Research is focus of town hall
The Faculty Council and the President's Office are sponsoring a town hall
meeting with President Bill Chace for Emory faculty on Tuesday, Nov. 12,
at 4 p.m. in the third floor ballroom of Cox Hall. The theme of the town
hall is "Research at Emory: Possibilities and Prospects."
A panel of faculty members from diverse disciplines will begin the discussion
by assessing the present situation and future prospects from their individual
perspectives. President Chace will then address the issue of research.
Faculty Council President Luke Johnson considers the town hall a significant
opportunity for collegial consultation. "The recent appointment of
Michael Johns as vice president for health affairs, and Dennis Liotta as
vice president for research will have an important administrative impact
on the research life of the University," Johnson said. "It is
vital at this juncture that the perspectives and the practices of this research
faculty join the conversation about future directions."
to the November 4, 1996 contents page