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Here is the revised Academic Freedom Statement for librarians.

Dan
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WGIL has been quiet since the last meeting. We did start two groups to prepare for Alma. The marketing group is being chaired by Amanda Lowe. The instruction resources group is being shared by Cyndi Tysick.

After some conversation, Carleen and I would like to say thank you for the opportunity to lead WGIL for the past few years and ask that a new chair/co-chairs are appointed going forward.

Thanks,
Logan and Carleen
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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / FACT2
« Last post by Katie (DeRusso) Ghidiu on June 12, 2019, 08:26:34 AM »
FACT 2 Report

FACT2  put  on another successful CIT conference, this  year at SUNY Purchase: https://cit.suny.edu/cit-2019/

The Council met  on April 12,  in Albany NY:
- Updates  from constituent groups,  including  newly  added student representative
- Met with SUNY Provost Tod Laursen
- Updates from SUNY System and Open  SUNY,  including SUNY  Online  and  PIF (Performance  Improvement  Funds)
- Task group updates from this year and discussion around  next  year
- Updates on  Flexspace and Coursera
- CIT Planning
- FACT2 Awards  report

Next meeting dates: July 31, Aug 1, 2019
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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / President's Report
« Last post by cg219 on June 11, 2019, 10:48:39 PM »
This year’s conference looks very exciting – there’s lots of great programs, social events, and networking opportunities – take advantage of as much as you can. Many thanks to all who helped to make this another SUNYLA success.

I sent out information to all of the New York State LIS programs (7) on the two-year, no-cost membership available to students. At least 4 have posted the message on their student listservs.  There is an increase in enrollment but not overwhelming. I recommend that we initiate some efforts to engage these new members and would like to take this on as my past president project.

Erin Sharwell has agreed to serve as the chair of the Professional Development Committee. This is a big undertaking and we will be meeting during the conference to discuss the committee responsibilities and oversight. 

What a wonderful year – it has been a pleasure and honor to work with all of you – SUNYLA strong is its members – your work makes SUNYLA strong! Bill, Carrie and I have been working on a thank you for your efforts.

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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / 1st Vice President's Report
« Last post by BillJones on June 11, 2019, 10:44:48 PM »
Hello, SUNYLA!

- Elections for 1st VP, 2nd VP, and Treasurer were conducted in May using the electronic ballot (thank you, Jill Locascio!). Congratulations to April Broughton (1st VP – Finger Lakes Community College), Jocelyn Ireland (2nd VP – Mohawk Valley Community College), and Greg Bobish (Treasurer – University at Albany).  New officer terms begin following the conference on Friday June 14th.

- I will be hosting a New Member/1st-time Attendee gathering at 5:30pm (just before the Membership Social) on Wednesday, June 12th in the Coulter Gallery.  If this is your first SUNYLA Conference, you should come (psst… you get a goodie bag)!

- Thank you for the opportunity to serve as the 1st Vice President for a second time this last year, and I look forward to serving as your SUNYLA President in the year ahead!

- Meeting dates and locations for next year will be coming soon.  Stay tuned to the sunyla-l listserv.

Thank you,
Bill Jones
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Here are the latest membership stats for June 2019:
Current members: 248
Lifetime Members: 12
Delegates: 58

Student Membership - Not a significant (~10) increase since posting to the LIS listserv.   

As always - delegates - please nudge your colleagues to renew their memberships or join.

Respectfully,
Carol Anne
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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / Metro Report
« Last post by jlocascio on June 11, 2019, 04:05:26 PM »
Nothing to report.
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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / TDG Report
« Last post by jlocascio on June 11, 2019, 04:04:50 PM »
TDG will be meeting at SUNYLA during the SIG/Committee meetings at 4:45 on Wednesday, June 12.  We will be discussing the role of TDG and our Slack channel in a post go-live Alma/Primo world.
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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / Archivists Report
« Last post by Jenny Collins on June 11, 2019, 04:04:05 PM »
I'm in the process of collecting meeting minutes and reports to be archived.

Reminder to conference organizers please send documentation regarding the planning of this years conference to me to be archived.

Email items at collinjg@delhi.edu

Physical items can be mailed to

Jennifer Collins
Bush Hall 339
SUNY Delhi
454 Delhi Dr, Delhi, NY 13753

Happy conference
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June 12, 2019 Council Meeting @ Onondaga (Annual) / Treasurer's report
« Last post by GregB on June 11, 2019, 12:41:49 PM »
Hi everyone! We have $17358.70 in the bank, and $22,804.21 in paypal, and we're about to be get back $12,599.39 from the last conference, so we'll have a total of $52,762.30. I've attached the spreadsheet for the bank account, please let me know if you have questions. Paypal is mostly memberships with a few vendor payments that snuck in before the conference system got set up, but if anyone wants more details I can fill you in.

Thanks, and see you tomorrow!

Greg
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