Minutes of Meeting

Adjunct Affairs Committee Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Location: OFE/FA Conference Room - Osprey Commons, Bldg 16, 3rd Floor, Rm 3108

Call to Order:

The meeting was called to order at 12:00 PM by Elizabeth Gregg, chair.

Members Present:

Elizabeth Gregg, Catherine Silvers, Radha Pyati, Koren Borges, Jacqueline Shank, Linda Connelly, Patricia Geesey, Thobias Sando

Members Absent:

Koren Borges

Others Attending:

N/A
  • Approval of the Minutes
    Minutes of meeting from January 11, 2017 were approved.
  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business
    Clarification of the committee membership was provided by Radha Pyati. Radha is replacing Adel Boules for the Adjunct Affairs Awards Committee, and a replacement will be found for Koren Borges.
  • New Business
    The committee met to discuss the criteria for the Adjunct Teaching Award. The committee will use the checklist rules to help with this decision. Four awards will be chosen from the 11 applicants. Committee members will review the applicants prior to the next meeting and select their top four and two backups.

    The committee agreed that once the process is complete, there will be discussion about potentially revising the award guidelines for added clarity.

    The committee members discussed the organization of applicant packets and strategies for encouraging colleges to provide feedback and coaching for adjuncts during the application process. Ideas included hosting a workshop or webinar and posting a recording to help adjuncts better prepare their packets.
  • Other Discussions/Announcement
    N/A
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    The meeting adjourned at 12:37 PM.

    The next meeting will be Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at noon in the OFE/FA Conference Room.