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Executive Committee



Executive Committee Minutes

July 12, 2006

1:30-3:00 pm

424 Library

 

Present: Paula Kaufman-chair, Lynne Rudasill-vice-chair, Chris Prom-secretary, Tim Cole, Jane Block, Kathleen Kluegel, Nancy O'Brien, Lynn Wiley.  Absent: Cindy Ingold, Kim Matherly (recorder).

 

1.        Review and approval of minutes from July 3 rd.

Minutes were approved as submitted.

 

2.        Question Time

Who will handle responsibilities for oversight of entrepreneurial activities now that Lynn Wiley is Head of Acquisitions?  Lynn will receive mentoring in her new duties. Is currently under review.

 

Paula provided the committee an update on the AUL for services position search.

 

An announcement will be forthcoming regarding the head of reference position.

 

The committee discussed the group which Beth Sandore formed to advise her on the future of DSD.  EC members noted it will difficult to make recommendations or plan for the future of the unit without a clear understanding of other IT issues, plans, and priorities.  The committee would like to request that Beth meet with incoming EC after August 17 th.

 

3.        ICR fund requests, continued

After further discussion, the committee decided to fund the Olin film digitization request.  Karen Schmidt will meet the proposers to discuss the Black Caribbean Database project.

 

4.        Acting AUL for Collections

Relative to their positions/units, Tom Teper, Jennifer Hain Teper and Leslie Rios provided EC information on supervisory functions, duties and mentoring that they believe must be covered by the Acting AUL for Collections.

 

5.        Committee Assignments

EC began making the 2006-07 Committee recommendations; will continue discussion at the next meeting.