Minutes of the Instructional Academic Staff Committee – Final Copy

Friday, February 17, 2006

1:00 – 2:50  Room 116 Cowley Hall


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

Absent:   none


Left early:  Sue Anglehart


  1. Discussion over the results of the meeting with the Provost.  Issues of titling and progression were agreed upon by the committee and the Provost.


Regarding Career Progression, the committee voted to allow all IAS to accrue for the purpose of career progression.

M/S/A  (9,0,0)  For Career Progression tracking and eligibility purposes only, % appointment will be calculated in the following manner:  39% and below = 25%, 40 to 74% = 50% and 75 to 100% = 100%.


Regarding Workload , the committee voted to allow a range that specified a minimum and maximum workload definition.

M/S/A  (8,0,0)  Determination of full-time equivalency will be based on a maximum load of 12 to 15 contact hours.  Actual workload will be determined by the bylaws of the academic department in which the IAS is assigned.


  1. The committee will inform the provost of our decisions and we agree to present the information to Senate on March 9.


  1. The committee discussed an Open Forum for all IAS to learn of our proposal to Senate and to collect information regarding other issues of concern.  The Open Forum will be Friday, February 24 from 1 to 3PM in Cartwright 339.




Meeting adjourned.