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Faculty Meeting Agenda 10-26-2011


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Date: October 26, 2011

Location: 126 GSLIS

Time: 3pm – 4:30pm

Call to Order


Standing Items


Adoption of the Agenda – David Ward


Approval of Minutes  - David Ward


Introductions  - David Ward


Report of the University Librarian – None


Executive Committee Discussion Items - David Ward  (30 min)


  1. Search Committees Update – David Ward


The Chairs of search committees are invited to share their progress and whether they have any particular recruitment needs that the faculty could help with.


  1. Faculty Job Descriptions –  David Ward



EC has a concern over the number of faculty whose job titles and descriptions no longer accurately reflect the amount or type of work they are doing.  EC would like to get faculty input on the best way to go about updating job descriptions and titles.



  1. What would be a good process for job description updates? 


  1. What would be a reasonable timetable for faculty to have their individual job descriptions brought up-to-date? 







  1. Strategic Plan Feedback – David Ward



The Strategic Planning Task Force would like to receive any additional feedback that the library faculty has on the current draft of the Strategic Plan.  Revisions will begin the first week of November.  The current draft is posted at:




  1. What are the most important initiatives from the current draft?


  1. What is missing from the current draft that should be addressed in the final draft?


Old Business - None


New Business - None


Ad Hoc Items - None