Strategic Planning and Budgeting Committee June 28, 2011 1-3 a.m. Library Marine Room o o o o o o o o o o o o PRESENT: Linda Schmitigal (Chair), Associate Professor of Management George Denger, Communications Professor Maurice Walworth, Provost Tracey MacQuarrie, ESP Representative William Eilola, Vice President of Enrollment and Marketing/President’s Council Deborah Faust, Director of Financial Aid/Administrative Professionals Sherry Brooks, Vice President of Finance/Presidents Council ABSENT: Ramsay D’ave, Student Representative John Roese, Professor of Biology Paul Weber, Engineering Faculty Mary Jo Meehan, Assistant Professor/Counselor June 14 minutes were approved. Strategic Plan The committee members continued working on and revising the goal statements with the purpose of creating statements in which measurable objective could be created. Included in this document is the revised goal statements. At the next meeting, we will be writing the objective statements related to each goal identified in today’s process. Each committee member will bring in objective statements for as many of the goal statements as they can. The committee members also agreed that it is time to take the core values statement and the vision statement created last year to the Board of Trustees for review. Next Meeting At the next meeting, which will be July 12, 1-3, in the Library Marine Room, the committee will review the goal statements and begin writing the objective statements with intent of having a draft to present (for information purposes only) to the Board of Trustees at its July 15 meeting. Meeting adjourned at 3:00 p.m.. Submitted by Linda Schmitigal July 1, 2011 LAKE SUPERIOR STATE UNIVERSITY Introduction to LSSU (HLC Statement?) Core Values Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Teaching is our first priority and focuses on providing student/faculty interaction, learning, and research in current, relevant programs. Opportunity. Students have a wide range of opportunities to grow academically, professionally, culturally and socially. Opportunities are provided via work-study assignments, student organizations, internships, community outreach and leadership. Diversity. Students experience a campus community environment which is inclusive and welcoming. Ethics and Values. The University promotes an environment which values honesty, openness, and courteous behavior where everyone is treated with respect. Stewardship. LSSU provides a framework in which to leave the university and region financially and environmentally sound for future generations of LSSU students, alumni, and friends. Prepared by Shared Governance Strategic Planning and Budget Committee April 2010 Mission and Vision Statements Mission Statement (approved by the Board of Trustees March 28, 2008) Our principle mission at Lake Superior State University is to help students develop their full potential. We do this by providing high-quality, academically rigorous programs in an engaged, personal and supportive environment. This combination nurtures potential and sets students on paths to rewarding careers and productive, satisfying lives. We also serve the regional, national and global communities by contributing to the growth, dissemination and application of Knowledge. Vision Statement Our programs grow and evolve in ways that keep our graduates at the cutting edge of technological and societal advances. As such, we will be viewed by our constituents as: The preferred regional choice for students who seek a quality education which provides a competitive edge in an evolving job market. An institution where relevant concepts are taught by quality faculty, and are paired with practical real-world experience to provide a well-rounded education. An institution which capitalizes on its location to instill graduates with an understanding of environmental issues and an overarching desire to be responsible stewards of the environment. A University that is highly student centered and empowers all students to realize their highest individual potential. Include a statement of how core values leads to development of vision. Part II Names of Channel Markers(?) Goal 1: Collaborative, committed campus community We will develop a permanent and permeating culture of sharing ideas, knowledge, resources, and talent across campus fostering a sense of pride and community. Goal 2: Desirable school of choice (recruiting/academic reputation) We will attract a diverse student body by graduating students who have had an exceptional university experience. Goal 3: Regional Communities We will collaboratively contribute to economic growth and improved quality of life in our region. Goal 4: Student Campus Experience (retention/campus life) We will provide students with a supportive, connected, and comfortable campus experience to enhance student development. Goal 5: Student learning and development We will maintain and develop excellent programs for students which provide experiential learning activities that take advantage of this unique region. Goal 6: Educational support We will establish and maintain an appropriate level of educational resources to effectively support learning. Goal 7: Stewardship and Sustainability We will promote efficient and effective utilization of resources to lay the foundation for growth and sustainability.