Instruction Committee Meeting Minutes: March 12, 2018

Date: 3/12/18, 1-2:30pm
Location: Skype, phone

Members attending:  Christina Heady (SIU), Molly Mansfield (Dominican), Marielle McNeal (North Park), Matt Olsen (Millikin), April Purcell Levy (Columbia), Mackenzie Salisbury (SAIC)
Members absent:  Colleen Bannon (Midwestern), Amy Hall (NLU), Larissa Garcia (NIU)
Staff attending: Lorna Engels, Debbie Campbell

Meeting called to order at 1:05 pm.

Announcements: None


  • Showcase Update: Thursday, May 31st at Dominican University
    • The location is set.
    • The faculty panel will last about 1 hour. Committee members should continue to add panel questions, which will be narrowed down closer to the date.
  • Marielle webinar update
    • Things are ready to go. As of the meeting 59 people were registered for the webinar.
  • New VuFind
    • Debbie solicited committee input on wording for New VuFind issues 281 & 273.

Tasks assigned:

  • Mackenzie will share the call for proposals for the Showcase with several listservs.
    • Matt will mention at the Millikin CARLI open house of 3/15.
    • Molly will announce it at the DOM library school.
    • Other committee members should also think about places to advertise the call.
  • Mackenzie will follow up with people who are asking teaching faculty to participate in the Showcase panel
    • (Larissa - photography professor, Mackenzie - English, Molly - education, Amy - ?, Marielle - nursing) by the end of the week (3/16).

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Showcase timeline: Call for proposals is live and they are due by April 2. The committee will review submissions and notify presenters by the following week (week of April 9).

The meeting was adjourned at 1:50pm.