St. Cloud State University
Strategic Planning Committee Minutes
February 1, 2001, 7:45 a.m. St. Croix

Members Present: Jim Bertram, John Burgeson, Marlene DeVoe, Judy Foster, Bonnie Hedin, Jeanne Hites, Judy Kilborn, Pat Krueger, Arthur Mehrhoff, Glen Palm, Mike Pesch, Mary Soroko, Karen Thoms, Addie Turkowski, Jay Vora, Fred Walker, Brenda Wentworth

Members Absent: Deb Binsfeld, Debra Japp, John Palmer, and Eric Wimberger

Support Staff: Subimal Chopra and Lucie Schwartzkopf

Guest: Chunsheng Zhang, Academic Distinction Subcommittee member.

  1. The December 7, 2000, minutes were approved with one revision: "Recycled newsprint" will substitute for "butcher paper". The January 18, 2001, minutes were approved with no revisions.
  2. Theresia Fisher, Chairperson of the Mediation Coordination Committee, and Sharon Cogdill, Mediator Coordinator and Liaison to the mediation committee, were present. They requested to meet with the Strategic Planning Committee after a meeting with President Saigo on January 11, 2001. Lance Teachworth, Commissioner Of The Bureau Of Mediation Services, and Barbara Blackstone with the Minnesota Office of Dispute Resolution, were also present at the meeting with President Saigo. They brainstormed ideas on how the program can be incorporated into the infrastructure of St. Cloud State University. Discussion followed on past accomplishments and direction of the Mediation Coordination Committee. They asked that this Mediation Coordination Committee be incorporated into the Strategic Plan. The Strategic Planning Committee agreed to discuss it at a later date.
  3. A "KPI Definition and Measurement" handout was distributed. Subcommittees divided into groups and spent 20 minutes discussing KPI definitions.

Planned meeting times

Thursday, February 15, 2001, 7:45 am - 9:00 am, St. Croix
Thursday, March 01, 2001, 7:45 am - 9:00 am, St. Croix
Thursday, March 22, 2001, 7:45 am - 9:00 am, St. Croix
Thursday, April 05, 2001, 7:45 am - 9:00 am, St. Croix
Thursday, April 19, 2001, 7:45 am - 9:00 am, St. Croix
Thursday, May 03, 2001, 7:45 am - 9:00 am, St. Croix