Faculty Policies and Procedures

January 23, 2004

HOEN 120

7:30-9:30 a.m.

 

MEMBERS PRESENT: Dr. Michael Wyss (Chair), Dr. Madelyn Coar, Dr. Loretta Cormier, Dr. Dorothy Gauthier, Dr. Joseph Gauthier, Dr. Pat Greenup, Dr. Timothy Heaven, Dr. Philip Musa, Dr. Janice Patterson, Mr. Tim Pennycuff, Dr. Sonja Rieger, Dr. Rose Scripa, Dr. Om Srivastava, Dr. BJ Stephens, Ms. Carolyn Walden

 

MEMBERS ABSENT WITH NOTIFICATON: Dr. Eli Capilouto, Dr. John Waterbor

 

MEMBERS ABSENT WITHOUT NOTICE: Dr. Sadis Matalon

 

ALTERNATES PRESENT: Dr. Mark Lockhart

 

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS PRESENT: Mr. James Lowery, Dr. Joseph Telfair

 

EX-OFFICIO  MEMBERS ABSENT WITH NOTICE: Mr. Edward Kennedy

 

Chair Wyss called the meeting to order at 7:32 a.m.

 

The minutes from the December 10, 2003 meeting were approved as distributed.

 

Chair Wyss reported that the “Conflicts of Interest” policy has moved forward and is currently under review by Dr. Sadis Matalon and Dr. Eli Capilouto.

 

Mr. James Lowery reported that on page 3 of the handout “Status of Sections of the Handbook and Policies Currently Being Reviewed” the policy “Equal Opportunity” is now complete and was signed by President Carol Garrison on December 22, 2003.

 

Dr. Rose Scripa reported that the review of Section 2 is now complete.  All changes have been sent to Dr. Eli Capilouto for further review.

 

Dr. Greenup reported that Subcommittee C meet on January 16, 2004 and reviewed all recommendations from the FPPC pertaining to the “Conflicts of Commitment” policy.  Chair Wyss called for a motion to approve the “Conflicts of Commitment” policy.  The motion was approved, and the policy will be sent to the UAB Faculty Senate after the “Conflicts of Interest Policy” is approved.  Dr. Matalon has been asked to submit a new version of the “Conflicts of Interest” Policy structured around the current version.

 

Dr. Greenup reported that the Faculty Senate Bylaws are in the process of being amended to include the FPPC Chair as a member of the Faculty Senate Executive Committee.  The FPPC Chair currently serves in this capacity, but that is not detailed in the Bylaws.

 

Dr. Greenup requested that at the next meeting of the FPPC that the topic of Tenure Time Out be reviewed and discussed.

 

Meeting adjourned at 8:11 a.m.

 

Next meeting: Friday, February 20, 2004