Resolution Concerning the Fisher Report

University Senate

March 7, 2006



Whereas, Auburn Universityís Board of Trustees commissioned an institutional evaluation preparatory to initiating a search for a new President; and


Whereas, the report prepared by a team led by Dr. James Fisher was based on interviews withtrustees, alumni, and members of all the campus constituencies represented in the University Senate, including undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, administrative and professional employees, as well as deans and other senior administrators; and


Whereas, in commissioning the Fisher report, the Board of Trustees demonstrated a willingness to openly discuss problems that impede Auburn University from achieving its full potential as a leading academic institution;


Therefore, be it resolved that the University Senate commend the Board of Trustees for their leadership in promoting the greater good of Auburn University; and


Therefore, be it also resolved that the University Senate and its constituent groups are ready to work with the Board in an open and constructive manner to achieve this goal.