Monthly meetings are open. All members of the University of Virginia's Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and Senior Professional Research Staff are invited to attend. 

The General Faculty Council is the elective body representing the Non-Tenure-Track Faculty and Senior Professional Research Staff of the University of Virginia. 



General Faculty Council

Wednesday, January 14, 2014
12:00 noon - 1:30 pm Room 421 (Scholars' Lab) - Alderman Library

1. Call to Order - Jennifer Stertzer, GFC Chair Elect in place of GFC CHair Saathoff (off-site on UVa Project)

2. Round-robin introductions

3. Presentation on UVa construction strategic planning: On and around grounds.

• Donald Sundgren, Chief Facilities Officer, Facilities Management Department
• Sarita Herman, Project Coordinator, Facilities Management Department

4. Relevant for general faculty who work with students: Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS) has produced a 4-minute video on suicide awareness. It offers suggestions on how to talk about this difficult subject and how to encourage students to get help on grounds through CAPS.

Regular Reports

5. Upcoming Elections - Jeff Sitler

6. Partnerships and Outside Groups

• Faculty Senate - Joe Garofalo
    1. Provost Search
    1. Reciprocal Faculty Senate Event for GFC
    1. BOV Update

7. GFC standing committees

• Communications - Jennifer Stertzer
• Policy - Barbara Kessler and Kathryn Reid
• Data Management - Jennifer Stertzer
• Bylaws - Sarah Ware
• Elections - Jeff Sitler (see above)

Meeting adjourns.

Next meeting:
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 12:00-1:30pm