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Committees and Committee Charges, 2009-2010

2009/2010 IULFC Faculty Review Board


Representatives Alternates
Bloomington
Dina Kellams (2009-2011) Lou Malcolmb (2009-2011)
Sylvia Turchyn (2009-2011) Elizabeth Johnson (2008-2010)
Erika Dowell (2008-2010) Virginia Sojdehei (2009-2011)
IUPUI
Rick Ralston (2009-2011) Chris Long (2009-2011)
May Jafari (2008-2010) Susan Boland (2008-2010)
Regional Campuses
Kirby Cheng, IUSB (2008-2010) Jacqueline Johnson, IUSE (2008-2010)
Ria Lukes, Kokomo (2009-2011) Melanie Hughes, IUSE (2009-2011)

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)



2009/2010 IULFC Faculty Standards Committee


Bloomington
Kate Cruikshank (2008-2010)
IUPUI
Richard Humphrey (2009-2011)
Regional Campuses
Linda Fisher, IUSB (2008-2010), Chair
Immediate Past-Chair (non-voting consultant): Debra Denslaw, IUPUI (2009-2010)
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.



2009/2010 IULFC Promotion and Tenure Committee


Bloomington
Angela Courtney (2008-2010), Chair
Carl Horne (2008-2010)
Mary Strow (2009-2011)
Becky Cape (2009-2011)
Moira Smith (2008-2010)
Regional Campuses
Steve McShane, Gary (2008-2010)
Sue McFadden, IUE (2009-2011), 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.



2009/2010 IULFC Research Committee


Bloomington
Gary Charbonneau (2008-2010)
Laura Dabney (2008-2010)
IUPUI
Barbara Gushrowski (2008-2010), Chair
Steven Towne (2008-2010)
Regional Campuses
Linda Fisher, IUSB (2008-2010)
Margit Codispoti, IPFW (2009-2011)
Liaisons:
IPFW: Margit Codispoti (2009-2011)
IUE: Sue McFadden (2009-2011)
IUN: Nicholas Rosselli (2008-2010)
IUSB: Linda Fisher (2008-2010)
IUS: Maria Accardi (2008-2010)
IUK: Gail MacKay (2008-2010)

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.



2009/2010 IULFC Sabbatical Leave Committee


Bloomington
Sherry Michaels (2008-2010), Chair
David Frasier (2008-2010)
Nels Gunderson (2009-2011)
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.



2009/2010 White Award Committee


Bloomington
Virginia, Sojdehei (2008-2010)
Chanitra Bishop (2009-2011)
IUPUI
Brenda Burk (2009-2010)
Regional Campuses
Sue McFadden, IUE (2008-2010), Chair
Administrative Liaison (non-voting): Susan Yoon

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).



2009/2010 Indiana University Librarians' Day Committee


Bloomington: Lori Duggan (2009-2011)
Janet Seymour, ex-officio
IUPUI:
Mindy Cooper (2008-2010), Chair
Regional:
Latrice Booker, IUN(2008-2010)

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.



2009/2010 Indiana University Mentor Program Committee


Bloomington: Anne Haynes (2009-2011)
IUPUI:
Judith Anspach (2008-2010)
Regional:
Tim Sutherland, IUN (2008-2010), Chair
Libraries Human Resources Officer (ex officio): Amy Cope

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.