Summary: Meeting of the Faculty Senate, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences
December 9, 2003
1. Call to Order:
Presiding officer Nancy Felson [Classics] called the meeting to order at 3:35 PM
in Room 248 of the Student Learning Center.
2. Identification of Proxies and Visitors:
Proxies: Nina Hellerstein for Luis Correa-Diaz [Romance Languages], David J. Puett for
John Lee [Biochemistry], Ben Ehlers for Reinaldo Roman [History]
Absences: Michael Marshall [Art], Barry Palevitz [Plant Biology], Wendy Zomlefer
[Plant Biology], Liming Cai [Computer Science], K.K. Mon [Physics/Astro], Marly K.
Eidsness [Chemistry], Glenn Wallis [Religion]
Visitors: Elliot Gootman and Dan Kannan [Math], Lee Shearer and Ross Markman
[Athens Banner-Herald], Peggy Kreschel, Malcolm Adams, Dan DerVartanian, Meg
Amstutz [Assistant to the President].
Total: 35 Senators present, 8 visitors, 7 Senators absent.
3. Comments by the Presiding Officer, Nancy Felson:
We set up this special meeting with Provost Arnett Mace, to whom we extend a welcome.
We are also pleased to welcome President Michael Adams, who is joining the Provost
today and is available to answer our questions as well. Both Provost Mace and President