Monthly Archives: September 2014

Faculty Council examines governance

Faculty governance will be a central theme that will guide the work of the Emory Faculty Council during the 2014-2015 academic year, according to Council Chair Kathryn Yount. The prospect of increased faculty governance advanced with the Faculty Council voting at its Sept. 16 meeting to approve a task force to help define the criteria. […]

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Creating a process for faculty mediation

A new faculty conflict and mediation process may be in the works after the¬†Faculty Council voted at its first meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year to create a special committee to study this potential. The vote followed a presentation by Sheryl Heron, professor at the School of Medicine, and Michael Sacks, associate professor at Goizueta […]

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Provost’s welcome to new academic year

Provost Claire Sterk took the opportunity of the Faculty Council’s first meeting of the 2014-2015 academic year to welcome new faculty, and she encouraged council members to visit the provost’s website to learn more about their new colleagues. She called on faculty to consider interdisciplinary opportunities as the implementation phase of recommendations presented by the […]

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