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January 17, 1973
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February 6, 13, 1973
February 20, 1973
April 17, 1973
April 24, 1973
|January 30:||At request of Vice Chancellor Herndon, appointed two faculty members to an ad hoc committee of the administration and faculty to hear a case involving the termination of a faculty member.|
|January 31:||Attended Chancellor Dykes budget presentation to Deans, Directors and Department Heads.|
|February 1:||Met with chairpersons of Senate committees to plan immediate activities.|
|February 1:||Attended parts of a hearing for Commissioner of Finance Ted Welch sponsored by the Knox County legislative delegation.|
|February 5:||Met with Chancellor Dykes and other Senate officers to discuss proposed plans for the University Council.|
|February 8:||Met with the subcommittee of the Board of Trustees that is studying the policy on alcoholic beverages in student housing.|
|February 13:||Met with the Educational Facilities Committee in first organizational meeting. Mr. A. J. Edmondson was elected chairperson by this committee.|
The Executive Committee of the Faculty Senate endorses the procedures outlined by President Boling for the selection of a new chancellor. It is most appropriate that an advisory committee appointed to aid In the selection of the chief executive of this campus include the elected officers of campus-wide organizations. Within the framework of the broad charge to the advisory committee, the representatives of the Faculty Senate will work to incorporate to the greatest degree the substance of the procedures recently recommended by the Senate for the filling Of high administrative positions. After the advisory committee Is organized, the Executive Committee will appoint a coordinating faculty group to help its representatives on the advisory committee review and clarify the role of the chancellor, collect and transmit faculty nominations for chancellor, and arrange for the review by a faculty group of final candidates for the position.
a. Referred to Educational Policies Committee for consideration:1) Rates of summer salaries versus nine-month salaries.b. Referred to Faculty Affairs Committee for consideration:
2) Development of new title of "faculty associate."
3) Extent to which the Faculty Handbook Is applicable to faculty in the Institute of Agriculture.
4) Status of part-time employees relative to perquisites and fringe benefits.1) The travel policy with respect to numbers of meetings attended annually (see statements in existing handbook, page 28, and proposed handbook, page 67).c. Referred to the Transition Committee consideration of apparent inconsistencies between the wording. of the Resolution establishing the Faculty Senate adopted by the Board of Trustees and the By Laws of the Board.
2) Wording of proposed revision (dated 3-9-73) of page 44 of proposed handbook; specifically item 4 as regards rigor of the evidential standard applicable, and item 7 as regards hearsay evidence.
d. Considered and deferred recommending a grievance procedure until the Chairperson can explore some possible procedures with resource persons.
e. Decided to appoint an ad-hoc committee to consider the framing of a position on a sabbatical program.
f. Decided to appoint an ad-hoc committee to study Campus-Systems issues and to report on these issues for the purpose of advising the three Senate representatives on the advisory committee to select nominees for the position of chancellor. (The advisor) committee, which is to be chaired by Dean John Prados, is to have its initial organizational meeting on May 2, but in his public charge to the committee, President Boling asked that, first, Campus-Systems issues be reviewed and clarified and, second, that individual candidates be screened and nominees be identified.)
|April 11:||Chairperson met with President Boling and Mr. Charles Smith to discuss, in hypothetical terms, procedures that might be followed in the event Chancellor Dykes resigned.|
|April 12:||Chairperson formally transmitted the Senate actions of April 9, relative to the filling of administrative posts, to the Chancellor's office with the request that a copy be forwarded to the President's office.|
|April 16:||President Boling and Mr. Smith mot with the three officers of the Senate to discuss procedures for nominating candidates for the chancellorship.|
|Chairperson talked with Vice Chancellor Aldmon and Dean Adkisson relative to the procedures being followed in the search for a new Dean of Admissions.|
|April 23:||At the invitation of Mr. Karl Schledwitz, the Chairperson appeared at a meeting of students called by Mr. Schledwitz to discuss the procedures described by President Boling in the DAILY BEACON of April 18. The Chairperson reviewed the action of the Executive Committee and answered questions from the floor.|