The Joint Strategic Planning Committee was established by vote of the Faculty Senate on April 10, 2003 and approved by President Carothers on April 22, 2003 as Faculty Senate Bill #02-03--23 and amended in Faculty Senate Bills #06-07--9, #06-07--24, nd #07-08--2.
5.70.10 The Joint Strategic Planning Committee shall advise the President and the Faculty Senate on broad policies and principles affecting the general direction of the University of Rhode Island in conjunction with its vision, mission, and values as a learning community. The Committee shall assist in the implementation and progress of the President's strategic plan; including, but not limited to, modifications, additions, and deletions to the strategic planning document as time or circumstance warrant. The Committee shall monitor the development of a university strategic planning process, which shall integrate aspects of financial, human resources, academic programming, student affairs, fund raising, and capital projects. The planning process at the University and the priorities established through it shall guide decisions on institutional funding. The committee shall be responsible for the periodic and systematic review of various aspects of institutional effectiveness and shall ensure that the results of these reviews are used for continuing improvement. The Committee shall be provided, upon request, with necessary data and information by university departments and officials. The Committee shall be assisted by the Office of Planning Services (see section 3.45.10).
5.70.11 The Joint Strategic Planning Committee shall be comprised of the President, who shall serve as Chair, the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice Presidents for Administration, Research and Economic Development, Student Affairs, and University Advancement, the Faculty Senate Executive Committee, a Dean of a degree-granting college appointed by the President, two administrative staff members appointed by the President, the President of the Student Senate, and the President of the Graduate Student Association. It shall be staffed by the Executive Assistants to the President and Directors of Planning Services.
5.70.12 The Joint Strategic Planning Committee shall meet on a regular basis and submit recommendations falling under the purview of the Faculty Senate to the Faculty Senate Executive Committee for transmission to the proper channels. Other recommendations shall be directed to the President. The President shall delegate the implementation of recommendations to the appropriate officials. The President and the Chair of the Faculty Senate shall report on the progress of the Committee to the Faculty Senate at least once each year and to the university community as appropriate.
Robert L. Carothers, President and Chairperson of the JSPC
Donald DeHayes, Provost and Vice President, Academic Affairs
Robert Weygand, Vice President, Administration
Peter Alfonso, Vice President, Research and Economic Development
Tom Dougan, Vice President, Student Affairs
Robert Beagle, Vice President, University Advancement
Celest Martin, Chairperson, Faculty Senate
Barbara Costello, Vice Chairperson, Faculty Senate
Barbara Meagher Smith, Faculty Senate
Margaret Ordonez, Faculty Senate
Andree Rathemacher, Faculty Senate
Stephen Swallow, Faculty Senate
Dayle Joseph, Dean, College of Nursing
Jeff Johnson, ASFCCE
Domingo Morel, Talent Development
Tom Ahrens, President, Student Senate
Matt Freeman, President, Graduate Student Association
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