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2011 Mission & Vision Review Task Force

Vision and Mission Review Task Force Timeline and Responsibilities

Fall 2010
  • President announces the initiative on Inside MC and/or at the Presidential Inauguration
  • President assigns Task Force members and appoints Chair (if necessary) and Co‐Chair
  • Notify governance groups to select appointees
  • Develop committee role descriptions and charge
  • Develop Communication Plan and meeting schedule for the review process
  • Identify Task Force Chairs and members
January 2011
  • Communicate kick‐off meeting details, prepare Pre‐reading materials and project web site
  • January 18, 2011 ‐ Task Force meets 1st time to acknowledge roles and charge, review selective external data, review current Vision and Mission, formulate the questions for internal surveys and open community forum, and review the plan for open forums
  • Conduct Faculty, Staff, and Student surveys in (*1/31 – 2/11)
  • VPPIE analyzes survey data
February 2011
  • February 24, 2011 - Task Force meets 2nd time to review survey results and draft Vision and Mission language
  • Four open forums are held in late February to solicit community and business input and feedback –
    • one in Upper Montgomery County
    • one in Middle Montgomery County
    • one in Lower Montgomery
    • one for WDCE
  • IA Writing Team edits the drafts; VPPIE compiles forum results
March 2011
  • March 23, 2011 - Task Force meets 3rd time to revise Vision and Mission drafts based on forum data, review internal SWOT data, and conduct Strategic Direction discussion
  • Revised drafts for Vision and Mission are circulated among Task Force members for comments and feedback
April 2011
  • Open public comments solicited on revised Mission and Vision
  • New Vision, Mission, and Strategic Directions submitted to the BOT (*for May meeting)
  • April 20, 2011 - Task Force meets 4th time to finalize Mission and Vision and identify 5‐years Strategic Directions for the next planning cycle
May 2011
  • President presents Revised College Vision and Mission, and Strategic Directions at Closing Meeting
  • May 26, 2011 - Task Force meets 5th time for closing and celebration
Summer 2011
  • Revised Vision, Mission, and Strategic Directions materials are developed and prepared for collegewide and community distribution
  • Communication roll‐out


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