Thursday, April 9, 2015, 3:00 pm

Poole Board Room, Wardlaw Center




  1. Call to order – Ms. Jeanne Balsam, Secretary of the Faculty*
    * Filling in for the chair and vice-chair who are away on business.
  2. Approval of minutes of the meeting on March 3, 2015 – Ms. Balsam
  3. Introductory remarks by Executive Vice President Stephen Cross
  4. Briefing on the new GT Scholar program –
    Associate Dean of Libraries Kathy Tomajko
    Ms. Marlee Givens, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Library
    Mr. Raj Vuchatu, Manager Enterprise Systems Department, GTRI
    Mr. Todd Phillips, Business Analyst, GTRI
  5. Report on and approval of faculty governance election results – Dr. Ron Bohlander, Past Secretary
  6. Presentation of recommended changes in the Faculty Handbook – Prof. Joseph Hughes, Chair, Statutes Committee
    1. Section 2.1 “Faculty Executive Board”
    2. Section 3.2.1 “Research Faculty: Hiring and Promotion Guidelines”
  7. Decision to call a meeting of the Faculty in combination with the scheduled meeting of the Academic Faculty and the Academic Faculty Senate scheduled for April 21, 2015 and approval of the proposed agenda. – Ms. Balsam
  8. News from Liaisons and Representatives from Standing Committees, Staff Council, Task Forces, and USG Faculty Council – Ms. Balsam
  9. Any other business




Jeanne H Balsam

Secretary of the Faculty

April 9, 2015