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Nov 30th , 2004
Watson Conf. A – 1:00-2:30
PRESENT: Monica Claassen-Wilson (Vice-Chair), Kevin Fussell (Grp 2), Laura Horne (Chair), Erin Kidwell (Diversity Committee), Angie Rathmel (Secretary), Denise Swartz (Grp 3)
ABSENT: Robert Szabo (Grp 4)
Approval of Minutes
Minutes from Nov. 16th were approved with the edit from Mary Ann Baker.
Previous Meetings Action Items
WHO? BY WHEN? WHAT?
1. Monica 11/17 Mail Grp 1 ballot. R mailed 11/29, due 12/13
Staff Development Committee (SDC)
Report from Jeff McAdams (on behalf of):
We haven't met for a long while (since Nov. 4th). In that meantime, we have held a few programs: Open House at the Regents Center Library, Tami Albin's Spongebob presentation, and the upcoming "Assessing Information Literacy Skills in the Real World" by Ada Emmett and Judith Emde this Wed. Dec. 1.
We are also continuing to work on improving the SDC website to have more information on programs and relevant alerts, but also appear more appealing. Plus, we are thinking about sending out a survey for specific programs to tailor them for those who are interested.
As always, please send us any suggestions or comments, as we would love to work on them.
Continuing to work on Mentoring/Internship program , planning to work up final proposal in January to include research on areas in the libraries that could specifically benefit from this program. Estimate a draft ready for kulib-l by end February.
Movie series put on hold for the remainder of the year.
Classified Conference Personnel Committee (CCPC)
Will readdress convening in Jan 05.
Report from Mike Rusche (on behalf of):
Classified Senate website has undergone major cosmetic and content changes, more in the works. The web address is http://www.ku.edu/~clsenate. Currently I am webmastering the site, but plan to hand off the duties to the Public Relations committee, if it becomes a permanent committee. Any suggestions for the website can be sent to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also working on new methods to communicate with constituents, expect a few emails every month coming from the Classified Senate in the not too distant future.
We have moved our summer meetings from the Kansas Union to the Burge Union
for anyone interested in attending, attached is a meeting schedule for the
Full Senate and the Executive Board. If you would like to attend a meeting,
please feel free to let one of your Senators know, so that we may expect you
at the meeting.
If you are unsure of what EEO Group you are in, you can check http://www.ku.edu/~clsenate/eeo2000.shtml
The senators for each EEO Category are listed
Also, in case anyone has not already heard, the U.S.S. (University Support Staff) Proposal has made it through its 2nd major hurdle now, as it has passed the Board of Regents. They have put it as one of their legislative priorities for the next year, we do not know how they will take it to the legislature but are all ecstatic that it did finally get through.
Grp 1 - Retrieval Services
Grp 2 – Cataloging
Volunteers have been solicited to help with E-reserves in Spr. 05. LAI and II positions closed. New “Connexion” will replace OCLC CatMe/Passport.
Grp 3 – Watson
4th floor former Access Service office area will be completely vacacted as Joe Orosco moves into reference offices this week.
Library station wagon used to make Annex runs will be removed in the effort announced about a year ago re: depleting the fleet of state vehicles.
Grp 4 – Anschutz, Spahr, Art, Music, Spencer
Agenda items for meeting with Stella and Sharon
The meeting with Stella and Sharon is scheduled for Dec. 2
1) Ask about Access Services and Scott Walter, staff had still not been introduced to him, he has not been to their work area to see what goes on.
2) Ask about the status of the keypad on the main door of Watson.
3) KU Info’s future since Susan Elkins’ resignation and what will happen to her position.
4) Ask about the removal of the station wagon and plans, etc.
5) What is the timeline for combo ref/circ on 3rd floor
6) How was Vice Provost hired without a search
Action Items for next meeting:
Members would like to learn more about the different kinds of committees (referring to the Code and the Guidelines)