GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

MEETING OF THE EXECUTIVE BOARD

 

Tuesday, January 15,  2002, 3:00 PM

Poole Board Room, Wardlaw Center

AGENDA

 

  1. Introductory remarks. (President).
  2. Approval Executive Board minutes of November 27, 2001. [See attachments]
  3. Report by Joseph Hoey on the functioning of the “Institutional Review Committee (IRC) for Assessment of Academic Programs”.
  4. General Education Requirements at Georgia Tech. Report by Joe Hughes on behalf of the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee.
  5. Discussion of the “5-year review” process as it is being applied to Chairs and Deans. By Chameau. [See attachments for policies]
  6. Decision on detailed agenda for the February 5 meeting of the larger bodies.

Meeting to be a “Called” meeting of the General Faculty followed by a regular meeting of the General Faculty Assembly and Academic Senate (combined):

 

(a) Introductory Remarks.

(b) Statutes Revisions (UCC and GC compositions) first readings.

(c) Discussion of Grading Policies (led by McMath)

(d) Action items and routine minutes approvals from Standing Committees of the Academic Faculty.

(e) General Education Requirements; report by the UCC.

 

7.      Decision on detailed agenda for the February 26 meeting of the General Faculty assembly (alone):

 

(a) Introductory Remarks.

(b) Discussion of library policy towards electronic and paper copies of journals. Led by Richard Meyer.

(c) Action items and routine minutes approvals from Standing committees of the General Faculty.

 

8.  (a) Decision on replacement members of the Institutional Oversight Committee of the 5-year Post Tenure Review program. [See attachment for membership]

From Management (suggested by Jayaraman); one to be chosen.

Cheol S. Eun (Prof)

Sri Narasimhan (Prof)

From Architecture (suggested by Allen); one to be chosen.

Steve French (Prof.)

Craig Zimring (Prof.)

(b) Further discussion of IOC procedures.

 

9.   GTRI representation on the Board; replacement of Mark Richards who has left GTRI.

 

10.   Any Other Business.

 

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Edward W. Thomas

Secretary of the Faculty

January 9, 2002

 

Attachments to the Agenda to be distributed at the meeting:

(1) Minutes EB meeting of  November 27, 2001

(2) “The Status of Institute Policies Regarding the Periodic Review of Deans and Chairs” (prepared by EWT January 7, 2002).

(3) Membership of the Institutional Oversight Committee.

 

Notes for the Record.

(1) By e-mail vote recorded on December 4 the EB voted (14 in favor and none against) to approve:

(a) Participation of the women’s volleyball team in the NCAA post-season tournament, Nov 30 to Dec 1, 2001,  in Louisville KY

(b) Participation of the Football Team in post-season play in the Seattle Bowl on December 27, 2001.

(2) By e-mail vote recorded on December 4, the EB voted (9 in favor and none against) to “endorse” the CoC proposal for a degree of MS in Information Security.