Library Executive Committee
December 11, 2006
1:30-3:00, 428 Library
Present: Karen Schmidt, Chair; Chris Prom, Vice-Chair; Cindy Ingold, Secretary; Tim Cole, Michael Norman, Nancy O'Brien, Janice Pilch, Lynne Rudasill, John Wagstaff, Recording- Kim Matherly
1. Review and Approval of Minutes from December 7, 2006
Minutes were approved with changes.
2. Question Time
Two personnel issues were discussed.
Janice went through the revisions to the policy for making acting and interim appointments. EC made a few recommendations for changes, and then approved with these amendments. Janice will send EC a final version via email to make sure she has incorporated all the suggested revisions. Once this version is approved, Kim will add to the EC web page.
3. Finalize Process for Decisions on December 1 Position Requests
EC discussed the process for making decisions regarding the December 1 position requests. We decided to rank the requests into 3 groups. Karen will send out the requests to LIBFAC for comments once she has the okay from all individuals who submitted requests.
4. Learning Commons: Council and Funding
Karen brought forward the charge and membership for the Learning Commons Council which is a new Committee. EC approved. The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has made a commitment to provide $500,000 over a five year period to help fund the Learning Commons. We have received $200,000 to date.
5. Personnel Issue
A personnel issue was discussed
6. ICR Requests
EC recommended that one request be revised, and we had questions about a second request. Karen will go back to each requester with our recommendations and questions.