February 6, 2004 Minutes-Draft for comments
Senate Spring 2004
Plenary Planning Committee Meeting
Ayars, Fran Czak, Jean
Ferguson Carr, Paula Davis, B. Jean Ferketish,
Kathryn T. Flannery, Irene Frieze (chair), Ann Sutherland Harris, Stephanie Hoogendoorn, Scott Kiesling, Randi Koeske, Consuella
Lewis, Ray Anne Lockard, Ellen Olshansky,
Josephine Olson, Lorie Johnson Osho, Maureen Porter,
Jen Stephan, Elsa Strotmeyer, Amy Wagner, Darlene Zellers
is continually updated to let people know about our plans.† Irene Frieze and Jamia
Canlas are working on this. See http://www.pitt.edu/~frieze/senateplenary.html
Convocation.† 3pm.† February
27.† Catherine DeAngelis
is the speaker. She is a female member of the Board of Trustees and has
made public statements about their needing to be more women on the Board.
Principles developed by Maureen Porter were accepted earlier.† Copies were distributed to remind us
about these.† The Porter Principles
are also available on the website.
Wagner presented a list of books on womenís issues that might be of
interest to the committee.† We
thought this was an interesting list and it has been put on the website.† Others are invited to submit titles of
reported on her contacts with student groups. She has visited several
groups and let them know about the plenary.† Some of the groups have agreed to be
listed on our website.
meeting on workshops was held on February 5.† Minutes of this meeting were
distributed.†† An additional
workshop meeting will be held on February 18.
Review of Plans for April 7.†
and Where?† 2 to 5 pm.†
Assembly Room, William Pitt Union.
Packets.† All attendees will be
given a set of materials.† Any
suggestions should be sent to Randi Koeske, who will be organizing the packets.
- Exhibit.† History of Women at Pitt exhibit will be
displayed in Hillman Library and then moved to Plenary
site.† Amy Knapp will be
coordinating this.† Amy has also
arranged for us to have the display cases at the entrance to Hillman
Library for materials relating to the Plenary and to women at Pitt.
speaker:† Joan Reede
[Harvard]. We donít have a title yet.†
Jo Olson will be introducing her.
- Panel:† Creating and Sustaining the Success of Pitt Women.† Lisa Brush organized with with the help of Joan Lakoski
Audrey Murrell will chair.
will be:† Carolyn Ban, Arthur Levine, and
of Recognition for Service to Women at Pitt.† PACWC
schedule was discussed.† A break was
added to the schedule.† The final
detailed schedule is available on the website.
Publicity.† Darlene Zellers
discussed some ideas about publicity.†
She is working on this with Fran Czak and
Irene Frieze.† Fran will be sending out
printed notices to all Deans, Directors, and Department Chairs, as well as to
faculty and others on the Senate mailing list.†
This should go out before Spring Break.†
It was requested that this letter ask administrators to release staff to
attend the Plenary and workshops.† In
addition, materials will be distributed through e-mail.
Written Report.† Kathryn
Flannery will chair this effort.† Jean Carr will be preparing some material
on the history of women at Pitt.† Scott Kiesling volunteered to reorganize the rough draft of
recommendations to see how they map on to our mission statement.† Drafts of possible sections for the report
and ideas about recommendations are requested by March 1, when a committee is
meeting to prepare a draft of the report for discussion with the larger