UC Chair Kris O’Connor reported that he will attend the Faculty Reps meeting this coming Friday; the PTR process will be discussed at that meeting. Christine Roberson attended and answered questions about PTR cases that have gone to the Divisional Committees thus far. UC members will be attending the Academic Leadership Council meetings with each of the CHS Dean candidates when they each visit campus over the next several weeks. He will solicit for a faculty member to sit on the student independent election commission.
UC member Bettina Arnold reported that APBC continues to discuss the new budget model; last week the budget for Central Support and Infrastructure was presented.
UC member Laura Otto-Salaj reported that AAFEC met last week, and the CGS Dean Search committee will meet for the first time on Feb. 1st, to begin the search process.
Names were generated as suggestions for chairing the HBSSW Dean Search and Screen Committee. UC Member Devendra Misra will represent UC on the committee.
Richard Marcus presented a song he composed in consideration as a new school song.
UC discussed pros and cons of various strategies for disbursement of a potential pay plan.