Monthly Archives: February 2013

President addresses 3/5ths controversy

At the February 19 Council meeting, Emory President James Wagner read aloud the letter he had received from faculty in history and African American studies, as well as his own written response to it, concerning questions and criticisms about his column in the Winter 2013 issue of Emory Magazine, in which he offered the U.S. […]

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Committee on Class and Labor reports

In the February meeting, psychiatry professor Nadine Kaslow spoke on the report concluding the first phase of work by the Committee on Class and Labor—Staff Focus, formed in spring 2010. Kaslow, who co-chaired the committee with Gary Hauk, vice president and deputy to the president, noted from the findings that “class issues are alive and […]

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Council deliberates taking on Faculty Handbook

Council chair Gray Crouse announced the beginning of “a process of really looking at the Faculty Handbook,” anticipating that the council will eventually take “joint ownership” along with other stakeholders in the document. He encouraged council members to look through the document and identify issues “you think we ought to grapple with.” He added that […]

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