Senate Steering Committee
April 27, 2006
3:00 -5:00 P.M.
Danaya Wright Rick Yost
Pradeep Kumar Guests:
Bryan Weber Stephen Hanson, PHHP
Rick Regan Mary Peoples Sheys, PHHP
Bob Cousins Russell Bauer, PHHP
Frank Bova Orit Shechtman, PHHP
Steve Pritz Christy Lemak, PHHP
Mike Katovich June Nogle, COM
Danaya Wright called the meeting to order at 3:01 P.M.
Strategic Work Plan
Danaya Wright presented the Steering Committee with the options that will be available to
the Senate for approval at the upcoming special senate meeting. 1. The Senators could
choose to approve the faculty comments and recommend that president Machen incorporate
them into the strategic work plan.
2. The Senators could choose to pass along the recommendations without approving them.
3. The Senators could pass the resolution
There will be three members of the council working with the President's office to
incorporate the recommendations into one document.
Consideration of motion taking from the table the motion to approve the proposal to
create a department of epidemiology and biostatistics in the College of Public Health
and Health Professions
The Steering Committee agreed to propose the above motion at the upcoming Senate
Rick Yost will bring forward the Research and Scholarship Policy Council recommendations
for the 1UF research as an information item.
Debra Walker King will report on the Sloan Foundation Award process as an information
The meeting adjourned at 3:35 P.M.