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9/27 Town Hall recording available

Posted on October 03, 2017

Last week’s Town Hall meeting was recorded and is available for viewing online. The video lasts 1 hour and 7 minutes, some initial audio issues clear up about a minute into the video. Forty-one individuals participated in the Town Hall remotely via a web connection.

Town Hall access via Adobe Connect

Posted on September 27, 2017

A reminder the Town Hall meeting is scheduled for today from 3:00-4:30 p.m. in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom.

For those unable to attend in person, remote access using Adobe Connect is available by clicking on the link below at 3:00 p.m. today. Remember to submit questions via chat, once the meeting has begun. 

Access Town Hall here

Make sure your Adobe Connect access is functional in advance of the town hall meeting by clicking here:

Test Adobe Connect here

For technical support, contact the IT Helpdesk via support@mnstate.edu or 218-477-2603.

Academic Master Plan roundtables at next Town Hall meetings

Posted on March 22, 2016

The March Town Hall meetings will be devoted to roundtable discussions of the Academic Master Plan that is currently under development. We will be asking for input on some specific issues within the Academic Master Plan; the input from all employees is needed and valued.

The three meetings will be:

  • 6:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 23 in Owens 201;
  • 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, March 23 in the CMU Ballroom; and
  • 2 p.m., Thursday, March 24 in the CMU Ballroom.

The draft Academic Master Plan can be accessed at the following address:

https://public.sp.mnstate.edu/sites/academic_master_plan/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/SitePages/Home.aspx Read the rest of this entry →

Town Hall meetings Feb. 16 & 17

Posted on February 16, 2016

Faculty and staff are invited to Town Hall Meetings, scheduled for:

· Tuesday, February 16 at 6:30 a.m. in Owens Hall 201 and 3:00 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom
· Wednesday, February 17 at 1:00 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom Read the rest of this entry →

Town Hall meetings today and Tuesday

Posted on January 11, 2016

Faculty and staff are invited to Town Hall meetings, the first will be today at 2 p.m. in the CMU Ballroom.  Two more meetings covering the same material will be Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. in Owens 201 and 10:30 a.m. in the CMU Ballroom.

Topics to be discussed include the academic master plan, budget, enrollment, campus culture, using our strategic anchors in decision-making, and the 4th of July celebration.

Enrollment and budget topics of Town Hall Meetings today

Posted on October 07, 2015

Strategies for enrollment growth and other long-term, sustainable strategies for balancing the university’s budget are the topics of Town Hall Meetings today.  The first was held at 6:30 a.m., a second will be at 10:30 a.m. and a third Town Hall will be at 3 p.m.  The 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. sessions will be held in the CMU Ballroom.

The thirty day MSUM enrollment report just completed shows a Fall 2015 total headcount of 5,836 graduate and undergraduate students.  This compares to 6,310 students one year ago and amounts to a 7.5 percent decline.  The university’s budget for this fiscal year was built around a projected four percent decline.  Read the rest of this entry →

Town Hall slides available on website

Posted on February 08, 2013

The slides from yesterday’s Town Hall meetings are now available on the website.

The meetings yesterday addressed:

  • Introduction of Mary Bruck, Interim VP for Enrollment Management
  • Academic Alignment and Strategic Planning Efforts from Provost Anne Blackhurst
  • MSUM’s Five-Point Digital Strategy to Market the University from Executive Director David Wahlberg
  • And more

MSUM Town Hall meetings tomorrow

Posted on February 06, 2013

MSUM Town Hall meeting schedule for  Thursday, Feb. 7 is as follows:

6:30 a.m.—Owens 201
10:30 a.m.—CMU Ballroom, Sections A&B
1:30 p.m.—CMU Ballroom, Sections A&B

Topics will include: Read the rest of this entry →

Town Hall notes are posted online

Posted on September 21, 2012

The handouts and PowerPoint slides from the Town Hall meeting on Sept. 20, 2012 are now available on the President’s website.

Town hall meetings Oct. 8

Posted on October 01, 2010

President Szymanski will host campus Town Hall meetings Friday, October 8, 2010. The campus will be briefed on:

  • Current Budget Situation
  • Budget & Planning Scenario for 2012
  • Fiscal Sustainability Principles for 2012 and Beyond
  • Recent Organizational Changes

The same information will be presented at each of the following times:

  • 6:30 a.m., Owens Hall 201
  • 8:30 a.m., Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom, Sections 200A & D
  • 2:30 p.m., Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom, Sections 200A & D

Everyone on campus is encouraged to attend a meeting convenient with their schedule.

Town hall meeting July 15

Posted on July 13, 2010

President Szymanski will host campus Town Hall meetings Thursday, July @ 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The campus will be briefed on:

* Budget & Fiscal Sustainability

* Space Planning/Renovations

* Office Moves

The same information will be presented at each of the following times:

6:30 a.m., Owens Hall 201

2:30 p.m., CMU 101

Everyone on campus is encouraged to attend a meeting convenient with their schedule.

President Edna will hold open office hours Friday, July 16, from 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in OW 203. MSUM employees are invited to discuss and share their ideas with her individually during this time.


Town Hall meetings Feb. 18

Posted on February 11, 2010

President Szymanski will host campus Town Hall meetings on Thursday, February 18. The campus will be briefed on: Flood Planning (hopefully, just in case); Budget Planning Update; and Update on Changes. The same information will be presented at each of the following times: 6:30 a.m., Owens Hall 201; 10:30 a.m., Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom; 3:00 p.m., Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom. Everyone on campus is encouraged to attend a meeting convenient with their schedule.

Town Hall meetings Oct. 14

Posted on October 08, 2009

President Szymanski will host campus Town Hall meetings on Wednesday, October 14, 2009.  The campus will be briefed on:

1) Budget Update

2) Strategic Planning Process

3) Update on Revenue Engine (Foundation, Admissions, & Marketing)

The same information will be presented at each of the following times:

6:30 a.m., Owens Hall 201

10:30 a.m., Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom

3:00 p.m., Comstock Room, CMU #101

Everyone on campus is encouraged to attend a meeting convenient with their schedule.

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