Summary: Special Meeting of the Faculty Senate
Franklin College of Arts & Sciences
February 5, 2004
1. Call to Order:
Presiding officer Nancy Felson [Classics] called the meeting to order at 3:39 PM in Room 150 of the
Student Learning Center.
2. Identification of Proxies and Visitors:
Proxies: Robert Moser for Luis Correa-Diaz [Romance Languages]
Absences: Rebecca Engauser [Dance], Michael Marshall [Art], K.K. Mon [Physics], Jim Coverdill
Visitors: Tom Jackson [Public Affairs], Angela Turner [Newsource 15], Ronell Smith [Banner-Herald],
representatives from Fox News and the Red & Black.
Total: 39 Present, 4 Absent.
3. Presentation by Aaron Johnson [Institute for Behaviorial Research] summarizing the results of the recent
faculty survey regarding the leadership of President Michael Adams. This power-point presentation is available
on the Senate web-site.
4. Report by Robert Rumley [Math] regarding two meetings requested by the administration:
MEETING WITH PROVOST ARNETTMACE ON 1/27/04 AT 2:00 PM IN THE PROVOST'S OFFICE.
Present: Nancy Felson, Robert Rumely, Dean Anderson and Provost Mace.
Provost Mace stated three concerns if the Senate went forward with a confidence vote: