September 27, 2013
Alumni Council Meeting Minutes
September 27, 2013
I. Welcome and opening praying
II. Approval of minutes from last meeting
(July 13, 2013)
III. Informational items
a. Randy shared some changes to the Homecoming
schedule, namely that the Golden Alumni Society would be gathering
Saturday morning and that the Post-Homecoming Game Bash had been
moved from Blue Raider Stadium to the Campus Quadrangle.
b. The Blue Raider Travel Club enjoyed their trip
to Alaska. They were the last travel group of the year able to make
the trip before the weather turned. To date, the trip for 2014 has
not been decided but possible options are England/Scotland, a
Scandinavian River Cruise, or Germany/Switzerland. Tentatively, a
bus tour to New York City is in the works for Spring/early summer
c. This year's Golden Alumni Society will meet May
10, 2014 in conjunction with Spring Commencement. Kenneth George
has a goal of getting 64 people from the class of '64.
IV. Old business
a. There has been discussion about creating an
Alumni Association Cookbook. Anthony Moore from LWC Information
Systems and Randy have discussed an online form linked to the
Alumni page on the LWC website. The creation of an Alumni Pinterest
page for recipe sharing was discussed, as well as the possibility
of creating an eBook that would be sold with all proceeds
benefiting the Alumni Walkway Scholarship. Allysa Gooden
volunteered to further communicate with Anthony Moore and develop a
plan for proceeding with the Alumni Cookbook.
V. New business
a. Guest administrators- Dr. Anne Streeter and Dr.
i. "Lindsey Writes" is a program instituted as part
of LW's QEP for the recent SACS reaccreditation. Beginning with
this freshman class, before graduation all students will take a
minimum of four core classes that are writing-intensive. This
program with help students to communicate effectively within their
ii. The current contest is to create a new school
song, or lyrics to the fight song, to be added to the three school
songs already in use: the traditional Lindsey Wilson Junior College
Anthem, the installation hymn written when Dr. Luckey was name
president, and the LW Fight Song (no words). Carrie Farris and Ken
Jessee volunteered to serve as judges and/or be a part of the
contest in an effort to be sure the spirit of LW past and present
b. Executive Committee
i. Dr. Lane opened the meeting by sharing that
Secretary Sheena London needed to step down from her position due
to other commitments. Dr. Lane recommended Allysa Gooden be
appointed Secretary Pro Tem to serve the rest of Sheena's term.
Carrie Farris made motion to appoint Allysa, which was seconded by
ii. This was Dr. Lane's final meeting as President.
Carrie Farris will serve out the remaining year of Monica Johnson's
term. Monica stepped down after moving to Florida. After Carrie's
term is complete, Ken Jessee will serve as president.
c. The next meeting of the council will be February
27, 2014. Members will gather for lunch in the dining center at
noon with meeting to follow.
VI. Ken Jessee made a motion to adjourn,
which was seconded by Ken George.