Professional Development Committee

Minutes of the Professional Development Committee meeting

December 9, 2004
Widener Library

PRESENT: Amira Aaron, Amy Boucher, Doug Campbell, Karen Carlson Young, Carol Ellerbeck, Laureen Esser, Ksenya Kiebuzinski, Craig Thomas

Not present: Alicja Altenberger

  1. FRBR plans: Date finalized to Tuesday, March 22. It will take place at Gutman.
  2. Bryant Fellowship: The Brown Bag lunch will take place the first week in February.
  3. Future programs:
    • Mentoring forum: will take place on Feb. 16 (Wednesday).
    • Instructional technology: perhaps, with Paul Bergen in late spring. He could talk on instructional computing at FAS.
    • Other possible topic suggested: open access journals. Bring an outside speaker in?
  4. The Future of the Mentoring Subcommittee: there is a meeting, December 16 at noon in Widener 6-15 with Bette Viano, Director of Human Resources.
  5. Wadsworth House survey: detailing how many hours each committee spends per year on committee-related work. The survey was passed out to the chairs of the various committees. Laureen estimated that we put in about 25 hours per year.
  6. Plans for January meeting: Tuesday, January, 11.

Submitted by Craig Thomas

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