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Your invitation to a Presidents’ Cabinet meeting

Meetings are now open to the entire University community; five things to know if you plan to attend.

By Dan Vaccaro

January 18, 2017

As of this year, President Cabinet meetings are open to any member of the University community. This change came about as a result of recommendations from the Shared Governance Task Force.

Here are five things to know if you’d like to attend the next cabinet meeting:

1. What exactly is the President’s Cabinet?
President’s Cabinet provides responsive and informed recommendations to the president on policies, proposals and other Universitywide initiatives, including strategic planning. Cabinet members are responsible for sharing discussions and recommendations with their respective constituency groups.

2. Who serves on the cabinet?

  • President
  • Provost/VP, Chair Pro tem
  • VP AFF
  • Chief of Staff/Chief Communications Officer
  • Chief Inclusion Officer
  • Council of Administrators President or designee
  • Council of Chairs Chair or designee
  • Classified Staff Council President or designee
  • Faculty Senate President or designee
  • Dean’s Council Rep
  • CIO
  • SGA President or designee
  • General Counsel

3. What will be discussed?
An agenda will be published on the cabinet webpage no later than the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting.

4. When does the cabinet meet?
Every other Monday from 9-11:30 a.m. in SSB 400. Dates this semester include: Feb. 6 and 20, March 6 and 20, April 3 and 17, and May 1 and 15.

5. If I can’t go, how can I find out what went down?
There will be a short roundup in the Early Bird a day after the meeting. For a deeper dive, you can check out the meeting minutes, which are published here the Friday following the meeting.

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