††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† MINUTES OF APRIL 23, 2003 FACULTY FORUM MEETING

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Ernie DeZolt, Chair

Dick Horwath, Vice Chair

Roland Madison, Secretary



Call to Order:††††† Chair Ernest DeZolt called the meeting to order at 12 noon.


Invocation:†† The Chair provided the Forum with an Invocation.


Approval of Minutes: The Minutes from the March 26, 2003 meeting were accepted as presented.




         Acceptance of Forum proposals were approved by Fr. Glynn included:

         Guidelines on Selection of an Academic Dean or Chief Academic Officer

         JCU Diploma Wording change

         BIS/CIS major

         Italian Studies Concentration


         Remarks of AVPís Februaryís 2-13-03 presentation were attached to Agenda

         CAP Ė Guidelines for Developing, Submitting and Approving Concentration Proposals (copy was attached to the April Faculty Forumís agenda.)

         Load Reduction for Chair of Forum (one section per semester) approved.

         Special meeting set for April 29 Q &A for Mercer Group Health care proposal in Jardine Room 3:30 Ė 5:00 PM.




         Nominations from floor for Forum Committees

         Gavel presentations to past chairs of the Faculty Forum

         Report on Liberal Arts Core by Robert Kolesar (Mt).Bob expressed thanks to Lauren Bowen and Nick Santilli for their outstanding efforts.

         Presentation by Daniel C. Allen of the Mercer Groupís proposal to revise the health care benefits structure (handout was providedónot a part of these minutes)

         Jerry Morenoís (Finance) motion that Tables 12-19 of the Mercer Groupís presentation be presented to the Faculty for a vote was accepted.


ADJOURNMENT:Chair Ernie DeZolt adjourned the meeting at 1:40 PM.


Minutes prepared by:Roland Madison, Secretary