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May 14, 2009

Balaban, Carr win Senate service award

Co-winners of the Award for Service in the University Senate were announced at yesterday's Senate Council meeting by Senate President John Baker, who praised the winners for their long history of dedicated service.

Pictured, left to right, are Chancellor Mark A. Nordenberg, awardees Stephen L. Carr and Carey D. Balaban, and Baker.

Balaban, of the School of Medicine, has been a member of the tenure and academic freedom committee since 1994, co-chairing that committee 1995-1997 and chairing it since 2006.

Balaban also served on the Senate working group on revising the research integrity policy in 2001, the provost's ad hoc committee for academic freedom in 2002 and 2003 and the provost's ad hoc tobacco settlement committee in 2003 and 2004. He has served as a faculty representative on the Board of Trustees risk and compliance committee since 2008.

Stephen L. Carr, of the School of Arts and Sciences, has been a member of the Senate budget policies committee since 1997 and served as its chair from 2004 to 2008. He served on the university planning and budget committee 2004-2008, and has been a faculty representative on the trustees budget committee since 2004.

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