INDIANA STATE UNIVERSITY

Library Faculty Assembly

 

LFA 04/05-06†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Approved: February 3, 2005

January 6, 2005, 8:30 a.m.

Room 028

 

Present: Betsy Hine, Juliet Kerico, Christopher Mehrens

Absent: Karen Evans, Steve Hardin, Anthony Kaiser, David Kaunelis,

Elizabeth Lorenzen

Ex-Officio: Alberta Comer, Myrna McCallister, Deb Taylor

Guests:None

 

  I.     Call to order and approval of agenda

 

The meeting was called to order at 8:35.As there were not enough members to constitute a quorum, the agenda was not approved.

 

II.     Approval of minutes LFA 04/05-05 (December 2, 2004)

 

As there were not enough members to constitute a quorum, the minutes were not approved.

 

III.     Recognition Awards

 

None.

 

IV.     Chairís announcements/report

 

The Chair, B. Hine, asked about the due dates for Faculty annual review.The dates that have been sent out previously were for pre-tenure evaluations.She also called attention to the Cyberwire of January 5th in which President Benjamin addressed how members of the ISU community could assist the victims of the Tsunami.

 

V.     15-minute open discussion

 

VI.     Remarks of the Dean of Library Services

 

None.

 

VII.     Report of the Faculty Senator

 

Because of the absence of the Faculty Senator, R. McGiverin, no live report was offered.However, B. Hine pointed out that the Faculty Senate Notes had been posted.


 

 

VIII.     Remarks from the Library Support Staff Representative

 

None.

 

IX.     Committee Reports

 

A.    Library Administrative Affairs Committee

 

LAAC Chair J. Kerico announced that the committee held an emergency meeting in December to address the new leave form.The committee approved of the form electronically and J. Kerico will submit it to LFA for consideration and a vote.

 

B.    Library Faculty Affairs Committee

 

No report.

 

C.    Personnel Committee

 

No report.

 

D.Senate/University Committee reports

 

††††††††††† ††††† No report.

 

X.     Old Business

 

A.Fines policy update

 

The fines policy was forwarded from LFA to the Dean on December 2, 2004. ††She approved it verbally at this meeting and will let LFA know when she has sent it forward to Faculty Senate Executive Committee.

 

††††††††††† ††††† The computer usage policy was forwarded from LFA to the Dean on

December 2, 2004. She approved it verbally at this meeting.It will be entered

in the LFA directory.


 

XI.     New Business

 

A.    Related to library faculty issues

 

1.     LFA meeting dates for the spring semester (each meeting is scheduled for the first Thursday of the month, at 8:30 a.m. in 028)

 

January 6, 2005

February 3, 2005

March 3, 2005

April 7, 2005

May 5, 2005

 

2.     LEC meetings will be the Thursday before each LFA meeting at 8:30 a.m. in the Conference Room

 

January 27, 2005

February 24, 2005

March 31, 2005

April 28, 2005

 

B.    Related to general library issues

 

Deb Taylor spoke about the problems she encountered when using her new prescription card.

 

XII.     Adjournment

 

The meeting adjourned at 9:15 a.m.

 

Respectfully submitted,

Christopher E. Mehrens

Secretary of the Day