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Governance Lists Highlights for April


The following is an overview of Governance activities for the month of April. The April meeting is the last meeting of the academic year for the standing committees.

The Governance standing committees meet on the third Tuesday of each month; College Council meets on the fourth Tuesday. Current meeting minutes are posted to the Governance Web site after they are approved in the next month?s meeting. Major issues addressed last month are as follows:

College Council (April 25, 3:30 p.m., PDC)Governance bylaws to be reviewed and amended this summer, revised mission statement approved by President Gilmour, final Governance roster for the 2006-07 school year still pending, 2006 SWOT analysis approved with minor modifications, members for the 2006-07 Governance Communications Subcommittee being sought, new chairs and vice chairs of the standing committees announced, 2005-06 GCS chair announced this year’s accomplishments and gave suggestions for improvement next year, Student Government Associationpresident reported on its work with Williamsport’s codes-inspection ordinance and announced next year’s SGA officers. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting College Council chair Brett A. Reasner.)

Academic Standardsand Issues (April 18, 3:30 p.m.; LRC, Room151)Because there was not a quorum present, AS&I was not able to take official action on any items; chair and vice chair nominations and elections will be conducted by e-mail. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting AS&I chair Lawrence W. Emery.

Curriculum (April 18, 3:30 p.m.; LEC, Room220)Chair and vice chair elected. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting Curriculum chair Dennis Dorward .)

Facilities (April 18, 3:30 p.m.; CC, Room207)New chair and vice chair elected, Madigan Library continues on schedule, new chair of the Energy Conservation Subcommittee elected. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting Facilities chair Solomon Francis .)

Human Resources (April 18, 3:30 p.m.; SASC, Room 2001)Results from survey to determine how formal and informal teams are recognized on campus to be presented in a future meeting; activities, functions and timeline of Distinguished Staff Award process to be documented and presented in a draft report to the Human Resources Committee; chair of committee elected. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting Human Resources chair Kim Venti .)

Long Range Planning (April 18, 3:30 p.m., PDC)Reviewed and approved numerous suggestions for the 2006 SWOT analysis, elected chair and vice chair. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting Long Range Planning chair Kim Bolig .)

Student Affairs (April 18, 3:30 p.m., PDC)Outgoing members voted on five appointments to the Student/Staff Judicial Council; chair and vice chair elected; committee briefed on Student Affairs’ endeavors to improve student safety, upcoming student activities and SGA activities, especially in regard to the upcoming City Council meeting about rental agreements. (Get additional details by reading the meeting summary or by contacting Student Affairs chair Wally Gower .)

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