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Executive Committee Minutes 04-09-2012

Executive Committee



April 9, 2012


428 Library


Present: Paula Kaufman, chair; David Ward, vice-chair; Beth Woodard, Secretary; Paula Carns, JoAnn Jacoby, Mary Laskowski, Chris Prom, Lynne Rudasill, Sarah Shreeves; Visitors – Beth Sandore, Tom Teper, Scott Walter; Recording-Kim Matherly



1.                 Personnel issue
A personnel issue was discussed.
2.                 1:30pm – AULs

  1. a.     Research/Publications

EC would like to see more structured support for mentoring of research  One idea was to have 25% of an individual’s time be devoted to RPC. Beth Sandore and Beth Woodard will work together to draft a job description.
b.     Coordinating papers for incoming librarians for tenure
PTAC and FRC are drafting documents that include how to best address this issue.
3.                 Approve minutes from April 2
Minutes were approved with changes.
4.                 Question Time
The search committee for the Vet Met librarian was suggested. Beth W. will contact the members and ask them to serve.
Paula K. will come up with tips on how to recruit the best candidates. EC suggested that the Search Manual be sent out in draft form, because there are so many searches going on, we shouldn’t wait for the final form. EC also decided that it was not necessary to have the search committee chairs come to EC. It is slowing down the process.
EC talked about the Process for Review of the AUL for User Services position. EC search committee will ask for input from faculty and staff. They will then give their recommendation to Paula K., who will then make a decision.
The new AUL will be invited to an upcoming meeting to discuss the AUL/EC relationship.
5.                 SSHEL documentation
EC discussed the documents and will send SSHEL an update.
6.                 Strategic Planning Follow-up

David and Chris will work with one of the AULs to determine parties responsible for the Goals in the Strategic Plan.



Email Decisions:

4/3 Approved call for Interim head of History, Philosophy, and Newspaper Library

4/5 Discussed and approved AUL review process