The Path Forward–Strategy Implementation Team met on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, at 10 a.m. in the Lucas-Dodge Room (#256) of the IMU. Team members in attendance were: Barry Butler, Bruce Harreld, Tom Rocklin, Cheryl Reardon, Georgina Dodge, Erin Brothers, Cornelia Lang, Peter Snyder, Lena Hill, Matthew Watson, Monica Madura, Christina Bohannan, Samantha Lange, Artem Durnev, and Ted Yanecek. Also in attendance were Diane Slusarski and John Keller.
The minutes of the Jan. 11, 2017, meeting were distributed along with the meeting agenda.
The entire Strategy Implementation Team congratulated Barry Butler on his selection as President of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
Cornelia Lang presented a preliminary report and recommendations from SIT 3 (Undergraduate Academic Experience).
Barry presented a brief update on SIT 1 (National Research Standing) activities; the subcommittee is exploring ways to better recognize faculty accomplishments. John Keller reported on SIT 2 (URM) activities (inventory of existing programs, faculty mentoring, Sloan Grant extension). Georgina Dodge reported on SIT 4 (Campus Inclusion/Climate) and indicated recommendations may be presented at the April SIT meeting. Barry reported on budget meetings that have been held to address the recent state appropriation reduction. Barry and President Harreld shared information on the development of the new budgeting process (SIT 5). Tom Rocklin reported on SIT 6 (Student Housing and Dining) activities that include the development and roll out of a campus housing/dining survey. Barry noted recent developments regarding enrollment management (SIT 8) efforts including a re-evaluation of residency determination policies and practices. Finally, Barry noted the need to take into account the new Strategic Plan in subcommittee deliberations and recommendations.
The team meeting adjourned at 11:25 a.m.