Minutes of the Faculty Status and Grievance Committee

September 11, 1999

 

Members Present: Mark Richards (Outgoing Chair); Margaret Horst; Gunter Meyer; John Muzzy; Jay Telotte; Erik Verriest

Members Absent: Prateen Desai; Charles Ume

 

  1. The meeting was called to order at approximately 1:05 p.m. by Mark Richards. New committee members Jay Telotte of LCC and Erik Verriest of ECE were introduced and welcomed.
  2. Mark Richards presented the informal investigation report prepared by himself and Perry Desai on grievance 99-02. After discussion by the full committee, the report was accepted as written. It will be transmitted to the President by the new Chair.
  3. Mark Richards presented the informal investigation report prepared by himself and Vicki Galloway on grievance 99-05. After discussion by the full committee, the report was accepted as written. It will be transmitted to the President by the new Chair. The transmittal letter will state that the committee did not address the issue of "de facto" tenure.
  4. John Muzzy and Margaret Horst presented their informal investigation report on grievance 98-06. After discussion by the full committee, the report was accepted as written. It will be transmitted to the President by the new Chair.
  5. The 1999-2000 committee members elected John Muzzy as the Chair and Margaret Horst as Secretary of the committee for 1999-2000. The Committee thanks Mark Richards and Vicki Galloway for their service last year as Chair and Secretary, respectively, of the Committee.
  6. Margaret Horst reported that the investigation of case 99-04 was still on-going by her and Charles Ume. The grievant was interviewed on 8/30/99, and the individuals named in the grievance will be interviewed next.
  7. Jay Telotte was named to replace Prateen Desai on the investigating subcommittee for case 99-06 with John Muzzy.
  8. Comments were solicited from committee members in response to a proposal by Chuck Donbaugh, AVP Human Resources, for an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Dispute Management System for Georgia Tech. John Muzzy will collect comments from committee members and prepare a committee response.
  9. The meeting was adjourned at approximately 2:30 p.m.

 

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Respectfully submitted,

Margaret Horst, Secretary