Present: Chin, Harrigan, Kent, Ramsey, Rutter, Staff and Tiles.
The SEC meeting was called to order by Chair Tiles at 3:05 p.m.
The Minutes of July 24 were approved.
Chair Tiles stated that VC Cutshaw would be attending the meeting to report on and discuss the Facilities Review reports (both APPA and the Ad Hoc Committee Reports).
Tiles asked Rutter to report on the Lyon Arboretum candidates. She noted the third candidate spoke while the SEC had been meeting last week and she missed it. The SEC members noted that the search committee for this position was constituted withour MFS representation through the CFS. The public addresses of the candidates did not appear to be well advertised. The SEC agreed that a memo would be written to administration about this matter.
Tiles reported he and Harrigan had met with the Chancellor to discuss some of the issues Harrigan had already mentioned to the SEC while Tiles was away. Discussion included various communication problems and inaccurate information is circulating about the JABSOM's fiscal situation, and issues relating to leadership. At the time of the meeting the Chancellor had not made a decision on who would be appointed interim Dean.
The SEC approved several new appointments to the GEC.
Tiles reported he had asked Prof. Leslie Wright (Music) to be liaison to the campus center student group that contacted him about the faculty dining room/lounge. She had agreed.
The following items were discussed with Cutshaw:
The SEC meeting was adjourned at 5:05 p.m.