Chair Bley-Vroman called the meeting to order at 3 pm, with Kent, Lampe, Ramsey, Rutter, Staff, and Tiles present. The SEC met with Chancellor Konan after 4:30 p.m.
Standard Items: Minutes were approved for 2/27/06 and 3/6/06. Chair Bley-Vroman's report touched on the President's salary (alleged to be median), the President's residence (College Hill, if he wants it), a taro meeting with broad representation, and de-convolution. Two email votes were taken between meetings, sending resolutions to the Senate about UARC and moving the system-administration to neutral ground.
The SEC reviewed agendas for the March Faculty Senate meeting and March Faculty Congress, inserting an item into the Congress agenda where Steve Ward might speak to "Electronic Submission of Grant Applications" (as of the SEC meeting, Ward had not assented).
The SEC edited the proposed resolutions concerning UARC and moving system-administration to neutral ground.
Lampe delivered to the SEC copies of correspondence about a proposed Center for Public Policy, as well as the by-laws of the Arts and Sciences. The SEC voted to consult with the Arts and Sciences SEC about all aspects of this matter. Briefly, the SEC has received opposing advice from the Arts and Sciences SEC and their PCC but some of the advice might be dated.
Topic discussed with Chancellor Konan: staffing, budgeting, de-convolution, institutional research, space in QLC, Legislature.