In Attendance: Co-Chairs D. Holt and J. Stephens, R. Althaus, M. Clifton, A. Gathman, C. Frazier, C. Kaufman, D. Starrett, S. Swartwout, A. Vandeven
Absent: G. Gasser, D. Probst, L. Fluegge
Recorder: Christie Renner
Steering Committee Membership
Carolyn Rainey’s term on Faculty Senate has ended. Therefore, a Faculty Senate representative should be identified to fulfill Dr. Rainey’s term on the AQIP steering committee through May 2008. R. Althaus will check into it.
Action Project Teams
The Action Project #1 and #2 Team memberships have been determined. The Steering Committee received copies of the faculty, staff, and student names serving on the Action Project teams. The initial meetings for each team have been scheduled on September 6 and September 7. D. Holt and J. Stephens will attend both meetings to go over the charge of the team. An AQIP Steering Committee liaison(s) needs to be identified for each team. Also, at the team meetings a chair will be identified. Discussion was held on each Action Project Team in preparation for their team meeting.
AQIP Action Project Team #1 – Improving Information Distribution and Communication
The Steering Committee liaisons for this action project team will be Allen Gathman and Misty Clifton. Discussion was held on the charge of this Action Project. A comment was made that the team will need to look at current systems, assumptions, and expectations. The description sheet on this Action Project that is posted on the AQIP website will be distributed to the team at their meeting. Also, the background on the development of this action project will also be shared.
AQIP Action Project Team #2 – Identifying Indicators of Being a University of First Choice
The Steering Committee liaisons for this action project team will be Rick Althaus and Crystal Kaufman. Discussion was held on the charge of this Action Project. The detail sheet on this Action Project that is posted on the AQIP website will be distributed to the team at their meeting. It was noted to look at paragraph “g” on the Action Project description sheet that refers to certain actions in the first year and second year.
J. Stephens will follow-up with J. Champine on the progress of Action Project #3. D. Holt will submit the progress report on each Action Project to AQIP.Regular steering committee meetings will be scheduled through the fall to continue work on the Systems Portfolio.