Monthly Archives: February 2011

Open Access Discussions Resume

At its February 15, 2011, meeting the Faculty Council heard a presentation from the Library Policy Committee (LPC) on the continuing campus dialogues on a proposal for a Universitywide open access policy. Such a policy would enable immediate, unfettered access to Emory faculty-authored scholarly articles. After receiving faculty feedback on questions of implementing an open […]

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Committee to Examine Class and Labor Issues

At the Council’s February meeting, Provost Earl Lewis announced that on February 3, 2011, he and Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Mandl charged a new committee to examine issues of class and labor on the Emory campus. Composed of faculty, students, and staff and chaired by Professor of Psychology Nadine Kaslow and co-chaired […]

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Faculty Life Course Committee Seeks Members, Ideas

The Faculty Life Course Committee of the Faculty Council addresses issues likely to enhance faculty life at Emory across the academic career, from junior faculty to emeritus status. This committee brings faculty concerns to the attention of senior administrators and the Faculty Council. Central concerns are to improve academic productivity, facilitate retention, and augment the […]

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Distinguished Faculty Lecture Feb 2

The Faculty Council invites all to the sixteenth Distinguish Faculty Lecture, to be delivered by Professor of Nursing Ora Lea Strickland on Wednesday, February 2, 2011, at 4:00 in the Winship Ballroom of the Dobbs University Center. Professor Strickland will speak on “The Women’s Health Initiative: Scientific and Sociopolitical Lessons Learned.” Prior to the implementation […]

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What Makes Emory Distinctive?

At the January 2011 meeting of the Faculty Council, University President James Wag- ner commented on the beginnings of a semester-long conversation taking place among several governance groups around the university on the question, “What makes Emory distinctive?” “There are times when it’s important for us to stop and see who we are, for the […]

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Exploring New Revenue Streams

The Faculty Council heard a brief presentation in January from University General Counsel Steve Sencer and Sarah O’Brien, a consultant brought in for three months to identify, evaluate, and implement new opportunities to generate revenue for the uni- versity. A Goizueta Executive MBA alumna, O’Brien and her team are focusing on two general areas: 1) […]

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