Faculty Development Committee
Minutes for Meeting of March 13, 2002

 
Present: Achenreiner, J. Beck, Cerbin, Gedicks, Giddings, Holman, Jackson, McGaff.
Excused: Anderson, P. Beck, Miller

The meeting was brought to order at 2:20PM.

The minutes from the last meeting were discussed.   The fifth item in the minutes was amended as follows:
 

John Tillman discussed a proposal for using funds that would be allocated for IT grants in the future instead for to support of a permanent full-time Director of the Instructional Technology Learning Center in the future.  An anonymous advisory “straw poll” was taken of committee members regarding their general support or non-support of this idea.

A motion was made, seconded, and passed unanimously to accept the minutes of the last meeting as amended.

Scores for all of the Instructional Technology (IT) grant proposals, including the late proposal, were distributed.

A motion was made, seconded, and passed unanimously to fund the Hoar/Baggett proposal for $1,200.

The balance of remaining IT funds now stands at $22,400.

A motion was made, seconded, and passed unanimously to not call for a second round of IT grant proposals.

A motion was made, seconded, and passed unanimously to not carry over remaining IT funds to the next school year.

A motion was made, seconded, and passed unanimously to recommend that the Provost/Vice Chancellor use the remaining IT funds toward technology-related professional development for faculty and staff.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:40 PM

Respectfully submitted,
Rob McGaff