2008 Retreat
Student Union - Majestic Palm Room, FAU Boca Raton


September 16

9:30 a.m.

BOT Meeting (View Agenda)

10:30 a.m.

Welcome & Overview
Trustee Nancy Blosser – Chair

Introductions, Casey Steinbacher, President and CEO, Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce - Facilitator

11 a.m.

“Preserving Paradise: SoFlo’s Call to Action”
Presentation by Mr. Jim Murley, Director, FAU Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions

12 p.m.

Lunch – Centre Marketplace

1 p.m.

“College Bound – Charting a Course for Higher Education in South Florida”
Panel discussion featuring: J. David Armstrong, President, Broward College; Dr. Dennis P. Gallon, President, Palm Beach Community College; Dr. Edwin Massey, President, Indian River State College; and Frank T. Brogan, President, Florida Atlantic University

2:30 p.m.

“The State of the SUS”
Remarks and discussion led by Governor Sheila McDevitt, Chair, Florida Board of Governors with Dr. Mark Rosenberg, Chancellor, State University System of Florida

3:30 p.m.


3:45 p.m.

“Mission: Research”
Division of Research overview by Dr. Michael Moriarty, Interim Vice President for Research

6 p.m.

Dinner at the Baldwin House




September 17

8:30 a.m.

Breakfast & Discussion
“Increasing Board Efficiency and Effectiveness”
Discussion led by Chair Blosser with Randy Goin, Chief of Staff & BOT Liaison and Karen Miller, Coordinator of Board Operations

9:30 a.m.

“Focus on Students – Building a Foundation for Success”
Overview and discussion led by Dr. John Pritchett, Provost 
•  Undergraduate Enrollment/Recruitment, Dr. Michael Armstrong,   Associate Provost
•  Graduate Enrollment/Recruitment, Dr. Barry Rosson, Dean, Graduate College
•  Undergraduate Student Success Initiatives, Dr. Ed Pratt, Dean, Undergraduate Studies

12:30 p.m.

Lunch – Centre Marketplace

1:30 p.m.

Retreat Recap: Exploring Implications for the Strategic Plan
Discussion led by Chair Blosser, President Brogan and Casey Steinbacher, Facilitator

4:30 p.m.

Retreat is Adjourned