Position Request Form
Wednesday, May 7, 2003
Slavic Conference Room
Present: Paula Kaufman (chair), Lisa German, Dick Griscom, Janis Johnston, Bill Maher, Beth Woodard, Greg Youngen
1. Approval of minutes from 5 May
Minutes were not ready.
2. Question Time
There was a question about GA contracts. Beth will talk to Cindy.
3. Selection of external reviewers for two faculty - Kaufman
Selections were made and letters will be sent.
4. PTA Elections-Kaufman
Paula and Kathleen Kluegel met with Kathleen Pecknold to discuss P&T. Some questions that were brought up were:
Definition of recusal – the person walks out and doesn’t participate in the discussion or
Review of peer committee reports – will continue with the process because it directly benefits the faculty member.
Should untenured be able to vote in the election of PTA members – yes, they will continue to have a vote
What gets put in writing – PTA and FRC will continue to write letter to Paula with vote for each person, explaining vote. PTA will know FRC’s vote, but will not see letter to Paula.