Cunningham Memorial Library

Library Faculty Assembly


LFA 08/09-03                                     Approved: 


Room 028


Present: George Stachokas, Rolland McGivern, Shelley Arvin, Carol Lunce, Ginger Garvey, Marsha Miller, Jake Eubanks, Susan Frey, Cheryl Blevens, Cinda May

Ex-Officio: Betsy Hine, Alberta Comer



I.                   Call to Order  2:05 p.m.

II.                Approval of Agenda


Approval of Minutes (LFA)

Cinda made a motion to accept minutes as amended.

Rolland seconded the motion

Vote: 6-0-0


III.             Chair’s Announcements

A.    Position description for Associate Dean of Library SASC Director replacement (EAP). LAAC will meet on this

B.     Add grant writing to promotion & tenure-Charged to LFAC


IV.             Old business-none

V.                New business

A.    Consulting of librarians should only be conducted under the following circumstance:

1.      with permission of supervisor no pay-

2.      Or take a vacation day

3.      Take personal time

                    Some discussion pros and cons of consulting


B.     List of volunteers to chair the Associate Dean of Library, SASC Director search committee was presented to the LFA.

Motion was made to accept four names


6-0-0 passed.

Names were presented to Dean.


VI.             Remarks from Library Dean

a.       The Dean was asked to present information about collection development, philosophy of libraries and departments and organization, etc. Send suggestions to Anthony by Wednesday



b.      New person in administrative office-be here for 8 months and will be Joan’s assistant.


VII.          Remarks from Library Support Staff

Ginger –next meeting December 17


VIII.       15-Minute Open Discussion

Marsha-Take Back the Night event tonight plus a Powerpoint in front of the fountain

Free memberships for students who want to join AAUP-Women. Free to join until graduation

Hine-Alliance for Servant Leadership-next Monday. This would be a good discussion group to join.


IX.             Committee Reports

A.    Library Administrative Affairs Committee-no report

B.     Library Faculty Affairs Committee-no report

C.     Personnel Committee-no report

D.    Search Committees

1.      Humanities has tiers of candidates-trying to schedule telephone interviews

E.     Web Committee-President’s page-online forum-not anonymous, look for themes to address

University Calendar will open just one page

F.      Senate/University Committees

Gen Ed council close to finishing new guidelines

Admin Affairs-green campus-closing campus one day a week

Make sure no employees suffer as


X.                Remarks of the Faculty Senator

No report

XI.             Adjournment: Marsha made motion to adjourn, Cinda seconded.

Adjournment at 2:40 p.m.