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SENATE  From the Senate Office
January 15, 2008, Volume 54, No. 17

Under the Faculty Senate Rules, formal notification to members may be accomplished by publication in Almanac. The following is published under that rule:

To: Members of the Standing Faculty
From: Larry Gladney, Chair

Nominations for Offices Requested
In accordance with the Rules of the Faculty Senate you are invited to suggest candidates for the posts and terms stated below, with supporting letters if desired. Candidates’ names should be submitted promptly to Janice Madden, chair of the Senate Nominating Committee by telephone at (215) 898-6739 or by e-mail to madden@ssc.upenn.edu.  The following posts are to be filled for 2008-2009:

•     Chair-elect:
      (Incumbent: Sherrill Adams)

•     Secretary-elect:
      (Incumbent: Therese Richmond)

•     Four At-large Members of the Senate Executive Committee (3-yr term):
      (Incumbents: Barbara Savage,  Peter Dodson, Peter Fader, and Steven Sondheimer)

•     One Assistant Professor Member of the Senate Executive Committee     (2-yr term):
      (Incumbent: Matthew Hartley)

•     Three Members of the Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (3-yr term):
      (Incumbents: Vivian Gadsden, Yale E. Goldman, and Ann Kuttner)

•     Two Members of the Senate Committee on the Economic Status of the Faculty (3-yr term):
      (Incumbents: Petra Todd and Daniel Raff)

Nominating Committee Elected

The Senate Executive Committee’s slate of nominees for the Senate Nominating Committee was circulated to the Senate Membership on December 11, 2007. No additional nominations by petition have been received within the prescribed time. Therefore, according to the Senate Rules, the Executive Committee’s slate is declared elected.
Those elected are:

•                  Janet Deatrick (Nursing)

•                  Joan Von Feldt (SOM/Rheumatology)

•                  Helene Furjan (Design)

•                  Janice Madden (SAS/Sociology)

•                  Charles Mooney (Law)

•                  Ann Moyer (SAS/History)

•                  Henry Teune (SAS/Political Science)

•                  Michael Topp (SAS/Chemistry)

•                  Barbie Zelizer (Annenberg)

Almanac - January 15, 2008, Volume 54, No. 17