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The regular meeting of the faculty of the Department of Statistics was held on Zoom at 12:30pm, February 8, 2021. Abel Rodriguez, Department Chair, presided at the meeting. Kristine Chan was recording secretary.

Chair Remarks
The Chair reminded the faculty to respond to the Statistics IT Department’s survey on instructional technology needs and software. 

New Business 
Minutes from the previous faculty meetings (1/4 & 2/1)
 were reviewed, voted on, and approved by the eligible voting faculty who were present.  

Executive Session 
Updates on the tenure-track Assistant Professor search:
Faculty discussed each of the six candidates that had Tier 3 interviews on February 4 and 5.  

Updates on the Acting Assistant Professor search: The Chair briefly mentioned the structure of the how the search will go but details will be fleshed out at the faculty meeting happening on February 22.  

Adjournment 

There being no other items to discuss, the meeting passed to an executive session at 12:35pm and was adjourned at 2:0pm.