Cultural Affairs Council

Minutes

 

August 25, 2006

Fine Arts Bldg. Room 308

 

 

Present: Kovacs, Bhushan, Freudenthal, Kloetzel, Manopoulos, Ray, Woodworth-Ney

Absent: Herrman, Richards

 

I.                    Approval of May 5, 2006 minutes

Action: moved and seconded to approve CAC minutes of May 5, 2006

Passed unanimously.

 

II.                 Discussion of By-laws. Faculty senate has requested CAC and other councils/committees to submit a brief report of CAC’s purview, procedures, etc.

 

III.               Mini-grants. Discussion centered on previous funding activities. Procedures to assist the council in avoiding future problems were discussed. As was the calendar of upcoming events funding by the mini-grant program.

 

IV.              Barry Lopez – council will not pursuit this speaker/artist at this time. Three new speakers were introduced  - Elizabeth Kolbert, Robert Hass, Terry Tempest Williams and materials concerning these speakers were handed out to committee members. Rudy will have more information next time to decide on one of these speakers.

 

V.                 Louie Warren - Action: moved and seconded to approve CAC funding of Warren’s presentation in September 2007.

Passed unanimously.

 

VI.              Brian Norman – African-American poets series. After discussion it was determined that more information is required before action can be taken.

 

VII.            Melanie Kloetzel – Discussions on  suggested dance troupes. After discussion it was determined that more information is required before action can be taken.

 

VIII.         New Business: Council discussed the need to nominate and elect a new chair for CAC in January 2007 – to chair the 2007-08 academic year.

 

IX.              Adjourn: 5: 20 pm – Next meeting – Friday – September 15, 2006 at 3:00 p.m.

 

 

Approved by CAC:  September 15, 2006

Approved by Faculty Senate:  October 13, 2006