Thursday, April 27, 2000
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approval minutes of March 23, 2000 meeting (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Election of Academic Council Executive Committee

4.    Discussion and vote on proposal to create a Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics

5.    Ombudsman appointment

6.     Faculty Scholars Committee Report

7.    Duke University Policy on Intellectual Property Rights – Hadley Cocks, Professor and Chair, Intellectual Property Committee; David Lange, Professor of Law

8.    Proposal to Create a Graduate Program in Biology – Lewis Siegel, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School; William Morris, Professor of Zoology

9.    Master Plan – Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President; John Pearce, University Architect


President Keohane and the Academic Council Executive Committee invite you to attend an informal reception welcoming the newly seated Council members immediately following this meeting in the Rare Book Room of Perkins Library