)

         FRIC: Katherine Tachau, History, will replace Steve Flach (2006-08)


III.         Reports

A. University of Iowa President David Skorton

B. Faculty Senate President, Richard LeBlond

1. Tenure Workshop, April 19, 6:30-9:00, W401 PBB

2. Faculty Senate Reception, April 20, 5:00-6:30, 102 Church Street

3. Ethics Education Roundtable, May 9, 8:30-4:00, W401 PBB

C. Faculty Senate Elections Results, Katherine Tachau (Attachment 2)

D. 2006-07 Committee Recommendations, Shelly Kurtz (Attachment 3)


IV.        Unfinished Business

A. COIA Recommendations, Claibourne Dungy (Attachments 4a and 4b)

B. Presidential Search Update, Richard LeBlond


V. New Business: Commercialization and Intellectual Freedom, Steve Collins

(Attachments 5a and 5b)


VI. From the floor


VII. Announcements


A. Faculty Council, April 11, 3:30, Michigan Room, 351 IMU

B. Faculty Senate, April 25, 3:30, Old Capitol, Senate Chambers


VIII. Executive Session: Only Faculty Councilors may attend


A.     Regents Awards for Faculty Excellence

B.     Michael J. Brody Award for Faculty Excellence in Service


XIX. Adjournment