3:00 p.m. – 0012 Westbrook (Divinity School)

1. Welcome / Announcements

2. Approval of minutes from the April 18 meeting (minutes)

3. Nomination of Candidates for Earned Degrees

4. Recognition of past chairs of the Academic Council and Professor George Christie

5. Council Conversation: The Professoriate

         Moderator: Phil Costanzo, Psychology & Neuroscience

         Discussants: Dennis Clements, Pediatrics & Global Health
                               Anthony Kelley, Music
                               Sunny Ladd, Sanford School

6. [EXECUTIVE SESSION]: Vote on Honorary Degrees for 2014

7. Updates: Academic Programs Committee (report)
                     University Priorities Committee (report)
                     Duke Kunshan University (report 1) (report 2)

8. Annual update from the chair of the Global Priorities Committee, Professor Jeff Vincent, Nicholas School of the Environment (report)

9. Salary Equity Report Presentation – Provost Peter Lange and Professor Merlise Clyde, Statistical Science

Reception to follow in the hallway