1:30 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2007, in Lyceum 200


PRESENT:        Dr. Staton, Deans Hopkins, Reithel, Eftink, Lee, Wells, Wilder, Rholes, Chitwood, Sullivan-Gonzalez, Buntin, Pate, Dr. Love for Dean Burnham, Dr. Rychlak for Dean Davis, Dr. Murchison for Dr. Angle, Dr. Fant, Dr. Hall, Dr. Gates, Dr. Gispen, Dr. Canty, Ms. Harrington


ABSENT:          Dr. Burnham, Dr. Davis, Mr. Yuen, Dr. Angle, Mr. Monroe, Dr. Clark


             1. Congratulations to Dr. Fannye Love for Accreditation.

             The Provost congratulated Dr. Fannye Love for the work of the Education School in connection with preparing for the school’s accreditation site visit.

             2. Reaction to Graduate Council Minutes of March 2, 2007

                  (see Attachment #1)

             On a motion by Dean Reithel and a second by Dean Hopkins, the Council unanimously approved the Graduate Council minutes of March 2, 2007.

             3. Announcement about Toyota Plant.

             The Provost announced that academic initiatives connected with the new Toyota plant would be developed over the coming months, and would involve numerous departments within the University.

             4. Demonstration of New Faculty Evaluation Interface.

             Dr. Kathy Gates made a presentation concerning the new online process for faculty evaluations.

             5. Other Business.

             Dr. Gates discussed the timeline of the degree audit project.

             6. Adjournment. The meeting adjourned at 2:00 p.m. 

All items approved by the Chancellor on May 14, 2007.