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Oklahoma State University

WFC MEETING MINUTES AUG 5, 2009

 

Present:  Merrall Price, Barbara Miller, Helen Clements, Michele Seikel, Misty Smith and Nicole Sump-Crethar

 

Merrall Price (Chair) called the meeting to order at 11:35 a.m.

 

WFC Website:  
•    Jason Kirksey is hiring a student that will be the website manager for Institutional Diversity
•    Home Page – revamp entire home page including goals, etc.
•    Research Awards Page – devote a page to the research awards including web form for submitting applications
•    Links Page – link to other programs such as Institutional Diversity, Women’s Studies, Faculty Council, GLBT
•    Research Page – have sections about grants, recent publications, etc.
•    Endowment Page – page devoted to the endowment
•    Events Page – for events that are sponsored or co-sponsored by WFC such as Research Awards Reception and Women’s Leadership Conference
•    Officers’ Page – list current officers with contact information included and possibly pictures
•    Bylaws
•    Add thank you note to the various deans who donated money to the research awards
•    Possibly add a calendar feature
•    Make sure we stay on the A-Z quick links on the OSU home page
•    After the new website is completed, send a link to faculty list

Research Awards:
•    Contact Stephen McKeever to set up a meeting to talk to him about research awards, speakers, money, etc.
•    Discussed possible guest speakers

Other Business:
•    Question posed about whether we want to spend all of our money on research awards or to spend some of the money by sponsoring more campus wide events
•    Proposed a table for WFC at new faculty orientation

Adjourn:
•    Meeting for this semester will be scheduled for the first Wednesday of every month, September-November at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Union (room to be determined)
•    Meeting adjourned at 12:35 p.m.