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Executive Committee



 

Executive Committee

 

MINUTES

March 2, 2009

1:30-4:30 pm

428 Library

 

Present: Paula Kaufman, Chair; Bill Mischo, Vice-chair; Beth Woodard, Secretary; Karen Hogenboom; JoAnn Jacoby; Michael Norman; Chris Prom; John Wagstaff, Greg Youngen; Beth Sandore, Tom Teper, Scott Walter, visiting; Kim Matherly, recording

 

1.     AULs to discuss response to Provost's letter

The AULs talked about the timeline and the groups that have been meeting. Today is the deadline for reports to be in to the AULs. Once all reports are received they will draft a response to be vetted by Library Faculty and Staff and others. There will be informational meetings with a chance for individuals to discuss their ideas. The AULs will also encourage email responses.

 

2.    Approve February 9 and February 23, 2009 Minutes

Minutes were approved with changes.

 

3.    Questions

Will the Head of Preservation position be a 5-yr appointment? Yes, it is a named professorship, which must be appointed for 5 years.

 

Does Paula find the feedback on the AULs, assistant deans, and directors from the committee, useful? It's very helpful, although she doesn't share anything specific received verbally or written that comes from the committee or the Library faculty and staff who make comments.

 

What's going on with E-Science and E-Scholarship? The group has been meeting. They are working on the large concepts to provide a framework. They are figuring out what they can do in a timely fashion and how to bring these things to campus.

 

4.    Screening Committee Report for potential spousal hire

The Executive Committee recommends going forward with this hire.

 

5.    Appoint Paper Preparers for P&T

Preparers were chosen. Paula will contact them to serve.

 

6.    Digital Life Cycle Management Report-JoAnn

Beth Sandore and JoAnn Jacoby are working on the implementation plan. JoAnn hopes to have something by the next EC meeting.

 

7.    Coordinator Position Policy - JoAnn, Beth

This policy was approved.