Cultural Affairs Council

Minutes

Wednesday, September 8, 2004

Attendance: Rudy Kovacs (Chair), David Adler, Alok Bhushan, Kristin Calley (Secretary), Dante Cantrill, Beverly Ray, Jenny Semenza.

Excused: Leo J. Herrmann, Bonnie Frantz

I.                    Idaho Humanities Council Grant:

        RK in collaboration with DC, completed the grant application to the Idaho Humanities Council requesting $3500.00 to help support Terry Gross's presentation on April 20, 2005. Terry Gross is the radio host of the nationally syndicated talk show "Fresh Air."

II. George Winston Concert:

        George Winston will be at Idaho State University on Monday, February 7, 2005. The cost for the performance is $5000.00. He will provide one performance at 8:00 p.m. Ticket prices will be $8.00 for ISU faculty/staff and $10.00 for the general public. Sales from tapes/CD's will go toward the Pocatello Food Bank.

III. Mini Grants 2004-2005:

ACTION ITEMS:

     MSC to approve Dr. Jennifer Attebery's mini grant request to change original speaker from Mark Fiege to Greg Smoak, Colorado State University, a specialist in the history of the Ghost Dance at Fort Hall.

IV. New Business

        Speaker suggestion Chris Mathews, host of NBC television show. DA will investigate speaker honorarium.

V. Meeting Times:

        Next meeting will be Wednesday, December 1 at 2:00 p.m.

        Deadline for Mini Grant proposals will be determined.

Kristin H. Calley, Secretary

Rudy Kovacs, Chair