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(Last updated: 8/12/14)

ACADEMIC FREEDOM COALITION OF NEBRASKA (AFCON)

POSITION

MEMBERS

SENATE TERM: 1 YR

Effective Second Wed in May through Second Wed of May next year

Senate Representative (1):
Claudia Garcia
2014-2015 (R4156-b)
 
AFCON WEB SITE
http://www.academicfreedomnebraska.org/

CHARGE: AFCON is a coalition of Nebraska educational and literary organizations that have come together to promote academic freedom in Nebraska. "Academic freedom" is defined as intellectual freedom in educational and research contexts, and includes freedoms of belief and expression, as well as access to information and ideas.

 

SENATE RESOLUTIONS

 

RESOLUTION 4156, 5/14/14: Faculty Senate Presidential Appointments (a-e)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate President appoints the following as designated:

b. Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate President appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2015, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Claudia Garcia, to be reappointed .


Resolution 4102, 5/8/13: Presidential Appointments (a-e)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate President appoints the following as designated:

b. Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2013, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Claudia Garcia (to replace Linda Parker).


RESOLUTION 4052, 5/9/2012 : Faculty Senate Presidential Appointments (a-d)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the Faculty Senate President appoints the following as designated:

b. Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2013, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

 

  • Linda Parker, (to replace Carol Mitchell).


RESOLUTION 4008, 5/11/11: Faculty Senate Presidential Appointments (a-e)

b.      Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2012, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Carol Mitchell (reappointed).


RESOLUTION 3046, 5/12/10 : Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2011, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Carol Mitchell, (to replace Doug Paterson).


Resolution 2986, 5/13/09: AFCON (Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints (or reappoints) the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2010, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Doug Paterson (reappointed).


Resolution 2920, 5/14/08: Appointments by Senate President and Standing Committees to be Faculty Senate Representatives:

b. Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president reappoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2009, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Doug Paterson (reappointed).


Resolution 2876, 5/09/2007: Faculty Senate Representatives to

c. AFCON (Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president reappoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2008, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Doug Paterson (reappointed).


Resolution 2838, 5/10/06: Appointments by Senate President and Standing Committees

b. Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president reappoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2007, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Doug Paterson (reappointed).


Resolution 2779, 5/11/2005: Other Committees

a. Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON)

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president reappoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through May 2006, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Doug Paterson.


Resolution 2605 11/14/2001, (AFCON Membership):

WHEREAS, the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) was organized to advance the cause of academic freedom in institutions of higher learning and in elementary and secondary schools across the state of Nebraska, and

WHEREAS, members include the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Academic Senate and American Association of University Professors, as well as the Nebraska Education Association and the Nebraska Library Commission, and

WHEREAS, the University of Nebraska at Omaha has a strong commitment to the principle of academic freedom, and

WHEREAS, the cost to become a member of AFCON is $100 per year,

THEREFORE, be it resolved, That the University of Nebraska at Omaha Faculty Senate become a member of the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska.


Senate Representatives


Doug Paterson was appointed the 2004-2005 UNO Faculty Senate representative at the September 2004 Faculty Senate meeting.

Resolution 2646, 10/09/2002: Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) Representative

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through 05/14/03, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Beth Ritter


Resolution 2705, 11/12/2003 (Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON) Representative):

BE IT RESOLVED, that the senate president appoints the following senator to be the senate representative for a one year appointment, through 05/5/04, to the Academic Freedom Coalition of Nebraska (AFCON):

Beth Ritter.