Statutes Committee Meeting Minutesó April 17, 2012, 7:30 am


Attended: Jeanne Balsam, Bryan Church, John Stein, and Mary Ann Ingram (Executive Board liaison)

Absent: Tucker Balch, Samuel Graham, Hunter Hammond


Jeanne Balsam called the meeting to order at 7:35 am.


Meeting minutes from April 10, 2012 were reviewed and approved.

Jeanne Balsam discussed the upcoming April 24th General Faculty meeting.† She provided the draft presentation to provide a Statutes Committee Status Report on activities for the Faculty Handbook.† She mentioned that Jeff Steltzer would be presenting suggested modifications for Section 38 for the Conflict of Interest Policy and reminded the committee that they had already seen and approved the suggested modifications in January.† Jeanne also stated that Ellen Zegura would be reporting on Open Access for Publications at the General Faculty meeting and that the Statutes Committee will need to review those recommended modifications to the Faculty Handbook.† Jeanne encouraged everyone to attend the Faculty Meeting.

The committee reviewed and discussed the TFHB Sections 4.3.11 and 4.3.12.† The committee will continue with the review of Sections 4.3.10 and 4.3.13 at the next meeting.† The committee agreed to review the mapping for Section 1 and 2 prior to the next meeting.

Next meeting: Tuesday, April 24, 7:30 am, Centennial Research Building conference room 403.


The meeting adjourned at 9:00 am.