By Craig Chamberlain Thomas Riley, professor of anthropology, will be the chair of the Urbana-Champaign Senate Council for the 1995-96 academic year. Riley, elected in a recent mail ballot, will succeed Jane Leuthold, who has held the position for the last two years. Thomas Conry, head of the department of general engineering, will serve as vice chair. A total of 93 senators participated in the balloting, with 53 voting for Riley and 40 for Conry. The results were announced April 17 at the final organizational meeting of the 1995-96 Urbana-Champaign Senate. Also elected in the balloting, to the senate's Committee on Committees, were James Dengate, chair of the department of classics; Nancy O'Brien, professor of library administration; and William H. Walker, professor of civil engineering. They were chosen from among six candidates. Continuing on the committee are James Simon, professor of architecture, as the chair, and Barbara Klein, professor of foods and nutrition. Three students also will join the committee: Eric Chamberlain and Mario Zelaya, both undergraduates; and John Grout, a graduate student. In voting at the meeting, the senate elected three new members to the University Senates Conference, a universitywide body composed of nine members each from the Urbana-Champaign and Chicago campuses. From a slate of six, the senate chose Kenneth Andersen, professor of speech communication; Richard Schacht, professor of philosophy; and Ian Westbury, professor of curriculum and instruction. The six members continuing into next year are Judy DeLoache, professor of psychology; H. George Friedman, professor of computer science; Wesley Seitz, professor of agricultural economics; Geneva Belford, professor of computer science; Joan Klein, professor of English; and Raymond Leuthold, professor of agricultural economics. In a caucus of senate committee chairs after the meeting, the following people were elected to serve on next year's Senate Council: Andersen, chair of the Budget Committee; R. Linn Belford, professor of chemistry, chair of the Educational Policy Committee; Friedman, chair of the University Statutes and Senate Procedures Committee; Simon, chair of the Committee on Committees; O'Brien, chair of the Student Discipline Committee; Hiram Paley, professor of mathematics, chair of the Admissions Committee; and Seitz, chair of the General University Policy Committee. Joining them on the council will be Riley; Conry; Walter McMahon, professor of economics, continuing as the representative to the council from the faculty advisory committee to the Illinois Board of Higher Education; and Geneva Belford, re-elected as the representative to the council from the Urbana delegation to the University Senates Conference. Also on the council will be three students: Laura Huntington and Chris Varones, both undergraduates; and Doug Wojcieszak, a graduate student.