A meeting of the Dean's Council was held from 8:30 to 10 a.m. on Tuesday, November 18, 2008.
Present: Mara Saule, Peter Blackmer, Selene Colburn, Marianne Burke, Birdie MacLennan, Tina Kussey, Jeanene Light, Paul Philbin, Nancy Bercaw
Absent: Jeff Marshall
I. Strategic Planning
Members of the Dean’s Council will host sessions for feedback on specific goals of the proposed 2009-2013 Strategic Plan. The sessions will focus on the action steps, strategies and outcomes for each goal. Dates and times to be scheduled after the Thanksgiving break.
1. Info Access: Tina and Jeanene
2. Programs and Services: Marianne and Paul
3. Facilities: Peter and Selene
4. Digital Initiatives: Birdie and Jeff
II. E-Troubleshooting Form
Tina announced that the Serials Implementation Team (SIT) has been working with the D&D Council and Information &Instruction Services to customize the E-troubleshooting form so that it can be used by both libraries, and deciding where to locate the form on the web. The SIT group is consolidating the separate listservs into a single UVL listserv: email@example.com. The individual groups at Bailey/Howe and Dana that were working to resolve these issues, will be working together to address all of the problems that are reported to this unified listserv.
III. Budget Matters
Mara commented that no news has come out of the President’s Office, but that President Fogel had assembled a group to create principles for guiding any budget cuts.