Calendar of Campus Meetings 2017

 

1/10/17: First Strategic Planning Steering Committee, Introduction, bestowing of charge, review of Process, timeline, assignments, and breakout work groups

1/11/17: Meeting with Council of Deans, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah & Julie Peterson

1/11/17: Meeting with CAS Governing faculty, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

1/13/17: Meeting with SOM Governing faculty, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Shichun (Alex) Xu

1/18/17: Meeting with Citizen's Advisory Committee, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

1/18/17: Meeting with SOM staff, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Shichun (Alex) Xu

1/18/17: Meeting with SON Governing faculty, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

1/18/17: Meeting with Student Government, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

1/19/17: Meeting with AAAC, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

1/20/17: Meeting with SHPS Governing Faculty, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah & Amy Yorke

1/24/17: Meeting with Staff Council, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah & Gilia Smith

1/25/17: Meeting with FC, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah & Julie Peterson

1/25/17: Meeting with SEHS Governing Faculty: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication, & updates--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah & Sapna Thwaite

1/25/17: Meeting with Office of Research: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

1/26/17: Meeting with CAC/BSP, Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication, & updates--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Tess Barker and Terry Wisner

1/30/17: Meeting with OEL, ITS/MCS, International Center: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication, & updates--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/1/17: Meeting with Extended Leadership Committee: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication, & updates--Donna Fry & Jonathan Grady

2/1/17: Meeting with SON Governing Faculty: Strategic planning update and discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/3/17: Governing Faculty Meeting, first agenda item (30 minutes)--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah & Julie Peterson

2/3/17: Meeting with SOM Governing faculty, Strategic Planning updates and collecting input--Shichun (Alex) Xu

2/3/17: Meeting with Committee Chairs (Women's Commission, Women's Educational Center, Strategic Enrollment Management): Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/8/17: Meeting with the Director of Office Research: Follow-up on discussion related to Office of Research vision, needs and role in strategic planning--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/9/17: Meeting with CAS Staff: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/9/2017: Meeting with CAS Staff: Discussion of open forums and strategic planning--Suzanne Shivnen

2/10/17: Meeting with CAPS, Veteran's Resource Center, Recreational Services, DPS, and Student Housing & Residential Life: Introduction, updates and exploring needs, vision & collaboration for strategic planning--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/14/17: Meeting with HLC & Advising Taskforce Chairs: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/14/17: Meeting with Thompson Library Staff: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

2/15/17: Meeting with SOM staff, Strategic Planning updates and collecting input--Shichun (Alex) Xu

2/16/17: Meeting with Diversity Council & TCLT: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah 

2/22/17: Meeting with SEHS Governing Faculty: Discussion of opportunities for improvement at UM-Flint that should be addressed in plan--Sapna Thwaite

2/23/17: Meeting with Office of University Relations: Discussion of how to promote Strategic planning on social media using existing platforms--Jena Colon

2/24/17: Meeting with English Language Program/International Center: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

3/8/17: Meeting with Undergraduate Faculty: Update on efforts of the Strategic Planning Committee--Melva Craft-Blacksheare

3/13/17: Meeting with Facilities & Operations: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

3/14/17: Meeting with MA Applied Communications Students: Introduction, updates, & inquiries about the Strategic Planning process--Keshanda Jones

3/15/17: Meeting with School of Nursing: Update on efforts of the Strategic Planning Committee--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

3/17/17: Meeting with EOI: Introduction, Process & timeline, exploring ways for collaboration, inclusion, & communication--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

3/17/17: Meeting with Africana Studies Department Faculty: Discussion of the significance of attending the open forums--Dauda Abubakar

3/20/17: Meeting with Cabinet: Follow-up on discussion, needs and role in strategic planning--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

3/24/17: Meeting with School of Nursing: Strategic Planning Workshop held for School of Nursing--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

3/27/17: Meeting with Student Advising Task Force--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Jena Colon, Keshanda Jones

3/30/17: Meeting with Governing Faculty: Strategic planning update--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Mihai Burzo, Shelby Newport, Mike Farmer, Ken Sylvester, Damien Siwik

February/March: OEL online: Included the campus questions from Hiba Wehbe-Alamah into an online survey for OEL Staff--Deb White

4/5/17: Meeting with School of Nursing: Strategic Planning update--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah

4/12/17: Meeting with Faculty Council: Follow-up on strategic planning discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Chris Pearson, Mihai Burzo, Deb White, Dauda Abubakar, Melva Craft-Blacksheare, Gilia Smith

4/12/17: Meeting with Student Government: Follow-up on discussion, needs and role in strategic planning--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Damien Siwik, Zachary Hayes

4/12/17: Meeting with Staff Council: Follow-up on strategic planning discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Damien Siwik, Suzanne Shivnen, Jonathan Grady, Deb White, Kris Johns, Brent Nickola

4/12/17: Meeting with Council of Deans: Follow-up on strategic planning discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Damien Siwik, Gilia Smith, Dauda Abubakar

4/13/17: Meeting with AAAC: Follow-up on strategic planning discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Sapna Thwaite, Dauda Abubakar, Dan Lair, Jie Song, Gilia Smith

4/13/17: Meeting with CACBSP: Follow-up on strategic planning discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Mike Farmer, Dauda Abubakar, Gilia Smith

4/14/17: Deadline for campus feedback for goals

4/17/17: Meeting with Cabinet: Follow-up on strategic planning discussion--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Shelby Newport, Mike Farmer, Gilia Smith

5/2/2017: Strategic Planning Committee Meeting: Preparation for May 5th Governing Faculty Meeting

5/5/17: Meeting with Governing Faculty: Discussion and vote--Hiba Wehbe-Alamah, Amy Yorke, Deb White, Dauda Abubakar, Dan Lair, Ken Sylvester (guest content expert)

Open Forum Discussion Notes

We are grateful for all the ideas being shared in the open forums. This page includes Rough Notes from; Faculty-Staff Open Forum, Student Open Forum, Staff Open Forum and SWOT Workshop posters that we have taken as photos to capture the activity and many of the ideas shared so far. Please note this is preliminary and does not include all of the notes and discussion from these forums. The Open Forum Work Group will prepare a more comprehensive summary, which will be posted here after all the open forums are concluded.

Open Forum Agenda and Discussion Questions

Below is an overview of the Open Forum agenda and discussion questions. We hope everyone will participate! We also invite you to share your thoughts via our website or by writing to future@umflint.edu.

Open Forum Agenda:

15 minutes: Introduction and Context

45 minutes: Breakout Groups

30 minutes: Discussion

Breakout Group Questions:

1. Considering the University's mission and vision, how can UM-Flint act with intention, integrity and consistency to reach its goals?

2. In 140 characters or less...What does a successful UM-Flint look like in 2022?

3. List 3 or 4 key differentiators of UM-Flint and our students as compared to other universities in the State of Michigan.

4. What are the two most important things UM-Flint offers to students? To faculty? To staff? To alumni? To the community?

5. Identify 1-2 opportunities or challenges UM-Flint must consider in an effort to achieve its mission and enrich our campus.

Schedule of Steering Committee Meetings 2017

Tuesday, January 10

Wednesday, January 25

Thursday, February 9

Wednesday, February 22

Thursday, March 9

Wednesday, March 22

Thursday, April 6

Tuesday, April 18

Thursday, May 4

Wednesday, May 17

Steering Committee Work Group Meetings 2017

Survey Work Group: 1/31, 2/8

Environmental Scan Work Group: 2/1, 2/8, 2/9, 3/16

Open Forums Work Group: 2/2, 2/7, 3/16

Community Outreach Work Group: 2/13