At the October
17 University Council meeting, President Rodin pointed out that
due to the "horrible events of September 11" Council did not meet
last month, making this the first meeting of the semester. Dr. Rodin
then announced the appointment of Council's new moderator, Dr. Larry
Gross, who served as chair of the Faculty Senate and chair of the
Council Steering Committee last year.
Robert Barchi thanked the UA for its efforts in helping to raise
$25,000, which was recently presented to the Red Cross for its disaster
relief fund. Dr. Barchi said he was "incredibly proud of the students."
Leahy, chair of GAPSA, invited the University community to the October
19 ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Graduate Student Center.
for Public Safety Maureen Rush presented a report
on campus safety and security in which she noted a number of
accomplishments from fiscal year 2001 including national accreditation
and crime reduction. She also mentioned the upcoming
information sessions to deal with handling
suspicious packages safely, anthrax concerns and other timely
topics on October 25 and 26.
Swain-Cade McCoullum presented a progress report on the implementation
of the twelve recommendations
concerning services to students with disabilities which were
approved by the President and Provost as published in the Review
Team's report (Almanac
also two annual reports presented from last year's Council committees:
and Financial Aid was given by committee chair Dr. Abba Krieger;
followed by Recreation
and Intercollegiate Athletics which was given by Dr. Edward
Lally. Both of their reports were previously published (Almanac
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 9, October 23, 2001
October 23, 2001
Volume 48 Number 9