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Agenda for University Council Meeting
Wednesday, April 24, 2002, from 4 to 6 p.m.
Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall

I. Approval of the minutes of March 27, 2002 Council meeting.
II. Follow-up comments or questions on Status Reports. 5 minutes.
III. Graduate/Professional Student Assembly Three-Year Strategic Plan. Presentation 5 minutes, discussion 5 minutes.
IV. 2001-2002 Year-end Reports of Council Committees.

Presentation 5 minutes, discussion 5 minutes each.

1. Personnel Benefits (Almanac April 23, 2002)
2. Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics (Almanac April 23, 2002)
3. International Programs (Almanac April 23, 2002)
4. Bookstores
5. Communications
6. Community Relations
7. Quality of Student Life
8. Safety and Security

V. Preliminary discussion of issues to be dealt with in the coming academic year (Council Bylaws IV.3(e)): discussion 15 minutes.
VI. Adjournment by 6 p.m.

Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 31, April 23, 2002


April 23, 2002
Volume 48 Number 31

James Wilson, director of IHGT, is stepping down as institute broadens it focus.
The School of Dental Medicine and the School of Nursing each recognize four of their finest for excellence in teaching.
The guidelines for faculty and staff salary increases for 2002-2003 stress merit and performance as the basis for any increases.
An invitation to commencement is extended to the University community.
The deaths of two former deans (Wharton & GSFA), an emeritus professor and an emeritus trustee.
University Council committee reports on the agenda for Wednesday's meeting include: Personnel Benefits, Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics, and International Programs.
The Penn Reading Project has chosen the text for the incoming freshmen class; faculty members are encouraged to lead a small discussion group in September.
The A-3 Assembly seeks volunteers (weekly-paid employees) to serve on the Executive Board; 20 positions are available.
Penn faculty and staff are invited to the Children's Festival Opening Night Picnic and Performance, as well as a lunchtime party at the Museum to celebrate its new wing and courtyard garden.
The schools announce their graduation ceremonies and speakers.