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Executive Committee Minutes July 12, 2010


Executive Committee



July 12, 2010


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, Chair; Bill Mischo, Vice-Chair; David Ward, Secretary; JoAnn Jacoby; Michael Norman; Sarah Shreeves; Greg Youngen; Recording: Kim Matherly


1.                 Question Time

The new model for faculty meetings will start July 21. EC talked about discussion items to put on the agenda.


Paula is almost finished with the unit head response to the Stewarding Excellence for the Library report.


A faculty member going on sabbatical was replaced on a PRC.


2.                 Digital Content Lifecycle Revisted in 2010

EC discussed the composition of the group and how priorities for the functional team in the report would be set, particularly in relation to CAPT. After one year the groups will be assessed.


EC indorsed the charge subject to a discussion regarding suggested job titles.


3.                 Position description for head of Languages & Literatures

EC approved the job description. This will be an internal hire for a three-year term. Paula will send the job description out and ask for applications to be sent to her by July 30.


4.                 Diversifying Library Faculty and Staff

The committee discussed ways to increase recruitment, both for early and mid-career librarians.  EC also discussed faculty search procedures in general, and ways to enhance candidate pools. Cindy Kelly and Donna Hoffman will be invited to a future meeting to discuss search committees.