May 12, 2016
0012 Westbrook (Divinity School)
3:30 PM

1. Welcome / Announcements

2. Approval of minutes from the April 28, 2016 meeting (Minutes)

3. Nomination of candidates for earned degrees

4. [EXECUTIVE SESSION]: Presidential Search Committee: Trustee Jack Bovender

5. [EXECUTIVE SESSION]: VOTE on Honorary Degrees for 2017

6. VOTE: proposed new master’s degree in Quantitative Management from the Fuqua School of Business (Proposal) (Provost's Memo) (APC Resolution)

7. VOTE: proposed new PhD in Computational Media, Arts & Cultures ​(Proposal) (Provost's Memo) (APC Resolution)

8. CONSENT ITEM: reports from the chairs of the following:

     i. Academic Programs Committee Annual Report (APC Report 2015-16)

     ii. University Priorities Committee Annual Report (UPC Report 2015-16)

     iii. Global Priorities Committee Annual Report (GPC Report 2015-16)

     iv. Athletic Council Annual Report (Athletic Council Report 2015-16)

9. Report from the Implementation Committee of the Diversity Task Force Report: Professor Emily Klein, Chair

10. VOTE: Proposed Community statement from the Implementation Committee of the Academic Council’s Diversity Task Force (Community Statement)

11. Faculty Satisfaction Survey update to 2015 presentation: Provost Sally Kornbluth

 12. Interim report from the Master’s Degree Implementation Committee: Professor Bob Korstad, Chair (Interim Report)