This memo to the Executive Council dates to April 23, 2015.
These questions in reponse to questions sent the college by the provost were finalized during the spring semester 2015.
Guiding principles and best practices drafted by the CALS academic unit heads (May 21, 2015).
PDF of March 31, 2015 Letter from the Dean.
PDF of January 16, 2015 Letter from the Dean.
PDF of April 21, 2013 Letter from the Dean.
PDF of March 12, 2012 Letter to the Dean.
PDF of Executive Council's Guiding Principles for Budget Reductions and Future Investments.
Be the most effective, efficient, responsive, flexible, and financially sustainable college on campus
Current situation and gap between current situation and desired solution:
Currently the college is working on a business model that worked in the 1990s and early 2000s but is not optimal today. We need to reassess how we work with people (internally and externally), our cost structures, and how we use technology.
Strategies (numbered) and actions (bulleted)