Under the Faculty Senate Rules, formal notification to members may be accomplished by publication in Almanac. The following is published under that rule:

To: Members of the Standing Faculty
From: John C. Keene, Chair

Nominations for Offices Requested

In accordance with the Rules of the Faculty Senate you are invited to suggest candidates for the posts and terms stated below, with supporting letters if desired. Candidates' names should be submitted promptly to Gregory Possehl, Chair of the Senate Nominating Committee by telephone at 898-4042/7461 or by e-mail at gpossehl@sas.upenn.edu.

The following posts are to be filled for 1999-2000:

    Chair-elect of the Senate (1-yr term)
    (Incumbent: Peter Conn)
    Secretary-elect of the Senate (1-yr term)
    (Incumbent: Rosane Rocher)
    Four At-large Members of the Senate Executive Committee (3-yr term)
    (Incumbents: Barry Cooperman
      Robin Leidner
      Harvey Rubin
      Jorge Santiago-Aviles)
    One At-large Member of the Senate Executive Committee (2-year term)
    (Incumbent: Kenneth I. Wolpin)
    One Assistant Professor Member of the Senate Executive Committee (2-yr term)
    (Incumbents: Julie Fairman
      Georgette Poindexter)
    Three Members of the Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (3-yr term)
    (Incumbents: Rubin Gur
      Susan Sturm
      Susan Watkins)
    Three Members of the Senate Committee on Conduct (2-yr term)
    (Incumbents: Joan Goodman
      M. Susan Lindee
      Edward R. Thornton)
    Two Members of the Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty (3-yr term)
    (Incumbents: Peter Cappelli
      Bruce Shenker)

Nominating Committee Elected

The Senate Executive Committee's slate of nominees for the Senate Nominating Committee was circulated to the Senate Membership on October 13, 1998. No additional nominations by petition have been received within the prescribed time. Therefore, according to the Senate Rules, the Executive Committee's slate is declared elected.

Those elected are:

  • Jane B. Alavi (assoc prof med at HUP)
  • Helen C. Davies (prof microbiology/med)
  • Peter Dodson (prof animal biology/vet)
  • Charles Dwyer (assoc prof education)
  • Gerald F. Porter (prof mathematics)
  • Gregory L. Possehl (prof anthropology), Chair
  • Kim Lane Scheppele (prof law)
  • Barbara von Schlegell (asst prof relig st)
  • Walter Wales (prof physics)

Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 11, November 10, 1998