From time to time students visit my office to express concern about the status of their academic records. A particular area of concern is often the significance and possible consequences of an "incomplete". I have referred these students to the official statements and policies on the subject.
The accompanying proposal which is intended to facilitate the earning of credit by examination has been reviewed by the Council of Academic Deans.
In accord with earlier recommendations of the Academic Senate and the President's Commission on the Future of Humboldt State College, as well as the recommendation of the College Curriculum Committee, Dr. Richard Day was assigned a part-time position as Director of the Innovative Cluster Program for 1970-71.
The college faces a critical situation with respect to operating expense fund balances for the current fiscal year. Several major budget accounts have been exceeded as a result of factors beyond our immediate control. For example, the particularly harsh weather encountered during the past year has resulted in many thousands of dollars in additional utility expenses.
This memorandum will serve to amend Administrative Memorandum VP 71-4 of May 25, 1971 which restricted further operating expenseexpenditures for the current fiscal year. The amendment relates to instructional operating expense expenditures only.
I am taking this means of informing all interested faculty members of the dates which have been established for submitting applications for sabbatical leaves for the academic year 19 72-73.
Probationary faculty appointed prior to Septemberl,19 71, who wish to request consideration for-transfer to the tenure regulations which apply to faculty first appointed for fall,19 71, are reminded that such requests should be forwarded through departmental or program personnel committees.
Upon the recommendation of the Marine Laboratory Steering Committee, and with the concurrence of the Deans of the Schools of Natural Resources and Science, Dr. George F. Crandell has been assigned to the position of Director of the Marine Laboratory effective September 1, 1972.
This memorandum is to inform all interested faculty members of the dates which have been established for submitting applications for sabbatical leaves for the academic year 1973-74.
With the concurrence of the School Deansand Division Chairmen and with the approvalof the University President, Professor Kathryn Corbett has been appointed Coordinatorof the University'sAffirmative Action Program: &nb