COUNCIL Agenda for October 15
Agenda of the University Council
Wednesday, October 15, 4 - 6 p.m.
McClelland Hall, The Quad
I. Approval of the minutes of September 24, 1997
meeting (1 minute).
II. Vote: Proposed bylaws revision to lower the
quorum for a vote at meetings. Deletion in brackets; insertion underlined
Section IV. Meetings, 5. Conduct of meetings,
revise first sentence to read:
"[A majority] Forty percent of the full membership shall constitute
an actual quorum."
III. Discussion Only: Proposed University Council
bylaws revisions. Deletions in brackets, insertions underlined (15 minutes).
A. Deferred from 1996-97 Council
Proposed bylaws change to add (in chronological
order) to Section II. Membership, 1. Composition, new paragraph (i):
"One elected representative of the United Minorities Council."
B. Recommended by Committee on Committees
1. Add faculty to Committee on Open Expression.
Section VI. Committees, 3. Independent Committees (a), revise to read:
"The Committee shall consist of [thirteen] sixteen members:
[five] eight faculty members, two A-1 staff members, one A-3 staff
member, and five students."
2. Add A-1 and A-3 staff members to the Disability Board. Section VI. Committees,
3. Independent Committees (d), revise to read:
The Committee shall consist of eight faculty members, [and two administrators]
two A-1 staff members, two A-3 staff members."
C. Recommended by Steering
Abolish the Student Fulbright Awards Committee.
Delete Section VI. Committees, 3. Independent Committees (e) Student Fulbright
IV. Discussion on Council committees charges for 1997-98
V. Discussion on Alcohol and Civility at Penn (90
VI. New business agenda items (5 minutes).
VII. Adjournment by 6 p.m.
Council Committee Reports
Based on a preliminary outline of its agenda for
the year (Almanac
September 23), the Steering Committee of Council
released for publication in this issue the reports of the Bookstore, Facilities,
and Library Committees. The reports, located
here, are to be discussed at a future meeting.
Return to: Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, October
14, 1997, Volume 44, Number 8