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From the Senate Office
March 24, 2009, Volume 55, No. 26

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 Faculty Senate

FROM:  Jeffrey Winkler, Chair, Nominating Committee

SUBJECT: Senate Nominations 2009-2010

1. In accordance with the Faculty Senate Rules, official notice is given of the Senate Nominating Committee’s slate of nominees for the incoming Senate Officers. The nominees, all of whom have indicated their willingness to serve, are:

Chair-elect: Robert Hornik (Annenberg School for Communication)

Secretary-elect:  Kelly Jordan-Sciutto (School of Dental Medicine)

At-large Members of the Senate Executive Committee (to serve a 3-year term beginning upon election):

Matthew Hartley  (Graduate School of Education)

David Eckmann  (School of Medicine/Anesthesiology)

Michael Topp (School of Arts and Sciences/Chemistry)

Katherine Schultz  (Graduate School of Education)

Senate Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (to serve a 3-year term beginning upon election):

Eric Weinberg (School of Arts and Sciences/Biology)

Mark Helfaer  (School of Medicine/Anesthesiology)

Nancy Bentley  (School of Arts and Sciences/English)

Senate Committee on Economic Status of the Faculty (to serve a 2-year term beginning upon election):

Tim Rebbeck  (School of Medicine/Biostatics and Epidemiology)

 William Dailey (School of Arts and Sciences/Chemistry)

2. Again in accord with the Senate Rules you are invited to submit “additional nominations, which shall be accomplished via petitions containing at least twenty-five valid names and the signed approval of the candidate. All such petitions must be received no later than fourteen days subsequent to the circulation of the nominees of the Nominating Committee.” Petitions must be received by mail at the Faculty Senate, Box 12, College Hall/6303, or by hand at the Faculty Senate Office, 109 Duhring Wing by 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 7, 2009.

3. Under the same provision of the Senate Rules, if no additional nominations are received, the slate nominated by the Nominating Committee will be declared elected.

Almanac - March 24, 2009, Volume 55, No. 26