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February 14, 2005

Committee on Committees

(Final- Action )

CC. 05.07 Senate Approval of Nominations for the Athletic Board

Background

The Athletic Board includes seven faculty members (plus two Big Ten faculty representatives) and one student member who are appointed by the Chancellor from nominations submitted by the Urbana-Champaign Senate. (The Chancellor also appoints one student from nominations from the Student Athlete Advisory Board.)

Terms of faculty ordinarily shall be four years; terms of students ordinarily shall be one year, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional year. The terms of two faculty members, Susan Cohen and Ann Nardulli, and one student member, Derek Chan, expire at the end of the annual meeting of the Athletic Board in the summer of 2005.

Continuing members of the Athletic Board and the expiration of their terms are as follows:

Faculty: Kal Alston EDUC 2006

Kathleen Conlin FAA 2006

Laurence Parker EDUC 2007

Emily Watts LAS 2007

Thomas Weissinger LIBR 2008

The Committee on Committees recommends approval of the following slate of nominees. (Interest statements from each nominee are attached.)

Nominations To fill two faculty positions for terms expiring in 2009:

Tom Conry ENGR

Lawrence DeBrock LAS

Ann Nardulli LAS

Robert Rich LAW

To fill one student position for a term expiring in 2006:

Justin Volker LAS

Talor Weltman LAS

Committee on Committees

John Prussing, Chair

Ward Henson

Lewis Hopkins

Kristoffer Inton

Gay Miller

Dan Peterson

Nina Tarr

Nominations from the floor must be accompanied by the nominee's signed statement of willingness to serve if elected. The statement shall be dated and include the name of the position to be filled. If present, the nominee's oral statement will suffice.