Emory Report
June 8, 2009
Volume 61, Number 32


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June 8, 2009
Governance Roundup

ByLeslie King

University Senate
The last meeting of the year for the University Senate, held April 28, focused on “a summary of committee reports,” says Steve Culler, outgoing president.

Committee report highlights include: The athletics and recreation committee helped create an alliance of athletic administration from Atlanta colleges to share resources and to provide a venue for athletes to participate in community service. And, the transportation committee reported the appeals process for parking violations has been revamped to a more streamlined format. Culler also noted that the diversity committee has partnered with the Senior Vice Provost for Community and Diversity and now has a Web site.

Also, President Jim Wagner reiterated the University’s plans to “make decisions this summer about which areas to expand and which to contract,” Culler said.

Employee Council
At the final Employee Council meeting of the year, on May 20, a “new and improved Web site” was unveiled, announced Matt Engelhardt, outgoing president. The Council is looking for more traffic to the site from not only its members but all the staff and Emory community members, looking for resources, upcoming programs and events, he said, giving a nod to Alex Christian and Lee Clontz for getting the site up and running.

John Kosky, associate director of Emory’s Work-Life Resource Center, wrapped up the meeting with a general overview of the new Web site on work-life resources.