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UNK Faculty Senate
UNK from page 1
unheard of,” Johnston said. “That is
wiiy we have administrators.”
The senate passed a separate res
olution at their
ing last week
tion of UNK _
senior vice Johnston
academic affairs, Gene Wubbels.
In the resolution, the senate
expressed its “disappointment that
Chancellor Johnston did neither
inform nor consult the Faculty Senate
or the Executive Committee,” con
cerning the resignation of Wubbels
and the decision to appoint UNK
Chemistry Department Chairman,
John Roaric, to an interim position.
They pointed to senate bylaws
that lay out the guidelines regarding
filling a vacant senior administrative
The bylaws state that an advisory
committee must be formed to assist
the chancellor in appointing some
one to fill the position - something
Johnston did not do, said Ann Young,
past president and current senate
“We have a constitutional right to
advise and consult with the chancel
lor on all academic matters,” she said.
Young said Miller confronted the
chancellor about that issue during
their meeting Thursday.
“She told Richard (Miller) he was
out of line for asking questions that
the senate had asked him to bring
up,” she said.
Young’s reaction to that, she said,
“was the vote last night.”
how tne votes will enect
Johnston is uncertain, Young said.
“I don’t know what she’ll think of
it,” Young said. “I would like her to
think that she might need to change
her management style a little bit.”
What is certain to change are the
members of the faculty senate.
In November, as scheduled, new
members and a new president will be
“Hopefully I will find members
who are more reasonable and open
minded about the idea of shared gov
ernance,” Johnston said. “It takes
both the faculty and the administra
tors to run the university.”
But for now, Johnston hopes
things can return to normal.
“I hope there is a cooling-off peri
od, “ she said. “Then I will try to find
more ways to work with the faculty.”
FUND from page 1_
Officially, $94 million still needs
to be raised for the foundation’s orig
inal featured objectives, such as
building improvements, scholarships
and aid to the library system. But
because all gifts that come in are
counted, the $250 million amount
has been surpassed.
i nai million is mciuucu m
the increased goal, Fairfield said.
The remaining $31 million that needs
to be raised will go to student sup
port, university programs, libraries,
faculty support and equipment.
NU President Dennis Smith said
during the Friday afternoon news
conference that he already was look
ing toward the new goal.
“I’m excited about the progress
made to date and about the progress
we can make in the future,” he said.
The foundation also said Friday
that total income for fiscal year 1997
- more than $219 million - was an
116 percent increase over the previ
ous fiscal year.
Smith called the foundation’s
annual report and huge community
support “evidence of the extraordi
nary commitment of our frieqds to
advance this university both techno
logically and morally in an exciting,
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