March 12, 2004

Senate Forum to be held March 25

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Xena McDonald, 6, right, and Robert Coughlin, 6, build a neuron model during Brain Blast. The event, a day of hands-on brain activities led by Vanderbilt neuroscience undergraduates, graduate students, and faculty, was held Saturday at the Adventure Science Center. Brain Blast is one of the events celebrating Brain Awareness Month. Photo by Dana Johnson

The Senate Forum on University Governance will take place March 25 in Room 140 of Frist Hall from 4:10 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The session will begin with brief remarks from a panel of faculty and administrators on the faculty role in university governance. An open discussion will follow. Panelists include former Senate Chairs Virginia L. Shepherd, professor of Medicine; Amy-Jill Levine, Carpenter Professor of New Testament Studies; current senator Arnold W. Strauss, M.D., James C. Overall Professor of Pediatrics and chair of the department; and senior academic administrator Richard McCarty, dean of the College of Arts and Science.The forum will conclude with an open discussion. Any faculty member may raise a question for discussion, either in person at the forum or by sending an e-mail before March 25 to