Wednesday, October 4, 2023

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM
SUB Room 235
Printable Minutes


Waded Cruzado, Dean Adams, Justin Arndt, Sreekala Bajwa, Matt Caires, Leon Costello, Chris Dobbs, Ariel Donohue, Jonathan Dove, Tracy Ellig, Colter Ellis, Stephanie Erdmann, Chris Fastnow, Stephanie Gray, Jeannette Grey Gilbert, Brett Gunnink, Alison Harmon, Stefani Hicswa, John How, Yves Idzerda, Greg Kegel, Ryan Knutson, Chere LeClair, Ilse-Mari Lee, Terry Leist, Mary Jane McGarity, Dan Miller, Bob Mokwa, Jennifer Thomson, Doralyn Rossmann, Tricia Seifert, Steve Swinford, Kim Obbink, Craig Ogilvie, Kellie Peterson, Sarah Shannon, Cody Stone, Amber Vestal, Kristof Zaba, Jacob Zink


  1. Call to Order
    President Waded Cruzado

    President Cruzado called the meeting to order at 8:30 a.m. 

  2. Approval of Minutes for September 6, 2023

    Move to approve minutes from Dean Brett Gunnink; Dean Ilse-Mari Lee seconded, and the minutes were approved unanimously

  3. University Wide Information/Announcements

    President Cruzado thanked UC for their work on homecoming week; and provided an update on current executive level searches. 

  4. Public Comment

    Paul Lachapelle shared information about the upcoming Climate Week.

  5. Old Items 
    1. Social Media policy
      Tracy Ellig, News Director, University Communications

      The policy was approved unanimously.

    2. Classification and Acceptance of External Funding policy revision
      Justin Arndt, Chief Compliance Officer

      The policy was approved unanimously.

  6. Informational Items
    1. Choosing Promise: Goal 1.1 Student Access and Success
      Chris Fastnow, Director, Office of Planning & Analysis

      Chris Fastnow shared updates to this goal:

  7. Updates

    Campus leaders shared updates around the table.

    University Council adjourned at 9:03 a.m. 

NOTE:  The next University Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1 , 2023, from 8:30 AM – 10:00 AM in SUB, Room 235.