The meeting was called to order by M. Staff at 3:05. Attending were Bley-Vroman, Kent, Lampe, Harrigan, Rutter and Staff.
The Minutes of June 26 were approved as amended.
Acting Chair Staff passed around the official announcement of two appointments: Interim Dean of Education (Young) and Legal Counsel (Tsujimura).
Regarding the Chancellor’s search committee, Bley-Vroman presented a new draft of the job description and asked for input. The SEC suggested some edits and it was agreed that the text should include something about leading the campus toward an improved campus environment. This would include CIP and facilities management, as well as an environment that is good for student learning, faculty morale, sustainability. There was some discussion as to the old and new classification of UHM, now called a “very high research activity” organization.
Lampe and Bley-Vroman reported that CAB had met and had agreed to encourage administration to release the external consultants report on facilities (APPA report) CAB also asked the SEC to add its support after the CAB memo goes to the Chancellor.
The SEC discussed the number of seats needed on the GEC and agreed to the committee would make its own determination on the number of members needed. CAB will be asked to revise the governing documents for the GEC.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:55 pm.