Academic Services Committee

Minutes of October 9, 2000


Members Present: Ron Bohlander (GTRI), Maureen Kilroy (GS&R), Nancey Green Leigh (Arch), Jack Marr (Psych), Chris Martin (GStu), Jerry O’Brien (CoS), Bonnie Heck (ECE), Gordon Wishon (OIT)

Members Absent: Carol Colatrella (LCC), Mark Richards (GTRI)

Visitors: Diana Turner, Director, and Miriam Barron, Associate Director, Continuing Education


  1. Nancy Green Leigh called the meeting to order at 2:00 p.m.
  2. Minutes for the September meeting were approved as amended via e-mail.
  3. Diana Turner and Miriam Barron of Continuing Education presented a summary of their unit and answered questions presented by members of the committee. Ms. Turner summarized the growth in Continuing Education during her tenure, the types of services they provide and how income is allocated. She also outlined preliminary plans for space in the proposed 5th Street complex and how occupancy of the new facilities may impact Continuing Education.
  4. The committee considered topics for discussion at future meetings. These topics include the new bookstore operation, a meeting with the new Library Director and an update of campus planning; however, consideration of these topics will be postponed until next Spring. Web delivery of courses and course materials, on-line course evaluation, and the leadership skills initiative were suggested as topics for the next meeting. Dr. Robert McMath will be invited to the next committee meeting to discuss these issues.

 The meeting was adjourned at 3:10 p.m.


Respectfully submitted,

Jerry O'Brien, Secretary

November 16, 2000