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Office of the President

University Cabinet

2013 Minutes
December 18, 2013
November 20, 2013
October 16, 2013
September 18, 2013
August 8, 2013
June 19, 2013
May 15, 2013
March 27, 2013
February 20, 2013
January 23, 2013

2012 Minutes
October 17, 2012
September 19, 2012
July 9, 2012
May 16, 2012
March 21, 2012
January 20, 2012

2011 Minutes
November 16, 2011
September 21, 2011
July 20, 2011
June 15, 2011
April 13, 2011
February 23, 2011

2010 Minutes
December 15, 2010
October 13, 2010
August 25, 2010
June 16, 2010
May 26, 2010
April 21, 2010
March 17, 2010
January 27, 2010

2009 Minutes
December 16, 2009
October 21, 2009
August 24, 2009
June, 17, 2009
May 20, 2009
April 15, 2009
March 18, 2009
February 18, 2009
January 29, 2009

2008 Minutes
December 17, 2008
November 19, 2008
October 15, 2008
August 25, 2008
May 21, 2008
April 16, 2008
February 27, 2008
January 16, 2008

2007 Minutes
December 19, 2007
October 17, 2007
September 19, 2007
June 20, 2007
May 16, 2007
April 11, 2007
March 21, 2007
February 21, 2007
January 24, 2007

2006 Minutes [pdf]
December 20, 2006
November 15, 2006
October 18, 2006
September 20, 2006
July 19, 2006
May 15, 2006
April 19, 2006
March 15, 2006
February 22, 2006
January 18, 2006

2005 Minutes [pdf]
December 21, 2005
November 16, 2005
October 19, 2005
September 21, 2005

Mission: To ensure communication to all constituencies institutional affairs, issues, and plans.

Meetings: The third Wednesday of each month; 9:00-11:00

Membership: Vice presidents, deans, directors; presidents of Faculty Senate, Staff Senate; and Student Association; president serves as chair and academic vice president serves as the vice-chair

Processes: President’s executive assistant solicits agenda items from members by Friday of previous week; approved agenda distributed via email by Monday of the week of the meeting and available to campus in the public folders; minutes recorded and approved at the following meeting; meeting is open to any campus member; approved minutes are distributed to members of each respective unit.

Principles:

  1. Advisory to president; does not set policy
  2. Open and honest deliberation
  3. Professional, constructive conversations
  4. Trust and mutual support and respect for other members
  5. Respect everyone’s right to dissenting viewpoint
  6. Ensure strong communication and dissemination of information to campus constituencies

Purposes:

  1. Provides a forum for communication, administrative updates, and discussion of key topics affecting the university.
  2. Plays a major role in providing advice, information, and guidance to the president
  3. Recognizes campus members who have contributed in extraordinary ways to the university (special recognition)
  4. Provides for the president’s reports on current developments, issues of interest to campus, strategic directions (e.g., external developments; SBHE and Cabinet topics; legislative, national)
  5. Distributes a list of brief descriptions of current activities and events prepared by the director of public information.
  6. Discussion of major topics and issues impacting many on campus; discussion, debate, and follow up (suggested for placement on agenda); forum for communication and coordination regarding major campus initiatives (routine events and activities are included in the list provided by the public information director)
  7. Roundtable reports on developments, events, and activities (non-agenda items)
  8. Visitors may identify problems or issues, raise questions about topics, and/or make suggestions (suggested for agenda).
  9. Discussion and reports on University’s strategic planning; input provided on Cornerstone goals and strategic goals; review and provide input to major strategic plans of the University that are currently not shared (e.g., IT plan and Facilities plan).
  10. Appoints subcommittees as needed to investigate specific questions and to provide recommendations.
  11. Allows for the membership to report back to respective constituency groups through scheduled meetings and/or distribution of Cabinet minutes.