University Committee Meeting Minutes
Minutes approved 04/26/2021
Minutes for April 19, 2021
UC members expected present: Halverson, Masters, Papp, Sandgren, Tracy, Wolf (chair)
Others present: Michaela Aust, Greg Bump, Michelle Felber, Lesley Fisher, Kelly Meyerhofer, Noel Radomski, Jane Richard, Jake Smith, Bill Tishler
Chair Wolf commenced the meeting at 1:00 pm.
The minutes of the meeting of April 12, 2021 were approved by consent.
Lori Reesor, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, informed the UC that their office provides processing spaces for students dealing with traumatic events, most recently for Asian American students in the wake of the recent gun violence in Atlanta, will have another after the verdict in the Chauvin trial. The Office of Student Affairs is partnering with several other units across campus, such as the Rainey-Noland fund for DEI initiatives and the Divine 9 Garden Plaza across from 323 East Campus Mall that will honor 9 historically black fraternities and sororities.
Dante Fratta and J.J. Andrews, co-chairs, Committee on Undergraduate Recruitment and Financial Aid highlighted several topics from their annual report that will be presented to the Faculty Senate on May 3, such as test-optional admissions process, and ways to improve the recruitment and enrollment of under-represented students, and students from other states and countries.
Karen Massetti-Moran, Director of Total Rewards, Office of Human Resources discussed how the single payroll that is replacing the monthly payroll will impact employees. She shared illustrations of what pay periods would like for employees paid this summer and 9-month employees starting in August.
Tracy moved to go into closed session; it was seconded and approved at 2:15.
Sandgren moved to go into open session; it was seconded and approved at 2:48. One tenure clock extension and one leave of absence was approved.
Chair Wolf adjourned the meeting at 2:54.