October 17, 2017

Agenda

  1. Approval of Minutes of October 3, 2017

  2. Memorial Resolution for LaVerta Terry

  3. Executive Committee Business (10 minutes)
    Rebecca Spang, Past President

  4. Presiding Officer’s Report (10 minutes)
    Lauren Robel, Provost

  5. Question/Comment Period
    Faculty who are not members of the Council may address questions to Provost Robel or Professor Spang by emailing bfcoff@indiana.edu.

  6. Report of the Budgetary Affairs Committee (15 minutes)
    Lauren Robel, Provost
    M. A. Venkataramanan "Venkat", Vice Provost for Finance and Strategy
    Don Gjerdingen and Bob Kravchuk, Co-Chairs of the Budgetary Affairs Committee

  7. Questions/Comments on the Report of the Budgetary Affairs Committee (20 minutes)

  8. Presentation on campus research initiatives (10 minutes)
    Rick Van Kooten, Vice Provost for Research

  9. Questions/Comments on campus research initiatives (20 minutes)

  10. Updates from the Constitution and Rules Committee (5 minutes)
    Elizabeth Housworth, Parliamentarian and Chair of the Constitution and Rules Committee 

  11. Questions/Comments for the Constitution and Rules Committee (10 minutes)

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