Minutes of General Faculty meeting, Christopher Newport U.

Thursday, 19 April 2007, SU255

President Schwarze called the meeting to order at 12:30 PM.
  1. The list of graduates was certified unanimously by the faculty.
  2. President Schwarze provided an update on Senate initiatives.
    1. transition to 4-3 teaching load
    2. faculty hiring goals
    3. CNU Alumni Society Outstanding Faculty Award
    4. expansion of sabbaticals
    5. grade-distribution study
    6. proposal for shift of academic calendar
    Following this presentation there was some discussion about criteria used for faculty hiring, at which time Schwarze suggested that if search-committee chairs would send her the facts regarding problems encountered with individual searches, that might be useful information in future discussions involving the administration.
  3. Schwarze introducted the new Senators.
The meeting was adjourned at 1:50 PM.
submitted by Peter Knipp (secretary of the Faculty Senate) and by Tracey Schwarze

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