I. Roll – The following senators were absent: Denis, Freedman, Gingras, Guo, Harkless, Kaen, Kalinowski, Mebert, Minocha, Morgan, Scherr, and Shore. Woodward, Greenberg, and Chaston served as proxies for Caron, Seitz, and Weintraub, respectively. Mark Rubinstein was a guest.
II. Remarks by and questions to the provost – Provost Lisa MacFarlane was out of town, so the chair dispensed with this portion of the meeting.