Outreach and Engagement Council

Minutes:  Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

9 – 10:30 A.M

Reid 415

Kim Obbink, Jeanne Wilkinson, Kathy Tanner, Kregg Aytes, Carmen McSpadden, Christa Merzdorf, Becky Mahurin 


Call to order

Approval of Minutes of November, 18th meeting  

Becky Mahurin motioned for approval, Christa Merzdorf second, minutes were approved. 

Information Items

Carmen McSpadden announced that the Leadership Institute will be sponsoring a lecture by Neil deGrasse Tyson – March 4th. Tickets go on sale soon. 

Extended University looking for partnership for computer classes. Please send suggestions to Kim O. 

Old Business

APLU IEP update – Becky Mahurin

External stakeholder survey went out

Internal surveys have been collected, good response. 

Still has long list of meetings, focusing on private sector engagement. 

Contact Becky Mahurin with any suggestions for people that would be good resources.

SCOPE – COGENT project. Held until February meeting 

New Business

Draft mini‐grant proposal (attached) 

Discussion on edits

5 yr ask

Elevate profile

Have poster session with awardees 

How to tell the O&E story for future reports

Need to get Chris’ timeline

Next Meeting 

Tuesday, February 17th   

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.  Reid 415