THE MINUTES OF THE MARSHALL UNIVERSITY FACULTY SENATE MEETING
HELD ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013, AT 4:00 P.M. IN
ROOM BE5 OF THE MEMORIAL STUDENT CENTER

MEMBERS PRESENT: Eldon Larsen (Chair), Rex McClure, Shane Tomblin, Nancy Lankton, Daesung Ha, Uday Tate, Mark Zanter, Ben Miller, Fredrick Bartolovic, Mike Murphy, Burnis Morris (Assistant Chair), Sandra Prunty, Yi-Po Chiu, Susan Welch, John Biros, Jamil Chaudri, Scott Simonton, Cam Brammer (Recording Secretary), Barbara Tarter, Paige Muellerleile, Kevin Law, Eric Migernier, Marianna Linz, Anthony Viola, Kristi Fondren, Aley El-Shazly, Wendy Trzyna, Carl Mummert, Alfred Akinsete, Suzanne Strait, Bin Wang, Bizunesh Wubie, Lori Ellison, Tom Hisiro, Harold Blanco, Tina Cartwright, Charles Clements, Piyali Dasgupta, Jung Han Kim, Mary Payne, Emine Koc, Jim Denvir, Travis Salisbury, Stephanie Anderson, Kelli Johnson, Thom Walker, Tracy Christofero (Graduate Council) Beth Campbell (AFC)

MEMBERS ABSENT:  Isaac Larison, Gary McIlvain, Susan Gilpin, Pamela Mulder,  Derrick Kolling, John Sammons, Sandra Stroebel, Zach Tankersley, Fadi Alkhankan, John Wilkinson, 

PARLIAMENTARIAN:  Adam Butz (temp)

GUESTS:  Alison Wickline, Glenn Anderson, David Pittenger, Philippe Georgel, Sissy Isaacs, Paris Webb, Corley Dennison, Mary Beth Reynolds, Wael Zatar, Chuck Somerville, R.B. Bookwalter, Marty Amerikaner, Bill Rosenberger, Lacie Pierson, Don Van Horn, Matt Turner, Stephen Kopp, Gayle Ormiston.

Declaring that there was a quorum, Faculty Senate Chair, Dr. Eldon Larsen called the meeting to order at approximately 4:00 p.m.

Minutes of the May 9, 2013 meeting were approved as written.  

There was a motion to approve SR-13-14-46 IS.  It was moved, seconded but not approved as of yet.
For discussion:
Paris Webb discussed the pay card issue.  Essentially, the folks who received paychecks are being told they will be required to sign up for direct deposit or they will automatically be signed up for the West Virginia Pay Card.  She is trying to gain a copy of the contract.  When she spoke with the WV State Auditor’s Office regarding this, they said that they had the authority to do this and sent her a general statement with the two WV State Codes, of which gives them the authority to do this.  But, in checking those two codes, it explicitly gives the State Auditor’s Office and the Treasurer’s Office to jointly establish both the direct deposit and the WV pay card programs. It stops short of requiring any public employee being REQUIRED to enroll in either. Dr. Kopp commented on this issue and suggested that the resolution be revised before submitting.  Additionally, security could be an issue by obtaining your payroll money from unsecured locations, like 7-11 or any convenience store.
There was a motion to edit this resolution and vote on it through email.  The motion was approved and the results will be sent to Angie Rose. There will be more to come on this issue and on SR-13-14-46 IS. 

THE MEETING WAS ADJOURNED AT 5:33 P.M.

                                                                                               
Respectfully Submitted,
Dr. Camilla Brammer, Recording Secretary
Faculty Senate