Indianapolis Faculty Council Meeting August 2nd
Linda Nicole Morse
J. Braden Barnes
Randall Scott Sharkey- via phone
Lara O’dell- via phone
- Introductions to new representative Liz Gimenez
2. Listening Tour, everyone invited, Erica will send out reminder on Monday of Non Instructional week. Need to add in email if you have a question/concern to email ahead of time to faculty.
Create an agenda: Possible topics
Code of decorum should be set
Overview & Introduction
Role/Authority : “Canary in a coal mine with a bull horn”
Academic Freedom Update: Janet
Syllabus Statement: Food statement
Committee Updates: Faculty Onboarding/Reclassification
Moderated discussion/ need portable microphone /notecards/place to capture anonymous questions.
State known concerns to them and acknowledge
Need guidelines/ expectations
Ivy Advising/reporting in the system
Code of Decorum
Be a place for gathering faculty questions, receive suggestions
Eric and Stephanie about Zoom and Mics for this meeting- Andrew
Faculty Onboarding: Pat, Linda (leads in bold), Dorcas, Nicol, Lara, and Robin
Adjunct (Brandon Houston) vs. Full Time vs. Chair
What already exists?
Reclassification: Janet, Diane (leads in bold), Merrill, Marcus, Braden, Andrew and Randall
Figure out dates
Workshop for people going through the process with examples and tips
Contact rod for dates and Stephanie and Jennifer for shell
Statewide vs. Campus expectations, do we have to use Canvass?
Do we need others? Professional Development?
Erica and Allen will work on Webspace
Need leaders and set goals for these committees.
4. Ivy Online
Erica provided background: Ivy online statewide house
Pay rate is an issue throughout the state
Indy was in top tier of payment, council at statewide is aware unintended consequence but will be brought up at next statewide meeting at end of September
Erica Drafts a formal positional statement to campus leadership about concern, will share response to council/campus faculty at large
5. Janet passed out formal academic freedom statement draft and would like to have feedback from council members
Comes from Academic freedom committee at statewide level, it is a statement not formal policy in ASOM.
Marcus Stowe: brought up printers do not work.