Faculty Council

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

3:30 – 5:15 pm, Penn State Room (337 IMU)



I.       Call to Order


II.      Approvals


A.     Meeting Agenda

B.     Faculty Council Minutes, November 14, 2006           (Attachment 1)

C.     Draft Faculty Senate agenda February 6, 2007          (Attachment 2)

D.  Replacements and Representatives  

·        Sue Moorhead to serve as Nursing representative on Faculty Council in Gloria Bulechek’s absence during Spring semester 2007

·        Michael Cohen to continue as faculty representative to Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics (COIA) 

III.         Reports


A.  Faculty Senate President, Sheldon Kurtz       

B.  Council on Teaching amendments to the Ops Manual, Mark Young, Chair, Council on

      Teaching (Attachment 3)

C.     Revisions to Collegiate, Departmental and Program Reviews, Mike O’Hara, Chair, Faculty Policy and Compensation Committee (Attachment  4)

D.     Smoking Policy update – Susan Johnson, Associate Provost for Faculty  and Susan Buckley, Associate Vice President for Finance and Operations and Director of Human Resources, Committee Co-chairs (Attachment 5)

E.      Fund Solicitation, revisions to Ops Manual, Susan Buckley (Attachment 6)

F.      Performance Review - Maureen McCormick, Director, UI Learning and Development (Attachment 7) (Attachment 8)


IV.      New Business

            A.  Requests for information about university employees, Mike O’Hara


V. Announcements


·        Faculty Senate nominations sought February 9 – 17, 2007

·        Faculty Senate elections March 2 – 10, 2007

·        Faculty Council elections March 23 – 31, 2007

·        Faculty volunteers sought for IPTV annual fundraising event (Saturday, March 3, 12:30 - 6:30 pm, Johnston, IA)

·        Charter and Non-Charter Committee Recruitment, end of January through February

·        Nominations sought for Michael J. Brody award (see Faculty Senate website: http://www.uiowa.edu/~facsen/MJBA.htm ), Deadline:  Monday, Feb. 26, 2007

·        Faculty Senate Meeting:  Tuesday, February 6, 3:30- 5:15 pm, Senate Chamber, Old Capitol  -   Guest:  Lynette Marshall, President, UI Foundation

·        Faculty Council Meeting:  Tuesday, February 20, 3:30- 5:15 pm, Penn State Room, IMU       


VI.   Adjournment