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April 28, 1989



                         COMMISSION ON FACULTY AFFAIRS


                                April 28, 1989



  The Meeting convened in the Newman Library Board Room at 1:30 P.M.


  Present:  P. Scanlon, F. Baumgartner, H. Doswald, B. Grossman, J. Perry,

            C. Polan, J. White, R. Wokutch, A. Woodson-Robinson, D. Hinkle


  Absent:   D. Farkas, J. McAlister, M. Schlegel


  I.  Agenda: The agenda was adopted


  II. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting of April 21, 1989 were approved.


  III. Old Business:

       A.   A number of editorial changes in the proposed Retirement

            Transition Program was suggested.  The Commission endorsed the

            program in principle pending the final editorial changes.


       B.   The Commission agreed to postpone a decision of the proposal for

            the expansion of the faculty rank system.


  IV. New Business:

       A:   A resolution from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

            Faculty Association on faculty-administration interaction was

            discussed.  It was agreed that the resolution ought to be

            directed to the proper committees in the governance system.


  The Commission members passed a resolution thanking P. Scanlon for his fine

  job as chair of the Commission for the past year.  P. Scanlon in turn

  thanked the members of the Commission for their participation and



  The meeting was adjourned at 2:35 P.M.



  Respectfully submitted,


  Fred Baumgartner

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