December 2007 Meeting Minutes

Minutes of the Pleasantville/Briarcliff

Administrative Staff Council Meeting

Wednesday, December 5, 2007

Butcher Suite, Kessel Campus Center, Pleasantville

 

Announcements:

  • CLOUT Toy Drive – 20 students still not accounted for  - the deadline is 12/12.
  • Irina Katz told us the audit has been signed off for 06-07.  Pace has met all requirements.  The annual report can be viewed on the Finance & Administration website.

 

Treasurer’s Report:

* There are no changes  this month

 

Committee Reports:

  • Benefits Committee – no report
  • Middle States – Karen updated the council.  Middle States meets on Friday, December 7th so she will have additional info for us next month.  The self-study for MS is due by September and the Head of the Visiting Committee is due here on 11/18/08
  • Faculty Council – Also meets on December 7
  • Service Committee – Dan Botting updated us on the CLOUT toy drive – see announcements
  • Picnic Committee – Carol Turco and Betsy Garti volunteered to co-chair the Picnic committee this year.  Suggestions were made to have a Holiday theme – Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa – all rolled up into a Holiday in June theme.  This will be further discussed at future meetings.

 

Guest Speaker: Lisa Bardill Moscaritolo – Dean for Students, Westchester

  • Handles SDACA, Residential Life, Housing, the Counseling Center and the Diversity Program
  • Working on student retention and getting students to stay on campus on weekends
  • Discussed First Alert – helping students who may have fallen through the cracks – urged all council members to report any problems they may encounter with students to her office
  • They are currently reviewing the discipline process
  • Discussed Relay for Life – from Friday, April 24 – 9 PM through Saturday at 11 AM  - possibility of the Council getting a team together for the event