The college faces a critical situation with respect to operating expense fund balances for the current fiscal year. Several major budget accounts have been exceeded as a result of factors beyond our immediate control. For example, the particularly harsh weather encountered during the past year has resulted in many thousands of dollars in additional utility expenses.
This memorandum will serve to amend Administrative Memorandum VP 71-4 of May 25, 1971 which restricted further operating expenseexpenditures for the current fiscal year. The amendment relates to instructional operating expense expenditures only.
I am taking this means of informing all interested faculty members of the dates which have been established for submitting applications for sabbatical leaves for the academic year 19 72-73.
Probationary faculty appointed prior to Septemberl,19 71, who wish to request consideration for-transfer to the tenure regulations which apply to faculty first appointed for fall,19 71, are reminded that such requests should be forwarded through departmental or program personnel committees.
Upon the recommendation of the Marine Laboratory Steering Committee, and with the concurrence of the Deans of the Schools of Natural Resources and Science, Dr. George F. Crandell has been assigned to the position of Director of the Marine Laboratory effective September 1, 1972.
This memorandum is to inform all interested faculty members of the dates which have been established for submitting applications for sabbatical leaves for the academic year 1973-74.
With the concurrence of the School Deansand Division Chairmen and with the approvalof the University President, Professor Kathryn Corbett has been appointed Coordinatorof the University'sAffirmative Action Program: &nb
With increasing frequency classes have been interrupted by requests for distribution of a variety of surveys, questionnaires and like materials. Scheduled instruction has been adversely affected since itis often not possible to provide alternative learning experiences. Faculty is put in the positionof evaluating the relative priority of the study compared with scheduled class activities.
The University is responsible for and must approve in advance any instructionally related activity assigned to our students which takes place in the public schools. The procedure for securing such approval also applies to our teacher preparation program since students in that program also utilize the public schools in our service area. This procedure is stated in the guide for students, faculty and cooperating school personnel in part as follows:
I. The Instructional Development and Media Services Committee is an administrative committee responsible to the Director of Instructional Media Services.