Library Faculty Assembly
LFA 04/05-06†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Approved: February 3, 2005
January 6, 2005, 8:30 a.m.
Present: Betsy Hine, Juliet Kerico, Christopher Mehrens
Absent: Karen Evans, Steve Hardin, Anthony Kaiser, David Kaunelis,
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
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
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
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
C. Personnel Committee
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.
The meeting adjourned at 9:15 a.m.
Christopher E. Mehrens
Secretary of the Day