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Marywood University Planning Advisory Council

Purpose & Function:

The Marywood University Planning Advisory Council is an advisory group to the President of the University on strategic planning. The Council may create ad hoc committees from the Marywood University community to assist in its work.


Membership & Selection:

President of the University (Chair)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Business Affairs
Vice President for University Advancement
Vice President for Student Life
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Director of Planning and Institutional Research
Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation
Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies
All academic deans
Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications
One full-time or pro rata faculty member from each college and the School of Architecture
One professional staff member
Support Staff Senate President
One undergraduate student
One graduate student

The faculty members are elected from the full-time and pro rata faculty of each college. Elections are conducted by the Election Committee for Primary University Standing Committees.

The professional staff member is elected by the Election Committee of the Professional Staff Senate.

The undergraduate student is appointed by the Executive Board of the Student Government Association in consultation with the Vice President for Student Life.

The graduate student is appointed by the President of the Graduate Student Council in consultation with the Vice President for Student Life.

Term:

Faculty members - three years, eligibility for election limited to one additional, three-year term.

Professional staff member - three years, eligible for reelection to one additional three-year term.

Students - one year, eligible for reappointment.

Meetings:

Meetings are held at least once a semester at the call of the President of the University.

Reports To:

President of the University.

History:

11/05/02 - Revision approved by the President of the University
01/27/05 - The President of the University added two positions to the membership: the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and the Executive Director of Marketing Communications
07/08/05 - Title changed from Assistant to the President for Planning and Research to Chief Planning and Research Officer
07/03/06 - The President of the University changed the membership to include the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment in place of the Chief Planning Officer.
06/30/07 - The Chief Planning Officer was returned to the membership in place of the Director of Institutional Research and Assessment.
03/01/08 - Title changed from Associate Vice President for Enrollment Managment to Vice President for Enrollment Management
05/02/08 - Title change from Vice President for Academic Affairs to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
08/03/09 - A representative of the support staff was added to the membership by the President of the University.
09/03/10 - Title change from Chief Planning Officer to Director of Institutional Research and Assessment.
10/12/10 - Title change from Executive Director of Marketing Communications to Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications.
07/01/11 - Title change from Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs to Vice President for Academic Affairs.
05/23/12 - Title change from Director of Institutional Research and Assessment to Director of Planning and Institutional Research.
07/01/12 - Membership revision approved by the President of the University to add the position of Director of Assessment and a faculty representative from the School of Architecture.
07/01/13 - Title change from Director of Assessment to Director of Learning Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation; title change from Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications to Associate Vice President for Marketing and Communications; support staff member changed to Support Staff Senate President.
10/23/13 - Membership revision approved by the President of the University to add the position of Director of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies.


Mary T. Gardier Paterson, Esquire | Secretary of the University | paterson@marywood.edu