CARTHAGE COLLEGE FACULTY MEETING MINUTES
April 7, 2005
Dean Piepenburg called the meeting to order at 11:51 a.m.
Harvard Stephens delivered the invocation.
Minutes of the March 3, 2005 meeting were approved as written.
CONVERSATION WITH THE PRESIDENT
President Campbell introduced Asha Krishan, who then spoke about the work that she began at Carthage and continued upon her departure for India. President Campbell continued with a report on campus security and bookstore procedure (Barnes and Noble will be managing the bookstore). The new pamphlet “Celebrating Carthage” was distributed, and its purpose in fundraising explained.
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES
Jim Lochtefeld reported for the Executive Committee. The committee enjoyed a productive retreat and warm reception from the Board of Trustees. The FEC will be selecting (with the help of departments, the administration, and others) a new Faculty Strategic Planning Committee. Professor Lochtefeld outlined the projected work of this committee to be completed by November 2005.
He also discussed the procedures for election of faculty members to standing committees and proposed a motion concerning those procedures. The motion carried.
Curriculum Planning Committee
Dan Showalter reported for the CPC. Several new courses and amendments to established courses were proposed and discussed. All were approved.
Dean Piepenburg directed all announcements to be posted by email in order that the faculty meeting need not be extended into another session.
The meeting adjourned at 1:00 p.m.