Carthage College Faculty Meeting Minutes
February 4, 2010
Provost Judith Schaumberg called the meeting to order at 11:49 a.m.
Harvard Stephens gave the invocation.
CONVERSATION WITH THE PRESIDENT
President Campbell presented information on the “State of the College” and addressed questions from the faculty. Brad Andrews presented a “Fall 2010 Enrollment Report” highlighting the evolving freshman class composition, and changes in the Lincoln and Lentz Scholarship Competitions. Andrews also addressed questions from the faculty.
PROVOST SEARCH COMMITTEE
Julio Rivera, with the Provost Search Committee, announced that five consensus candidates will visit campus before Spring Break, each for two and one-half days. The link to view the candidates CV’s is available on Google Docs. Watch for the link and their schedules via e-mail.
Minutes of the December 3 Faculty Meeting were approved as published.
Faculty Executive Committee
Quality of Life Committee
Laura Huaracha relayed that awards ranging from $500-2,500.00 are available through the Faculty Research and Development Grant program. Applications are due on April 15 at noon. Student Academic Travel Grant applications are due on March 19.
Curriculum Planning Committee
Greg Baer introduced Dennis Munk, who is joining CADRE
Harvard Stephens and Stephanie Mitchell thanked the faculty for supporting the Martin Luther King commemoration. Input is invited to plan next January’s MLK event. The Bridges 2 Peace program also solicits input. Coordinated efforts for Haiti will include a meeting tomorrow at noon in TWC 128.
Dave Brunn announced the three-day visit of Duane Kullberg, of the Arthur Andersen firm. Watch for e-mails.
Erik Kulke reminded all of the Study Abroad Workshop on February 19th, and asked interested parties to serve on the International Study Abroad Advisory Council. Watch for e-mails.
Diane Levesque announced the Sacred Waters Photo Exhibit from the Chicago Field Museum. Jim Lochtefeld is an advisor of this exhibit. Please see and display the brochure.
Steve Udry introduced a new colleague, Mitch Serota, who will be teaching French History for one semester.
The meeting adjourned at 1:05 p.m.