Summary: Meeting of the Faculty Senate, Franklin College of Arts and Sciences
October 20, 2005
1. Call to Order
Presiding Officer Pro Tem Jim Coverdill [Sociology] called the meeting to
order at 3:30 pm in Room 150 of the Student Learning Center.
2. Identification of Proxies and Visitors:
a. Proxies: Gary Lautenschlager [Psychology] for Keith Campbell, Bruce
Railsback [Geology] for Sandra Wyld, Malcolm Adams [Mathematics] for
Mitch Rothstein, Jason Cantarella [Mathematics] for Elham Izadi, Susan
Roberts [Art] for Asen Kirin,
b. Absences: Gert-Jan Boons [Chemistry], Liming Cai [Computer Science], Jim
De Haseth [Chemistry], Lisa Fusillo [Dance], Ben Ehlers [History], Tom
McNulty [Sociology], Barry Palevitz [Plant Biology]. Adam Parkes [English],
John Wares [Genetics], Jim Wright [Geology].
c. Visitors: none.
d. Total: 32 Present, 9 Absent.
3. The minutes from September 15, 2005 were approved
4. Comments by the Presiding Officer Pro Tem, Jim Coverdill:
a. 30% of the Franklin College Faculty participated in the vote to amend Article
IV (Department Heads) and Article V (Grade Appeals). Both amendments