Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 3:00 pm

Poole Board Room, Wardlaw Center




  1. Call to order (Barbara Henry, Chair)
  2. Approval of Executive Board meeting minutes of August 25, 2009 (Henry)
  3. Introductory remarks by President Peterson
  4. Feedback from faculty on furloughs and discussion (Prof. Kirk Bowman, Vice-Chair)
  5. Discussion of OIT policies and procedures with respect to Computer and Network Usage
    (John Mullin, Director, and Herb Baines, Director of Information Security, OIT)
  6. Proposed changes to the Student Code of Conduct (Christopher Schmidt, Asst. Dean of Students)
    1. New Student Code of Conduct
    2. New Grievance/Appeal Procedures for Georgia Tech Students and Staff
  7. Concerns about Georgia Tech policies and procedures surrounding Reappointment, Promotion, and Tenure
    (Prof. Gary Parker, Chair, Faculty Status and Grievance Committee))
  8. Brief update on progress from Task Force on Definition of General Faculty (Prof. Tom Morley, Chair)
  9. Appointments to fill vacancies (Bowman)

a)      Dr. E. Michael Perdue (EAS) to represent the College of Sciences and fill a vacancy on the Executive Board, serving until August 2010.

b)      Dr. Jonathan Clarke to represent the College of Management and fill a vacancy on the Graduate Curriculum Committee, serving until August 2012.

c)      Dr. Sam Graham (ME) to fill a vacancy on the Statutes Committee, serving until August 2010.

  1. Poll of Liaisons and Representatives to Standing Committees, Task Forces, and USG Faculty Council (Henry)
  2. Approval of Agenda for the combined meeting of the General Faculty, General Faculty Assembly, and
    Academic Senate on Oct. 20, 2009 (Dr. Ron Bohlander, Secretary)
  3. Any other business.




Ronald A. Bohlander

Secretary of the Faculty

September 29, 2009, 2009