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Personnel Committee Minutes -- July 10, 2003 -- Board of Trustees -- University of Louisville

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MINUTES OF THE PERSONNEL COMMITTEE
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

In Open Session

The Personnel Committee of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees met on Thursday, July 10, 2003, in the Jefferson Room of Grawemeyer Hall, Belknap Campus with members present and absent as follows:

Present:

Ms. Linda Wallbaum Cauble, Chair
Ms. Virginia C. Brown, Vice Chair
Ms. Marie K. Abrams
Ms. Donna Tinsley Denny
Ms. Elizabeth K. Worland

Absent:

Mr. Tommie Burns
Mr. Grant M. Helman

Other Trustees Present:

Mr. Kevin D. Cogan
Prof. David Ensign
Mr. Nathaniel E. Green
Mr. Milton M. Livingston, Jr.
Ms. Jessica S. Loving
Ms. Sandra Metts Snowden
Mr. Michael Sticklen

From the University: Dr. James Ramsey, President
Ms. Angela D. Koshewa, University Counsel
Dr. Joel A. Kaplan, Executive Vice President and Chancellor for HSC
Dr. Nancy Martin, Senior Vice President for Research
Dr. Denise Gifford, Vice President for Student Affairs
Mr. Larry L. Owsley, Vice President for Business Affairs
Dr. David Howarth, Associate Provost
Ms. Terri Rutledge, Asst. Vice President for Business Affairs
Ms. Denise Fitzpatrick, Director of Communications
Ms. Carolyn Cochran, Assistant to the Provost
Ms. Rae Goldsmith, Associate Vice President for University Advancement
Ms. Kathleen M. Smith, Assistant Secretary, Board of Trustees
Ms. Debbie Dougherty, Board Liaison, President's Office

I. Call to Order

Having determined a quorum present, Chair Cauble called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.

Approval of Minutes, June 12, 2003

Ms. Abrams made a motion, which Ms. Worland seconded, to approve the minutes of June 12, 2003. The motion passed unanimously.

II. Action Item: Approval of Etscorn Honors Center Designation

Associate Provost Howarth reported the Irvin F. and Alice S. Etscorn Foundation's exceptional record of generosity to the University. Mrs. Etscorn and the Etscorn Foundation have shown particular interest in the honors program, supporting it through annual gifts to the Board of Overseers Scholars Development Program and, earlier this year, making a very generous contribution for improvements to the program's facilities as well as the honors center building. The University Awards and Designations Committee approved this designation on June 30, 2003. Ms. Worland made a motion, which Ms. Abrams seconded, to approve the

President's recommendation that the Honors Center be named the IRVIN F. AND ALICE S. ETSCORN HONORS CENTER.

The motion passed unanimously.

III. Action Item: Approval of School of Medicine Review Policy

Associate Provost Howarth reported the Faculty and Dean of the School of Medicine recommend a new annual review policy for the School of Medicine. On July 2, 2003, the Faculty Senate confirmed that the document meets the criteria of the Redbook and the Minimum Guidelines. Ms. Denny made a motion, which Ms. Abrams seconded, to approve the

President's recommendation that the Board of Trustees approve the "School of Medicine Policies for Annual Reviews and Salary Increases Based Upon Performance (SIBUP)" attached hereto as Exhibit A.

The motion passed unanimously.

IV. Action Item: Approval of ULAA Bylaws Change

President Ramsey reported the University of Louisville Athletic Association approved the bylaw change. The Assistant Treasurer position provides additional independent support to the Board and to the Finance and Budget Committee. The Assistant Treasurer will be an individual not employed in the Department of Athletics. Currently, Mike Curtin serves as Assistant Treasurer. Ms. Worland made a motion, which Ms. Abrams seconded, to approve the

President's recommendation for the following revision to Section 5.5 of the Bylaws of the UofL Athletic Association, Inc. (ULAA):

[added at the conclusion of the section]

The Treasurer generally shall perform such other and further duties as may be required of him or her by the Board of Directors. In the absence of the Treasurer or in the event of his or her disability, his or her duties shall be performed by any Assistant Treasurer or by any member of the Board of Directors who may be appointed by the Chair or by the Board of Directors.
The motion passed unanimously.

V. Executive Session

Pursuant to KRS 61.810(1)(f), Ms. Denny made a motion, which Ms. Worland seconded, to close the session at 1:18 p.m. to discuss personnel matters. The motion passed unanimously.

VI. Open Meeting Reconvenes

Chair Cauble reconvened the open session of the Personnel Committee at 1:24 p.m. She reported the Committee discussed in closed session the monthly personnel actions. Ms. Worland made a motion, which Ms. Abrams seconded to approve the

Monthly Personnel Actions

APPOINTMENTS

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Toni P. Miles, M.D., Ph.D., Howard University; Professor of Family and Community Medicine, with tenure, and additional appointment as Ole A., Mabel Wise and Wilma Wise Nelson Chair in Clinical Geriatrics Research, August 15, 2003.

APPOINTMENTS

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Lyle Sussman, Ph.D., Professor of Management; additional appointment as Chair of Management, September 12, 2003. The appointment as Chair is at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.

SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

W. Bruce Shingleton, M.D., East Carolina University; Associate Professor of Surgery (Urologic) with tenure, October 1, 2003.

SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND INFORMATION SCIENCES

William P, McKinney, M.D., Professor of Health Knowledge and Cognitive Sciences, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine, and V.V. Cooke Chair, School of Medicine; additional appointment as Associate Dean for Public Health, School of Public Health and Information Sciences, October 1, 2003. The appointment as Associate Chair is at the pleasure of the Board of Trustees.

The motion passed unanimously. Chair Cauble noted the action item appointing Dr. Miles is scheduled for review by the Executive Committee later today.

VII. Other Business

Chair Cauble and Ms. Loving noted the death of Arno Spatola, professor in the Chemistry Department. Vice President Martin acknowledged his joint appointment in the Chemistry Department and the Institute for Molecular Diversity and Drug Design. Ms. Abrams requested the University send condolences to the family on behalf of the Board. Ms. Loving expressed that memorial contributions go to the Arno F. Spatola Graduate Fellowship Fund, c/o the Development Office. Vice President Martin said Professor Spatola was a member of the intellectual property committee and stated that planning for an award named for Dr. Spatola was underway. Executive Vice President and Chancellor Kaplan also noted an additional loss to the University was the passing of Professor William Olsen, Professor of Neurology. The Board will send its condolences to the Olsen family.

VIII. Adjournment

Ms. Denny made a motion, which Ms. Worland seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 1:28 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.

 

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