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November 16, 2000
Anderson Hall, Room 116



Carol Kellett, Harvard Townsend, Tom Schellhardt, David Hillier, Jane Rowlett, Jean Darbyshire, Laurel Littrell, Tony Crawford, Gary Leitnaker, Delores Takemoto,Virgil Wallentine, John Streeter


Jeff Meder, Doug Elcock, Barbara Newhouse, Virgil Wallentine, Don Foster, Ruth Dyer, Cheryl Strecker

Tom Schellhardt opened the meeting at 1:15 p.m.


A. Dr. Unger will make a presentation at the next meeting on Dec. 14th.

B. Shellhardt indicated that he appreciated the leadership of those on the committees.  He asked members to let him know by Dec. 1 if they want to remain on the same committee(s) or to become members of another committee(s). Takemoto recommended  someone from FSCOT be appointed to each of the committees.  She is on the Data Administration Committee and recommended that Simmonds be appointed to the I T Appropriate Use committee. 

C. Hillier announced that Barbara Hope was a guest lecture last week.  Schellhardt announced that Donna Shalala will be the upcoming Landon Lecturer.   

Review and Approval of the September 21 IRMC Minutes

It was moved and seconded that the October 26 minutes be approved.  Motion passed.


Subcommittee Reports


Appropriate Use of IT Resources Committee

Townsend distributed the draft revision of the Internet and World Wide Web policy.   He indicated that the changes recommended by FSCOT had been included.  It was moved and seconded that the revisions be added to the policy.  Motion passed.

Data Administration

Hillier distributed a final draft of the Research Data Retention and Access policy.  FSCOT had forwarded comments that were reflected in the final draft.  Crawford recommended that the name of the policy be change to include the word research before the word data.  It was moved and seconded that this policy be approved.  Motion passed.    

E-Commerce Issues and Practices Committee (Newhouse)

Townsend reported for Newhouse.  He indicated that the committee is trying to interpret existing policy related to on-line commercial activities. The committee will recommend that guidelines be developed and placed in the PPM which will include information relative to sponsorships. 

Other Business

Next Meetings: December 14th location to be announced.


The meeting was adjourned at 2:40 p.m.