University of Iowa


Tuesday, October 18, 2005

3:30 p.m.

Iowa Room, 335 IMU



I.          Call to Order


II.         Approvals


A.    Revised Meeting Agenda

B.     Faculty Senate Minutes, September 6, 2005 (Attachment 1)

C.     Recommended Committee Replacements, Sheldon Kurtz

·         FRIC: Jane Chalmers (Dentistry)

·         Student Publications: Steve Berry (Journalism)

·         Council on Teaching (1 year): Mary Trachsel (Rhetoric)

·         Vacancy: Diversity Committee (1 year)

D.     Council on Teaching Charter Revision (Attachment 2)


III.       Reports


A.     Faculty Senate President, Richard LeBlond

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

COIA Letters (Attachment 3a)

COIA Members (Attachment 3b)

2.  NCAA Self-Study, Vice Provost Pat Cain, (Report found at

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

4.  Charitable Giving Enrollment, Richard LeBlond

5.  Statement of Support for President Skorton, Richard LeBlond and Sheldon Kurtz

6.  Road’s Scholars Proposal, Downing Thomas


IV.              New Business


A.      Presentation and Q & A, Provost Michael Hogan

B.       Ombudsperson Office Presentation, Cynthia Joyce and Craig Porter (Attachment 4)

C.       Insurance Rates and TIAA/CREF, Sheldon Kurtz


V.                 From the floor


VI.              Announcements


A.      Faculty Council, November 15, 3:30-5:15, Penn State Room, 337 IMU

B.       UI Catalyst Awards Ceremony, November 16, 4:00-5:30, Second Floor Ballroom, IMU

C.       Faculty Senate, November 29, 3:30-5:15, Iowa Room, 335 IMU


VII.      Adjournment



Council Members & Guests: Please sign the attendance list before leaving the meeting.