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Executive Committee Minutes March 8, 2010

 

Executive Committee

 

MINUTES

March 8, 2010

1:30-3:00pm

428 Library

 

Present: Paula Kaufman, Chair; Bill Mischo, Vice-chair; David Ward, Secretary; Karen Hogenboom; Michael Norman; Sarah Shreeves; John Wagstaff; Greg Youngen; recording - Kim Matherly

 

 

1.                  Approve February 22, 2010 Minutes

Approved over email.

 

2.                 Question Time

The three fee-based research programmer position searches have been approved. Those are in Access and Mobile Services, Repository and Scholarly Communication Services and Visual Resources.

 

EC would like to get input from the Divisions regarding their priorities and how they would absorb a 20% cut. This will be discussed at the next AC meeting.  EC discussed the need to get clear goals and priorities from divisions, in terms of services/functions to preserve and what could be cut first.  

 

A subgroup of EC will review previous planning and prioritization exercises to see what might be useful to consider for the current budget planning.

 

We will be finalizing the retirement discussions by April 23rd.

 

3.                 Rollback

This was approved by EC and Paula will make the request to the Provost.

 

4.                 Paper Preparers

Paper preparers have all accepted.

 

5.                 Job titles

Deferred to another meeting.

 

6.                 Faculty White Paper discussion

EC briefly discussed the suggestions made at the Faculty meeting. This work will be ongoing.

 

The Diversity Committee will be discussing a Civility Team at their next meeting.