Faculty Advisory Committee Meeting -
January 24, 2006

Meeting Agenda

  1. Carter-Baker Commission
    • Status report on new funding
    • Strategy to promote Commission recommendations
    • March 29 conference on Help America Vote Act
    • Opportunities to involve faculty and students
    • Ideas for new initiatives
    • Amicus brief on campaign spending limits

  2. Courses in democracy and elections -- Review of CDEM discussion paper (attached)
    • What are the key elements in developing a field of election management
    • What kinds of courses to add to current AU offerings
    • Who might teach these new courses
    • How to relate proposed new courses to existing AU programs
    • What are the career opportunities for students and implications for course offerings
    • Summer Institute on Democracy and Elections