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University of Iowa

Tuesday, November 27, 2007
3:30 – 5:15 pm
Senate Chamber, Old Capitol


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approvals
    1. Meeting Agenda
    2. Faculty Senate Minutes (October 23, 2007)    (Attachment 1)
  3. Update on Provost Search (Michael O’Hara)
  4. Old Business
    1. Smoking Policy (Associate Provost Susan Johnson)
  5. New Business
    1. Proposed changes to Ops Manual for Charter of the University Libraries Committee (Thomas Charlton, former chair)
    2. Proposed changes to the Ops Manual for Charter of the Hancher Auditorium Committee (Margaret LeMay-Lewis and Erin Donohue, co-chairs) 
    3. Proposed change to Ops Manual Tenure Extension Policy (Lynn Richman)
    4. Adjunct Promotion Policy (Michael O’Hara)
    5. University Webpage Upgrade (Josh Kaine, University Relations)
    6. Office of the Ombudsperson Annual Report (Cynthia Joyce and Craig Porter)
    7. Student Success Team Message Project (Vice Provost Tom Rocklin)
    8. Voluntary System of Accountability (Interim Provost Lola Lopes and Vice Provost Tom Rocklin)
  6. 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, February 5, 2008, 3:30 – 5:15 pm, Senate Chamber, Old Capitol
  7. Adjournment