Time: 3:15 p.m.
Place: HMSU, Room 227
Present: Chairperson V. Sheets, Vice Chair A. Halpern, Secretary Sister A. M. Anderson
J. Fine, J. Hughes, M. Miller, S. Pontius, T. Sawyer, D. Worley
Ex-Officio: J. Maynard
Guests: R. Perrin, English;_E. Tuttle, life sciences
I. Administrative Report:
(1) Thanks were expressed to the many who attended the reception yesterday.
(2) request for reactions to waiving the 10% fee for faculty and staff.
(3) noted President’s address on Thursday the 13th.
(4) moving forward quickly toward hiring the new Deans of CHNNS Twenty-eight to twenty-nine applications were reduced to ten last week. Reference checks are being done. Airport Interviews are planned for October. Hoping for January start.
II. Chair Report: None
III. Approval of minutes as amended. (D. Worley, T. Sawyer) 8-0-0
IV. Fifteen Minutes
(1) The Cabinet decided ISU would support the Air Fair.
(a) Kevin Snyder is organizing ISU’s presence.
(b) 3 years per the President, Cabinet, and Foundation - $50,000 for 1 year or $30,000 per year for 3 year commitment
(c) foundation to pay ˝
(d) would like the Air Fair to be a 2nd Homecoming for ISU.
(e) $15,000 to $20,000 in additional expenses expected for things like Sodexho and buses.
(f) Terre Haute Air Authority and D. Dunbar will run the Air Fair
(g) expecting about 3 bus loads of high school students to tour the campus then take the ISU shuttle to the Air Fair.
(h) questions raised regarding how to assess the pay-off from supporting the Air Fair. A request was made for follow-up.
(i) John Beacon and Gene Crume are on top of creating a system of assessing pay-offs.
(2) Hispanic Festival will be held in Indianapolis on Saturday.
(a) ISU continues a small sponsorship
(b) A small group from ISU will help man a booth.
V. Charges to Standing Committees approved. (D. Worley, T. Sawyer) 9-0-0
VI. Curriculum Proposals – all are eliminations except Spanish M.A., which is a suspension.
Motion to consider all together. (D. Worely/T. Sawyer 9-0-0)
(1) Ph.D. Life Sciences – Systematics
(2) Ph.D. Life Sciences – Sports Medicine
(3) MA English Theater
(4) MA/MS English Teaching
(5) Women’s Studies Graduate Certificate
(6) MA Spanish
a) Savings from cutting the Ph.D. in Sports Medicine was questioned. A reduction in additional staff used to train 1-3 Ph.D. students will reduce expenses.
b) Provost Maynard encouraged everyone to go to the Indiana Commission of Higher Education website to read the “time to degree” statement.
c) English – Theater: The only reason for elimination is that there is no one left at the University who is available to teach the course.
Motion to accept. (Sr. Anderson/T. Sawyer 9-0-0)
VII. Old Business - None
VIII. New Business
1. Tenure Appointments
Executive Session (Sr. Anderson/S. Pontius 9-0-0) 4:17 PM
Out of Executive Session 4:32 PM
(a) Dr. William Redmond, College of Business
(D. Worley/M. Miller 8-1-0)
(b) Dr. Nancy Merritt, Dean, College of Business
(T. Sawyer/D. Worley 9-0-0)
Meeting adjourned 4:55 PM