Oct. 15 Meeting Highlights from the Comprehensive Workplace Solutions Team

The following are highlights from the Oct. 15 Comprehensive Workplace Solutions team meeting: Team reviewed and discussed the Gallery Walk Posters. Survey of CE/CT Administrators: Decision were made to create a small group to identify and synthesize data following the Gallery Walks. Informing current work of the team: Until Gallery Walks are complete, the team […]

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Oct. 8 Meeting Highlights from the Comprehensive Workplace Solutions Team

The following are highlights from the Oct. 8 Comprehensive Workplace Solutions team meeting: Refined proposed concepts and Gallery Walk questions. Team members, Michelle Schmitz shared the CWS graphic for our Gallery Walk poster boards. Jamie Barthel presented the Charting the Future Comprehensive Workplace Solutions CE/CT survey results. Team consensus that the proposed concepts, questions, and […]

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Oct. 1 Meeting Highlights from the Comprehensive Workplace Solutions Team

The following are highlights from the Oct. 1 Comprehensive Workplace Solutions team meeting: Team read, reviewed, and discussed Chancellor Rosenstone’s memo dated September 23, 2014. Unanimous decision: We as a team are moving forward with our work as a team. Discussion followed regarding Charting the Future Implementation Team bullet points Each location worked independently at […]

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Sept. 17 Meeting Highlights from the Comprehensive Workplace Solutions Team

The following are highlights from the Sept. 17 Comprehensive Workplace Solutions team meeting: Continued group work to review opportunities, issues, and develop potential strategies for creating a comprehensive model of workplace solutions. Prospective questions were identified for the gallery walk sessions. Gail Ruhland, Center for Continuing Studies St. Cloud State University presented a brief history […]

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Sept. 4 Meeting Highlights from the Comprehensive Workplace Solutions Team

The following are highlights from the Sept. 4 Comprehensive Workplace Solutions team meeting: Continued conversation about interest in making CWS what the words describe, a more comprehensive model of workplace solutions Review of individual responses to the team assessment prompted agreement that an “executive summary” of the individual comments would be sent to the core […]

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Dec. 5 Meeting Highlights from the System Incentives and Rewards Team

The following are highlights from the Dec. 5 Systems Incentives and Rewards team meeting: Team learned more about HR topics related to SIR Concept 4; had two presentations (Talent Management and Payroll Shared Services) and went to Metro Chief Human Resources Officers meeting to understand current state of HR-related work and improvements at campuses and […]

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Gallery Walks Final Counts

39 Gallery Walks Completed 38 at campuses, 1 at system office All colleges and universities visited 5,042 attendees 3,970 completed survey cards (75% response rate) 1,670 students 1,585 staff 278 faculty 162 community members 162 community members 195 students participated in 16 focus groups    

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Editorial: Faults aside, don’t scuttle MnSCU’s visioning process

ECM Editorial Board: Faults aside, don’t scuttle MnSCU’s visioning process Dec. 4, 2014 ECM Editorial Board editorial – Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has initiated an important planning and visioning process that will benefit Minnesota post-secondary students for many generations. If you have a son or daughter who may attend a state college, this planning […]

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Editorial: ‘Charting the Future’ needs to proceed

MnSCU’s ‘Charting the Future’ needs to proceed: Pioneer Press Editorial Nov. 29, 2014 “Business as usual is not an option,” the chancellor of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities has maintained since joining the sprawling system in 2011. Steven Rosenstone’s message has remained clear in the face of mounting pushback this fall from some faculty and […]

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Nov. 21 Meeting Highlights from the Education Technology Team

The following are highlights from the Nov. 21 Education Technology team meeting: Discussed updates with Charting the Future Heard reports from workgroups about three topical areas related to Educational Technology Planned our next meeting, to begin discussion and prioritization Nov. 21 Agenda: CTF_EdTech_Agenda_112114 (1)     Nov. 21 Synthesis: EdTech_MeetingSynthesis_112114

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