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University of Iowa

Tuesday, November 13, 2007
3:30 – 5:15 pm
Penn State Room (337 IMU)


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approvals
    1. Meeting Agenda
    2. Faculty Council Minutes (October 9, 2007)  
    3. Draft agenda for Faculty Senate meeting (November 27, 2007)
    4. Senate Replacements – (Michael O’Hara)
      1. Tim Lowe (Management Sciences) to replace Ken Brown (Management & Organizations) on the Faculty Senate for Tippie College of Business, for the remainder of the 2007-08 academic year.
  3. Update on Provost Search (Michael O’Hara)
  4. New Business
    1. Proposed changes to the Ops Manual Tenure Extension Policy (Lynn Richman)
    2. Proposed changes to the Ops Manual for Charter of the Hancher Auditorium Committee (Margaret LeMay-Lewis and Erin Donohue, co-chairs) 
    3. Electronic Storage of Background Check Information (Associate Provost Susan Johnson)
    4. University Webpage Upgrade (Josh Kaine, University Relations)
    5. Office of the Ombudsperson Annual Report (Cynthia Joyce and Craig Porter)
    6. Student Success Team Message Project (Vice Provost Tom Rocklin)
    7. Voluntary System of Accountability (Interim Provost Lola Lopes and Vice Provost Tom Rocklin)

  5. Announcements
    1. The next Faculty Council meeting will be Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 3:30 – 5:15 pm, Penn State Room, 337 IMU
    2. The next Faculty Senate meeting will be Tuesday, November 27, 2007, 3:30 – 5:15 pm, Senate Chamber, Old Capitol

  6. Adjournment