Aug. 29: University Council convenes

The University Council will meet at 3 p.m. Tuesday, August 29, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The agenda follows:

  1. University Senate Update, Dana Harsell, Outgoing University Senate Chair; Nancy Vogeltanz-Holm, Incoming University Senate Chair
  2. Campus Update, President Kennedy
  3. Matters Arising

The University Council consists of the following who are employed primarily on the Grand Forks campus:  The President; the Vice Presidents; Associate Vice Presidents who concurrently hold faculty rank; the Registrar, the Director of Libraries, all deans, all department chairpersons, all of the benefited faculty of any rank, including lecturer, instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor; program directors, coordinators, assistant and associate deans who concurrently hold faculty rank; professional librarians, and such other academic personnel and administrative officers as the Council may designate.

The quorum of the Council necessary for the transaction of business is 25 percent of the Council membership (or 178 of the current 712 members). Council meetings are normally co-chaired by the chairperson of the University Senate and the President of the University. The Registrar is ex officio secretary.

Council meetings are open to everyone. Students, staff and the general public are encouraged to attend.