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University of Iowa
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
3:30- 5:15 pm
Senate Chamber, Old Capitol


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approvals
    1. Meeting Agenda 
    2. Faculty Senate Minutes, September 5, 2006 (Attachment 1)
    3. Committee Replacement, Victoria Sharp, Committee on Committees
      1. Human Rights Charter Committee: Astrid Oesmann, German, to replace Gerard Byrne, Prosthodontics (2006-09)
    4. Senate Replacement, Sheldon Kurtz, President
      1. CLAS – Group 1: Kimberley Marra, Theatre Arts, to replace Carin Green on an interim basis during her leave of absence (2006-07)
      2. Medicine (non-tenured):  Dr. Andre Boezaart, Anesthesiology, to replace Dr. John Sutphin, Ophthalmology                   
    5. Council Replacement, Sheldon Kurtz, President
      • Kathy Schuh, Psychological & Quantitative Foundations, to replace Steve McGuire on the Faculty Council during his development leave (spring semester 2007)
  3. Reports
    1. Faculty Senate President, Sheldon Kurtz
      1. Interim President Fethke’s response to Directory Information for UI Employees (Attachment 2)
    2. Engagement Corps – Professor Downing Thomas, Professor Steve McGuire and Jane Van Voorhis, former Program Associate in the Office of the President (Attachment 3)
    3. Work at Iowa Faculty-Staff Survey, Laura Reed, Associate Director, Human Resources (Attachment 4)
    4. Guest Speaker: Gary Barta, Director, UI Athletics, “Responsibilities of the Athletic Director to a major research university.”
  4. New Business           
  5. From the floor
  6. Announcements
    1. Faculty Senate Meeting: November 28, Senate Chambers, Old Capitol
  7. Adjournment