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Agenda Wednesday, January 28, 4 to 6 p.m.

McClelland Hall, The Quadrangle

I. Approval of Moderator (1 minute).
II. Approval of the minutes of December 3, 1997, meeting (1 minute).
III. Status Reports by the President, Interim Provost, Chair of Steering, and Chairs of GAPSA, UA, PPSA and A-3 Assembly. (15 minutes for reports and clarifications)
IV. Oral interim committee discussions with Council members (1997-98 committees) (8 minutes each):
A. Admissions and Financial Aid
B. Communications
C. Community Relations
D. Personnel Benefits
E. Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics
V. Second Phase of Benefits Redesign (15 minutes).
VI. Open Forum (45 minutes) (see topics below).
VII. New business (3 minutes).
VIII.Adjournment by 6 p.m.

Topics in the Open Forum January 28, 1998

The issues for the University Council Public Forum in the order in which they will be addressed are:
  1. Funding for research on campus
  2. Perelman Quadrangle effects on students
  3. How Council can be more effective
  4. Penn students and staff with disabilities are overlooked
  5. Sexual minority studies
  6. University investment policy
  7. Martin Luther King Day being official day of service
  8. Lack of facilities for LGBA
  9. Ties between Wharton and Chinese government
  10. Trend of outsourcing at the University
Presentations will be limited to 3 minutes. Issues that are not on the schedule will be accommodated if time allows. The University Council meeting is from 4 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, January 28, in McClelland Hall, the Quadrangle. A PENNCard is needed to enter the Quadrangle. The meeting is open to any member of the University Community who wishes to attend subject to space limitations. We suggest that people interested in the Open Forum arrive at 5 p.m.

-- Office of the Secretary

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