Jerry Gannod reported on great comments from faculty open forum, which drew a small, but engaged group. The conversation included bringing technology front and center, owning the university name, and how to appropriately use the term technological in the plan.
Co-chair Payne shared comments from state leaders about focusing the vision statement and what we are giving up as well as including. The committee also discussed the number of comments received about campus operational effectiveness and technological abilities. Optimizing processes emerged as an area that should be included in the draft.
The committee discussed the commitment by the committee to continue and increase opportunities and conversations for feedback and questions.