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Faculty Councils


February 28, 2018

Faculty Council on University Facilities and Services report

Rich Christie, Council Chair, Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering Report of Meeting of February 1, 2018 Transportation Services The meeting was the annual Transportation Services Review with Anne Eskridge, Director of Transportation Services. There will be no rate increase in parking or UPass this year. Transportation Services has made changes to reduce the lines at the…


January 23, 2018

Faculty Council on Women in Academia report

Angelisa Paladin, Professor, School of Medicine, Chair, FCWA January 25, 2018 The Faculty Council on Women in Academia has so far met three times during the 2017-2018 academic year, and has worked to address areas of importance for women in academia: Wellness rooms (aka nursing stations) for nursing mothers. The council has compiled a significant…


Faculty Council on Academic Standards mid-year report

Sarah Stroup, FCAS Chair January 25, 2018 Summary: During the first third of the 2017 – 2018 academic year (October through early January), the Faculty Council on Academic Standards (FCAS) met six times in regular meetings, conducting its routine business of approval of new (or changed) undergraduate degrees, majors and minors for the University of…