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Strategic Pathway #1

Enhance the overall academic quality and environment of CMU with a commitment to rigor, relevance and excellence in our curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular programs.


Committee Members

  • Dr. Mary Schutten, Provost and Executive Vice President, co-convener
  • Ben Andera, Executive Director/Academic & Research computing
  • Dr. Jeremy Bond, Director/Instructional Development
  • Dr. Jodi Brookins-Fisher, Faculty/School of Health Sciences
  • Dr. Marco Fornari, Faculty/Physics
  • Dr. Tracy Galarowicz, Faculty/Biology
  • Dr. Deborah Gray, Faculty/Marketing & Hospitality Services Administration
  • Erica Johnson, Director/Mary Ellen Brandell Volunteer Center
  • Dr. Melinda Kreth, Chairperson/English Language & Literature
  • Dr. Michael Mamp, Faculty/Fashion, Interior Design & Merchandising
  • Stephanie Mathson, Faculty/Library Research & Instruction Services
  • Dr. Kaleb Patrick, Faculty/Educational Leadership
  • James Span, Jr., Executive Director/Student Inclusion & Diversity
  • Dr. Nicole Sparling Barco, Director/Honors Program
  • Dr. Andrew Spencer, Faculty/School of Music
  • Dr. Marcy Taylor, Associate Dean/College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • Dr. Jonathan Truitt, Faculty/History

Committee Charge

  • If necessary, recommend any minor edits and/or clarifications to the descriptor for the pathway.
  • Establish overarching strategic objectives that will define CMU in 2030 relative to this pathway.
  • Ensure that there are appropriate processes to proactively engage campus and community stakeholders in the discussions and idea generation for the strategic objectives.
  • Recommend short-term benchmarks (goals and objectives that can be reached within one to three years) to be used as measurements of progress.