1:30 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2002, in Lyceum 200

PRESENT: Dr. Staton, Deans Hopkins, Harvey, Eftink, S. Davis, Wells, J. Davis, Meador,

and Crowe, Dr. Anderson for Dean Chambless, Dr. Vaughan for Dean Lee,

Dr. Overby for Dr. Adler, Ms. Roddy, Dr. Murchison for Dr. Angle, Dr. Fant,

Dr. Stocks, Dr. Clark, Dr. Gates, and Dr. Wyandt

ABSENT: Dean Chambless, Dean Lee, Dr. Adler, Ms. McGraner, Dr. Angle, Dr. Miller

1. Approval of Minutes. Dr. Staton announced that Chancellor Khayat has approved the minutes of the January 14 meeting without exception.

2. Reaction to Undergraduate Council Minutes of January 18. On a motion by Dean Sam Davis and a second by Dean Crowe, the Undergraduate Council minutes of January 18 were unanimously accepted.

3. Reaction to Graduate Council Minutes of December 7. On a motion by Dean Sam Davis and a second by Dean Harvey, the Graduate Council Minutes of December 7 were unanimously accepted.

4. Other Items of Business.

a. Dr. Staton reported that we have received the IHL's response to our productivity review and that she will disseminate the information after the February Board meeting.

b. Dr. Staton announced that Ph.D. candidates would not be hooded during the morning commencement ceremony and asked for reactions from deans concerning where the most appropriate place to hood these candidates would be-in a separate Friday ceremony or with the candidate's college or school on Saturday. As Dean of the Graduate School, Dr. Eftink noted his objection and indicated that since the decision has been made, either alternative for hooding the Ph.D. candidates seems appropriate.

c. Dr. Staton reported that Dr. Alice Clark, Dr. Gloria Kellum, and Dr. Staton are preparing a proposal that would attempt to consolidate the funding of faculty for travel and conferences.

d. Dr. Kathy Gates presented a proposal from Campus Management concerning the elimination of the Turner Center fee payment process. Discussion followed concerning registration fees and drop/add fees.

Minutes of the Council of Academic Administrators

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February 11, 2002

5. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 2:15 p.m.


Carolyn Ellis Staton, Chair Date


Morris H. Stocks, Secretary Date

APPROVED by Chancellor Khayat on March 4, 2002.