Minutes of the Instructional Academic Staff Committee

Friday, January 27, 2006

1:00 – 2:50  Room 116 Cowley Hall


Present:  Sue Anglehart, Phil Bice, Kay Dailey, Peggy Denton, Michael Durnin, Kerrie Hoar, Sandy Koster, Don Socha

Absent:   Bonnie Bratina


  1. M/S/A (7,0,0) to approve the minutes from January 20, 2006.


  1. M/S/A (7,0,0) to approve a correction to the proposed Career Progression Document to define a “full academic year” in order to address those with a semester by semester appointment was made.     


  1. M/S/A (8,0,0)  to recommend the Title Series and Career Progression documents be implemented in the Fall 2006 IAS contracts for all current IAS as well as new IAS hires. 


  1. M/S/F (0,8,0)  After discussion of the language regarding a workload standard of 15 credits or equivalents provided in the Provost’s proposal a motion to support the language as written failed.  A list of concerns over this issue was generated.


  1. A motion to support a workload range of 12-15 contact hours was made, but then withdrawn.


  1. M/S/A (8,0,0) to support the statement on workload passed by the JBC was made.


  1. M/S/A (8,0,0)  We support the use of contact hours rather than credit hours and generally support equivalent criteria for reduction of workload, however, we believe more detail is needed.


  1. M/S/A (8,0,0)  The language “renewal is not intended” be removed from the contract language. 


  1. M/S/A  (7/0/0)  We recommend the utilization of Fixed Term Renewable contracts. 


  1. M/S/A  (7/0/0)  We recommend tying Multi-Year contract to career progression and/or years of service.   


Meeting adjourned at 2:50.


Respectfully submitted,
Sue Anglehart