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

Members Present: Jim Bertram, Deb Binsfeld, Marlene DeVoe, Bonnie Hedin, Jeanne Hites, Judy Kilborn, Pat Krueger, John Palmer, Mike Pesch, Arthur Mehrhoff, Karen Thoms, Jay Vora, Fred Walker, and Brenda Wentworth

Members Absent: John Burgeson, Judy Foster, Debra Japp, Glen Palm, Mary Soroko, Addie Turkowski, and Eric Wimberger

Support Staff: Subimal Chopra and Lucie Schwartzkopf

  1. Minutes from February 15, 2001, were approved with no revisions.

  2. "Writing the Plan" distributed for feedback on format. Plan is to distribute it to administrators who are writing plans in order to have plans by April 2001. Comprehensive plan is to minimize plans conflicting as well as ensure consistency. What gets measured is what gets done. SPC wants to be accountable to the things SCSU values and believes are important as a campus. The thought discussed is to have KPIs be married with strategies and assessment measures.

  3. The committee discussed using the following three column format for Key Performance Indicators:

Indicator Definition Measure (Qualitative and Quantitative)
  1. Jeanne to send out dates and plan time lines.

  2. Mission and Vision have been posted to strategic planning listserv. Please respond (print out and respond in hard copy if preferred).

Planned meeting times

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