Strategic Planning Steering Committee to Meet Sept. 3

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Aug. 28, 2008 – The Strategic Planning Steering Committee appointed by the Board of Regents at Southeast Missouri State University will hold open meetings at noon Sept. 3 in Academic Hall Room 205 and at noon Sept. 12 in the Board of Regents Room of the University Center.

At the Sept. 3 meeting, the Committee is expected to review the mission statement, strategic vision and priorities approved by the Board of Regents in May. In addition, small groups of members of the Strategic Plan Steering Committee will be established to draft three to four objectives for each priority. A timeline for completing the Strategic Plan during the fall semester also will be set.

At the Sept. 12 meeting, the committee is expected to review the objectives recommended by the small groups established at the Sept. 3 meeting. The Committee also will prepare a draft of the fleshed-out Strategic Plan to be distributed at the Sept. 18 “State of the University” convocation and subsequently to be discussed at a series of forums later this month and in October.