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Executive Committee Minutes July 21, 2010



Executive Committee



July 21, 2010


428 Library


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


1.                 Approve minutes from July 8 and July 12

Approved with changes.


2.                 Question Time

EC discussed the Faculty meeting and what would be discussed.


Paula informed EC about who had agreed to serve on each committee and which committees needed other suggestions.


EC decided to form a Revenue Generation Committee consisting of Betsy Kruger, convenor, Beth Sandore, Kirstin Dougan and Susan Edwards, to address the comments in the Stewarding Excellence Library report.


At future P&T receptions, the Library will also recognize faculty and APs who have won awards.


3.                 1:00 - Rod Allen - Budget Review

Rod came and discussed the budget with the committee.


4.                 Exceptional Dewey

The Exceptional Dewey report recommends changing new literatures, acquisitions and retrospectively the conversion of the materials going to the Literatures and Languages Library to LC. 85% of books in the Library already have LC numbers in their cataloging records that could be pulled in. We can also harvest LC numbers from CARLI. Comments will be solicited from the Library Faculty due July 28.


5.                 Administrative Communication (Faculty White Paper)-Michael, Sarah

The communication recommends

In addition, EC would like to add to the communication, better support for untenured and junior faculty; possibly a shadowing program. Michael and Sarah will create an action document to bring back to EC.


6.                 Voluntary Separation/Retirement Update

25 faculty and APs applied and all were accepted. Two withdrew and one is pending. Nine faculty applied and eight were accepted.



Documents relating to the July 21, 2010 meeting are available at G:\ExecutiveCommittee\Meeting Documents\2009-2010


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