SEPTEMBER 6, 10, 1996

MEMBERS PRESENT: Shahzad Ahmad, Dick Andzenge, Jo Ann Asquith, Brad Chisholm, Bruce September 6, 1996 Ellis,Yvonne Getchell, Mike Hayman, Jeanne Hites, Richard Johnson, Rich Josephson, Bill Langen, Kathleen Maloney, Denise McGuire, Lu Meemken, Kate Mooney, Jim Pehler, Sue Pope, Lora Robinson, Greg Scherber, Gretchen Starks-Martin, Rubin Stenseng, Annette Wilson

STAFF:* Sandy Isberner, Karen Schmid, Bill Tschida

GUESTS: Angelo Gentile, William Rodgers, John Berling, Myron Umerski

*Those present are underlined.

The meeting was called to order by L. Robinson.

  1. Minutes
    The minutes dated July 24 and 29th were distributed during the summer and were accepted as distributed.

    L. Robinson distributed copies of the working agenda at the September 6th meeting.
  2. Dates and Times for Strategic Planning Committee Meetings
    The committee agreed to let subgroups meet at committee meetings, time permitting. The committee agreed to hold the November 11th retreat in St. Cloud and to have a full-day retreat. Suggestions were to hold it at either theRadisson, Riverwood, or Holiday Inn. There will not be a facilitator. Each subgroup will be provided a laptop computer for the day.
  3. Reading List
    A reading list was distributed during the summer. Any new reading items should be sent to K. Schmid. The article entitled Belt-Tightening Goes On--And On was distributed at the September 10th meeting to be added to the reading list.
  4. Fall Opening Days Forum on Strategic Planning
    The Opening Days Forum Agenda was distributed for those who could not attend the Forum. As a result of the Opening Days Forum, the committee agreed to do the following: Add vision to Web Site which has been done. Provide names of persons to be contacted about technology; and finish planning open forums around campus and get in U-News.
  5. Coordination of all SPC data gathering and time schedule for sharing information gleaned.
    The Directors and Deans Survey and the Legislators Survey were discussed by the committee. They will be put in final form and sent out. President Grube has authorized full funding of the values survey.
  6. Revist DRAFT Vision Statement
    At the September 10th meeting the committee gave suggestions to be added under the intellectual, cultural and economic areas of the vision statement.
  7. Other Loose Ends
    Amy Nord is no longer a committee member. Efforts are being made to fill the vacated position. The Strategic Planning Web Page can be found at
  8. The next scheduled meeting is Friday, September 20, 1996 at 7:45 AM, North Voyageur Room.