Library Committee Handbook

Open Forum Notes – Academic Professionals

Divisional Structure Task Force
University of Illinois Library

October 7, 2011

3:00-4:30 (forum closed at 3:45)
Library 428

 

Attendees:

Roxanne Frey
Janet Weber

Members Present:

Tina Chrzastowski
Carissa Phillips

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?