Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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Waded Cruzado Nancy Cornwell Robert Hawks Shelley McKamey Lynda Ransdell  
Kenning Arlitsch Dennis Defa Bob Hietala Helen Melland Michael Reidy  
Kregg Aytes Chris Fastnow Chris Kearns Mark Nook Leslie Taylor  
Jeff Bader Peter Fields Greg Kegel Renee Reijo Pera Susan Wolff  
Matt Caires Destini French Ilse-Mari Lee Martha Potvin    
Kari Cargill Brett Gunnink Terry Leist Nicol Rae    
  • Call to Order
    President Waded Cruzado
    • President Waded Cruzado called the meeting to order at 8:30 AM.
  • Approval of Minutes for April 1st, 2015
    • Peter Fields moved to approve the minutes for March 4th, 2015, and Kregg Aytes seconded the motion. The minutes were approved unanimously.
  • University Wide Information/ Announcements
    • Several events are taking place in March, including the Neil DeGrasse Tyson event, a lecture by David Quammen, and a lecture by Sherman Alexie as part of the President's Fine Art Series. University Council members recognized the hard work of our student leaders during the legislative session.
  • Informational Items
      Cathy Hasenpflug, Director of Operations, Human Resources
      • Cathy Hasenpflug gave a presentation on the updates to the CHOICES benefit enrollment interface as part of a Service Excellence project.
    • Strategic Plan Update: Engagement
      Chris Fastnow, Director, Office of Planning & Analysis
      • Chris Fastnow provided an update on the Engagement section of MSU's Strategic Plan. Chris presented a chart of new data illustrating the progress.
  • Updates
    • Members of University Council provided brief updates about their departments.
  • Public Comment
    • No public comment was offered.