2004-2005 Academic Year







1.       Membership (include ex-officio members).


                Jeff Phipps                            Theatre and Dance

                John Crammer                       Computer Science

                Rebecca Powers                   Sociology

                Punam Madhok                    Art and Design                                                    

                Stephen Dock                       Foreign Languages

                Trey Martindale                   Education

                Jonathan Dembo                  Academic Library Services

                EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS with vote:

                Austin Bunch                       Rep. of Chancellor

                Angela Anderson                                Rep. of Provost-Registrar

                Nancy House                        Faculty Senator –Art and Design    

                Mary Farwell                         Rep. of Chair of the Faculty-Biology                               

                Maggie O’Neill                     Rep. of Student Government Association                      


2.       Meeting Dates (include members present*).   * and members who contributed to committee action,  but were not at the meeting.

                September 13, 2004

                                Jeff Phipps, John Crammer, Rebecca Powers, Trey Martindale, Jonathan Dembo, Angela Anderson, Mary Farwell, Nancy House, Maggie O’Neill


                October 27, 2004

                                Jeff Phipps, John Crammer, Rebecca Powers, Trey Martindale, Austin Bunch, Mary Farwell, Maggie O’Neill, Amy Bissette (for Angela Anderson)


                December 1, 2004

                                Jeff Phipps, Rebecca Powers, Trey Martindale, Jonathan Dembo, John Crammer, Austin Bunch, Mary Farwell, Amy Bissette (for Angela Anderson), Nancy House


                January 31, 2005

                                Jeff Phipps, Trey Martindale, Jonathan Dembo, Stephen Dock, Punam Madhok, John Crammer, Austin Bunch, Angela Anderson, Nancy House


                March 7, 2005

                                Jeff Phipps, Trey Martindale, Jonathan Dembo, Punam Madhok, John Crammer, Rebecca Powers, Angela Anderson, Nancy House


                April 25, 2005

                                Jonathan Dembo, Jeff Phipps, Rebecca Powers, Punam Madhok, John Crammer, Austin Bunch, Amy Bissette (for Angela Anderson), Nancy House


3.       Subcommittees established during the year (include progress and/or completion of work).


4.      Accomplishments during the year, especially as addressed through committee goals.  Please include

     recommendations made to any University agency other  than the Faculty Senate that will be noted under #5.

  • Continued process of coordinating ECU academic calendars with Pitt County school system and Pitt Community College. 


5.       Reports to the Faculty Senate (include dates and resolution numbers).

  • Approve Summer 2006, Fall 2006, Spring 2007 calendars.  (05-15)


6.       Business carried over to next year (list in priority order).

  • Propose policy for how to make up class days when required.


  • Consider changing Summer session schedule to have one day between sessions (in place of not having classes on Memorial Day). 


  • Continue communication and coordination with Pitt Community College and Pitt County Schools. 

7.       Evaluation of the committee (include anything that hindered or assisted the committee's work during the year).

          A.      Charge:  No problems


B.           Personnel:  The committee worked well together. Encourage greater participation by the student representative. 


C.      Attendance:  Faculty teaching schedules limit choices of when the committee can meet. 


          D.      Responsibilities:  No problems. 


          E.      Activities:  The committee created a calendar for the 2006-2007 academic year, as is its charge. 


 8.       Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty and/or Faculty Senate for improving the effectiveness of the committee.

The Faculty Senate should establish a policy determining the circumstances that would cause lost class time to be made up and a timetable for announcing the decision and implementation of the policy.


 9.      Does the Committee’s organizational meeting next year need to be earlier than the date set this year?  

 _______      yes                                    ______X____ no 


          If yes, when do you prefer:  _____________________________________________



                                                  Signed:  Chairperson  John Crammer


                                                                      Secretary  Rebecca Powers


The completed, typed report, including both the Chair and Secretary's signatures, is due in the Faculty Senate office (140 Rawl Annex) by Thursday, May 5, 2005.