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University Council Committees, 2010–2011

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November 16, 2010, Volume 57, No. 12

Standing Committees

Academic & Related Affairs

Chair: Michael Topp

Liaison: Karen Lawrence

Staff: Ralph Dispigno

Faculty:
Kathleen Boesze-Battaglia
Nancy Hanrahan
Paula Henthorn
Jon Merz
Paul Shaman
Joseph Turow
John Vohs

Graduate Students:
Michael Kelly-Sell
Maria Murray

Undergraduate Students:
Daniel Urgelles
Charles Gray

PPSA:
Laura Foltman
Jon Shaw

WPPSA:
Suzanne Oh
Peter Rockett

Campus & Community Life

Chair: Philip Nichols

Liaison: Ajay Nair

Staff: Lisa Payakovich

Faculty:
Kent Bream
Andrea Doyle
Kathleen Hall
Judd Hollander
Chanita Hughes-Halbert
Eileen Sullivan-Marx
Henry Teune

Graduate Students:
Emily Joy Rothchild
Felicia Yen

Undergraduate Students:
Elizabeth Qian
Mo Shahin

PPSA:
Gail Oberton
Chris Pastore

WPPSA:
Joyce Woodward Jones
Loretta Hauber

Diversity and Equity

Chair: Nancy Tkacs

Liaison: Lubna Mian

Staff: Gail Oberton

Faculty:
Tulia Falleti
John Jackson
Grace Kao
Lisa Lewis
Anna Malykhina
Yvonne Paterson
Robert Preucel

Graduate Students:
Henry Friedman
Sandya Ajith

Undergraduate Students:
Wendy de la Rosa
Sasha Lagombra

PPSA:
Delores Magobet
Diane Sandefur

WPPSA:
Connie Gordon
Michelle Wells Lockett

Facilities

Chair: Michael McGarvey

Liaison: David Hollenberg

Staff: Taylor Berkowitz

Faculty:
Charles Branas
Fermida Handy
Janine Remillard
Witold Rybczynski
Bernard Shapiro
Walter Wales
Rachel Weinberger

Graduate Students:
David Streim
Henry Friedman

Undergraduate Students:
Jon Monfred
Edward Ober

PPSA:
Lisa Anzalone
Ellen Mueller

WPPSA:
Steven Hauber
Linda Satchell

Personnel Benefits

Chair: David Pope

Liaisons:                 
Susan Sproat
Jack Heuer

Staff: Amy Coe

Faculty:
Tom Baker
Erling Boe
William Dailey
Howard Goldfine
Scott Harrington
Ingrid Waldron
Barbra Wall

PPSA:
Victoria Mulhern
Eleanor Rupis
Jared Susco

WPPSA:
Peter Rockett
Linda Satchell
Karima Williams

Committee on Committees

Chair: Robert Hornik

Staff:  
Sue White
Brenda Brand

Faculty:
Camille Charles
Shaun Harper
Robert Hollebeek
Michael McGarvey
Harvey Rubin
Deborah Thomas

Graduate Student:
Henry Friedman

Undergraduate Student:
Nicholas Greif

PPSA:
Glenn Stieffenhofer

WPPSA:
Loretta Hauber

Independent Committees

Honorary Degrees

Chair: Carol Ann Muller

Liaison: Eric Kaplan

Staff: Lynne Sniffen

Faculty:
Garret Fitzgerald
Jean Lemaire
Carolyn Marvin
Phil Rea
Therese Richmond
Amos Smith
Tukufu Zuberi

Graduate Students:
Andy Fenelon
Maher Zamel

Undergraduate Students:
2 TBD

PPSA:
David Azzolina

WPPSA:
Michelle Wells Lockett

Open Expression

Chair: Claire Finkelstein

Staff: Lisa Payakovich

Faculty:
Mary Ersek
Matt Hartley
Gary Hatfield
Robert Hollebeek
Claire Mitchell
Sheila Murnaghan
Hillary Nelson

Graduate Students:
Gaston de los Reyes
Jillian Popadak
Felicia Yen

Undergraduate Students:
Zev Fagin
Lavinia Seow
Amanda Young

PPSA:
Diana Richie

WPPSA:
Donna Gladstone

Annual Report of the Steering Committee of University Council, 2009-2010

Prepared by the Office of the University Secretary

The 32nd annual report of the Steering Committee of the University Council, prepared in accordance with a requirement in the Council Bylaws. Section V. (d) of the Council Bylaws states: (d) The Steering Committee shall publish an annual report to the University community. This report, to be published early in the academic year, shall include a review of the previous year’s Council deliberations (highlighting both significant discussions and the formal votes taken on matters of substance) and a survey of major issues to be taken up by the Council during the coming year.

The annual report is published online on the Council website; to see the full schedule of Council meetings, as well as links to other important documents see www.upenn.edu/secretary/council/index.html

2010-2011 Schedule of Council Discussions

December 8, 2010

• Update on Penn’s Relationship With West Philadelphia: Recent Successes, Current Opportunities and Challenges Going Forward

February 2, 2011

• Review of Penn’s Current Approach to “In Loco Parentis,” and the University’s Efforts to Resolve and Avoid Crisis, Either On- or Off-Campus

March 2, 2011

• Review of Diversity Pipeline Initiatives Throughout University

• Open Forum

March 30, 2011

• Reports on Budgets and Plans for the Next Academic Year

April 27, 2011

• Presentation of Final Committee Reports

• Discussion of Potential Focus Issues for the 2011-2012 Academic Year

• Discussion of Potential Committee Charges for the 2011-2012 Academic Year

University Council Meetings

Following are the dates for meetings of the University Council, which are open to observers who register their intention to attend by calling the Office of the University Secretary in advance (215) 898-7005.

December 8, 2010

February 2, 2011

March 2, 2011

March 30, 2011

April 27, 2011

All meetings are held on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. in Bodek Lounge, Houston Hall. The agenda will be announced in Almanac prior to each meeting. Council meeting coverage is also published in Almanac in the issue following the meeting.

Related: Membership of University Council 2010-2011; University Council Open Forum

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