Steering Committee Meeting
August 30, 2012
Samford Hall Room #206
3:30 pm

Robin Jaffe
University Senate Secretary

Bill Sauser, Judy Sheppard, Robin Jaffe, Emmett Winn, Don Mulvaney, Michael Baginski Karla McCormick, Rusty Weldon, Katie Lee

Ann Beth Presley, Larry Crowley, Larry Teeter , Laura Plexico

1. Welcome and introductions

2. Approval of minutes of last meeting

• Don Mulvaney moved to accept minutes
• Judith Sheppard seconded
• Minutes from August 9, 2012 Steering Committee Meeting Approved

3. Preview of Senate presentation by Karla McCormick (invited) re: issues related to pay and benefits

• Suggestions made and discussed after presentation

4. Preview of Senate presentation by Rusty Weldon (invited) re:  timely textbook orders

• Suggestions made and discussed after presentation

5. Discussion of draft Administrator Hiring Resolution (prepared by Dr. Boosinger in response to 10/02/07 Senate resolution)

• Statement endorsed by Steering committee, will be presented as an Action Item Pending at Senate meeting September 11, 2012

6. Approval of agenda for September 11 Senate meeting

• Agenda Discussed and Prepared
• Presentations will be sent to Senate Office by September 4, 2012 to post on Senate Agenda page

7. Possible invited presenters for future meetings of the Senate

• Parking Committee
• Healthy Tiger
• Master Plan Update

8. Other business

• Discussed Amy Heck's request to be on Retention Committee
• Will meet with Patricia Duffy from AAUP at Executive Committee Meeting
Michael Bagniski, and Don Mulvaney were also invited to attend