UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND

Kingston, Rhode Island

 

Minutes

General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting

April 23, 2009

 

 

1.         The meeting was called to order by President Carothers at 3:07 p.m. in the Cherry Auditorium of the Chester Kirk Building

 

2.         President Carothers 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:

 

      Martha Barden, Assistant Professor Emerita of Nursing

      Alan Berman, Professor of Psychology

      Janet Hirsch, Professor Emerita of Nursing

      Thomas Nally, Professor Emeritus of Education

      William T. O'Malley, Professor of the University Library

      Ralph Tutt, Professor Emeritus of English

      Barbara Wilson, Professor Emerita of Dental Hygiene

                       

3.         The Minutes of the December 18, 2008 General Faculty - Graduate Faculty Meeting were approved.

 

4.         Provost DeHayes moved to recommend to the Board of Governors for Higher Education approval of the list of potential candidates for the award of undergraduate degrees whose names appeared on the list dated April 22. 2009, subject to certification by the Colleges and Director of Enrollment Services.  The motion passed.

 

Associate Dean Bibb 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 May 20, 2009 graduation The motion passed.

 

5.         The meeting was adjourned at 3:10 p.m. and was followed by a meeting of the Faculty Senate.

 

                                                            Respectfully submitted,

 

                                                    Sheila Black Grubman for

                                                                                Celest A. Martin

                                                                                Secretary