June 9, 1998
Members Present: Sandy Collier (guest), Cheryl Layton, Johnette Jackson, Robert Jenkins, Johnny Myers, Dan Starliper, Agnes Tabler, Sally Urban, Karen Wempe, Stacy Wright (alternate), Harry Young
Dan Starliper called the meeting of the Council to order.
A moment of silence was observed for Vice President, Tom Baxter.
The minutes of the May 13, 1998 meeting were approved as distributed.
Harry Young's report is attached. It was questioned whether departments could add an addendum to the handbooks. Clarification will be obtained as to whether severanced employees will receive $36 or $50 for increment pay.
SC BOARD OF ADVISORS
The board will meet again in September.
The chair of Classified Employee Council may appoint a member for a one-year term.
The committee will meet again in August.
A list has been forwarded to the Financial Aid Office of those children of staff who have applied for scholarships. The Office is still calculating financial need. Once that is completed, awards should be determined by June 30. It appears that 25 people have made a commitment to participate in the payroll deduction program for student scholarships. Everyone is encouraged to commit; there is only a $2.50 minimum deduction per pay period which can be tax deductible.
MENTORS FOR NEW HIRES
A committee put together recommendations. It was MSP to present the proposal to the president. It was questioned whether mentors would be available to full-time Manpower employees. This issue will be discussed at the next committee meeting.
It was again requested that The Record be published during the summer months.
1998-1999 COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS
It was MSP that the Staff Development Committee consist of Johnette Jackson (chair), Paul Allen, Nancy Roesel, Pat Sherwood, and Dan Starliper. It was MSP that the Scholarship Committee consist of Sandy Collier (chair), Ken Harbaugh, Robert Jenkins, Joan Pope, and Elizabeth Shanton. It was MSP that the Social Committee consist of Stacy Wright (chair) and Mary Beth Sibert.
A number of issues were discussed regarding the improvement of campus morale and camaraderie. The chair will look into any policies regarding matters such as clean-up days, flag-lowering, and volunteer release time.
The president will be invited to the August meeting. Other major administrators and supervisors will be invited as needs arise.
There was a concern mentioned as to the traffic pattern at the entrance to the Popodicon. It is a dangerous intersection. A new access for Maintenance vehicles was requested.
Kim Calhoun, Financial Aid Asst. II
The next meeting will be Tuesday, July 14th @ 9 a.m.
Sally E. Urban
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