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October 5, 1989

                               Minutes

 

                   COMMISSION ON FACULTY AFFAIRS

 

                          October 6, 1989

 

 

  The meeting was convened in the Newman Library Board Room at 2:03 P.M.

 

  PRESENT: L.A. Eng, E. Fred Carlisle, John Perry, H.K. Doswald,

  D.A. DeWolf, H. Kriz, C.E. Polan, J.C. Duke, J.D. McAlister,

  R.E. Sorensen, A. Woodson-Robinson, John Hasselmann.

 

  ABSENT: F. Baumgartner

 

 

  I. AGENDA

  The agenda was adopted with the addition of CFA resolutions

  88-89 C (Instructorship not part of probationary period) and

  88-89 F (Sharing confidential information with

  Committee on Reconciliation).

 

  II. MINUTES

  The minutes of the meeting of September 15, 1989,

  were approved with editorial modifications.

 

  III. ACADEMY OF EXTENSION AND PUBLIC SERVICE EXCELLENCE

  The proposal for an Academy of Extension and Public Service

  Excellence was considered.  A draft written by C.E. Polan and

  J.D. McAlister was reviewed and discussed as a possible response

  to the proposal by the Commission on Extension.  It was concluded

  that there was a lack of enthusiasm for the proposed Academy.

  Chairman Eng will convey that message to Chairman Johnson.

 

  IV. COMMENCEMENT

  Proposals for changes to commencement were discussed.

  The plan as summarized by C.A. Kennedy generally seemed acceptable.

 

  V. OLD BUSINESS - RESOLUTION 88-89F - Confidential information for

  Reconciliation Committee.

  After discussion, it was recommended that University Counsel be asked

  to review the legal implications of the current resolution and find out

  what the Reconciliation Committee can request or expect to receive from

  others of a confidential nature about cases.

 

  VI. OLD BUSINESS - RESOLUTION 88-89C - Prior service as part of the

  probationary period.

  The Provost's office will obtain information on how other

  institutions handle this.

 

  VII. OLD BUSINESS - FACULTY SALARY ADJUSTMENTS (COLA)

  The Provost's office will determine the percentage of faculty that

  may have gotten zero or token raises in salary.

 

  VIII.The meeting was adjourned at 3:34 P.M.

 

 

   Respectfully submitted,

 

 

   Carl E. Polan

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