November 19, 2001
Bustos (secretary), Barbara Coleman, Bill Dodd, Jim Garvey, Peggy Ruth Geren,
Paul Harris (chair), Andy Hauger, Donna Hobbs, Wayne Mixon, Jana Sandarg, Bruce
Minutes of the November 12 meeting were approved.
student fee: Paul said that
President Bloodworth explained that it is a conflict of interest for the
committee that oversees fee dispersal (e.g., Student Activities) to be
setting fees. A Mandatory
Student Fee committee is needed to examine the overall fee structure. The suggested composition would be
the chair of Faculty Policies, chair of Academic Policies, member
appointed by Faculty Policies, 3 student members, and, as ex-officio
members, Fred Barnabei and representatives of the areas which expend
student fees (e.g., Student Activities, Athletics, Technology)
with President Bloodworth: The
President would like to meet with us next Monday at 3:00 P.M. in his
Secretary: Bruce Saul pointed
out that, according to the Faculty Manual, the secretary must be a faculty
member. Paul said Dr. Bompart
has an idea about a possible solution to our problem; he will keep us
Crute’s reduction of paperwork proposal: Paul Harris will tell Tom we endorse the concept and
request Academic Policies to send us a proposed procedure. Bill Dodd said he would be glad to
serve as liaison to the curriculum committees
Coleman reported that the Employee Benefits committee has been very
active. Several new
retirement plan options may be available soon. Bill Dodd suggested investigating the possibility of
letting people buy back into TRS.
Committee 2003: Jana
Sandarg will give Bill Dodd the name of two proposed student members.
committee approved the appointment of Gerald Thompson as Faculty Marshall.
was a discussion of the President’s memo on the budget situation.
reported that the January meeting of the Teaching and Learning Task Force will
focus on the possible formation of a chapter of AAUP and encouraged those
interested in this issue to attend.
The meeting adjourned at 4:00 P.M.