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The regular meeting of the faculty of the Department of Statistics was held in C-301 Padelford Hall at 12:30pm, November 4th, 2019. Daniel Pollack, Interim Chair, presided at the meeting. Kristine Chan was recording secretary.

The meeting began with approval of previous meeting’s minutes from October 21, 2019.

Chair’s Remarks 
Daniel Pollack provided an update on the faculty search for the Full Professor/Chair position – recommendations of the finalists to invite for the on-site interviews will be made on the Friday, November 8th faculty meeting by the voting faculty and then it will get passed to the deans for approval.

Announcements
Alex Luedtke, Chair of the Diversity Committee, announced that the Town Hall Meeting on Diversity will be held on Tuesday, November 5 at 11:30am in MEB 238 to discuss how we can improve equity and inclusivity in the department to achieve the goals outlined in our diversity statement.

Adjournment
There being no new business, the meeting passed into the executive session at 12:45pm and was adjourned at 2:00pm.