December 18, 2001


PRESENT:    John Friedman, Laurie Glass, Marcia Parsons, and David Schultz


I.                    CALL TO ORDER AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA: Glass called the meeting to order at 1:05 p.m.  The agenda was approved as presented.


II.                 APPROVAL OF MINUTES: The minutes were approved as presented.


III.       PERSONS WHO WISH TO BE HEARD (Not longer than 15 minutes): There were no persons who wish to be heard.




            A.         Provost Wanat reviewed the Library holding issue.  He informed the committee that there was no overhead money allotted to the Library.  Provost also asked the committee to review the Emeritus status processes for Faculty and Academic staff.


V.                 CHAIRPERSON'S REPORT & ANNOUNCEMENTS:  There was no chairperson’s report.


VI.               MEMBERS' REPORTS:


A.    Parsons attended the Board of Visitors’ meeting.  There were presentations on distance education.  Parsons attended the FAPBC meeting.  They discussed the 0305 biennial proposal.


                   B.        Schultz also attended the FAPBC meeting.


VII.             OLD BUSINESS:


A.     Action Item(s):


B.     Discussion Item(s):


            1.  AQIP – Senate Committee of the Whole Discussion.  Committee had a brief discussion about the AQIP Senate Committee meeting.


VIII.          NEW BUSINESS:  


A.     Action Item(s):


1.  Achieving excellence report.  The achieving excellence report will be returned to the Provost with the following additions: Goal 1 – add summer sessions, enrollment, and offerings.  Goal 2 – add the effect of enrolling in Freshman seminars retention effects.  Also, there was a question about whether or not graduate retention should be considered.  Goal 3 – add department specific standardized scores, where applicable.  Goal 4 – add growth in interdisciplinary programs.


B.     Discussion Item(s):


IX.               PERSONNEL MATTERS: [Closed session according to Wis. Stats. 19.85 (1)(f)] There were no personnel matters to discuss.


X.                 ADJOURNMENT:  The meeting adjourned at 2:30 p.m.