LFA Meeting Minutes


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LFA 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 November 18, 2013 Call to Order: 10:01 AM Attendance: Smathers 22 Law 0 Health 4 Borland 2 Agenda Approved as submitted Minutes Approved as submitted Chair Report Attended Faculty Council Chairs Meeting: talked about preeminence, UF Core, upcoming town halls, distinguished professor lectures in Emerson Hall, roundtables (e.g., what is scholarship) Senate Report Rae Jesano: Marc Heft talked about Open Access, reminded colleges to share their comments only 4 colleges had shared comments so far; town halls to engage faculty past town halls were recorded and available from the Faculty Senate web site (future town halls dates and topics were shared); distinguished professor lectures announced; roundtables planned; call for nominations for councils and committees nominees are needed; Big Data D. Norton sees this as a 10 20 year initiative Library Administration Update (Diane Bruxvoort) Strategic planning on November 25th day long meeting about strategic planning and then the writing process will begin. 4 different directions will be discussed and groups assigned to discuss each direction throughout the day you can move from one to another; to get input on how to proceed with these identified directions get language to put into the directions as written into the strategic plan New Business Discussion of Changes to By Laws and Standing Rules talked about this back in February, revisiting it because we never had a vote to implement the changes. The main change is cleaning up language about task forces and standing committees. The duties of each of these bodies should be reflected in their designation Additional changes to Career Development Committee definition remove assignment of duties related to training which are now more within the purview of Judith Roberts in HR Brian Keith proposed several edits/posed several questions – revised version with these suggestions will be circulated to full assembly prior to December meeting and vote Will be a show of hands vote in December


Old Business 4 tier evaluation vote is again being tabled to allow for Judy's presence and to also resolve possible issues regarding the CBA Adjourned: 10:45 AM Next Meeting – December 18, 2013, 10:00 AM, Library East 1A