Executive Committee Minutes
Library Executive Committee
September 11, 2006
1:30-3:00, 428 Library
Present: Karen Schmidt, Chair; Chris Prom, Vice-Chair; Tim Cole, Michael
Norman, Janice Pilch, John Wagstaff, Kim Matherly, recording
Discussion with Beth Woodard on Proposal for Post-tenure Review
Beth discussed the benefits of implementing a standardized review for associate
professors, to inform their progress towards full professorship. Each faculty member could be
assigned a peer review committee, and a review could be conducted five years after achieving
tenure. EC recommended that the proposal be discussed by the Faculty Review Committee and be
addressed at the October or November faculty meeting.
The committee made a recommendation concerning the ILL/DD position.The committee
tentatively discussed charging a task force to work on phase two in the development of the
Scholarly Commons, and will continue the discussion at the September 25 meeting.
Nominations for Enrollment Management Committee and P & T Reform Committee
The committee approved a nomination for the campus P & T Reform Committee.
Follow-up on Position Request
The committee discussed the position request in question, and delayed a decision
pending further information concerning the Library budget and the Library IT Report.
Review of Job Descriptions for Two E-Resources Positions
The committee approved requests for the two positions.
Filling Positions without a Formal Search – Process
The committee discussed procedures for filling positions without a formal search,
and reaffirmed a commitment to be more consistent in the process for requiring national searches
and authorizing search waivers.