Minutes
January
20, 2004

UWA FACULTY SENATE MINUTES
Tuesday, January  20, 2004 - 3:30 p.m.
Wise Conference Room - Wallace Hall 213

I.  Roll Call

Dr. Richard Schellhammer called the meeting to order at 3:30 pm.  Members present were Dr. Lesa Shaul, Dr. Tom Gonzalez, Dr. Janis Beaird, Mr. Mark Brothers,  Dr. Richard Collison, Dr. R.T.  Floyd,  Dr. Barry Green-Burns, Dr. Joy Cauthron for Dr. Mark Griffith, Dr. Tina Jones, Dr. Nancy Kudlawiec, Dr. Tom Ratkovich, Dr. Richard Buckner for Dr. Don Salter, Mr. Jim Shelton, Ms. Anne Ketchum for Ms. Patricia Taylor, Dr. Bill Ward, and Dr. Lauren Wells.

II.  Approval of November 18th Minutes

Dr. Jones made a motion that the minutes of the previous meeting be approved as presented.  Dr. Ward seconded the motion.  The motion was approved unanimously.

III. Old Business

  1. Alabama Teachers’ Retirement System Visit

Dr. Schellhammer stated that he had communicated with RSA and that a number of UWA faculty and staff wanted to schedule another meeting.  The representative said that if there are 10 or 15 people who are within 3 years of retirement, they will schedule another a meeting.  However, the same service can be obtained from a counselor by calling 1-800-214-2158 extension 499.   The representative also stated that anyone is in Montgomery, they can visit the RSA offices to talk with somebody.  Information is also available through the RSA website.  Please contact Dr. Schellhammer if you are interested.

  1. AAUP Chapter

The initial meeting of UWA’s AAUP chapter will be held on Thursday, January at 3:30 pm in 218 Bibb Graves Hall.  While UWA will not be able to implement payroll deduction for the AAUP chapter, AAUP will do an electronic deduction from your checking account.  Dr. Schellhammer noted that the dues for non-tenured faculty were half price.

IV. New Business

  1. Senate President’s Report

Dr. Schellhammer expressed his deepest regret that he was unable to attend the latest Dean’s Council meeting.  As a result, Dr. Schellhammer was unaware of all the items discussed at that meeting.  However, he noted that faculty evaluations were once again changed.

  1. Other

Discussion of the resolution passed at the special session on January 13th took place.  The state of affairs concerning the board of trustees was discussed including the contempt charges files against Dr. Holland by the Minus group.

V. Adjournment

There being no further business, Dr. Buckner made a motion that the meeting be adjourned.  Dr. Collison seconded the motion.  The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 pm.


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