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Organizational Structure and Tasks

  • Explore (in conversation with the Mission and Identity Office), enriching global perspectives in Mission and Identity programs (1.4.3)

  • Annually review Mission and Identity programs and prepare an evaluative report for the assistant to the president and the president about strengths and challenges.
  • Review major religious and ethnic groups represented on the three University campuses and make recommendations as to what religious holidays should be noted on the University/Academic calendar as well as college/school calendars if appropriate e.g. Eid, Hanukkah etc.
  • Develop a timeline and roles and responsibilities for the Mission Agere and Mission Vivere awards so that the call for nominations, review of candidates, identification of awardees and notification of awardees and supervisors is completed in a timely manner.

  • Develop means to foster the Jesuit and Mercy traditions through ongoing education and promotion of mission fulfillment.Review websites, contact colleagues, and review publication of other similarly situated universities to seek ideas to better promote the development of mission at UDM.

  • Determine Team's organizational structure (officers/leadership e.g., chairperson, secretary, and/or other positions)

  • Review websites, contact colleagues, and review publication of other similarly situated universities to seek ideas to better promote the development of mission at UDM.

  • Draft operational policies and procedures (e.g., frequency of meetings, who calls meetings), notification time for meetings (e.g., ten days), time period for distribution of agenda (e.g., five days), timeline for preparation and approval of meeting minutes

  • Establish procedures for keeping records of approved resolutions, advice, membership records and other actions

  • Draft general assessment process and goals for first year (to be updated annually)

  • Include clear time limits for action on various issues as per paragraph 4 under "Further Details" of Shared Governance Task force proposal approved by the university community

  • Deliberate and act on priority issues identified by the President

  • Provide Shared Governance Task Force with draft operational policies and procedures by December 1, 2005

  • Review the Implementation Grid for the University’s Strategic Plan and become familiar with those action steps related to Mission and Identity.  If appropriate, provide assistance if contacted.

  • With students as targeted audience, develop a plan to enhance visibility of UDM Mission Statement in various locations on University website and other possible venues/applications.  Review websites, contact colleagues, and review publication of other similarly situated universities to seek ideas to better promote the visibility of mission at UDM.
  • Continue to review major religious and ethnic groups represented on the three university campuses and make recommendations as to what religious holidays should be noted on the University/Academic calendar as well as college/school calendars if appropriate e.g. Eid, Hanukkah etc.
  • Continue to develop a timeline and roles and responsibilities for the Mission Agere and Mission Vivere awards so that the call for nominations, review of candidates, identification of awardees and notification of awardees and supervisors is completed in a timely manner.
  • Manage the call for, review of submitted nominees and selection of the awardees for the Mission Leadership Award, the Vivere ex Missione Award, and the Agere ex Missione Award.