AAUP Executive Council Minutes
February 7, 2007
Room 302 McDowell Hall, 8:30-10:30 AM
PRESENT: Linda Bucher (presiding), Leon
Campbell, Gerald Turkel, Danilo Yanich, Sheldon Pollack, David Smith,
and Kevin Kerrane (secretary). Patricia Barber, excused
Minutes from the December 6, 2006 meeting were approved with
two corrections: the addition of a news note about David
Bellamy’s reappointment to the Parking Committee, and the
deletion of 1 ½ sentences regarding the National AAUP.
The meeting began in Executive Session with reports from the
Grievance Officer, D. Smith, and the Contract Maintenance Office, L.
Office Updates/Issues: Laptop computer to be purchased to
replace existing laptop (that is broken).
Treasurer’s Report: Sheldon Pollack
Annual report: draft circulated to council members; once
finalized will be distributed to membership.
The AAUP VOICE: Gerry Turkel: Salary Equity issues
to be focus of next issue
Chapter history project: S. Finner to complete project; J. VanName will
be asked to assist
Joint meeting with Executive Council of the Senate: L.
Bucher to set up date
Joan DelFatorre’s book research: Joan has worked
with Rita over winter session to obtain access to records needed for
5. New Business:
a. AAUP Student Award: Bob Taggart, chairperson: 1 new member
needed; new chair needed for 2008; L. Bucher to solicit new member for
this year’s committee. K. Kerrane suggested that the chapter
might aim for greater publicity for these prestigious prizes.
b. AAUP Farewell Reception for President Roselle: Tuesday,
March 20 th, 4-5, Rodney Room, Perkins Center. L. Bucher to circulate
invitation to AAUP members.
Spring Meeting Schedule: Wednesdays: Mar. 7, Apr. 4, May 2;