Minutes of Meeting

Faculty Enhancement Committee Wednesday, September 2, 2015 at 10:00 AM

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

Call to Order:

Paul Eason called the meeting to order at 10:00 a.m.

Members Present:

Joel Beam, Paul Eason (chair), Julie Ingersoll, Simon Shiao, Mary Lundy, Stephanie Race, Daniel Dinsmore, Harriet Stranahan

Members Absent:

none

Others Attending:

Dan Richard (OFE Director), Marianne Jaffee (Executive Assistant & Director of Planning)
  • Approval of the Minutes
    The minutes from the last meeting April 8, 2015 were unanimously approved.
  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business
    Paul Eason was voted in as committee chair.
    Approval of teaching grant evaluation rubric after addition of clarifying language on the “Innovation criteria.” Unanimous approval.
  • New Business
    1. Introduction of new committee members and discussion of the charge of the committee with respect to management of summer teaching grant review process.  All committee members agreed to solicit volunteer reviewers from within the faculty.
    2. Schedule for teaching grant process discussed with Marianne Jaffee, agreed upon by the committee.
    3. Marianne Jaffee was to provide list of previous awardees eligible to serve as reviewers.
    4. Paul Eason will send Marianne the approved rubric for inclusion in grant announcement
    5. By unanimous vote of committee, grant application will include a box that requires awardees to agree to publication of their grant proposal on the UNF website (as reference for future applicants.)
    6. Dan Richard relayed a summary of the findings of the outside review of OFE to the committee, discussion ensued.
    7. Paul Eason will invite Len Roberson to the next FEC meeting in October to discuss the OFE outside review, and response by the university administration.
    8. Julie Ingersoll was selected to be the FEC representative for the Distance Learning Comte.
  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    The meeting adjourned at 11:12 p.m.
    Next meeting will be scheduled Wednesday, October 7, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. in the Library. Stephanie Race will arrange meeting room in the Library.