October 2003 Meeting Minutes
Administrative Staff Council Minutes
The meeting was called to order at by
o The Health Care Unit announced that flu Shots will be offered by an outside contractor, VACESS, this year. It will be offered on Wednesday, November 5 from 12-4, Goldstein 1st floor. Cost will be $20. (Note: Human Resources sent an email follow-up with current information to staff concerning this issue.)
o Training and Development announced that the Employment Law for Managers will be held this Friday October 17, at the
o Provost Morreale will speak at this month’s meeting. Heather Novak’s presentation on Project Pericles will be postponed to a later date.
Advisory Committee): Pace University
No report. Barbara Cunningham requested asking Dr. Morreale about the status of the committee at the end of his presentation.
Christine Stephens gave the status of the CLOUT toy drive. The list will go up around November 5 with the help of DOIT. Volunteers are needed to help wrap the boxes for the gifts. Christine mentioned that there was a concern that the limit to the cost of gifts to $20. Christine motioned for the limit to be $25,
1. Bari Steinholtz, Ombuds
2. Dr. Joseph Morreale. University Provost
Provost Morreale thanked the council for being invited to speak. He spoke about his vision for his tenure at Pace entitled a “passionate pursuit of academic excellence”. His sub-themes of this ideal include an acronym for Pace. P stands for an experience that is progressive and personal. A stands for assessment and accountability. C stands for community and commitment and E for excellence and equity. These are the themes that will be guiding him as Provost of Pace. The strategic plan will be released in the next couple of weeks and there will be open forums to discuss them. Provost Morreale was asked about PUAC, and it’s status. He stated that he would look into it.
The winner of the October raffle was announced. Her prize is a Barnes & Nobel gift certificate.