Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Waded Cruzado Nancy Cornwell Peter Fields Bob Hietala Terry Leist Renee Reijo Pera Susan Wolff
Daniel Adams David Court Liz Greenfield Karlene Hoo Shelley McKamey Martha Potvin  
Kregg Aytes Dennis Defa Kate Grimes Chris Kearns Helen Melland Nicol Rae  
Jeff Bader Glenn Duff Brett Gunnink Greg Kegel Chris Murray Lynda Ransdell  
Matt Caires Tracy Ellig Maggie Hammett Bob Lashaway Kim Obbink Michael Reidy  
Kari Cargill Chris Fastnow Robert Hawks Ilse-Mari Lee Mark Nook Leslie Taylor  
  • Call to Order
    President Waded Cruzado
    • President Waded Cruzado called the meeting to order.
  • Approval of Minutes for September 3rd, 2014.
    • Susan Wolff move to approve the minutes for September 3rd, 2014; Mark Nook seconded the minutes and they were approved unanimously.
  • University Wide Information/ Announcements
    • President Cruzado introduced Kate Grimes, the new Director of the Office of Institutional Equity; President Cruzado also introduced Greg Kegal, the new interim Chancellor of Montana State University Northern; Susan Wolff introduced Lewis Card, the new Director of Development at Great Falls College.
  • New Items
    • Health Promotion to Office of Health Advancement
      Marci Torres, Assistant Director, Student Health Service
      • Marci Torres informed the group that the Student Health Service office would like to change their name from the Health Promotion Program to the Office of Health Advancement. This item will be voted on at the November 5th meeting.
  • Informational Items
    • Strategic Plan Progress Report
      Chris Fastnow, Director, Office of Planning & Analysis
      • Throughout the year, Chris Fastnow, chair of Planning Council, will present progress reports on the university's strategic plan goals. This month she provided an update on the access goal, incorporating fall 2014 enrollment information. The access goal provides overarching enrollment and diversity targets for the university. Adopted in 2012, MSU's Strategic Plan, "Mountains and Minds: Learners and Leaders," is intended to guide and inform those making strategic decisions. More information about the strategic plan.
    • Rouse Justice Center
      Chris Kukulski, City Manager
      Ron Price, Bozeman Police Chief
      • The council recieved information from City of Bozeman Manager Chris Kukulski, Bozeman Police Chief Ron Price and Municipal Court Judge Karl Seel about the city's proposed Rouse Justice Center. If approved by voters, the new center would provide facilities for the city's criminal justice and victim services functions. A construction bond and operating levy for the proposed center will be voted on in the Nov. 4 city election.
  • Updates
    • Each member of University Council provided a brief update about his or her department.
  • Public Comment
    • No public comment was offered.