Present: Jerilyn McIntyre, Dave Soltz, Rich Corona, Charlotte Tullos, Libby Street, Becky Watson, Rebecca Bowers, Karen Blair, Jeffrey Dippmann, Mark Lundgren, Dave Heath, Jadon Berry
Guests: Carmen Rahm, Sherer Holter, Nancy Howard, Chelsea Evens (Observer Reporter)
Dr. McIntyre asked the group for a moment of silence for the Virginia Tech incident.
Judy Miller, Board Secretary:
Ms. Miller reminded the group that the next Board of Trustees' meeting is May 4. Agenda items are due tomorrow.
Leslie Webb, Chair, Diversity Council:
Rebecca Bowers, Dean, College of Education & Professional Studies:
Dr. Bowers reported that we are three weeks away from the NCATE accreditation visit.
David Heath, Interim Chair, Employee Council:
Mr. Heath distributed information regarding Ellensburg School District's proposed calendar for 2007-08. Since the calendar affects many employees at CWU, Mr. Heath suggested that we respond as a university. Mr. Heath also thanked Dr. McIntyre for hosting the Address to Classified Staff on April 9.
Jeffrey Dippmann, Chair, Faculty Senate:
Dr. Dippmann reported that the ad hoc scheduling committee met and already has a proposal to bring forward. The general education program review committee is on hold. Cathy Bertleson has withdrawn from chairing the committee. The Distinguished Professor nominations have been forwarded to the Provost. Those will be announced soon. The faculty assessment of academic administrators is due back to the Faculty Senate office Monday, April 30.
Kim Dawson, Administrative Operations Coordinator:
Mark Lundgren, Director, Institutional Research:
Karen Blair, Chair, ADCO:
Chairs working on merit procedures, application procedure for adjuncts, and new form in development to assess workload forms.
Jadon Berry, ASCWU BOD President:
Mr. Berry reported that the Student Senate for Organizations will be hosting a Virginia Tech Memorial Vigil on Thursday, April 19, 2007 at 9:30 p.m. in the Student Union Theatre. Speak Out Central, an ongoing part of the First Amendment Year Festival, will be held today at 12:00 p.m. in the Student Union Pit. Today's event will focus on the Virginia Tech incident. ASCWU BOD Elections are underway. The BOD is working in collaboration with Alumni Relations on "senior focused" events. They are also in the process of purchasing the "General" from the Alumni Association. The next Fireside Chat is Monday, May 14 at 8:00 p.m. in the Student Union Pit.
Carmen Rahm, AVP for Information Technology Services:
Mr. Rahm reported that ITS is supporting the NCATE accreditation visit that is coming up. ITS also participated in Accepted Student Day on April 14. Turnout for the event was great and ITS distributed a lot of information to prospective students and parents. The HR/SAEM upgrade is going well. So far, the project is under budget and ahead of schedule. ITS is currently working with facilities management to find a location for the expanded data center.
Nancy Howard, Director, Office for Equal Opportunity:
Sherer Holter, AVP for Human Resources:
No old business.