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May 23, 2017

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Dear Colleagues, As President Cauce announced on May 11, we are in the initial stages of a national open search to find the University of Washington’s next Provost and Executive Vice President. As our chief academic and budget officer, this leader’s work touches all aspects of university life. The search committee is asking for your…


May 5, 2017

Report of the Secretary of the Faculty

Senate Executive Committee, May 8, 2017 Mike Townsend, Associate Professor, School of Law First-Year as Secretary of the Faculty: In addition to the usual secretarial activities, a number of things have been added this year. A Committee on Committees has been formed to help staff faculty councils, thus bringing to fruition planning done last year…


Report of the Faculty Senate Chair

Senate Executive Committee, May 8, 2017 Zoe Barsness, Associate Professor, Milgard School of Business, UW Tacoma Please take the time to review the agenda and supporting materials. Continuing projects: We anticipate wrapping up our discussion of the Faculty Code interpretation with respect to Chapter 29 Amendment of the Faculty Code. Just to refresh everyone’s memory,…


Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting

Report of the Chair of the Senate Committee on Planning and Budgeting Paul Hopkins, Professor, Chemistry The Senate Committee on Planning and Budget (SCPB) meets weekly with the Provost, the Vice-Provost for Planning and Budget, and the head of the Board of Deans. SCPB is charged with consulting on all matters relating to the University…