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May 11, 2009


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, Chair; Beth Woodard, secretary; Karen Hogenboom; Chris Prom; JoAnn Jacoby; Michael Norman; John Wagstaff, Greg Youngen; Visitor, Scott Walter; Kim Matherly, recording



1.     Final Action Plan discussion with Scott

The Committee discussed the additional comments they received and made suggestions for revisions. Scott will work on the document and it will be sent to faculty and EC for another look.


2.    Approve May 4, 2009 Minutes

Minutes were approved with changes.


3.    Questions

The Chancellor is meeting with each Dean to consult on the choice of interim Provost.


The ARL Stats for 07-08 have been released.  Our ranking improved because they are now counting e-books.


4.    Fee Requests

The Fee Request Committee will convene one more time to make final request to the Provost. We should know which of our requests have been approved by next week.


5.    Assessment Coordinator--  Paula

This is deferred to another meeting.


6.    Personnel Request from Law - Paula

Janis Johnston will be invited to an EC meeting to clarify request.


7.    Faculty Suggestions for Provost Search Committee-Chris

EC will put a suggestion forward for the Provost Search Committee.  Chris will draft the memo for Bill to send when he gets back.


8.   Head of Central Ref & Gov Info position-JoAnn

The Committee will make recommendations for changes to the job description.


9.    Humanities Librarian for German and Scandinavian

This request was approved.


10.     Collections Coordinator

Paula will talk to Tom Teper about EC's ideas and concerns.


11.      Position titles -Karen and Chris

Deferred to another meeting.


12.     Digital Life Cycle Coordinator Position

Deferred to another meeting.


13.      Review of vacancies, potential vacancies, sabbatical coverage-Beth

a.    Sabbaticals-coverage

b.    Retirements

c.    Other vacancies

Deferred to another meeting.