Re: Arts Governance Hearings

Nuri Jazairi (nuri@YORKU.CA)
Mon, 15 Dec 1997 13:23:33 -0500


Thank you for your helpful response. I should indeed
have directed my message to all seven members. My
apologies. I now understand the reason why former
President Harry Arthurs had appeared before your

Thank you and all the best.

Nuri Jazairi

On Mon, 15 Dec 1997, Anne Pilgrim wrote:
> Hello Nuri,
> I will venture to reply to your post on behalf of the other members of
> the Arts ad hoc Committee on Governance (hope you don't get duplicate
> responses).
> First I should perhaps note that this is a seven-person committee; in
> addition to the four faculty members you have addressed, we have a
> representative of the contract faculty and two students. If you wish to
> communicate with the whole committee, you have only to send a message to
> "gov@mathstat" and we will all receive it at once.
> This address was published in the November issue of the Faculty of Arts
> Newsletter; at that time we said that we "would like to take this
> opportunity to invite submissions from members of Council on any aspect of
> the general question of Faculty governance, and/or the particular matters
> we are enjoined [in the Council motion of June 12] to consider. We would
> prefer to receive submissions in writing but will entertain requests to
> meet with the committee in person."
> The meeting with Harry Arthurs has already taken place. It came about
> precisely because he (as a faculty member affiliated with Arts Political
> Science) responded to our invitation. Others have been sending messages by
> e-mail, though not in great numbers. November may have been such a busy
> time that colleagues have resolved to follow the invitation up when they
> are a little less stressed by teaching and other duties -- perhaps this
> message forwarded to the listserves will be a helpful reminder.
> Anne Pilgrim
> On Sun, 14 Dec 1997, nuri t jazairi wrote:
> >
> > I understand that your Committee has invited Dr. Harry Arthurs, among
> > others, to give evidence concerning governance issues in the Faculty of
> > Arts in particular and at York in general. I would like to ask you to
> > declare these meetings open and allow Faculty members in Arts and at York
> > the opportunity to benefit from and contribute to your hearings.
> >
> >
> > Nuri Jazairi
> >
> >
> >