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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…


February 24, 2017

Report of the Secretary of the Faculty, March 2, 2017

Mike Townsend, Associate Professor, School of Law Senate Vice-Chair Nominating Committee: The Senate Vice Chair Nominating Committee has completed the vetting process. Nominations were confirmed at the February 13 SEC meeting. Candidate remarks will be given at this Senate meeting followed by an electronic vote of the Faculty Senate. Committee on Committees: The newly formed…


January 26, 2017

Report of the secretary of the faculty, January 26, 2017

The Faculty Senate Vice-Chair Nominating Committee is seeking nominations for next year’s vice chair. The ideal candidate would be an accomplished senior faculty member who has served in leadership roles within the University and who has the breadth of understanding to speak for the Faculty across the university. If you are interested or know someone…


December 1, 2016

Report of the secretary of the faculty, December 1, 2016

The Senate Vice-Chair Nominating Committee will soon be formed and will be seeking nominations for next year’s vice chair. The ideal candidate would be an accomplished senior faculty member who has served in leadership roles within the University and who has the breadth of understanding to speak for the Faculty across the university. If you…


October 20, 2016

Report of the secretary of the faculty, October 20, 2016

The Secretary position changed hands from Marcia Killien to Mike Townsend formally on July 16, 2016. In conjunction with the support staff, the incoming and outgoing Secretaries have worked over the summer toward a smooth transition. In addition, the incoming Secretary has met with individual faculty and administrators to seek advice on the changeover. In…