Library Committee Handbook

Executive Committee



Executive Committee

Monday, June 2, 2003
12:00-1:30pm

428 Library

 

Present:  Paula Kaufman (chair), Lisa German, Dick Griscom, Janis Johnston, Bill Maher, Sue Searing, Beth Woodard, Greg Youngen; Visitors: Margaret Chaplan, Al Kagan

 

1.  Pay Date Discussion- Chaplan, Kagan

     Margaret and Al explained what they have done so far.  They both met with Bill Adams and Steve Veazie.  Margaret wrote a letter to the Lawrence Eppley, chair of the Board of Trustees. Al gave a presentation to the Board of Trustees.

 

     It was determined that the Board of Trustees is the body that can overturn the decision.  They would like the EC to also write a letter to the Board of Trustees to support the stand they have taken.  It was determined that EC would write a letter.

 

2.  Review and approval of EC Minutes from May 5 and May 7

     Minutes were approved with amendments.

 

3.  Questions Time

     What are we going to do about frozen positions? We may be able to fill a couple of positions in the next year and that will be up to the Committee to decide. When discussion to fill positions comes up, frozen faculty positions should be kept in mind.

 

4.  Vet Med position-Kaufman

     There was discussion on how best to fill the position.  Paula will check into what needs to be done to do an internal search.  A search committee was suggested.

 

5.  Special Collections Division Request

     Paula will send out a LIBFAC asking for applications for full-time Acting Head to the Rare Book and Special Collections Library.  A working group will be appointed to look at what the position should be.