College Senate Bulletin

Bulletin No. 1
August 26th 2002

Call for Chancellor's Awards Nominations
Call for Nominations for the Committee on Nominations
Call for Nominations for the Faculty Personnel Committee
Deadline for Professional Leave Request

From the Chair:
Fall Senate Meeting Listing
Senate Bulletin Mailing list
New Senate Web Site
College Senate Membership changes
College Senate Committees for 2002-2003:
Executive Committee
Committee on Undergraduate Curriculum
Committee on Faculty Affairs
Committee on Undergraduate Academic Policy, Core, and Review
Committee on Student Affairs
Committee on Graduate Academic Affairs
Annual Report of the 2001-2002 Vice Chair:




Correspondence: Terence Bazzett, Department of Psychology,

Sturges 34; e-mail:; phone: (245)-5248


Call for Chancellor’s Awards Nominations:

Nominations are now being accepted from the college community; faculty, students and staff for the following awards and ranks:

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Professional Service
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities

Distinguished Teaching Professor
Distinguished Service Professor
Distinguished Professor
Distinguished Librarian

These nominations are confidential and should consist of a one to two page letter specifically describing the nominee's qualifications for the award or rank. Nominations for these awards and ranks must be submitted in writing by Monday, September 16th to Charlie Freeman, College Senate Vice Chair, Department of Physcis, Greene 202. Nominees will be requested to submit a vita, letters of recommendation, and other pertinent information shortly after the close of nominations.

Information about the criteria for each award and rank is available from Charlie Freeman.

If you have any questions, please contact Charlie Freeman at extension 5286, or by e-mail at

Calls for Nominations for the Committee on Nominations and the Faculty Personnel Committee:

Nominations are being accepted for three positions on the Committee on Nominations. Terms for the positions currently held by Dave Aagesen, Ted Everett and Cyndy Klima will begin December 1st and last for two years. Nominations can be sent to any of the current committee members: Anne Eisenberg, Edward Pogozelski and Kathryn Rommel-Esham.

The Committee on Nominations is also soliciting candidates for the Faculty Personnel Committee. Four members of the Faculty Personnel Committee will be elected to two-year terms beginning December 1st. These positions are currently held by Laura Doan, Dave Geiger, Bill Gohlman and Gary Towsley. Becky Glass, Don Marozas and Margaret Matlin are the continuing members of the Faculty Personnel Committee. Please, respond promptly and positively to the call for candidates.

Deadline for Professional Leave Requests

Proposals for Sabbatical Leave and Title F Leave should be submitted to departments on September 15th .

Fall 2002 College Senate Meeting Schedule

September 17
October 8 (Preceded by the All College Meeting at which the Committee on Nominations will report.)
November 12
December 3

Senate Bulletin Mailing List

Any member of the College Community may receive an individual copy of the College Senate Bulletin. If you would like to receive a copy please send your name as you like it to appear on the mailing label and your campus address to the Senate Chair, Terry Bazzett at or 34 Sturges.

Visit the NEW Senate Web Site:

Casey Bickle, Mary Ann Stopha and Kirk Anne spent the summer putting together a terrific new College Senate web site ( Casey would like to extend her MANY thanks to Mary Ann, Kirk and their students for all of their efforts. The page looks great!

College Senate Membership Changes

To fill openings that occurred during the summer, the past procedure of inviting the person with the next highest number of votes in the election in which the position was originally filled was followed. The following have agreed to be nominated:

Steve Kirsh (Psychology) will replace Tze-Ki Hon (History) as Senator-at-Large under six years for the Fall 2002 semester.

Terry Browne (SOPA) will replace Ted Everett (Philosophy) as a member of the Nominations Committee for the remainder of his term (2002-2003).

The Senate will vote to accept these nominations at the Sept.17 meeting.

College Senate Committees

I would like to very much thank Judy Bushnell, Ed Gillin, Rosanne Hartman, Michael Lynch and Dale Metz for agreeing to chair the committees. Final committee memberships including student representatives will be printed in a later bulletin.

The membership of the Senate Committees as of Aug. 31,2002 are as follows:

Executive Committee

Bazzett, Terence Psychology Chair

Bushnell, Judith Library UCC-Chair

Dahl, Christopher Office of the President Ex Officio

Dixon, Barbara Office of the Provost Ex Officio

Drake, Graham English Secretary

Freeman, Charles Physics Vice Chair

Gillin, Edward English Policy-Chair

Gohlman, William History Univ. Fac. Sen.

Hartman, Rosanne Communication FAC-Chair

Lieberman, Joshua Cent. Coun. Vice Chair

Lovett, Janice Biology Past-Chair

Lynch, Michael Psychology SAC-Chair

Metz, Dale Comm. Dis. & Sc. GCC-Chair

Schmidt, Maryellen Education Treasurer

Committee on Undergraduate Curriculum

Bushnell, Judith - Chair Library At Large Over 6

Brainard, Sue Ann Library At Large Under 6

Cope, Joseph History Dept Sen

Hall, Elizabeth Education At Large Under 6

Kline, Anna Admissions Admin Sen-At Large

Morse, Jane Fowler- Education At Large Over 6

Norris, Darrell Geography Dept Sen

Stanley, Amy SOPA Dept Sen

Sullivan, Denise Rcds & Sched. Admin Sen-AcadAff

Towsley, Gary Mathematics At Large Over 6

Welker, Barbara Anthropology Dept Sen

Zollo, Theresa Computer Dept Sen

Zook, Joan Psychology Dept Sen


Committee on Faculty Affairs

Hartman, Rosanne- Chair Communication Dept Sen

Bearden, James Sociology At Large Over 6

Book, Terrel Comm. Dis. & Sc. Dept Sen

Cook, William History At Large Over 6

Glass, Becky Sociology Dept Sen

Hannam, Kristina Biology Dept Sen

Hon, Tze-Ki History At Large Under 6

Kirsh, Steven Psychology Replacing Hon Fall 2002

Mapes, Kathleen History Dept Sen

Paternostro, Nicholas Library Dept Sen

Pretzer, Ronald Coll. Adv. Admin Sen-Advancement

Savellos, Elias Philosophy Dept Sen

Weibel, Anneliese SOPA Dept Sen

Woidat, Caroline English Dept Sen

Young, Richard Geol. Sci. At Large Over 6

Committee on Undergraduate Academic Policies, Core and Review

Gillin, Edward - Chair English At Large Over 6

Anderson, Douglas Art Dept Sen

Buggie-Hunt, Tabitha Office of the Dean Admin Sen-Acad Aff

Cunningham, Karla Political Science Dept Sen

Dingeldein, Gloria Research Acct. Admin Sen-Admin&Finance

Eisenberg, Anne Sociology Dept Sen

Granger, David Education Dept Sen

Johnson, David Chemistry Dept Sen

Lima, Maria English Dept Sen

Over, D. Jeffrey Geol. Sci. At Large Over 6

Pogozelski, Edward Physics Dept Sen

Schacht, Paul English At Large Over 6

Sheldon, Amy Geological Sc. Dept Sen

Committee on Student Affairs

Lynch, Michael - Chair Psychology Dept Sen

Annala, Christopher Business Dept Sen

Farrell, Katy Library Dept Sen

Freed, Walter English Dept Sen

Geiger, H. Chistina Chemistry At Large Under 6

Gouvernet, Gerard Foreign Lang. Dept Sen

Holthaus, Roxanne Stud. Health Admin Sen-Student Services

McPherson, Duane Biology At Large Over 6

Simmons, Paul Sports & Recreation Admin Sen-Student Services

Tang, Chi-Ming Mathematics Dept Sen

Tang, Jasmine For. Lang. At Large Under 6

Committee on Graduate Academic Affairs

Metz, Dale - Chair Comm. Dis. & Sc. Dept Sen

Chang, Ming-mei Biology Dept Sen

Ferris, Kim Dalton- Facilities Admin Sen

Gifford, Rick Business Dept Sen

Kirkwood, James SOPA Dept Sen

Klima, Cynthia For. Lang. At Large Over 6

Salmon, Susan Education Dept Sen

Spear, Ray Biology At Large Over 6

Sutherland, Melissa Mathematics Dept Sen

Annual Report of the 2001-2002 Vice-Chair

I would like to thank the members of the Awards Committee, for their dedication to the extended process. I would also like to extend my personal congratulations to all award nominees. The process of narrowing the field of nominees was made particularly difficult by the quality of the pool. Congratulations to the following faculty who were selected for these awards:

Emilye Crosby - Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Tze-Ki Hon - Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
Beth McCoy - Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Rong Lin - Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities