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Minutes of the Rights and Responsibilities Committee

Rights & Responsibilities Committee
Meeting Minutes
Oct. 2, 2006

Schlesinger Library

Present:  Heather Cole, Tim Driscoll, Kim Dulin, Susan Earle, Liza Vick, Erin Wise (co-chair, minutes), Melanie Wisner (co-chair)

I.  Introductions/Meeting Formats


There are many new members on the Committee this year, and we started out by introducing ourselves.  Melanie explained that she and Erin will take turns with meeting agendas each month.


II.  Minutes


The group agreed to rotate minutes-taking duties.


III.  Review of Last Year’s Activities


Melanie reviewed the programs put on by the Committee last year, and gave a brief history of the Committee, including that it was disbanded for a couple of years while its mission was re-evaluated.


Last year the Committee organized 3 programs:



IV.  Notes From Past Program Ideas and New Program Ideas


Several ideas were suggested last year that we did not have the opportunity to pursue at the time:



Many new ideas were proposed at this first meeting as well:



V.  Next Meeting/Standing Meeting Time


Monday afternoons seem to work for everyone, so we settled on a standing, monthly meeting time of Mondays, 1:30-2:30.


Our next meeting will be Monday, Oct. 30th, 1:30-2:30, at Baker Library.