Minutes of the Instructional Academic Staff Committee 

Friday, December 1, 2006

1:00    Room 116 Cowley Hall


Present:  Sue Anglehart, Michael Durnin, Barbara Gander, Kerrie Hoar, Glenn Knowles, Sandy Koster, Jodi Vandenberg-Daves

Absent:   Peggy Denton, Don Socha


  1. M/S/A (7,0,0) to accept the minutes of November 17


  1. Announcements:

ü      The window of opportunity for re-titling for the 06-07 year has passed.

ü      Issues regarding how Professional Grants for Academic Staff are awarded will be resolved before the deadline for new proposals in the spring.

ü      Web site for IAS needs to be stared asap

ü      Orientation for new IAS needs to be scheduled – currently none in place.  We could use the faculty orientation workshop and then split into 2 groups:  faculty and IAS

ü      A brown bag lunch will be scheduled for all IAS on campus during the first 2 weeks of Spring semester.


  1. Language regarding formation of a committee to hear promotion requests needs to be sent to the Senate Executive Committee.  A temporary change in the membership will need to be in place the first year of the committee’s existence as there will not be enough senior lecturers on campus to serve.


  1. Workload discussion.  Many examples provided of IAS workloads by departments.


  1. Next meeting:  December 8, 2006 at 1:00 to finalize workload.




Meeting adjourned at 2:10