hears reports from committees
By Jill Elswick
Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 11 - November 6, 1997
At October's Staff Senate meeting, committees reported on their current initiatives.
The Committee on Undergraduate Studies and Policies reported an update to the Academic Agenda for 2000, included in the recently published Update to the University Plan.
The Committee on Faculty Affairs reported that the severe sanctions policy for faculty members is still being considered for revision.
The Intellectual Property Committee solicited opinions on how to handle the dilemma of staff employees not being able to share revenue generated as a result of their creative efforts for the university.
The Commission on University Support reported considering increasing its meetings to a monthly rather than bi-annual basis.
The Employee Benefits Committee solicited stories from or about 1,500-hour employees who left their positions after running out of hours then returned to their former jobs as contract or temporary workers through outside organizations.
In other Staff Senate business, Milko Maykowskyj was elected to the Library Committee.