Indy Faculty Council Meeting Minutes 12_11_2020

Indianapolis Faculty Council Meeting

December 11, 2020


Zoom Meeting


PositionNameYES / NO
ChairErica BarrowY
Vice ChairJanet Dalzelly
SecretaryAndrew BuckleY
TreasurerLes MeyerN
Senior Faculty RepDiane SmithY
Senior Faculty RepMerrill YanceyN
Adjunct Faculty RepLinda Nicole MorseY
Adjunct Faculty RepLiz GimenezY
Rep for School of Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering & Applied TechnologyJ. Bradon BarnesY
Rep for School of Arts, Science & EducationDorcas ParsonY
Rep for School of Business, Logistics & Supply ChainNicol BradberryN
Rep for School of Health SciencesMarcus StoweY
Rep for School of Information TechnologyPatrick BennerY
Rep for School of NursingRandall Scott SharkeyN
Rep for School of Public Affairs & Social ServicesLara O’Delly

Guests Included: Lori Handy Sara Hauger


  1. Faculty Check-In (all council members) (~10 minutes)
  2. Update on Indy Faculty Council Budget (Erica) (~10 minutes)
    1. Appreciation yard signs are a go for faculty
      1. Budget for 800, but only 200 wanting them
      1. Possible concern that faculty don’t know what the yard sign is.
      1. Tracey Allen is working with a company for design ideas
    1. Other uses for budget
      1. Diane, Liz, Dorcas  and Linda will help with budget
  3. Update on IvyOnline Advisory Council Meeting 12/9/20 (Erica) (~10 minutes)
  4. ~3:30 pm = Emplify Results Discussion with Dr. Handy & Sara Hauger
    1. Emplify works with other institutions, but we are not sure which ones. Sara will work on finding out
    1. No plans to increase adjunct surveyed, SO is in charge of this
    1. Initiative fatigue, email volume heard from across the state
  5. “Rest” Survey Update (Andrew / Erica / Lara / Linda) (~25 minutes)

Faculty Issue – “Customer Service” wording of the CCEC seminar ad.  This concern was discussed with the Council members present and deemed valid.  This concern will be raised up to the VCAA.

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