Academic Council
Duke University

2001-2002

ACADEMIC COUNCIL AGENDA
Thursday, May 9, 2002
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approve minutes of April 18, 2002 meeting (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Nomination of Candidates for Earned Degrees

4.    Executive Session – Honorary Degrees

5.    Continued discussion and vote on proposed changes to Harassment Grievance Board

6.    Continued discussion and vote on Merger of Department of Genetics and Microbiology

7.    Continued discussion and vote on Proposed Ph.D. Program in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology

8.    Continued discussion and vote on Proposed Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Genome Technology

9.    A special announcement from the President and Provost

10.  Proposed new Committee on University Priorities

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL AGENDA
Thursday, April 18, 2002
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approve minutes of March 21, 2002 meeting (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Executive Session – Honorary Degrees

4.    Election of Academic Council Executive Committee

5.    Proposed change to composition of Harassment Grievance Board – Cynthia Clinton, Director, Harassment Prevention

6.    Proposal to create a Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology – Joe Corless, Vice Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs; Jack Keene, Chair, Department of Microbiology; Joe Nevins, Chair, Department of Genetics

7.    Proposed Ph.D. Program in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology – Joe Nevins, Chair, Department of Genetics

8.    Proposed Ph.D. Program in Bioinformatics and Genome Technology – Jim Siedow, Vice Provost for Research; Joe Nevins, Chair, Department of Genetics

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, March 21, 2002
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approve minutes of February 21, 2002 meeting (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Appointment of Faculty Ombudsman

4.    Election of Faculty Secretary

5.    Update on Capital Projects in Planning

6.    Consensual Relationships Policy

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL AGENDA
Thursday, February 21, 2002
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approval of minutes of January 24 meeting (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Election of Academic Council Chair (ballots will be distributed at the meeting and collected shortly after 4:00)

4.    Continued discussion of proposed Consensual Relationships Policy

5.    Campaign for Duke Update – Ginny and Pete Nicholas

6.    Announcement of a Major Gift to the University in Support of Faculty – President Nan Keohane

RECEPTION FOLLOWING MEETING
RARE BOOK ROOM
PERKINS LIBRARY

Please join this celebration hosted by ECAC and sponsored by Provost Peter Lange
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ACADEMIC COUNCIL AGENDA
Thursday, January 24, 2002
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approval of December 6, 2001 meeting minutes (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Nomination of Candidates for Earned Degrees

4.    Academic Council Chair Nominating Committee Report – Rich Burton, Chair

5.    Update on Campus Research Funding – James Siedow, Vice Provost for Research

6.    Proposed Policy on Consensual Relationships between Superiors and Subordinates – Sally Dickson, Vice President for Institutional Equity

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, December 6, 2001
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approval of minutes of November 15 meeting (pdf)

2.    Announcements

3.    Post Retirement Medical Benefits – continued discussion

4.    Proposed Accelerated Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing – Dean Mary Champagne

5.    APT Annual Report – Provost Peter Lange

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL AGENDA
Thursday, November 15, 2001
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approve minutes of October 25 meeting (pdf)

2.    Announcements

3.    Faculty Scholars Introduction and Motion of Congratulations

4.    Future Directions of Medical Centers and Interactions with the Campus – R. Sanders Williams, Dean, School of Medicine and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

5.    Residential Life at Duke University – Larry Moneta, Vice President for Student Affairs

6.    Faculty Compensation Committee Report on Post Retirement Medical Benefits – Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President; Tom Metzloff, Chair, Faculty Compensation Committee

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL AGENDA
Thursday, October 25, 2001
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approve minutes of September 20, 2001 meeting (pdf)

2.    Announcements

3.   Executive Session – Honorary Degrees

4.    Faculty Scholar Committee Report

5.   Annual Report on Strategic Plan for Black Faculty Development – Provost Peter Lange

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ACADEMIC COUNCIL MEETING
Thursday, September 20, 2001
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approve minutes of April 19 (pdf) and May 10 meetings (pdf).

2.    Announcements

3.    Nominations of Candidates for Earned Degrees

4.    Executive Session – Honorary Degrees

5.    Election of Faculty Hearing Committee

6.    Perkins Library Expansion and Renovation – Robert Byrd, Chair, Perkins Library Renovation Committee; David Ferriero, University Librarian

7.    Provost’s responses and proposed Appendix C changes in reply to the APT Review Committee Report

8.    Committee Report on Extension of Eligibility to Serve on the Academic Council – George Christie, Chair

 

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