University of North Dakota Faculty/Staff Newsletter

State of the University Address set for Nov. 19 in Memorial Union Lecture Bowl

The University Council will meet at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl (please note location change).  The agenda follows:

  • State-of-the-University Address by President Kelley
  •  University Senate Status Report, Ryan Zerr, University Senate Chair
  •  Matters Arising, Ryan Zerr, University Senate Chair

The University Council consists of the following who are employed primarily on the Grand Forks campus:  The president, vice presidents, registrar, director of libraries, all deans, all department chairpersons, all full‑time faculty of the rank of instructor, assistant professor, associate professor, and professor; program directors, coordinators, assistant and associate deans who concurrently hold faculty rank; the director of the Counseling Center; professional librarians, and such other academic personnel and administrative officers as the Council may designate.

The quorum of the Council necessary for the transaction of business is 25 percent of the Council membership (or 184 of the current 734 members).  Council meetings are normally co-chaired by the chairperson of the Senate and the president of the University.  The registrar is ex-officio secretary.  Council meetings are open to the public, and students, staff and the general public are invited to attend.