Agenda

General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting

December 16, 2010

 

1.      Call to order at 3:00 p.m. in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building.

 

2.    A moment of silent remembrance:

        

Stephen D. Grubman-Black, Professor Emeritus of WomenÕs Studies and Communication Studies

 

                  John V. Long, Professor Emeritus of Education

            M. Dorothy Massey, Professor Emerita of Physical Education, Health, and Recreation

            Richard Traxler, Professor Emeritus of Food Science and Nutrition and of Biochemistry, Microbiology, and Molecular Genetics

 

            Janett Trubatch, former Vice Provost for Graduate Studies, Research and Outreach

 

3.      Disposition of Minutes of General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting of September 23, 2010 (attached).

 

4.      Approval of degree certification for December 2010:

 

         a.  Provost DeHayes: Undergraduate degrees;

 

         b.  Dean Zawia: Graduate degrees.

 

5.      Adjournment immediately followed by Faculty Senate  Meeting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Kingston, Rhode Island

 

Minutes

General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting

September 23, 2010

 

1.   The meeting was called to order by Provost DeHayes at 3:09 p.m. in the Cherry Auditorium, Chester Kirk Building

 

Provost DeHayes welcomed the faculty back for the 2010-11 academic year.  He explained that he was chairing the meeting because President Dooley was away.

           

            2.   Provost DeHayes asked the faculty to observe a moment of silence in memory of the following faculty members who had passed away since the last meeting of the General Faculty-Graduate Faculty:

 

Carl Hammen, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences

                  Chris Heisler, Professor Emeritus of Education

Gino Silvestri, Assistant Professor Emeritus of History

Irving Spaulding, Professor Emeritus of Natural Resource Economics and Rural Sociology

Sue Fisher Vaughn, Associate Professor Emerita of English and of Writing and Rhetoric

 

3.   The Minutes of General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting of April 29, 2010 were approved as distributed.

 

4.   Vice Provost Beauvais moved to recommend to the Board of Governors for Higher Education approval of the candidates for the award of undergraduate degrees whose names appeared on the list of August 2010 graduates subject to certification by the Colleges and the Director of Enrollment Services.  The motion passed.

 

      Dean Zawia moved to recommend to the Board of Governors for Higher Education approval of the candidates for the award of graduate degrees whose names are certified by the Graduate School for August 2010.  The motion passed.

 

5.   The meeting was adjourned at 3:11 p.m. and was followed by a meeting of the Faculty Senate.

 

                                          Respectfully submitted,

 

                                          Sheila Black Grubman for

                                          Stephen Swallow,

                                          Secretary