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2021 College Advisory Council (CAC) Minutes

February 15, 2021

Voting Members Present: F. Abbasi, J. Alan, M. Awonuga, A. Bernstein, S. Bray, L. Bogdan-Lovis, H. Chen, J. Cole, M. Ghiasi, J. He, S. Kavuturu, R. Miksicek, S. Missmer, M. Morishita, D. Pyeon, B. Riley, C. Parker

Ex-Officio Members Present: S. Barman, M. DeLano, K. Elisevich   , C. Finkelstein, K. Gallo, N. Jones, Kelly-Blake, S. Lin, J. Lipton, A. Mansour

Standing Guests Present: W. Lipscomb, A. Sousa, D. Wagner

Guests and Staff: G. Kelley, A. Tilma

  1. Call to Order
    • The meeting was called to order at 1:02
  2. Approval of Agenda (Zoom @ 00:03:00)
    • There was a carry-over item (V) that should have been replaced with “Proposal for the Strategic Planning Process”
    • The agenda was approved as presented with the change noted above
  3. Approval of Minutes from January Meeting
  4. Remarks (Zoom @ 00:04:15)
    • Interim Dean Sousa offered updates on the following:
      • Townhall with Dr. Beauchamp this week
      • Family Medicine Chair search committee has been partially formed
      • Internal Medicine Chair search committee is still in the planning process
      • Updates on Ford agreement
      • MSU Graduation ceremonies are planned for this year
    • Chairperson, Dr. Alison Bernstein
      • Two new members: L. Bogdan-Lovis (Center for Ethics), C. Parker (OMERAD)
      • One of the previous awards subcommittee members has left CAC. C. Parker has joined the subcommittee.
  5. Proposal for the Strategic Planning Process (Attachment B) (Zoom @ 00:25:30)
    • CAC requested additional information about the Planning Process and the task force that will be created for it
    • Dean Sousa requested a vote to endorse the plan at the next meeting
  6. Call for Committee Nominations (Zoom @ 00:37:50)
    • Clarification on eligibility for committees
  7. Bylaws Review Update (Zoom @ 00:56:12)
    • Feedback has been received from the Dean’s office and the student representation
    • Working group will meet to discuss this feedback
    • Parker and J. Alan have been added to the workgroup
    • DACD is working on language for their section for the revision/amendment
  8. Update from University Committee for the Library (Attachment D) (Zoom @ 00:50:05)
    • Feedback is requested for Open Access
  9. Update from Faculty Senate (Attachment C) (Zoom @ 00:51:00)
    • It has been requested that the CAC review the OCR recommendations regarding Nassar/Strampel
    • A resolution is being put before faculty senate administration to regarding Caregiver Support during COVID-19
  10. Comments from the Floor (Zoom @ 00:55:40)
  11. Adjournment
    • Motion made to adjourn meeting was made, seconded, and the motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 1:56 pm.

January 18

Voting Members Present: F. Abbasi, J. Alan, M. Awonuga, A. Bernstein, S. Bray, L. Cabrera, H. Chen, J. Cole, M. Ghiasi, J. Hammond, J. He, S. Kavuturu, R. Miksicek, S. Missmer, M. Morishita, D. Pyeon, B. Riley, B. Zheng

Ex-Officio Members Present: S. Barman, K. Elisevich, C. Finkelstein, K. Gallo, N. Jones, K. Kelly-Blake, S. Lin, J. Lipton, A. Mansour, R. Schein

Standing Guests Present: B. Forney, W. Lipscomb, N. Parameswaran, A. Sousa, D. Wagner                                                                      

Guests and Staff: N. Beauchamp, G. Kelley, L. Bogdan-Lovis (upcoming new voting member), A. Tilma, H. Uphold (sub for N. Jones), K. Upson (sub for H. Chen)

  1. Call to Order (Zoom @ 00:02:45)
    • The meeting was called to order at 1:03pm
  2. Approval of Agenda for January 18, 2021 (Zoom @ 00:03:25)
    • Approval of Minutes from meetings on November 16, 2020 and December 21, 2020.
  3. Remarks (Zoom @ 00:06:30)
    • Chairperson, Dr. Alison Bernstein
      • Congratulations to Dr. Abbasi on her 2021 Inspiration Award
      • Announcement of Dr. Cabrera’s departure from CAC and welcome of Libby Bogdan-Lovis
    • Interim Dean Sousa offered updates on the following:
      • Search for New Chairs for Internal Medicine and Family Medicine and Updates on Interim Chairs
      • Vaccinations for students in progress across all communities
      • By-laws review from Dean’s Office in progress
      • Update on Henry Ford Partnership
      • MLK Day Celebration Announcement
  4. Dean’s memo on procedures for Administrative positions (Attachment C) (Zoom @ 00:24:20)
    • Memo was provided and discussed. This should be shared with departments.
    • There is some concern about discrepancies between policy and bylaws. This will be brought to UCAG for review.
  5. Bylaws Review Update (Zoom @ 00:33:30)
    • A further review is in the works by the Dean’s Office and UCAG
    • Discussion on the approval process for these revisions. An update will be provided on this.
  6. Update from Faculty Senate (Zoom @ 00:57:45)
    • Feedback requested on documents provided re: revocation of awards and honors process.
  7. Dean Search Update from Dr. Beauchamp (Zoom @ 01:03 23)
    • General agreement on the Search document aside from some requirements to change to align with University hiring practices.
    • Walkthrough provided on edits to document.
    • Timing of the search will be delayed until at least January 2022, but as late as June 2022.
    • Motion to approve the modified version of the Dean’s Search Process Document was made, seconded, and the motion passed.
  8. Comments from the Floor (Zoom @ 01:25:)
    • Comments from the Floor (Zoom @ 01:25:)
  9. Adjournment (Zoom @ 01:29:35)
    • Motion made to adjourn meeting was made, seconded, and the motion passed. Meeting adjourned at 2:30 pm.