Goals and Projects, FY08 - the Goals and Projects Subcommittee presented:
- CEPAC-Staff Senate FY08 Goals -
- to act upon the outcomes of CEPAC-Staff Senate's research and data collection to broaden the awareness and involvement of its constituents and colleagues in CEPAC-Staff Senate activities and initaitives;
- to enhance CEPAC-Staff Senate's recruitment and retention achievements in FY07 to continue identifying and implementing solutions
Pursuit of these goals will include increased outreach, and updating research data.
- On-going Projects -
- the periodic progression of the Supporting Student Success initiative;
- continuing the current 2-year cycle with the administration of a "How Staff Supplement Salary"-type survey in FY08.
The next supporting student success drive will be the week of October 15 to coincide with other campus activities in the residence halls, MSU Friday and Parents' Weekend.
CEPAC/Staff Senate-nominated committee representatives have scheduled agenda time at each meeting to personally report on their committee work. CEPAC-Staff Senate believes maximum communication to greatly benefit the staff and campus, and so also maintains on-line reporting as well as personal contact.
UFPUB - Sheron McIlhattan reported on preliminary discussions over the proposed rennovation of, and addition to, the Cooley Lab.
Benefits Committee - Sherry Garner and Ron Brekke are the newly-appointed classified reps. Ron reported on the September 6th meeting which focused on preventative services. CEPAC-Staff Senate raised the question of test/examination eligibility based upon family history rather than age and Ron will pursue this. He is also slated to attend the Inter Units Benefits Committee retreat next week.
Provost-Sponsored Classified Luncheon Steering Committee - Beth Littlefield reported on last Monday's meeting and initial plans for the Fall luncheon with speakers presenting on topics identified via the staff needs assessment for Pooled Resources.
UPBAC - Sara France reported that UPBAC will be working on budgets for the next biennium, and adjusting the FY08 budget in line with final enrollment figures, due this week.
At 11:00 am, there being no more time, Chris Bauer moved that the meeting be adjourned. Kevin Thane seconded, and no-one was opposed.