Instruction Committee Meeting Minutes: October 3, 2018

Date/Location: 10/3/2018, Conference Call

Members attending: Molly Mansfield, Dominican University; Marielle McNeal (co-chair), North Park University; Christina Norton, Heartland Community College; Matthew Olsen, Millikin University; Mackenzie Salisbury (co-chair) , School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Rebecca Yowler, Knox College

Members absent: Anne Armstrong, University of Illinois at Chicago; Amy Hall, National-Louis University; Tim Lockman, Kishwaukee College

Staff attending: Debbie Campbell

Staff absent: Lorna Engels

Guests: (none)


  • The meeting was adjourned at 2:00pm.
  • The title for this year’s theme is: "Inclusive Classroom: Cultivating learning environments for students with diverse identities."


  • Upcoming CARLI events:
    • Annual meeting - 11/2
    • Resource Sharing forum - 10/25
    • Cataloging training - 10/18 & 10/19
    • Voyager skills webinar series - every two weeks this fall

Tasks assigned:

  • One page summary for the Annual meeting is due on 10/22. Provide final comments within the next week.
  • Mackenzie sent a poll about the possibility of doing podcasts/interviews on this year's topic as a supplement to the webinars.
  • Mackenzie will contact Annette Alvarado (Loyola) and Alyssa Vincent, Michelle Oh, Robin Harris (NEIU) about doing a webinar in December.
  • Mackenzie and Marielle will contact Emily Knox & Nicole Cooke (UIUC) about some type of presentation, possibly a keynote at the Showcase.
  • Mackenzie will work on a posting for the CARLI Instruction Interest Group Listserv on this year’s theme as a way to generate discussion. She will share a draft with the committee.
  • Molly & Rebecca will work on a brief description to accompany the theme title.

Meeting Dates and Deadlines:

  • Next Meeting: 11/7/18, 1-2:30 pm
  • CARLI Annual Meeting, November 2, Champaign
    • Marielle will attend
  • Schedule of Instruction Committee Meetings:
    • 12/5/18, 1-2:30 pm
    • 1/2/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 2/6/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 3/6/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 4/3/19, 1-2:30 pm
    • 5/1/19, 1-2:30 pm