1:30 p.m., Monday, November 12, 2001, in Lyceum 200

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

Dr. Anderson for Dean Chambless, Dr. Bush, Ms. Roddy, Dr. Fant, Dr. Stocks,

Dr. Clark, and Dr. Wyandt

ABSENT: Dean Chambless, Dean S. Davis, Dean Crowe, Ms. McGraner, Dr. Angle,

Dr. Buskes, Dr. Gates

ALSO PRESENT: Dr. Fred Laurenzo, Ms. Amy Mark, Dr. David Rock, Dr. James Reid

1. Approval of Minutes. Dr. Staton announced that Chancellor Khayat has approved the minutes of the October 8 meeting without exception.

2. Reaction to Undergraduate Council Minutes of October 5. On a motion by Dean Hopkins and a second by Dean Wells, the Undergraduate Council Minutes of October 5 were unanimously accepted.

3. Faculty Senate Proposal on Selection and Appointment of Academic Administrators (see Attachment #1). Dr. Larry Bush, Chair of the Faculty Senate, presented a document prepared by the Faculty Senate concerning dean searches. Dr. Bush presented a packet of materials that included the Senate policy that was approved on October 13, 2001, a summary of the changes, the current policy, an AAUP statement, and a comparison with the University of Alabama policy. Dr. Bush provided a summary of the proposal and answered questions. Dean Hopkins suggested that the Council of Academic Administrators be allowed to digest the proposal and to review it with faculty. Dr. Staton asked that all members of the Council review the proposal.

4. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 1:50 p.m.


Carolyn Ellis Staton, Chair Date


Morris H. Stocks, Secretary Date

APPROVED by Chancellor Khayat on December 17, 2001.