Monthly Archives: May 2011

Open Access Policy Support

This spring, the Faculty Council voted to support an open access policy that would enable immediate, unfettered access to Emory faculty authored scholarly articles. The vote re- sulted from almost two years of campuswide conversation requested by the Library Policy Committee (LPC) of the Council and facilitated by the Center for Faculty Development and Excellence […]

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Examining Grievance Policies Across Campus

In fall 2010, the Council formed an ad-hoc subcommittee to examine faculty grievance policies and procedures in place in the various schools within the university. Noting that the Faculty Hearing Committee, a subcommittee of the Council, examines disputes concerning contract terminations only, the Council began the examination because clear information on resolving disputes that do […]

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Faculty Voice in Governance Structures

In 2010-2011, the Council worked to improve faculty representation in administrative and governance structures around campus. As a result, Council representatives were appointed to the Business Process Improvement Governing Board, an effort to improve campuswide administrative efficiency and productivity led by the Office of the Associate Vice President for Administration. Also, the Learning Outcomes Assessment […]

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