Honoring Jeri Logemann: That the Senate honors Jeri Logemann for her many years of service.....see Resources for full text.
Faculty salary and benefits: The Senate Chair proposes the formation of a Special Faculty Committee -- see Article 5, Section 3, Part 1, including representatives from the Budget, Benefits and Non-Tenured faculty committees (membership chosen by the committees themselves) and at least one senior NU administrator, to undertake a year-long review of.....see Resources for full text.
Global research and teaching: The Senate Chair proposes the convening of a Special Faculty Committee -- see Article 5, Section 3, Part 1, to consider the most effective ways to coordinate and strengthen Northwestern’s effort related to climate change and the Anthropocene (actual name to be determined later).....see Resources for full text.
The members of the Faculty Senate for the academic year 2013-14 will serve, potentially, as people who can be impaneled by the Faculty Appeals Panel. The Executive Committee of the Faculty Appeals Panel will remain in force for the duration of this year.
If any faculty member has concerns regarding their work environment that have not been adequately addressed through regular channels, he or she may communicate these grievances with appointed ermeritus faculty serving as intermediaries.
See the Ombudsman Program page for guidelines and contact information.