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Abstractin fact this percentage is less than that authorized in the Protocol. It is expected that American faculty may increase to 35 per cent of total full-time faculty in 1989-90 if Americans who have been offered appointments accept. 9. Report on Relations with U.S. Universities Dr. Pedersen indicated that it is important for AUC to cement relations with as many American colleges and universities as possible, and to this end he and Mrs. Bartlett continue to visit institutions when his schedule permits. Study abroad agreements have recently been finalized with Northwestern and Western Michigan Universities. It is likely that agreements will be completed with Arizona State, Cornell, and the University of Nevada (Reno) by the fall. Clemson may agree to provide AUC on a regular, rotating basis with a faculty member in engineering, computer science, or management on a reimbursable basis, and the Universities of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) and Chicago may agree to cooperate on year abroad and Middle East/Arabic studies respectively. Dr. Pedersen said he would visit Virginia this month to discuss relations with the nine Virginia state universities. 10. Progress Report on Plagiarism Issue President Pedersen informed the committee that in the wake of judgments by faculty juries that Dr. Soha Abde1 Kader did indeed commit plagiarism in her book on Egyptian Women in a Changing Society, 1899-1987, it rests with him to decide whether she should be reassigned from the Social Research Center to the Library or to another position within the University that does not carry faculty rank as the Library position would. The issue is especially delicate since in defense she presented evidence that other AUC faculty have also p1agiarized~ 11. Tenure Recommendation Upon review of the case of Dr. Paul Stevens, a resolution that the committee recommend approval of his tenure to the Board was moved, seconded, and approved. 12. Continuation of Personnel after Age 65 Upon review of the case of Dr. Marsden Jones, a resolution that the committee recommend that the Board appro·ve a final one-year reappointment for him beyond age 65 was moved, seconded, and approved. There being no further business, the meeting adjourned.