Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 3:00 pm

Poole Board Room, Wardlaw Center




  1. Call to order – Mr. Chris D’Urbano, Chair
  2. Approval of Executive Board meeting minutes of January 31, 2012 – Mr. D’Urbano
  3. Introductory remarks by Andy Smith, Senior Vice-Provost on behalf of the President
  4. Report on The Tower, a GT student research journal – T. J. Kaplan, Editor
  5. Progress report from the Subcommittee on Open Access for Publications – Profs. Ellen Zegura and Steve McLaughlin, co-chairs

a)      Presentation

b)      Draft Policy

c)      Draft submittal form

  1. Update on proposed changes to the Institute’s Conflict of Interest Policy – Mr. Jeff Steltzer, Director of COI Management, GTRC

a)      Presentation

b)      Proposed revision to Section 38 of the Faculty Handbook concerning “Conflict of Interest and Outside Professional Activity Policy”
Compare with current version.

c)      FAQ regarding Sponsored Travel

  1. Progress report on other revisions to the Faculty Handbook – Ms. Jeanne Balsam, Statutes Committee Chair
  2. Approval of agenda for April 24, 2012 meeting of the Academic Senate and call for a combined meeting with the General Faculty. – Dr. Bohlander
  3. Poll of Liaisons and Representatives to Standing Committees, Task Forces, and USG Faculty Council – Mr. D’Urbano
  4. Any other business



Ronald A. Bohlander

Secretary of the Faculty

April 3, 2012