Northeastern State University
University Planning Group
Minutes: February 12, 2009 Meeting
****First draft, February 13, 2009****
Scheduled Time: 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Locations: NET 614 (originating), (ITV) BA-B226
Call to order: 2:32 p.m.
The meeting was adjourned at 4:03 p.m.
Members in attendance: April Adams, Ed Huckeby, Janet Bahr, Doug Penisten, Sue Catron, Craig Clifford, Sheila Collins, Denise Deason-Toyne, Dave Kern (chairperson), Tim Foutch, Nancy Garber, Kay Grant, Andrew Vassar, Tom Jackson, Christee Jenlink, Christy Landsaw, Pamela Louderback, Mark Giese, Joe Spence, Kim Cherry, Chuck Ziehr, Liz Cook (NSGA), Mark Kinders
Members absent: Tim McElroy, Dalton Bigbee, Laura Boren, John Gyllin, Ed Huckeby (Tom Todd represented Ed at the meeting), Martin Venneman, Richard Carhart
The following was recommended by the Task Group. The University Planning Group approved the recommendation with an amended Vision Statement, specifying that:
MISSION STATEMENT (No Changes Proposed)
Founded on the rich educational heritage of the Cherokee Nation, the campuses of Northeastern State University provide our diverse communities a broad array of lifelong learning, undergraduate, graduate, and professional doctoral degree programs. Through quality teaching, research and scholarly activities, service to local and professional communities, and high expectations, our dedicated faculty and staff provide a friendly learning environment where students are prepared to achieve socially responsible career and personal goals for success in a challenging global society.
As a culture of learning and discovery, we empower individuals to become socially responsible global citizens.
We will be the partner of choice in eastern Oklahoma, embracing the challenges and opportunities of the communities we serve.