Faculty Senate Teaching Grants Committee
Minutes: October 27, 2000
Members Present: Rick Niswander, Hanna Jubran, Harrell
Allen, Heather Ries, Matthew Mahar, Rose Postel, Lessie
Bass and Ed Schumacher.
Members Absent: Jeff Shinpaugh, Purificacion Martinez,
John Whitehead, and Randy Joyner.
Ex-Off. Member with vote present: Maggie O'Hara, Rep. Of
Ex-Off. Member without vote present: Dorothy Clayton,
Rep. of VCAA/Fac. Dev.
Ex-Off. Member without vote absent: Anna Vance, Rep. of
VC for Health Sci./Nursing
The meeting was called to order at 4:05 by the Chair, Rick
Niswander. He distributed statistics computed from the
scoring of the proposals by committee members that
included the mean, standard deviation, minimum, maximum,
and median scores for the proposals as a basis for
discussion. He briefly described the method used by the
committee in discussing the proposals wherein they would
be considered one by one at which time anyone on the
committee could make comments pertaining to a given
He noted that one person had submitted two different
proposals. The committee briefly considered whether or not
this should be allowed in the future. It was agreed that the
committee would revisit the issue at a future date.
The committee discussed the first eight proposals, #2001-
TS-1 through #2001-TS-8, which were all for teaching
The minutes were then approved and additional meeting
dates and times were established. It was decided that the
next two meetings would be on Thursday, November 9th at
3:30 and Thursday, November 16th at 3:30.
The meeting adjourned at 5:15.