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Committees and Committee Charges, 2008-2009

2008/2009 IULFC Faculty Review Board


Representatives Alternates
Bloomington
Diane Dallis (2007-2009) Peter Hook (2007-2009)
DeLoice Holliday (2007-2009) Elizabeth Johnson (2008-2010)
Erika Dowell (2008-2010) Dina Kellams (2007-2009)
IUPUI
Kellie Kaneshiro (2007-2009) Randall Halverson (2007-2009)
May Jafari (2008-2010) Susan Boland (2008-2010)
Regional Campuses
Kirby Cheng, IUSB (2008-2010) Jacqueline Johnson, IUSE (2008-2010)
Nancy Colborn, IUSB (2007-2009) Melanie Hughes, IUSE (2007-2009)

Officers: The Board shall elect a chairperson and a secretary from its membership. This committee has no IULFC liaison.IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 12

Purpose: "To provide all librarians employed by Indiana University with a fair and equitable appeal procedure for those differences which cannot be settled through normal administrative channels and/or the Libraries Human Resources Officer."(IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 5)



2008/2009 IULFC Faculty Standards Committee

Bloomington
Kate Cruikshank (2008-2010)
IUPUI
Debra Denslaw (2007-2009), Chair
Regional Campuses
Linda Fisher, IUSB (2008-2010)
Immediate Past-Chair (non-voting consultant): Jenn Riley, IUB (2008-2009)
Libraries Human Resources Officer (ex officio): Virginia Sojdehei
IULFC Liaison: Joe Harmon

Officers: "At its first meeting each year, the Committee shall elect one member with two or more years to serve as vice-chair and that member shall assume the duties of chair the following years." IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 6-7)

Purpose: (from IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 6):
  1. Review and analyze general responsibilities, privileges, and compensation of the library faculty and make recommendations where appropriate.
  2. Review existing appointment and promotion and tenure criteria and make recommendations where appropriate.
  3. Review existing methods for evaluating performance and make recommendations where appropriate.


2008/2009 IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee

Bloomington
Angela Courtney (2008-2010), Chair-Elect
Carl Horne (2008-2010)
Lynn Hufford (2007-2009)
Jian Liu (2007-2009)
Moira Smith (2008-2010)
Regional Campuses
Steve McShane, Gary (2008-2010)
Ria Lukes, Kokomo (2007-2009), Chair

Officers: "Annually, at its first meeting after July 1, the Committee elects a Vice Chairperson and a Secretary.The Vice Chairperson will succeed to Chairperson on July 1, following election. The Vice Chairperson, Chairperson-elect should be rotated among representatives from the various campuses." This committee has no IULFC liaison. (IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 37.)

Purpose: (from IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 7)
To review each dossier submitted in the promotion and tenure processes, and to make recommendations to the Dean of University Libraries.


2008/2009 IULFC Research Committee

Bloomington
Gary Charbonneau (2008-2010)
Laura Dabney (2008-2010)
IUPUI
Barbara Gushrowski (2008-2010)
Steven Towne (2008-2010)
Regional Campuses
Linda Fisher, IUSB (2008-2010)
Pamela Sandstrom, IPFW (2007-2009), Chair
Liaisons:
IPFW: Pamela Sandstrom (2007-2009)
IUE: Emily Winburn (2007-2009)
IUN: Nicholas Rosselli (2008-2010)
IUSB: Linda Fisher (2008-2010)
IUS: Maria Accardi (2008-2010)
IUK: Gail MacKay (2008-2010)
Research Committee IULFC Liaison: Sherry Michaels

Officers: At its first meeting of the academic year, the Committee shall elect one member of the Committee with two years to serve as vice-chair, and that member shall assume the duties of chair the following year. IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 9)

Purpose:(from the IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 8)
  1. To monitor the research needs of the IU Library Faculty.
  2. To develop means of addressing those needs.
  3. To encourage research by the IU Library Faculty and to raise their research consciousness.
  4. To raise the consciousness of the University community about IU librarians doing research.


2008/2009 IULFC Sabbatical Leave Committee

Bloomington
Sherry Michaels (2008-2010)
David Frasier (2008-2010)
David Lasocki, (2007-2009), Chair
Regional Campuses
Nancy Colborn, IUSB (2008-2010)

Officers: Each year the Indiana University Librarians Sabbatical Leave Committee will elect one member of the Committee with two or more years to serve as vice-chairperson, and that member shall assume the duties of chairperson the following year. There is no IULFC Liaison to the Committee.IUL Library Faculty Handbook: Sabbatical Leave Program Guidelines, p. 66)

Purpose: (from the IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 9)
The function of this Committee shall be to consider sabbatical leave proposals of librarians from the Bloomington and regional campuses and to make recommendations to the Dean of University Libraries.



2008/2009 White Award Committee

Bloomington
Nels Gunderson (2007-2009), Chair
JB Hill (2008-2010)
IUPUI
Ann O'Bryan (2007-2009)
Regional Campuses
Sue McFadden, IUE (2008-2010)
Administrative Liaison (non-voting): Susan Yoon
White Award Committee IULFC Liaison: Elizabeth Johnson

Purpose:(IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 10): The function of the committee shall be to consider all applications for the White Award. (Further explanation of the Award can be found in the IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 81-85).



2008/2009 Indiana University Librarians' Day Committee

Bloomington: Carrie Donovan (2007-2009)
IUPUI:
Mindy Cooper (2008-2010)
Regional:
Latrice Booker, IUN(2008-2010)
Librarians Day Committee IULFC liaison: Kristi Palmer

Members: The Librarians'Day committee shall consist of three (3) members. One (1) member shall be from Bloomington, one (1) member from the Indianapolis campus and one (1) member from the regional campuses. One member of the committee shall be a member of IULFC. It would be preferable if one member had served on the committee the year before. All members are appointed by the IULFC at the first meeting of the year. ( IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 5)

Purpose (from the IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 5): The function of the committee shall be to arrange the annual Indiana University Librarians' Day meeting. The purpose of Librariansí Day is to provide a forum for discussion of current topics and interaction among IU Librarians.



2008/2009 Indiana University Mentor Program Committee

Bloomington: Andrea Singer (2007-2009)
IUPUI:
Judith Anspach (2008-2010)
Regional:
Tim Sutherland, IUN (2008-2010), Chair

Members: The Indiana University Libraries Mentor Program Committee is composed of three tenured librarians. The distribution should include one librarian from Bloomington, one from Indianapolis, and one from the Regional Campuses. The members should include past members of the IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee. Members shall be appointed to serve two year terms with terms being staggered to provide continuity. The Libraries Personnel Officer shall service as ex officio to the committee. ( IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 10)

Purpose (from the IUL Library Faculty Handbook, p. 10): The primary responsibility of this Committee is to administer the Mentor Program which has as its goal to provide tenure track librarians in the Indiana University Libraries system with a mentor.