COUNCIL Agenda

Wednesday, April 26, 4- 6 p.m.

McClelland Hall, The Quadrangle

Observers must register their interest by calling the Office of the Secretary, in advance, at (215) 898-7005. A PENNCard is required to enter the Quad.

I. Approval of the minutes of March 22 and April 19, 2000, meetings: 1 minute.

II. Status Reports of the President, Provost, Chairs of Steering, GAPSA, UA, PPSA and A-3 Assembly. Time limit for reports and clarifications: 20 minutes.

III. Vote on Proposed Policy on Privacy in the Electronic Environment: discussion 5 minutes.

IV. Vote on proposed revisions to the University Council Bylaws: discussion 5 minutes.

A. Increase to two representatives of the Penn Professional Staff Assembly and the A-3 Assembly on University Council and on the Steering Committee.

B. Move from January to March the extended reports by the President, the Provost, other administrators on budgets and plans for the next academic year.

C. Omit the requirement of committee chairs to report to Council in February, and allow reports to be submitted to Council according to current practice, in March, April and October.

D. Omit the need for a "changeover" meeting of the Council membership and change the Council membership period to begin with the first meeting of the academic year and conclude with the final meeting of the academic year. The Steering Chair and Steering Committee will consider any urgent items that may arise between the last and first Council meetings of the year. The Steering Chair will report any such items at the first meeting of Council in the academic year.

E. Consider minor changes, such as updating titles of ex officio committee members.

V. Year-end reports of 1999-2000 Council Committees: presentation 3 minutes each; discussion 7 minutes each.

A. Community Relations

B. Facilities

C. Library

D. Pluralism

E. Safety and Security

F. Student Affairs

VI. Preliminary discussion of issues to be dealt with in the coming academic year (Bylaws IV.3(e)): discussion 15 minutes.

VII. Adjournment by 6 p.m.


Almanac, Vol. 46, No. 30, April 25, 2000

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