Summary: Franklin College Senate
Minutes of the Meeting of 14 Sept 2006
1. The meeting was called to order at 3:30 pm in 100A, Old College.
The presiding officer requested a volunter secretary for the meeting as the regular
secreatry was not able to attend. Sally Walker (Geology) vounteered.
There were 26 senators or proxies in attendance Thomas Houser, Asen Kirin, Joe
Hermanowicz, Dawn Robinson, Stacey Casado, Brigitte Rossbacher, Richard Winfield,
Bill Barstow, Ron Miller, Bram Tucker, Lijiang Shen, Sally Walker, Adrian Burd,
Michael Tiemeyer, Marshall Shepherd, David Lowenthal, Michelle Ballif, Gary
Lautenschlager, Kristin Jndert-Gibbs, John Wares, Lisa Fusillo, Sarah Blackwell, J.P.
Caillault, Bill McCormick, Gordana Matic, Haini Cai).
2. The faculty present approved the minutes from the April 2006 and August 2006
3. Presiding officer Anne Summers welcomed the senators and gave an overview of the
4. Dean Stokes' Comments:
There are 16303 students currently affiliated with Franklin College; 1700 of those
are graduate students. Those numbers are similar to the enrollment from last fall.
Dean Stokes attended a Senior Administrator's Retreat, and she briefly outline the
major issues discussed at that meeting, including the capital campaign and salary