Monthly Archives: October 2010

Open Access Policy Proposed

At the October 19 meeting of the Faculty Council, the Library Policy Committee (LPC) presented a proposal for a University open access policy that would enable immediate, unfettered access to Emory faculty authored scholarly articles. In April 2009, the Council approved a resolution to have the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence facilitate a series […]

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Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee Now Part of Faculty Council

Prompted by Emory’s upcoming reaffirmation of accreditation, last fall Provost Earl Lewis appointed a Learning Outcomes Assessment Committee to provide faculty over- sight of the University’s assessment plans. Its charge was to Review assessment plans from each of the schools and provide feedback Share best practices and strategies Help shape a “culture of assessment” that […]

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Discussions of Grievance Policies Continue

Continuing an examination begun at its September meeting, Faculty Council chair Steve Everett (College) presented a model for a faculty conciliation and mediation program from Case Western Reserve University, developed by that institution’s Faculty Senate and underwritten by its provost’s office. Drawing a distinction between a mediation process and a hearing process, Emory’s Faculty Hearing […]

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