December 2, 2013 Meeting of Executive Committee

Time and Location of Meeting

December 2, 20131:30 pm - 3:00 pm 428 Main Library

Agenda Details


1.        Approve Minutes from November 25
2.        Question Time
3.        User Experience Team Proposal
4.        Faculty Position Checklist
5.        Law MOU
6.        Review of Librarianship, the P&T process and the role of PRC
7.        Unretreat items – Prioritize and plan

Minutes Details


John Wilkin, chair; Bill Mischo, vice-chair; Tim Cole Mary Laskowski, Nancy O’Brien, Chris Prom


1.                   Approve Minutes from November 25
Approved with a motion by Nancy O’Brien, seconded by Mary Laskowski.
2.                  Question Time
John asked for feedback or suggestions on agenda items for the Senate Committee on the Library meeting taking place on Wednesday. John coordinates with Mary Mallory, who is the chair of the committee.

EC discussed some possible topics that John may want to discuss with the committee.

Personnel issues were discussed.

EC discussed the CIC contract with Google and any implications that might have for the Library.
3.                  User Experience Team Proposal
EC discussed the proposal and expressed thanks for the hard work of the team. The proposal will be taken under advisement in conjunction with broader input.
4.                  Faculty Position Checklist
EC feels the checklist is very useful. It will be posted to the EC website and sent to Beth Woodard for use by search committees. The document will also be attached with the next call for positions.

5.                  Law MOU
Search Committee for the Law Librarian is meeting tomorrow morning. John wants to make sure Bill (who is on the search committee) reminds them that if they hire at the Associate or Full level, the person will have to be reviewed through the Library promotion and tenure process before they can be hired.

The MOU needs to be reviewed once a Law Librarian is in place.
6.                  Review of Librarianship, the P&T process and the role of PRC
This will be deferred to another meeting.
7.                  Unretreat items – Prioritize and plan
This will be deferred to another meeting.

8.                  Discuss Draft Charge to PTAC and FRC to update Statement on Promotion and Tenure – Cole, Laskowski
This document was approved.