Monthly Archives: February 2015

Standing Committee on Faculty Mediation

The Faculty Council approved the creation of a Standing Committee on Faculty Dispute Resolution, which would provide informal, voluntary, faculty-led mediation services and training in conflict resolution for Emory faculty. The vote followed recommendations presented by Sheryl Heron, professor of emergency medicine, and Michael Sacks, associate professor in the practice of organization and management, who […]

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Faculty Governance Around Campus

Kristin Wendland, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, reported that ECAS faculty members are considering proposed bylaws revisions that would: Replace GovCom with a College Faculty Senate comprised of 23 voting and 7 non-voting members; Reform standing committees; Reduce meetings to twice yearly and change format; Revise the appeals process for committee and senate decisions. […]

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Provost’s Remarks – January Faculty Council Meeting

Provost Claire Sterk discussed new faculty seminars that will be offered to Emory trustees at their February board meeting. Nine Emory professors will present a series of educational sessions to provide the experience of “what it is like to be a learner, to be exposed to different ways in which faculty can teach, to get […]

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