Faculty Assembly Minutes

19 February 2010

1:30 pm Telecom Rooms, all three campuses

Present: S. Baricska, D. Bartley, R. Berry, S. Clutter, D. Cresap, C. Dale, T. Danford, F. DeCaria, M. Deichler, C. Eastham, D. Ferrell, D. Folger, D. Goeddel, S. Gress, M. Grubor, D. Hans, K. Herrington, S. Hupp, L. Ingram(presiding), J.Keyser, A. Kuca, R. Lucki, R. Malek, M. Marlin, M. Merz, C. Morris, K. Musilli, B. Peterman, R. Pusz, T. Ramsey, C. Riter, D. Ryan, S. Rychlicki, P. Sharma, L. Shelek, M. Watson, G. Winland, T. Vavra, D. Yadrick


L. Ingram called the meeting to order at 1:35 am. She announced that we are looking for a Faculty Assembly Vice President to take office in April and to serve as Faculty Assembly President beginning in April 2011.

Minutes of the January 2010 meeting were approved on a motion by K. Herrington with a second by S. Rychlicki.

Committee Reports




T. Danford reported that Course Assessment Reports for Fall 09 are currently due.


Did not meet

Distance Education

Discussion continues

Enrollments Managenment

Met; data looks good; goals developed for next year.


M. Goldstein reported via email as he is attending the College Day at the WV Legislature

Board of Governors

New Board member, Mr. Gus Monezis. Will meet again next Thursday.

Institutional Technologies

Has not met; no report


Reminder to fill out the LRC useage survey sent by D. Ryan

Professional Development

Has not met

General Education

No report


Has not met

Budget Committee

Meeting was postponed due to bad weather.


Will meet for organization on 3/3/2010


Work continues; FERC set to meet on 3/5/2010.


Old business

Merit documents are due to Dr. Vicki Riley on Friday, 3/5/2010. The March 2009 pool will be carried over and will be funded if monies are available.

New Business

Promotion after much discussion the following motion was made by C. Eastham and seconded by D. Ryan. It passed unanimously.

The WVNCC Faculty Assembly recommends that full time faculty serving in their 3rd, 6th and 9th years of service be eligible to apply for promotion.

Rationale: Such faculty, barring a catastrophe, will complete the required years of service before the promotion would be granted.


Faculty Illness, Presidential Practice this document was discussed and finally approved on a motion by R. Pusz with a second by D. Goeddel.

Distance Education please send comments to P. Sharma. This document was tabled until the next Faculty Assembly meeting.

Faculty Salary Proposal we are currently on the August 2008 salary schedule ( $31,500/36,500/41,500/46.500). The proposal is to increase the base by $1000 and to move everyone 2 steps. The caps remain in place.

On a motion by K. Herrington with a second by S. Rychlicki, this proposal was approved unanimously by the Faculty Assembly.


The meeting was adjourned at 3:20 pmon a motion by D. Cresap with a second by everyone present.


Respectfully submitted,

Thomas R. Danford, secretary