Minutes of Meeting

Faculty Enhancement Committee Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 11:00 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 11:00 a.m.

Members Present:

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

Members Absent:

Todd DelGiudice

Others Attending:

Dan Richard (OFE Director),
  • Approval of the Minutes
    The minutes from the last meeting 3/09/2016 were unanimously approved.
  • Introductory Remarks/Old Business
  • New Business

    Follow up discussion on activities/responsibilities of OFE

    • OFE duties and responsibilities.
    • Subject groupings of OFE activities:
      • Student Engagement
      • Evaluation of teaching
      • Promotion and Tenure
      • New faculty Orientation
      • Course Redesign Workshop (combine with summer teaching grant)?

    Reallocation of funding to/from OFE

    • Reallocate Summer Teaching Grant money to Course Redesign Workshop (focus on retention and high enrollment classes)
    • Look to supplemental instruction budget to fund teaching improvement.
    • Address lopsided funding to CIRT.



  • Adjournment & Next Meeting
    The meeting adjourned at 12:00 p.m.
    Next meeting schedule TBD.