September 16, 1999 7:45 a.m. Mississippi

Members Present: Deb Binsfeld, Marlene DeVoe, Mir Md. Tariqul Haider, Jeanne Hites, Rich Josephson, Ravindra Kalia, Pat Krueger, Bill Langen, Dennis Nunes, Sid Parham, Jim Pehler, Doug Polley, Lucie Schwartzkopf, Marsha Shoemaker, and Fred Walker

Members Absent: Bonnie Hedin, Jayantha Herath, Katherine Pesola, Jill Peterson, Bruce Miles, Tom Stein, Brett Sween, and Karen Wenz

Guests: President Suzie Williams, Vice President Gene Gilchrist, and Vice President Ali Malekzadeh


New to the committee

  • Arthur Mehrhoff, Center for Community Studies, College of Social Science rep.
  • Dennis Nunes, Dean of Graduate Studies, new staff person (replaces Leslie Valdes)
  • Marsha Shoemaker, University Communications

Resignations from the committee

  • Mary Cleary, Records and Registration
  • Vicki Kirkhorn, Academic Affairs
  • Leslie Valdes, College of Social Science

President Williams, Vice President Malekzadeh, and Vice President Gilchrist shared their vision of the work the Strategic Planning Committee has before them this year. A short question and answer period followed. Vice President Malekzadeh reported that he has asked the deans for a rough draft of their strategic plan by the end of the fall semester.

Discussion was held to complete the subcommittees. Members will ask other people of their interest, and discuss it at the next meeting.

Planned meeting times will be every other Thursday. The following dates are confirmed with room reservations:

Thursday, September 30, 1999 at 7:45 a.m. in Mississippi
Thursday, October 14, 1999 at 7:45 a.m. in Mississippi
Thursday, October 28, 1999 at 7:45 a.m. in Mississippi
Thursday, November 11, 9999 at 7:45 a.m. in Mississippi
Thursday, December 02, 1999 at 7:45 a.m. in Mississippi
Thursday December 16, 1999 at 7:45 a.m. in Mississippi