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Executive Committee Minutes May 24, 2011


Executive Committee



May 24, 2011


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, chair;  Greg Youngen, Secretary; Paula Carns, Karen Hogenboom;  Bill Mischo, Sarah Shreeves. Recording - Kim Matherly




1.                 Approve minutes from May 9


Approved with changes.


2.                 Question Time


TSD has requested a change in its AUL reporting structure.


New ARL statistics have been released. UI ranks 2nd in collections.


3.                 Hiring Plan


Positions in the hiring plan were discussed and ranked.


4.                 Discuss topics for next AUL/EC meeting (6/6)


Strategic planning update - Scott/David

Library IT fee projects.

Brainstorming about the future - what will distinguish us in the future.


5.                 Reference Implementation NSM Final Report


The report is posted.  EC will discuss again after the comment period.


6.                 Business and Social/Applied Health NSM teams


The Business Implementation Team proposal is being reviewed by the College of Business and BEL librarians.


A draft SS/AHS/Education Implementation Team charge was reviewed will be posted for comment.   The name of the proposed new library will be open for suggestions in the call for comments as well.  Responses due June 3.


7.                 Divisional Structures


Due to Library reorganization and consolidations, Library division structures are changing as well.  IAS is an example of the Division with only one library.  EC discussed the need for divisions, the existing division structure, and possible reorganization.   This topic will be put on the Administrative Council's agenda for comment and feedback to EC.



8.                 Other - Parking Lot topics


Add: Committee Review Appointments

Add: Support for Associate to Full Professors (Assigning mentors)

Remove: Customer Service Survey

Remove: Discuss how to engage faculty in discussions...