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Liberal Arts Council Minutes 2013


Liberal Arts Council

26 June 2013, 2:00 pm, FH 230

Presiding: Dean Michael Hennessy

Recording: Associate Dean Lucy Harney

Council Members: Bill Kelemen, Dennis Dunn, Beth Erhart, Bob Fischer, Vince Luizzi, Susan Day, Mary Brennan, Dan Lochman, Phil Suckling, and Vicki Brittain

1.   Requests for new faculty positions: 

Drs. Erhart, Lochman, Suckling, Brennan, Luizzi, Brittain, Kelemen, and Day distributed and discussed requests for new tenure-track and/or tenured faculty positions. Council members rated each proposal. Chairs should send Dean Hennessy an electronic version of each request including requested salary amount(s). 

2.   Tenure-track faculty in Liberal Arts

Dean Hennessy distributed information regarding all current tenure-track faculty in the College. Council members made necessary corrections. 

3.   Draft program for Liberal Arts fall faculty meeting

Dean Hennessy distributed a revised draft program for the fall College faculty meeting. Council members should report any needed changes or additions to Pat Heath ( 

4.   Revisions to LA PPS 2.02 on tenure and promotion:

Dean Hennessy distributed an updated draft of the Liberal Arts policy statement regarding tenure and promotion of faculty. Council members made recommendations for minor alterations and voted unanimously to approve the updated version pending final wording from Dean Hennessy.


The meeting was adjourned.