January 20, 2011

CHPA Department Heads Meeting

January 20, 2011

Present: George Connor, Ardeshir Dalal, Tom Dicke, Tim Knapp (substituting for Karl Kunkel), Jack Llewellyn, Victor Matthews, Pam Sailors

Dates to Remember:

Jan 24 Dante Chinni: “Our Patchwork Nation,” 7:30 p.m., Meyer Library 101

Feb 1 Foundation Award materials due in Provost’s office

Feb 3 Cigdem Cidem (PLS): “A Work of Art or a Labor of Love?” 3:30 p.m., STRO 204

Feb 4 William Scheuermam, “Who is Afraid of World Government,” 3:30 p.m., Meyer Library 101

Feb 11 Faculty submit dossiers to Dept Heads (Digital Measures accounts for 2010 fully updated)

Items Discussed:

  1. Departmental Evaluation Plans
  2. Preview of All-College Meeting presentation (see CHPA homepage)
  3. General discussion of budget and what is necessary in the college to take our programs to “the next level” academically – i.e., if
    enhancement funds are available, if new hires are possible, if faculty are given time, money, etc. to plan and do things
  4. Course transformation and GE revision