ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY
STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MINUTES
JUNE 17, 1996

MEMBERS PRESENT:* Shahzad Ahmad, Dick Andzenge, Jo Ann Asquith, Brad Chisholm, Bruce Ellis, Yvonne Getchell, Mike Hayman, Jeanne Hites, Richard Johnson, Rich Josephson, Bill Langen, Kathleen Maloney, Denise McGuire, Lu Meemken, Kate Mooney, Amy Nord, Jim Pehler, Sue Pope, Lora Robinson, Greg Scherber, Gretchen Starks-Martin, Rubin Stenseng, Annette Wilson

STAFF:* Sandy Isberner, Karen Schmid, Bill Tschida

Those present are underlined.

The meeting was called to order by L. Robinson.

  1. Minutes
    The minutes were distributed for review. The minutes were accepted as distributed.

    L. Robinson distributed copies of the working agenda and Proposed Skeleton for Developing Strategic Vision
  2. Proposed Dates and Times for Strategic Planning Committee Meetings Directions to Koinonia Retreat Center were distributed. L. Robinson informed the committee that Mark Thelen from Thelen Advertising will act as facilitator at the retreat. The retreat will begin at 9:00 AM, with coffee, juice and muffins served at 8:30 AM.
  3. Reading List
    L. Robinson informed committee members that Envisioning your future: imagining ideal scenarios, was required reading. This was given to committee members at an earlier meeting and is also on reserve in Learning Resources.
  4. Who are we? (Internal environment) Working Group report: Draft of framework of core questions for collecting data done. Deciding on criteria for inclusion in an effort to condense questionnaire.
    Working Group: Shahzad Ahmad, M. Hayman, J. Hites, R. Johnson, D. McGuire, L. Meemken, K. Mooney, A. Nord, S. Pope, G. Scherber, G. Starks-Martin, B. Tschida
    Institutional Values
    Working Group report: Working list of values for survey is now complete and follows the format of Institution Goals and Inventory. A few areas need revision before survey is given to Steve Frank. The committee discussed inclusion of spirituality, morals and ethical issues.
    Working Group: D. Andzenge, B. Chisholm, B. Ellis, B. Langen, K. Maloney, L. Robinson
  5. Who are they? (External environment)
    Working Group report: Working Group did not have a chance to get together since last meeting. Subgroups are working.
    Working Group:
    J. Asquith, Y. Getchell, R. Josephson, J. Pehler, K. Schmid, R. Stenseng, A. Wilson
  6. Working Outline of Strategic Plan Document
    L. Robinson informed committee members that she will distribute other campus mission statements after our retreat.
  7. Proposed Skeleton for Developing Strategic Vision R. Johnson's definition of strategic planning has been included in the Skeleton.
  8. Proposed Agenda for Working Retreat
  9. The committee agreed to extend the retreat time until 4:00 PM enabling subgroups to meet after lunch.
  10. The next scheduled meeting is June 19, 1996 at 2:30 PM, Watab/Sauk Room.
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