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Executive Committee Minutes 03-14-2011


Executive Committee



March 14, 2011


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, chair; David Ward, Vice-chair; Greg Youngen, Secretary; Paula Carns, Karen Hogenboom; JoAnn Jacoby, Chris Prom, Sarah Shreeves; Recording - Kim Matherly


1.                 Approve minutes from March 7, 2011

Approved with changes.


2.                 Question Time

The Strategic Planning Task Force charge was approved and will be posted to the EC website and on the Committee website. The AULs are concerned about their involvement in the process. Scott will be asked to make sure he communicates with the other AULs on the issues and decisions the Task Force makes.


Paula attended the Chris Kennedy lecture. He made a good case for why the state should support all research universities in Illinois, especially UIUC.


Now that Steve Veazie is the new chief counsel, they have hired Scott Rice to be the deputy counsel.


All the paper preparers said yes. Paula is still waiting to hear back from the editor.


3.                 Personnel Issue

EC discussed this issue.


4.                 NSM Social and Applied Health Sciences Report

EC gave Paula the advice to combine ESSL and AHS and to leave BEL as a separate entity. Next steps are to charge the implementation team.


5.                 AUL Review Procedures -David Ward

EC discussed how it should gather feedback from faculty and also suggested developing a standard template for the AULs to use for their report.


6.                 Zero Percent Appointment for Sarah Christensen

This was deferred to another meeting.


7.                 Position Requests

This was deferred to another meeting.


8.                 Turyn Professor Criteria and Guidelines

This was deferred to another meeting.


9.                 Committee Review

This was deferred to another meeting.