June 2, 2008
1:30 - 3 pm, 428 Library
Present: Paula Kaufmann, Chair; Michael Norman, Secretary; Tim Cole, Cindy Ingold, Bill Mischo, Beth Woodard, Janice Pilch; Visitor-Rod Allen; Recording-Kim Matherly
1. Question Time
Paula invited Rod Allen to talk about the budget. There is still no information about the state budget. Rod discussed some possible scenarios.
The TOP candidate information has been sent forward as Stage 1. We have not heard back from the Provost’s office yet.
Paula brought up a personnel issue for discussion and advice.
2. Review and approval of Minutes for May 8
th and May 26
Both set of minutes were approved with changes.
3. Position requests – continued
Michael will make suggested changes to the form before it is posted.
4. Preface for position requests including timing of future calls for proposals
It was determined that there will be no annual or semi-annual calls for position requests. Requests will be allowed to be submitted at any time. They will then be added to the position request form and a notice will be sent out to faculty. The preface will be changed to reflect this decision.
5. Latin American and Caribbean Studies Librarian position
The Area Studies Division will be given advice regarding rewriting the position description.
6. Adjunct faculty (zero-time) appointment for faculty member
This item will be discussed at a future meeting.