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Agenda for Council Meeting

Wednesday, September 12, 2001, 4 to 6 p.m.

Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

I. Appointment of a Moderator (1 minute).

II. Approval of the minutes of March 28, April 18 and 25, 2001 (3 minutes).

III. Follow-up comments or questions on Status Reports (5 minutes).

IV. Admissions and Financial Aid

A. Report of the 2000-01 Committee on Admissions and Financial Aid, Abba Krieger, Chair, Presentation (10 minutes).

B. Discussion (15 minutes).

V. Report of the 2000-2001 Committee on Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, Edward Lally, Chair. Presentation (5 minutes).

VI. Report to the President and Provost Concerning Services to Students With Disabilities, Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum, Vice Provost for University Life. (Presentation 10 minutes; discussion 10 minutes).

VII. Selection and ranking of focus issues for University Council for the academic year (15 minutes).

A. Proposal to amend the Council bylaws for the Committee on Quality of Student Life. The proposal would allow the chairs of the Undergraduate Assembly and GAPSA, who are voting ex officio members, to appoint a specific alternate to attend in their absence while retaining voting rights.

B. Progress on New Dining Service Contract.

VIII. Adjournment by 6 p.m.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 3, September 11, 2001


September 11, 2001
Volume 48 Number 3

Dr. Afaf Meleis--a prominent medical sociologist and specialist in women's health issues--will become the Dean of the School of Nursing in January.
Dr. Richard Gelles--a leading researcher in the study of family violence has been named Interim Dean of the School of Social Work.
Lucy Momjian is now Associate Vice President for Finance and Treasury Management.
Jack Shannon is named Associate Vice President in the Office of the Executive Vice President.
Dr. Battistini, director of Penn Health for Women, dies in a motor vehicle accident.
Convocation 2001: President Judith Rodin and Provost Robert Barchi welcome the Class of 2005.
Council Year-end Committee Reports: Admissions and Financial Aid as well as Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics are both on the agenda of this week's Council Meeting.
Penn moves up in the latest U.S. News rankings of the nation's best universities to its highest ever ranking.
A noisy night in the neighborhood prompted a Speaking Out letter and two responses.
Code Red Alert: Preventing a computer worm is possible with these steps.
The Models of Excellence program wants nominations to recognize staff achievements from the previous academic year.