Thursday, May 11, 2000
3:45 p.m. – 139 Social Sciences

1.    Approval of minutes of April 27, 2000 meeting (minutes)

2.    Announcements

3.    Nomination of Candidates for Earned Degrees

4.    Discussion and vote on proposal for creation of a new Ph.D. Program in Biology

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

6.    Discussion and vote on Master Plan resolution – 
       Tallman Trask, Executive Vice President; John Pearce, University Architect

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

8.    Report on Sponsored Research – Lewis Siegel, Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School