Minutes of February 15, 2008

 

First-Year Programs Advisory Committee

Minutes of February 15, 2008

Call to Order

3:15 p.m. in UNVH 113 by Pauline Nugent

Attendance

Gary Brock, Betty Evans, Tom Kane, Thomas Lane, Pauline Nugent, Helen Reid, Art Spisak, John Steiert, Ellena Stotler and Cathy VanLanduyt

Minutes

Correction to minutes:  Next Meeting February 15

Minutes accepted with correction noted.

Committee Action on Goals and Objectives

  • No longer reference Goals by number
  • Remove all occurrences of "begin to" and "Students will" from Goals and Objectives
  • Goal 1 edited:
Goal:  Students view themselves as scholars and understand the role of scholarship in the University and larger society.
  • Goal 2 revised:
Goal:  Students understand the importance of the University's Public Affairs Mission, which includes community engagement, cultural competence and ethical leadership, and actively participate in it.
  • Goal 3 revised:
Goal:  Students establish campus connections and a supportive network of faculty, staff, and students.
  • Delete Objective B under Goal (formerly Goal 3)
  • Goal 4 edited:
Goal:  Students develop knowledge of their abilities and skills related to the pursuit of their academic and personal goals.

Tasks Prior to Next Meeting

 
  • Add Objective E under Goal (formerly Goal 2) to include statement on diversity (come to consensus via email)
Objective E:  Students appreciate diverse perspectives and discuss others' ideas in becoming an education person.

Next Meeting

Friday, March 7, 3:15-4:30 p.m., UNVH 113