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Executive Committee Minutes 12-13-2012

Executive Committee


December 13, 2012


428 Library

Paula Kaufman, chair; Chris Prom, vice-chair; Mary Laskowski, Nancy O’Brien, Carissa Phillips, Lynne Rudasill, David Ward; Visitors - Beth Sandore, Sue Searing, Tom Teper; Recording-Kim Matherly

  1. 1:00 – AULs

    The AULS discussed which positions they think are the highest priority.

  2. Approve minutes from November 26

    Approved with a motion from Nancy O’Brien, seconded by Chris Prom.

  3. Question Time

    EC discussed personnel issues.

    An offer for the Vet Med position has been made.

    EC discussed some positions.

    The Library is having trouble with University Purchasing sitting on our contracts, so Paula is meeting with Maxine Sandretto and Janet Milbrandt in Purchasing to discuss giving Paula the authority to sign licenses up to a certain amount.

    EC discussed the Campus Faculty Association trying to get the faculty to unionize.

  4. Positions for February 2013 Hiring Plan

    EC discussed the positions.

  5. AULs agenda for 1/7 meeting

    Positions – finalize

    Evaluation proposal

  6. Support Structure for Invited Speakers

    Paula and Kim will work on guidelines.

  7. Peer University List for P&T

    Redefine the wording in the PTA document to give the untenured more info.

    One idea is to use the top 25 listed in ARL as a guide. The untenured should also look for specialist in their field and balance between institutions and experts. It was also suggested that we compile a list of institutions that have provided letters to successful cases.

    Mary Laskowski will go back to PTA and come up with alternate language to bring back to EC.

Parking Lot:

11/28/12 – EC approved adding Dan Tracy to RPC as an ex officio member