ST. CLOUD STATE UNIVERSITY
STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE MINUTES
July 1, 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
GUEST: Lin Holder
*Those present are underlined.
The meeting was called to order by L. Robinson.
The minutes were distributed for review. The minutes were accepted as distributed. L. Robinson distributed copies of the working agenda, reading list and sample copies of Strategic Plans.
- Proposed Dates and Times for Strategic Planning Committee Meetings
Room change for July 10 meeting noted..
- Reading List
Reading list was turned back over to K. Schmid.
- The Retreat Wrap-up Assessments made. Concluded needed to reduce time
spent getting to know one another and revisit discussion of draft vision
statement. Will discuss further at next meeting.
Lin Holder spoke on North Central Accreditation and Semester Conversion. Holder pointed out that one NCA criterion specifically addresses institutional planning and that the this fact was one of several which precipitated establishing the Strategic Planning Committee. Holder felt that the initial NCA reports were focusses more on strengths than weaknesses of the institution. The NCA team knows that institutions have problems and so expect a balanced assessment of the institution.
- Holder felt that being on the semester calendar would facilitate our
- The next scheduled meeting is July 10, 1996 at 2:30 PM, Watab/Sauk Room.