Library Faculty Assembly meeting minutes


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Library Faculty Assembly meeting minutes
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Library Faculty Assembly
George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Gainesville, Fla.

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Library Faculty Assembly Minutes Draft February 18, 2013 Attendance: Smathers – 24 HSCL – 7 Law – 0 Borland – 0 Call to Order: 10:03 AM Minutes from 12/17/2012 – Approved with no corrections Assembly Chair Report Reviewed report from faculty senators Reviewed events since last LFA meeting including suspension of presidential search and ruling on 3% employee retirement contribution. Faculty Senate Elections – Naomi clarified that per LFA Standing Rules and Senate Rules we need at least 2 nominations for the faculty senate vacancy representing HSCL/LIC. We currently have one nomination from these libraries. The two senate vacancies will be listed separately on the ballot. Proposed Changes to By Laws – Naomi reviewed the proposed changes to by laws (draft language with respect to standing committees is attached). Faculty input is sought and needed regarding these proposed changes. Ruling on 3% Retirement Contribution – Brian Keith reviewed the history of the change in the law, ensuing litigation, and UF’s mitigation regarding the requirement that state employees contribute 3% to their retirement Evaluation Levels – floor discussion regarding next steps following vote on 5 level system; motion approved to charge career evaluation task force with making recommendation regarding 4 level system and present their recommendation to LFA Adjourned – 10:55 AM