Caption: Board of Trustees Minutes - 1992
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U N I V E R S I T Y OF ILLINOIS
1994, through December 28, 1994. Dr. Sorlie plans to develop a model to identify medical students who are at risk for academic difficulties during the M-l and M-2 years. He proposes to conduct on-site reviews of the intervention programs for at-risk students at other colleges of medicine with significant underserved minority student enrollments.
DAVID S. BECHTEL, director of the Career Services Center since August 21, 1990, and prior to that, director of career development and placement from September 1, 1972, through August 20, 1990, has requested leave for the period November 28, 1994, through March 27, 1995. He proposes the development, through the American College Testing Program, of resources that enable more effective career planning by students and parents by illustrating the connections between curriculum choice and career outcomes. This work is to be carried out primarily on the Urbana campus. RICHARD W. JUSTICE, associate dean of students and executive director, Senate Committee on Student Discipline, since August 1, 1988, has requested leave for the period of May 21, 1994, through August 20, 1994. He proposes to conduct research, write, and prepare for his final oral examination with the following as areas of interest: hate speech; due process in the administrative hearing context; perception of fairness by students, staff, and faculty; and how various institutions choose to deal with disciplinary cases which have pending criminal prosecution. This work is to be carried out primarily on the Urbana campus. ROGER A. MINEAR, director, Institute for Environmental Studies, and professor of civil engineering since January 1, 1985, has requested leave for the period February 1, 1995, through May 31, 1995. He proposes to update his research direction, including development of new proposals in current research collaboration with the University of Colorado in drinking water disinfection byproducts research. This work is to be carried out primarily on the Boulder campus of the University of Colorado.
On motion of Mr. Grabowski, these leaves were granted as recommended. Sabbatical Leaves of Absence, 1994-95
(10) On motion of Mr. Grabowski, 12 sabbatical leaves of absence recommended by the chancellors at the two campuses were granted. These leaves will be included in an annual compilation of 1994-95 sabbatical leaves of absence to be made a part of the board Proceedings.
Amoco Foundation Awards for Undergraduate Instruction, Chicago
(11) Each year faculty members at the Chicago campus are selected as recipients of the Silver Circle Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. Through the Amoco Foundation, each recipient receives $500. The College of Associated Health Professions has selected one recipient using procedures established within the college. (Awards are made in rotation between the College of Associated Health Professions and the College of Nursing.) The other recipients were selected competitively by students from among faculty in the Colleges of Architecture, Art, and Urban Planning; Business Administration; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts and Sciences; and the Jane Addams College of Social Work. For academic year 1994-95, the chancellor at Chicago has recommended the following persons as award recipients: