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Open Forum Notes - Current and Past Division Coordinators

Open Forum Notes – Current and Past Division Coordinators

Divisional Structure Task Force
University of Illinois Library

October 25, 2011

1:00-2:30
Library 428

Attendees:

Jenny Marie Johnson
Mary Laskowski
Lisa Romero
Scott Schwartz
Marek Sroka
Greg Youngen

Members Present:

Paula Carns
Tina Chrzastowski
Lisa Hinchliffe (Chair)
Sheila McGowan

Also Attending:

Emma Clausen (Information Literacy GA)

1. What has changed since the division structure was implemented in 1993? E.g., changes in technology and communication channels, changes in number and type of employees, etc.?

2. If we did not have a structure, what principles would be the foundation of an ideal structure? E.g., facilitates communication, minimizes hierarchy, etc.

 3. What are the strengths of the current divisional structure?

4. What are the weaknesses of the current divisional structure?

5. If you could create any system, what would you create?

6. Open Discussion