Board of Trustees Summary of Summer Powers Meeting 2003 by DNathan

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									                             University of Cincinnati

                                 Board of Trustees

                Summary of Actions Taken Under Summer Powers

                              June – September 2003



Following is a list of recommendations approved by the President and the appropriate
Board Committee Chairpersons pursuant to authority delegated to them in paragraph
(B)(3) of University Rule 3361:10-1-01, which provides for approval of actions taken
during the summer recess of the Board. The recommendations are listed by Committee.


A.     Academic Affairs Committee

      West Campus and Branch Campuses

      1.     Head Appointment

             The appointment of Annette B. Hemmings as Head of the Division of
             Educational Studies, College of Education, was approved; effective
             September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2008.

      2.     Head Appointment

             The appointment of Joel D. Wolfe as Head of the Department of Political
             Science, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, was approved; effective
             September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2008.

      3.     Head Appointment

             The appointment of Wolfgang Mayer as Head of the Department of
             Economics, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, was approved;
             effective September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2008.

      4.     Chair Appointment

             The appointment of Patricia E. Friel as Chair of the Humanities and Social
             Sciences Division, Clermont College, was approved; effective July 1,
             2003, through June 30, 2007.

      5.      Dean Reappointment

             The reappointment of Stephen T. Kowel as Dean of the College of
             Engineering and Geier Professor was approved; effective July 1, 2004,
             through June 30, 2006; further extendable to June 30, 2009, at the option
             of the Provost.
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         6.    Head Reappointment

               The reappointment of Guy N. Cameron as Head of the Department of
               Biological Sciences, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, was
               approved; effective September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2007.

         7.    Head Reappointment

               The reappointment of Robert Marshall Wilson as Head of the Department
               of Chemistry, McMicken College of Arts and Sciences, was approved;
               effective September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2007.

         8.    Division Head Reappointment

               The reappointment of Manfred K. Wolfram as Division Head of the
               Electronic Media Division, College-Conservatory of Music, was
               approved; effective September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2007.

         9.    Division Head Reappointment

               The reappointment of Roberta Gary as Division Head of the Keyboard
               Division, College-Conservatory of Music, was approved; effective
               September 1, 2003, through August 31, 2007.

       10.     Division Head Reappointment

               The reappointment of R. Terrell Finney as Division Head of the Opera,
               Musical Theater, Drama, and Arts Administration Division, College-
               Conservatory of Music, was approved; effective September 1, 2003,
               through August 31, 2008.

       11.     Recommendation for Promotion

               Promotion from Associate Professor to Professor was approved for
               Darwin R. Church, Science/Mathematics/Engineering, Clermont College;
               effective September 1, 2003.

       12.     Tenure

               The appointment of Professor with Tenure of History/Political Science
               was approved for Jan W. Hillard, Humanities and Social Sciences
               Division, Clermont College, effective September 1, 2003.
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       13.     Emeritus Status for Faculty Members

               Emeritus status was approved for the faculty members named below. It is
               effective upon the date of their retirement from the University.

                   Franchot Lee Ballinger, Associate Professor Emeritus of Language Arts,
                   University College

                   Rex B. Easley, Associate Professor Emeritus of English, University
                   College

                   Prahlad D. Pant, Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental
                   Engineering, College of Engineering

                   Freddie M. Sandipher, Assistant Professor Emerita of Language Arts,
                   University College

                   Pauline Smolin, Associate Professor Emerita of Language Arts,
                   University College

                   Arnold Wilson, Associate Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, University
                   College

       East Campus

       14.     Appointment of Professor and Director,
               Department of Anesthesia, College of Medicine

               The appointment of William E. Hurford, M.D., as Professor with Tenure
               and Chair of the Department of Anesthesia, was approved; effective on or
               about October 1, 2003, through August 31, 2010.

       15.     Ben and Louise Tate Professor of Ophthalmology,
               College of Medicine

               The appointment of Winston Whei-Yang Kao, Ph.D., as the Ben and
               Louise Tate Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology,
               College of Medicine, was approved; effective September 1, 2003.


B.     Board-Administration Committee

       1.      Administrative Leave

               Administrative Leave was approved for John G. Bryan, Dean of
               University College, with full pay and fringe benefits, from September 1,
               2003, to August 31, 2004.
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       2.      Recommendation for Approval of the Appointment of
               Jane E. Henney, M.D., as an Ex Officio Director on the Board
               of Directors of The Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati

               The appointment of Jane E. Henney, M.D., Senior Vice President and
               Provost for Health Affairs, to serve as an Ex Officio Director on the Board
               of Directors of The Health Alliance was approved; effective August 1,
               2003. Dr. Henney replaces Dr. William J. Martin II, M.D.

       3.      Appointment of Assistant Contracting Officer

               The appointment of Frederick N. Hamilton as Assistant Contracting
               Officer was approved.

       4.      Amendment of University Rule 3361:10-1-06
               Board of Trustees Bylaws: Execution of Instruments*

               The amendment of Rule 3361:10-1-06 was approved to include a specific
               reference to powers of attorney as one of the types of instruments that may
               be executed by the contracting officer on behalf of the University. The
               heading of paragraph (C)(3) was amended by substituting “assistant
               contracting officers” for “vice contracting officers.”

       5.      Rescission and Reenactment of University Rule 3361:50-91-14
               College of Pharmacy: Academic Probation, Suspension, and
               Dismissal Policy*

               The rescission and reenactment of Rule 3361:50-91-14 was approved. It
               was edited to eliminate inaccuracies, redundancies and unnecessary detail
               and to bring the rule into conformity with current practice. A substantive
               change was made to address the quality point average to meet the
               requirements of the graduate-level program.

       6.      Amendment of University Rule 3361:50-91-16
               College of Pharmacy: Requirements for Graduation*

               An amendment to Rule 3361:50-91-16 was approved to reflect an increase
               in the number of credit hours and length of time for completion of the
               requirements for the degree of Doctor of Pharmacy.


Any questions regarding these actions should be directed to the appropriate Vice
President.

The Board of Trustees received a report of the Summer Powers actions at their meeting
on September 30, 2003. A record of these actions is a part of the minutes of that meeting.
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Copies of the minutes of the September 30, 2003, meeting will be published on the Board
of Trustees web page at the University of Cincinnati website after approval at the next
meeting of the Board of Trustees.

October 1, 2003

Office of the Board of Trustees


* Rules and rule changes will be effective only after filing with the state of Ohio and
after the appropriate waiting period as required by state law. Copies of the rules with
effective dates are published on the University of Cincinnati website.

								
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