FS012219 2.bApproved by EC 1/15/19 & FS 1/22/19

Executive Committee Minutes

Maple Room, Atwood

November 27, 2018


Attendance: (Those present indicated by an underline)

Officers: FA President Tom Hergert, Vice President Mark Jaede, Secretary Jamie Heiman, Treasurer Tina Sacin

IFO Board Members: Debra Leigh, Shawn Schooley 

Unit Representatives: CLA: Debra Japp (CMST), Jen Tuder (CMST); COSE: Matt Julius (BIOL); HBS: Bill Hudson (FIRE); SCEE: Tony Hansen (EAS); SOTA: Matt Ferrell (MUSIC); SOE: Steven McCullar (ELHE); SHHS: Laura Finch (Kinesiology); SOPA: Dick Andzenge (CJ); SS: Cindy Gruwell (UL)

Negotiator: Tracy Ore (SOC)


1)   Call to order at 3:35 pm


2)   Approval of Minutes

a)   EC minutes of November 13, 2018 (EC112718 2.a)

Motion to approve the EC minutes of November 13, 2018, and all actions included—(Jaede/). Passed


3)   Treasurer’s Report—$7,500 was added to our allocation from the IFO Board.


4)   Announcements/Status Reports

a)   Grievances—no report.

b)   Provost and President Meetings Updates—Hergert met with the Provost yesterday and they talked about phased retirement.

c)    Negotiations—meeting at the end of January.

d)   IFO Board Update (Allocation and Organizing Position)—there was $7,500 added to allocation. The Organizing Position has been divided up by campus, more information to come next EC. The BOT teaching awards and SCSU’s participation was discussed. Emeriti $250 and for adjuncts not teaching in fall or spring can keep membership for $25. Dues for faculty of top earners. There was discussion.


5)   Call for new agenda items—none.


6)   Unfinished Business

a)   FA Standing Committee Charges and attendance—deadline for committees to respond for next Executive Committee—reminders have been sent out and the deadline is December 10 at noon.


7)   New Business

a)   Meet and Confer items for December 13th meeting due Thursday or cancel M&C—evaluation of deans was the item that FA wanted to add to the agenda, and administration agreed to work on this. The Provost will be out of town. The freshman requirement to live on campus (plans to mitigate the financial burden and safety of the dorms).

b)   Consider Peer Review Group for Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI)—this went out three times via email. There was discussion.

Motion to go into Executive Session with staff present—(Gruwell/seconded). Passed

Motion to go out of Executive Session—(Jaede/Ore). Passed


Motion to ask Sponsored Programs for a list of faculty who have earned the most external grants in dollars over the last 10 years to consider recommendations for this list by the Provost and FA President—(Ore/Gruwell). Passed


8)   Adjournment at 4:32 pm


Submitted by Polly Chappell, FA/IFO Union Office Operations Coordinator