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Faculty Senate Talking Points: April 9, 2019

April 10, 2019

The Faculty Senate meets weekly on Tuesdays during the academic year to discuss and act on policy matters pertaining to the immediate government of the university.

Faculty Senate Talking Points: April 9, 2019

  • The provost reported on the status of the Strategic Hiring Plan. He will be meeting with deans to discuss the reallocation of faculty positions.
  • VP Foisy reported to senate regarding the U of I’s proposal to provide bridge financing for the arena project from U of I cash resources.
  • Vice Provost Lawrence, Prof. Patrick Hrdlicka and Kim Salisbury reported to senate on faculty compensation. Two open forums at 11:30 a.m., April 10 and 12:30 p.m., April 11 are being held for faculty in the Administration Building Auditorium. A new web portal is being launched so faculty can see how their individual target salary is calculated. Slides and a detailed FAQ document are available.

Important Dates:

All Faculty Senate agendas (including attachments and supporting documents) and meeting minutes are available on the Faculty Senate webpage.

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