Academic Council
Duke University

2007-2008

Minutes for the Academic Year 2007-2008

  • Minutes of September 20, 2007 (pdf)
    – Nominations of candidates for Earned Degrees
    – Faculty Scholar Award Committee Report
    – Election of Faculty Hearing Committee
    – Proposed Athletic Policy Mission Statement and charge on Strategic Planning for Athletics
    – University Priorities Committee Preview
    – Interim Report on the Undergraduate Experience at Duke University
  • Minutes of October 18, 2007 (pdf)
    – Executive Session – Honorary Degree
    – Proposal to create a joint PhD degree in German Studies with the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
    – Proposal for Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
  • Minutes of November 15, 2007 (pdf)
    – Executive Session – Honorary Degrees
    – Vote on proposal to create a joint PhD degree in German Studies with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    – Vote on proposal to create a Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
    – Update on Athletics: Academics and Athletics in the Strategic Plan for Duke Athletics
  • Minutes of December 6, 2007 (pdf)
    – Duke University Postdoctoral Policy
    – Academic Council Elections Committee Proposal
    – Update on Central Campus
  • Minutes of January 24, 2008 (pdf)
    – Nomination of Candidates for Earned Degrees
    – Proposal for PhD program in Marine Science and Conservation
    – Proposal to allow the SSRI to recommend appointment of Regular Rank Non-Tenure Track Research Faculty appointments
    – Academic Council Election Committee proposal
  • Minutes of February 21, 2008 (pdf)
    – Vote on proposal for a PhD program in Marine Science and Conservation
    – Copyright Guidelines for Electronic Course Content
    – Quality Enhancement Plan update
    – Strategic Plan for Duke Athletics
    – Update on Campus Safety
  • Minutes of March 20, 2008 (pdf)
    – Duke University Postdoctoral Policy
    – Duke University Guidelines for Authorship and Authorship Dispute Resolution
    – Name change proposal from the Department of Asian and African Languages and Literature
    – Name change proposal from the Department of Biological Anthropology and Anatomy
  • Minutes of April 17, 2008 (pdf)
    – Executive Session – Honorary Degrees
    – Election of Faculty Secretary
    – Election of Executive Committee
    – Proposal from the Nicholas School and Pratt School to establish a dual Master of Environmental Management and Master of Engineering Management
    – Academic Programs Committee Annual Report
    – Arts and Sciences proposal for an Accelerated Leave Policy
    – Strategic Plan for Athletics
  • Minutes of May 8, 2008 (pdf)
    – Nomination of Candidates for Earned Degrees
    – Appointment of Faculty Ombudsman
    – Vote on proposal from the Nicholas School and Pratt School to establish a dual Master of Environmental Management and Master of Engineering Management
    – Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences request to change name to Nicholas School of the Environment
    – Global Health Institute proposal requesting approval to appoint regular rank, non-tenure track faculty
    – University Priorities Committee Annual Report
    – Athletics Council Annual Report
    – Continued discussion and resolution for Strategic Plan for Athletics
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