COUNCIL Agenda

University Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 9, 1998, 4 - 6 p.m. McClelland Hall, The Quadrangle

Penn I.D. required for entry to the Quad.

To attend as observer, call the Office of the Secretary in advance, 898-7005.

 

I. Approval of the minutes of October 14, 1998 meeting (1 minute).

II. Status Reports of the President, Interim Provost, and Chairs of the Steering Committee, Graduate and Professional Student Assembly, Undergraduate Assembly, Penn Professional Staff Assembly, and A-3 Assembly (Reports and clarifications: 15 minutes.)

III. Open Forum: 60 minutes (See also message of Chair and Moderator, below)

A. Lack of field space

B. Safety of Women on campus

C. 1997-98 Pluralism Committee report on Asian American Issues

D. Needs of students for Asian American studies and faculty

E. Asian American staff and alumni development

F. Naming of University buildings and locales

IV. Follow-up questions on October 14, 1998 extended report by the interim provost on the state of the University, including Professor David Brownlee's report on implementation of the College House system: 20 minutes.

V. Discussion of 1997-98 year-end Facilities Committee report (Almanac November 10 and 24, 1998) (15 minutes.)

VI. Adjournment by 6 p.m.


To: The University Community
From: John C. Keene, Chair, Council Steering Committee
William F. Harris, Moderator, University Council
Subject: University Council Open Forum 12/9/98

The issues for the University Council Open Forum in the order in which they will be addressed are:

1. Lack of field space

2. Safety of women on campus

3. 1997-98 Pluralism Committee report on Asian American Issues

4. Needs of students for Asian American studies and faculty

5. Asian American staff and alumni development

6. Naming of University buildings and locales

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, December 9, 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 4 p.m.


Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 14, December 8, 1998

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