2003 - 2004 Annual Report
Serving on LAC for 2003-2004: Dr. Charles Schwepker - Chair
(Harmon College of Business Administration), Dr. Ken Wood (College
of Arts & Sciences), Ms. Allison Norwood - Vice-Chair (College
of Applied Sciences and Technology), Dr. Odin Jurkowski - Secretary
(College of Education and Human Services), Ms. Davie Davis (Library
/ Academic Support), Dr. Charles Dahlstrom (Professional Staff),
Ms. Mary Heater (Support Staff), Ann Richardson (Grad. Student
Association), Ms. Mollie Dinwiddie Ex Officio (Interim Dean of
Attendance at the meetings is reported in the LAC minutes. There
were four committee meetings held during the 2003-2004 academic
year (8 members present on September 29, 2003, 7 members on October
27, 2003, 7 members on November 24, 2003, and 7 members on January
26, 2004). Additional subcommittee meetings were held concerning
the preparation of the Library Materials Budget Proposal.
The following items were discussed during LAC meetings:
A. Library Materials Budget
- At Dean Dinwiddie's request, the committee reviewed
the acquisitions budget allocation.
- Dr. Jurkowski (chair) and
Ms. Heater were appointed as the Library Materials Budget Subcommittee.
The committee, after review and analysis of the library materials
inflation, and the current state of the university's budget,
prepared a budget resolution requesting the library materials
budget be increased sufficiently to offset inflation and to
maintain the current subscription base in the 2004-2005 fiscal
- The resolution for library materials budget FY
2005 was approved and forwarded to the FS University Budget
Policy Review and Discussion. The following policies were discussed:
- Material Recall Policy
- Reserves Policy
- Electronic Reserves Copyright
Committee Governance and Process
- Dr. Charles Schwepker was elected to serve as
chair with Ms. Allison Norwood serving as vice-chair and Dr.
Odin Jurkowski serving as secretary.
- The LAC web page for posting
minutes and listing of members was made available during the
Fall 2003 semester.
- The Dean reported on several items at each
meeting in order to inform the committee on current events in