SUBJECT: Faculty Personnel
Dr. Laura Stephenson, Associate Professor of Psychology, has requested a leave of absence due to family concerns for the 1999-2000 academic year.
Michelle Rabouin, Associate Professor of Law, has requested a leave of absence to accept a Visiting Professor position at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law for the 1999-2000 academic year.
John Hunter, Professor of Theatre, has requested a leave of absence for the 1999-2000 academic year.
Dr. Nick Backus has completed his PhD, change his rank to Assistant Professor from Instructor.
Change half-time classified position 41000-17-7 in the Law School Library to a half-time administrative(librarian) position 41000-12-1 effective March 1, 1999. Hire James L. Karafelli for the FTE .50 position.
Dr. Stephenson's leave of absence would be unpaid.
Professor Rabouin's leave of absence would be unpaid.
Professor Hunter's leave of absence would be unpaid.
Increase annual salary $900 for completion of PhD. Funds for 1998-99 pro-rated amount will come from Dean's Other Salaries #10500. Annual salary would then be $40,044 in budget line #15500-01-2.
Annual salary for Karafelli would be $15,000. No additional funds needed for 1998-99, pro-rated salary for March 1, 1999 through June 30, 1999.
President Farley recommends that the Board approve the above faculty personnel changes.
(date) Jerry B. Farley, President