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Classified Conference of the KU Libraries
Nov. 13, 2002
Classified Conference Executive Board (CCEB) - Minutes - 2002 Nov.
Guests: Jan Altenbernd; Sue Hewitt (Classified Senate); Bob Marvin (Planning & Resource Committee)
Present: Mary Ann Baker (Chairperson); Helen Dee (Vice-Chair); Kurt Blythe (Secretary); Jesse Bryson (Group I Rep.); Kevin Fussell (Group II Rep.); Lynn Koenig (Group IV Rep.)
· Next Meeting with the Dean: Mary Ann will not meet with the Dean in November or December.
· Next CCEB Meeting: CCEB will not meet again until the second Wednesday in January.
· CCEB Website: Mary Ann has been trained as the CCEB website back-up.
· Current CCEB Committees: Barb Gorman has put together a current list of committees, which will be sent out to CCEB's constituents in order that they may be informed of opportunities for service.
· Mentoring Program: Classified involvement in a mentoring program will remain a CCEB interest.
· Group Representatives shall remind their constituents that Sandy Gilliland is available to mediate any problems that staff may have with supervisors. Group Representatives shall poll their constituents about having an informal "good supervisor" award.
· PRC: Bob Marvin attended the meeting, on behalf of the Planning & Resource Committee (PRC), in order to clarify the pertinent information from PRC's slide presentation on the state of the budget. He shared the handouts from that meeting, highlighting the main points. One question that arose from this second presentation was: "Where are the collections endowments accounted for in the funding sources?" Bob and Sue Hewitt have promised to look into answering this question. Another questions raised was: "How can we generate income?" Bob will pass this question back to the PRC.
· Diversity Committee: Helen is searching for the Diversity Poll comments.
· SDC Proposal: Before the next meeting of CCEB Janet Revenew and Kurt will draft a proposal to SDC requesting that workshops dealing with topics outside the general run of work-related issues be offered to staff of the Libraries.
· Classified Employee of the Year Award (CEYA) is on hold
· KULSA lives.
· Classified Conference Personnel Committee (CCPC) reports that the Library Administration contends that there are no funds with which to install campus phones in Watson.
· Classified Senate is resurrecting the idea of staff becoming employees of the University with a solid proposal. Kathy Egan will serve as a conduit for any questions regarding this matter.Classified Senate also reports that the Regents, et al. are debating the merits of requesting money from the State as opposed to softer requests such as expanded benefits packages.