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Minutes 03/10/14

UH Hilo Faculty Congress

DRAFT Minutes of Special Meeting

October 14, 2003

The meeting was called to order by the chair, Jerry Calton , at 3:00 p.m.

  • Present : Jerry Calton, Bill Mautz, Barbara Leonard, David Miller, Sabry Shehata, Helen Rogers, Barbara Heintz, Lincoln Gotshalk, Robert Fox, April Komenaka, Nina Buchanan, Pila Wilson
  • Student Members: Ginger Takeshita, and Loli Mao
  • Ex Officio: Margaret Haig, Steve Hora
  • Guests: Don Price, Marcia Sakai, Jim Juvik, Don Hemmes

Jerry Calton announced the agenda of this special meeting and that, by the disclosure rule, a vote must be taken with a 2/3 majority required in order to vote on any proposal brought before the Congess in the absence of at least 1 week’s advance notice.

The agenda and need for a special meeting is for the Congress to consider approval of two items in advance of the Board of Regents Meeting on October 16:

  • 1. The proposal to establish an MS degree program in Conservation Biology and Environmental Science (TCBES) at UH Hilo.
  • 2. The proposal to establish a College of Business and Economics separate from the College of Arts and Sciences.