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Oklahoma State University


Present: Mary Larson, Michele Seikel, Barbara Miller, Helen Clements, Melanie Page, Shelia Kennison, Misty Smith

Michele Seikel (Chair) called the meeting to order at 11:33 am

Approval of April Minutes:

  • Barbara moved to approve; Mary seconded; all approved

Expanding WFC to Include Staff:

  • Check to make sure we would still have a liaison to Faculty Council if we include staff
  • Check to make sure it wouldn’t dilute our mission, or the mission of the Staff Advisory Council if we include staff
  • Make a list of items that we have accomplished
  • First contact staff to see if they are interested in being included and then talk to the provost if they are

Child Care on Campus RFP:

  • Should hear something by the beginning of August
  • Mary is going to contact Anne Matoy to find out if there is anything new

Report from Faculty Council:

  • Undergraduate research scholar designation
  • Suggested requiring all faculty members have a syllabus for their classes
  • Projected there will be around 4,000 freshman enrolled in Fall 2012 semester
  • 5.9% cut to state budget allocation
  • $202,000 raised for KOSU

Elections for 2011/2012:

  • Chair – Mary Larson
  • Vice Chair – Melanie Page
  • Secretary/Treasurer – Misty Smith
  • Faculty Council Liaison – Barbara Miller

Meeting Schedule for 2011/2012:

  • No meetings in June or July
  • Next meeting will be August 17th at 11:30 am
  • Monthly meetings will be the third Wednesday of every month (August-May) at 11:30 am


  • Meeting adjourned at 12:35 pm