Deans Council Meeting


February 9, 2011


Note:  At times, issues of confidentiality may require that some items discussed in these meetings be excluded from these minutes.


Members:  Bill Barnes, Dave Caudill, Tom Currin, Alan Gabrielli, Steve Hamrick, Ruston Hunt, Joyce Mills, Jeff Orr, Nikki Palamiotis, Jeffrey Ray, Han Reichgelt, Zvi Szafran


Members Absent:   Nikki Palamiotis




Item 1. Updates


Dr. Szafran updated the Council on the following:


Dr. Szafran asked that all concerns be sent to Bill Barnes.



Item 2. Summer Pay Policy


The Council briefly discussed the new summer pay policy.  Dr. Szafran emphasized that just because a course is listed does not guarantee the course will run.  Deans will decide if low-enrollment courses are cancelled or not.  Steve will finalize the document and distribute it to the faculty.



Item 3.  Hiring for 2011/2012


Dr. Szafran dismissed all but the academic deans and continued the meeting to discuss which faculty searches were highest priority and which will continue and which searches will be cancelled.



Meeting adjourned at 4:00 PM