At the Aug. 13 meeting of University Council, members learned that Dr. Philip Allen, chair, will resign from the body, effective Aug. 31. Ruth Nine-Duff, vice chair, will fill the remainder of the chair’s term, which ends on Aug. 31, 2020.
Allen, a professor of psychology, is now director of research administration and no longer a member of the American Association of University Professors bargaining unit. His appointment to UC was through Faculty Senate as a faculty representative.
In his remarks to UC, Allen noted in particular his hope was that “faculty, staff and the administration would come together in the spirit of shared governance to address current issues of conflict.”
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