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RESOLUTIONS TO CHANGE THE COMPOSITION OF THE TASK FORCE ON THE REFORM OF THE MANOA CORE AND OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

WHEREAS the UH-Manoa Faculty Senate voted May 13, 1998, to establish a task force for the reform of the Manoa General Education Core and other graduate requirements, and authorized the Senate Executive Committee to nominate faculty to the task force within stated guidelines; and

WHEREAS the process of consultation has resulted in a list of 15 names rather than 12 in order to more fully represent various types of academic units;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT

RESOLUTION 1: (PASSED UNANIMOUSLY)

THE COMPOSITION OF THE TASK FORCE FOR THE REFORM OF THE MANOA GENERAL EDUCATION CORE AND OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS SHALL BE EXPANDED.

RESOLUTION 2: (PASSED WITH 43 YES, 0 NO, AND 4 ABSTENTIONS)

THE ATTACHED LIST OF FACULTY MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED TO THE TASK FORCE FOR THE 1998-1999 ACADEMIC YEAR. IF ANY INDIVIDUAL WITHDRAWS FROM THE TASK FORCE, THE COMMITTEE ON FACULTY SERVICE WILL SELECT AN INDIVIDUAL FROM THE SAME OR A RELATED ACADEMIC UNIT AS A REPLACEMENT.

WHEREAS the task of reforming the Manoa General Education Core and other graduation requirements will require a concerted effort involving the entire campus and will require strong administrative support;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED THAT

RESOLUTION 3: (PASSED UNANIMOUSLY)

THE FACULTY SENATE CALLS UPON THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNIVERSITY, AS CHANCELLOR OF THE MANOA CAMPUS, TO PUBLICLY SUPPORT THIS UNDERTAKING, TO ACKNOWLEDGE ITS IMPORTANCE BY GIVING IT A HIGH PUBLIC PROFILE, AND TO PROVIDE NEEDED FINANCIAL AND LOGISTICAL SUPPORT FOR ITS WORK.

NOMINEES TO THE TASK FORCE ON THE REFORM OF THE MANOA CORE AND OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

  1. William Burgwinkle (European Languages)
  2. Rahul Chattergy (Electrical Engineering)
  3. LaRene Despain (English)
  4. James R. Gaines (Physics and Astronomy)
  5. Joel (Mike) Hanna (Physiology, Medical School)
  6. Tom Hilgers (English, Manoa Wriiing Program, Prior Task Force on Core)
  7. Wayne Iwaoka (Department of Food Science and Nutrition)
  8. Karen L. Jolly (History)
  9. Lilikala Kame'eleihiwa (Hawaiian Studies)
  10. Takeo Kudo (Music)
  11. David McClain (Business Administration)
  12. Edgar Porter (SHAPS, Undergraduate Experience Committee)
  13. Dick Pratt (Public Administration, Prior Task Force on Core, FIPSE Program)
  14. Wayne Smith (Math)
  15. Eldon L. Wegner, Chair and Liaison with SEC (Sociology)

Ex Officio Members: (The Task Force will add ex officio members from the UH-Manoa administration, ASUH, and alumni.)
Administrators:
Students:
Alumni:


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