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12/6/2016 President’s Report

    • DATE: December 6, 2016
    • TO: Policy Committee
    • FROM: Harry Hilton, UIUC AAUP Chapter President
    • RE: President’s Monthly Report to Policy Committee (11/7 – 12/6, 2016)
    1. Open chapter meeting: The meeting was held on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, at 3:30 – 4:30 pm in the Illini Union. Topic: AAUP censure. David O’Brien was the sole panelist and made an excellent presentation describing what brought on censure of the administration and what needs to be done for its removal. There was considerable interest in the topic expressed by those present.
    2. Background checks: Nothing new
    3. Meeting with Bonnie Washick: Bonnie came to the November Policy Committee meeting to discuss trigger warnings.
    4. Chancellor Jones and VP Wilson: The new chancellor and Provost Feser have agreed to meet with the Policy Committee on January 23, 2017, at 11 am. I am working with Barbara Wilson to arrange for a date for her visit with the PC.
    5. Tenure workshop: The provost and associate provost have agreed to participate in the workshop on April 14, 2017, 3:30 – 5 pm, 210 IU. I am arranging for two more panelists.