Minutes of Meeting

Adjunct Affairs Committee Wednesday, March 1, 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, Jacqueline Shank, Adel El-Ansary, Patricia Geesey, Thobias Sando

Members Absent:

Linda Connelly (with selection notes provided to committee in advance)

Others Attending:

N/A
  • Approval of the Minutes
    Minutes of meeting from February 8, 2017 were approved.
  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business
    N/A
  • New Business
    The committee discussed the candidates for the Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Awards. The committee went around the table and voiced their top four candidates and an alternate. After further discussion the committee chose following four candidates as winners of the Outstanding Adjunct Teaching Award:

    David Blanton, Nicholas Eastham, Nell Robinson, and Lance Vickery
  • Other Discussions/Announcement
    As mentioned briefly in the previous meeting, the committee discussed methods for helping adjuncts with packet preparation. In the future the committee would like to coach adjuncts to include more information about learning outcomes in their materials. Including evidence of effective teaching will be most effective. The committee discussed creating a video with packet tips which could be recorded by one member of the Adjunct Affairs Committee. The video would then be posted online for all adjunct faculty to access.
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    The meeting adjourned at 12:54 PM.

    The next meeting is Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @12 Noon in the Building 57, 3rd Floor, Leadership, School Counseling, and Sport Management Conference Room