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From the President

Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018

College Planning Council

Some updates have been made to the membership of the Buffalo State College Planning Council (CPC) for the 2016–2021 cycle. You will find the current membership roster and the charge for the CPC below.

Chair: Melanie Perreault, Provost
Co-chair: Howard Reid, Chair, College Senate; Professor, Psychology

William Benfanti, Associate Vice President for Government Relations, Institutional Advancement
Emily Boyce, Chair and Associate Professor, Music
Janelle Brooks, Assistant Dean of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Dean of Students Office
Jerod Dahlgren, Public Relations Director, College Relations
Bonita Durand, Chief of Staff, President’s Office
Bradley Fuster, Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness, Academic Affairs
Jason Grinnell, Chair and Associate Professor, Philosophy
Kimberly Kline, Chair and Professor, Higher Education Administration
Eric “Luke” Krieg, Chair and Professor, Sociology
Lisa Krieger, Assistant Vice President, Finance and Management
Maureen Lindstrom, Librarian, Butler Library
Seth Oyer, Assistant Professor, Communication
Jason Parker, Diversity Program Coordinator, Equity and Campus Diversity
Sarah Reid, Facilities Planner, Facilities Planning
Amy Rosen-Brand, Associate Director, Student Accessibility Services
Christopher Shively, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education and Reading
Vida Vanchan, Associate Professor, Geography and Planning
Rita Zientek, Interim Dean, School of the Professions

Monique Maxwell, President of United Students Government
Stephen Murphy, Graduate Student Association

The charge of the CPC is to monitor and assess the progress and completion of all goals associated with the Buffalo State urban-engaged campus strategic plan (2016–2021).

  1. The CPC will review progress on all elements of the goals assigned to members of the cabinet.
  2. The CPC will set up a timeline for all cabinet members to report the status of goals under their direction.
  3. The details of the report that will be submitted to the CPC will be defined by the CPC but will include a written report; documentation of progress toward completion of goals; when appropriate, efficacy of the project being described; how the goal is meeting the specific goal or element within the strategic plan; and any budgetary issues related to the goals.
  4. The CPC will provide a written summary report on or before June 15 of each year to the president indicating the progress toward goals; any recommendations related to specific goals; and any changes related to the goals based on the CPC’s review of information provided by the supervising unit. The president will meet with the chair and/or members of the CPC to receive and discuss this summary report.

The College Planning Council will meet on Tuesday, February 27, at 12:15 in Butler Library 210.