Senate Steering Meeting
October 11, 20223:30 p.m. Via Zoom: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/85225763483
Members: Mark Carpenter (Chair), L. Octavia Tripp (Secretary), Dan Svyantek (Immediate Past-chair), Lisa Kensler (Chair-elect), Linda Gibson-Young (Secretary-elect), Vini Nathan (Interim Provost), Evelyn Hunter (Rules appointee), Robert Norton (Presidential appointee), Arianne Gaetano [sub for Danilea Werner] (Rules appointee), Robert Cochran (Presidential appointee).
Special Guests: Karen Battye, Registrar. Karla McCormack, Kelli Shomaker, Vice President for Business & Finance/CFO. Jada Kohlmeier, chair, Senate Ad hoc committee on AU Professor rank. Melody Russell, chair, Senate DEI committee.
Steering Agenda (times are approximate)
Mission: The Steering Committee acts on behalf of the AU Senate on matters requiring attention between meetings of that body and assists the chair of the Senate in setting the agenda for Senate meetings. In addition, it is concerned with the academic affairs of the University, with particular attention given to the need for developing and recommending policies under which these affairs are conducted. It works closely with other Senate committees to aid them in their assignments.