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  • Pen America Update

    February 27, 2024

    In August, the Senate Leadership and the Provost jointly identified academic freedom and free speech as issues of importance at our University and began a conversation with Pen America about providing training opportunities for faculty on these topics. Provost Serio had previously participated in such trainings. After circulating an invitation to the faculty to attend…

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  • Faculty Senate Meeting Summary 2/8/24; Recruitment Updates

    February 12, 2024

    Faculty Senate Meeting Summary 2/8/24; Recruitment Updates Dear Colleagues, I’m writing with a summary of the first Faculty Senate meeting of Winter quarter, and some general updates on our recruitment efforts into shared governance. The fourth full meeting of this year’s Faculty Senate was on 2/9/2024. Full text of remarks and reports can be found…

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  • Faculty Senate Meeting Summary and Updates, 12/12

    December 12, 2023

    Dear colleagues, This is a longer update as we head into the break. It contains a summary of December’s Faculty Senate meeting, as well as more general updates on ongoing work and concerns. The third full meeting of the Faculty Senate was on 12/7/2023. Full text of reports can be found on the agenda, including…

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