PRESENT: Drs. Allen Spiegel, Jeffrey Segall, Erika Banks, Stephen Baum, John Blanchard, Robert Burk, Ed Burns, Donald Faber, Todd Olson, Vern Schramm, Ellie Schoenbaum, Elyse Sussman, Jonathan Warner, Elizabeth Walker
GUEST: Ms. Shelly Motzkin
The minutes of the September 15, 2010 meeting were approved.
The departure of Dr. Lazar was discussed. The search for a replacement with similar organizational skills will be started.
The length of terms of membership of the awards and tenure committees and the rotation of members was considered.
There is a goal of encouraging applications for more national awards and memberships, and mechanisms for identifying and encouraging appropriate candidates are needed.
The stepping down of Richard Stanley as chair of DMB was noted. Dr. Zhu was acting chair during the sabbatical and will be interim chair.
The value of external reviews of departments was debated.
The meeting adjourned at 4:05 p.m.
Jeffrey E. Segall, Ph.D.
Speaker, Einstein Senate