University of Iowa
Tuesday, October 20, 1998
Senate Chamber – Old  Capitol
3:30 p.m.


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of the Minutes – Faculty Senate, September 22, 1998 (Attachment 1)
  3. Announcements
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business
    1. Approval of Committee on Committees recommended Replacements

      MOTION: the Faculty Senate approves the following committee replacement as recommended by the Committee on Committees  and endorsed by the Faculty Council: Budget Planning Committee – Jean Jew (Anatomy) to replace Douglas Shasby (Internal Medicine) for the remainder of his term (1998-99); University Lectures Committee – Margaret Stratton (Art & Art History) to replace Thomas Charlton (Anthropology) for the remainder of this term 1998-99).
    2. Report on Honorary Degrees – David Bills, Chair, Faculty Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees (Attachment 2)

      MOTION: The Faculty Senate accepts the report of the Faculty Senate Committee on Honorary Degrees and confirms the recommendation of the Faculty Council to approve the report’s concept, especially its four principles.
    3. Discussion of Proposed Revisions of the general Charter of University committees (Attachment 3)
    4. Discussion of Faculty Questionnaire on Scholarship and Service
  6. Adjournment