May 27, 2008
10:30 - 12, 428 Library
Present: Paula Kaufmann, Chair; Chris Prom, Vice-Chair; Michael Norman, Secretary; Tim Cole, Cindy Ingold, Bill Mischo, Janice Pilch, Beth Woodard, John Wagstaff; Kim Matherly-recording
1. Question Time
Where is the group with AUL evaluations? They will meet this week, without Paula, and will give her a final report.
There is no new budget information. President White says there won’t be much of a salary increase this year; possibly 1.7% with units able to add up to .5%.
The Fee Advisory Committee has finished its report. CITES will outfit classrooms with technical capabilities, so faculty can more easily hook up their laptops. The RBML HVAC system should be approved in the next couple of weeks.
Campus is going to set a baseline for energy consumption in each building.
There were questions about the Digital Services and Development unit. The Digital Life Cycle Task Force will have its report ready in about three weeks.
2. Review and approval of Minutes
Approval of May 8 th minutes will be approved at the next meeting.
3. Position requests - continued
The position preface will be reviewed by Cindy, Janice and John. There will be some comments added to some positions and the headings will be changed to be more informational. Once this is done, the positions will be posted to the web.
4. Possible name change for Music Library
The Committee approved a change to Music and Performing Arts Library.
5. TOP request – response from ESSL
The Committee approved this to go forward for Stage 1. Paula will send a letter to the Provost with the request.
6. Approve NSM charge for Technical Services planning group
The charge was approved with the addition of Janice Pilch and Karen Wei as members.