Northeastern State University
University Planning Group (UPG)
Minutes: July 22, 2009 Meeting
Scheduled Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m.
Location: SH 147, BA226, M206
9:01 a.m. Call to order
Martin Venneman presented the report and recommendations of the Academic Priorities Task Group (presentation available in a separate document). The presentation focused on a five-step process (Appendix 2) that was adapted from the Dickeson book and the Milliken University process. The process focuses on self study category assessments and ratings. Documents were presented explaining the categories and ratings approach. The categories are:
The presentation is provided in a separate document, and process itself is included in Appendix 2. During the presentation, the task group emphasized the following:
During the presentation a number of issues and comments were discussed. The following is a summary of the comments, and may be useful in preparing for questions that may arise in the initial and future presentation of the Academic Priority Process.
Update/Enhance the Strategic Plan:
Meeting was adjourned 10:38 AM
Members in attendance: April Adams, Martha Albin, Janet Bahr, Jym Brittain, Sue Catron, Kim Cherry, Craig Clifford, Sheila Collins, Della Combs, Denise Deason-Toyne, Phyllis Fife, Tim Foutch, Nancy Garber, Mark Giese, Kay Grant, Ed Huckeby, Tom Jackson, Christee Jenlink, Dave Kern (chairperson), Christy Landsaw, Pamela Louderback , Tim McElroy, Doug Penisten, John Schleede, Joe Spence, Andrew Vassar, Martin Venneman, Paul Westbrook, Chuck Ziehr.
Members absent: Laura Boren, Dalton Bigbee, Richard Carhart, Liz Cook (NSGA), Michael Gibbons, John Gyllin, Mark Kinders, Shu Nakai, Jeff Konya, Randy Shelton
Comments in italics were not formally approved.