Attending: Lorrie Clemo
(presiding); Michael Ameigh (recording). Richard Skolnik, Fritz Messere, Rhonda
Mandel, Yvonne Petrella, David King, Timan Nekritz, Mehran Nojan.
Mehran Nojan, Director of the Office
of Institutional Research and Assessment, presented and overview of data
collected in a recent survey of SUNY Oswego alumni. Approximately 800 surveys were distributed to
gauge interest among alumni in proposed post-graduate academic and professional
development opportunities. Areas of
strong interest include business, communication and computer technology
training. The Council will continue this
concrete ideas about how each school/college will respond to the Alumni
Survey by next Wednesday.
Yvonne Petrella, Dean of Extended
Learning, presented an overview of the process underway as the college applies for
branch campus status for the SUNY Oswego Metro Center in Syracuse. She requested that deans bring forward by
October proposed degree and certificate programs to be included in the
application. The deadline for preparing
the application is December 1st.
will follow up with Pamela Sandoval/SUNY on the branch campus questions
that came up, will report via email to Provost’s Council.
will prepare a list of specific questions that need to be provided by
deans for branch campus application and indicate the dates materials are
Academic Affairs Summit:
Lorrie discussed a draft agenda for the
day-long Academic Affairs Summit with department chairs to be held August 24th. The focus will be on aligning divisional
activities in the coming academic year with the college’s strategic plan. Other areas for discussion will include the
need to develop strategies for moving quickly on program development and
implementation in light of competitive and structural changes in the academic landscape.
Additional Action items:
on when department chair appointments should begin – July 1st
or August 1st of each year.
should prepare plans related to the early retirement incentive plan (ERI)
and submit to Mike Ameigh by August 9th.
up a meeting on Health Information Technology/Health Communications
program with Fritz, David, Rhonda, and Lorrie.
- Yvonne indicated departments will soon receive
incentive funds for participating in summer programs.
- David King, Dean of Graduate Studies and Research,
announced that staff in the Graduate Office and the Division of Extended
Learning are being trained in the operation of the new customer relationship
management system (CRMS) IntelliWorks.
The program will be used by the Graduate Office and Extended Learning to
manage data related to inquiries regarding degree and certificate program
- Tim Nekritz, Director of Web Communication, indicated
personnel are beginning training on the Ingeniux web system platform. Ingeniux will soon replace OmniUpdate as the
college’s website provider.
- Reminder: Please bring copies of agenda and supplements
with you to Provost’s Council.