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


  1. Call to Order
  2. Approvals
    1. Meeting Agenda
    2. Faculty Senate Minutes, April 25, 2006 (Attachment 1A) and Organizational Meeting Minutes, April 25, 2006 (Attachment 2)
    3. Committee Replacement, Victoria Sharp
      1.  Parking Appeals Committee: Bryce Plapp, Biochemistry, to  replace Naeem Haider, Anesthesia, 2006-08
      2. Information Technology Advisory Committee: Victoria Sharp, Urology, interim member during the leave of Carin Green, Fall Semester 2006.
    4. Honorary Degree Selection Committee (Attachment 3), Sheldon Kurtz
      1. Nominations from the Faculty Senate                          
    5. Senate Replacements, Sheldon Kurtz
      1. College of Public Health
        • Larry Robertson, Professor, Occupational and Environmental Health 
        • Brian Kaskie, Assistant Professor, Health Management and Policy                        

          Extract from Faculty Senate Bylaws:
          6. Vacancies.
          A. Vacancies arising between elections. Vacancies on both the Senate and the Council which arise between annual elections are filled by the Senate from eligible members of the constituency affected for a term expiring June 30 following the next annual election.
      2. Bylaw revision of the Vacancy rule
      3. Announcement: need for members on the Faculty Judicial Commission from Colleges of Education, Pharmacy and Public Health. Volunteers/nominations sought.
  3. Reports
    1. Faculty Senate President, Sheldon Kurtz
      • Diversity Action Committee, Marcella David, Special Assistant to the President for Equal Opportunity and Diversity and Associate Provost (Attachment 4, refer to Faculty and Staff Recommendations 8-15,  pages 15- 22 in the on-line version)
      • Sexual Harassment Survey and Report Lee Anna Clark, Psychology and primary co-author (Attachment 5; refer to Executive Summary, page vii and Recommendations, page 93
      • Programmatic Reviews, Pat Cain, Vice Provost
  4. New Business
    1. Photo Identification Policy, Jay Christensen-Szalanski, Management and Organizations, and Josephine Bathke, Assistant Counsel, General Counsel's Office (Attachment 6)
    2. Directory Restrictions Proposal, Jay Christensen-Szalanski and Josephine Bathke, (Attachment 7)
  5. From the floor
  6. Announcements
    1. Next Faculty Senate Meeting, October 17, Senate Chambers, Old Capitol
  7. Adjournment