College of Science and Engineering. College of Science and Engineering. COSE College meeting – Agenda Thursday – 19 August 2010 10:00 – 10:15 am Department announcements 10:15 – 11:00 am David DeGroote – overview for Academic Year I. Principles of Reorganization
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COSE College meeting – Agenda
Thursday – 19 August 2010
10:00 – 10:15 am Department announcements
10:15 – 11:00 am David DeGroote – overview for Academic Year
I. Principles of Reorganization
II. Distinctive Characters and foundation for integrated student experience
III. COSE in three models – 5, 4, 3 colleges
IV. Fall timeline for reorganization and program appraisal
V. Some initial questions to be asked and answered
VI. College Meetings Fall Semester
11:00 – 11:45 am FAQ and/or questions and answers
Mathematics – Dale Buske
Electrical and Computer Engineering – Tim Vogt
Statistics and Computer Networking Applications – Leonard Onyiah
Computer Sciences – Jayantha Herath
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering – Ben Baliga
Environmental and Technological Studies – Chuck Rose
Chemistry – Mohammad Mahroof-Tahir
Aviation – Tara Harl
Biological Sciences – Tim Schuh
Nursing Sciences – Brenda Lenz
Earth and Atmospheric Sciences – Tony Hansen
Physics, Astronomy and Engineering Sciences – Kevin Haglin
Distinctive Characteristics: We believe that St. Cloud State
has four distinctive characteristics, or sets of knowledge,
strengths and qualities, that we must focus on if we are to
achieve our goal of becoming the best comprehensive
state university in the Upper Midwest.
Accessibility that leads to success: St. Cloud State University will become distinctive by providing access to a high quality education with a commitment to individual student success.
Character that reflects our region: St. Cloud State University will become distinctive by offering an array of programs that reflect the character of our region with a commitment to meeting the needs of our community.
Education that drives knowledge into action: St. Cloud State University will become distinctive by preparing our students for success in work and life through integrated learning and the expert and innovative application of knowledge.
A portfolio of distinctive programs: St. Cloud State University will become distinctive by building on our prominent programs with the addition of new programs that hold the greatest promise of contributing to our future success.
Overarching themes that define an integrated student experience to attain distinction
5 college model #3
Four College Model # 1
Three college model #2
Timeline and Next Steps
Aug. 17, 2010: Provost Malhotra presents initial models to campus based on recommendations from Strategic Planning Committee
Aug 19 to 23 2010: College meetings. Departments and faculty submit comment to Dean relative to Dean’s program appraisal report to Provost.
Aug. 23, 2010: Deans submit revised SPA Phase II recommendations
Aug. 30, 2010: Provost shares SPA Phase II recommendations with campus community
Sept. 3, 2010: Academic support and administrative services appraisal process and timeline finalized*
Sept. 8 & 9, 2010: SPA Open Forums
Sept. 10, 2010: Rough cost estimates for presented models completed
Sept. 16, 2010: Strategic Planning Committee submits SPA recommendations to Provost
Sept. 24, 2010: Strategic Planning Committee finalizes process for gathering and consolidating input related to proposed reorganization models*
Nov. 19, 2010: Provost Malhotra makes final organizational model recommendation to President Potter
Dec. 3, 2010: President Potter makes final decision
Jan. 18, 2011: Reorganization implementation and transition plan, process and timeline shared with campus
* Additional timeline detail will be provided to the campus based on the work of the Strategic Planning Committee and the Academic and Academic Support and Administrative Appraisal Steering Groups
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