THE MINUTES OF THE MARSHALL UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE MEETING HELD
                                           ON THURSDAY, APRIL 19, 2001, AT 4:00 P.M. IN THE ALUMNI LOUNGE OF
                                                                                   
THE MEMORIAL STUDENT CENTER


MEMBERS PRESENT: Blaker Bolling, Joe Abramson, Purnendu Mandal, Glenda Lowry , Bart Cagle, Clara Reese, James Sottile, Roxane Dufrene, Elaine Baker, Kristine Greenwood, Pam Mulder, Nick Freidin, Cheryl Brown, Carlos Lopez, Ray Rappold, Larry Stickler, Stan Sporny, Joan St. Germain, Matt Carlton, Brian Morgan, Dan Evans, Curtis Feist, Ashok Vaseashta, Jamil Chaudri, Bruce Brown, Bill Flannery, Wendy Moorhead, Judith Arnold, Mildred Battle, Donna Donathan, Gerald Doyle, Beverly Delidow, Vernon Reichenbecher, Dan Hollis, and Chuck Bailey.

MEMBERS ABSENT: Suzanne Desai, William Westbrook, Audrey Kaiser, Jeff May, Rebecca Appleton, Denise Landry, Susan Imes, Blake Sypher, Robert Williams, Kenneth Guyer, David Chaffin, John Szarek, Rudy Wang, Robert Touchon, Charles Clements, Isabel Pino, Joyce Meikamp, and Herbert Tesser.

PARLIAMENTARIAN: Dallas Brozik present.

GUESTS: none

The meeting was called to order at 4:05 p.m. by President Donathan.

The attendees consisted of newly elected and returning senators for the purpose of electing new officers for the 2001-2003 term.

There was a quorum.

President Donathan read, from the Faculty Senate Constitution, a description of the functions of the President, Vice-President and Secretary.

President Donathan called for nominations for President: James Sottile, Jr. was nominated and the nomination was seconded. After a brief pause no further nominations were forthcoming. A motion was made to accept Professor Sottile’s nomination by acclamation, the motion was seconded and approved.

President Donathan turned the remainder of the meeting over to newly elected President James Sottile, Jr.

President Sottile called for nominations for Vice-President: Donna Donathan was nominated and the nomination was seconded. After a brief pause no further nominations were forthcoming. A motion was made to accept Professor Donathan’s nomination by acclamation, the motion was seconded and approved.

President Sottile called for nominations for Secretary: Cheryl Brown was nominated and the nomination was seconded. After a brief pause no further nominations were forthcoming. A motion was made to accept Professor Brown’s nomination by acclamation, the motion was seconded and approved.

President Sottile requested the Senators to group together by college for the purpose of selecting a representative to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee. Below is a listing of those selected:

            CITE:   Herb Tesser                             CONHP: Bruce Brown                                    COEHS: James Sottile
           
COFA: Larry Stickler                           COLA: Cheryl Brown                                      COS: Ashok Vaseashta
  
         MCTC: Donna Donathan                      LCOB: Joe Abramson                                      LIB: Wendy Moorhead
            SOJMC: Chuck Bailey                         SOM: John Szarek

President Sottile called for volunteers to act as Standing Committee Liaisons for next year. Below is a listing of those who volunteered:

            Academic Planning: Blaker Bolling                                   Athletic: Glenda Lowry
  
         Budget & Academic Policy: Wendy Moorhead                Curriculum: Kristine Greenwood
            Faculty Development: Beverly Delidow                            Faculty Personnel: Elaine Baker
            Graduate Council: James Sottile                                       Legislative Affairs: Rudy Wang
            Library: Nick Freidin                                                       Physical Facilities & Planning: Mildred Battle
            Research: Pam Mulder                                                    Student Conduct & Welfare: Clara Reese
            University Functions: Bart Cagle 

Being no further business, President Sottile adjourned the meeting at approximately 4:23 p.m.