Strategic Planning Process

Strategic Plan Task Teams

Goal 1: Serving the needs and aspirations of 21st Century Maine
Rob Sanford, co-chair
Blake Whitaker, co-chair
Selma Botman (Ex-officio)
Dahlia Lynn
Lori Arsenault
Jessica Barilone*
Charlie Colgan
Luisa Deprez
Nancy Gish
Amie Holmes*
Bill Wells
Meg Weston
John Wise
John Wright

Goal 2: Making Student Success a core university priority
Beth Higgins, co-chair
Susan Campbell, co-chair
Alice Cash
Ann Dean
David Nutty
Alison Parker*
Betty Robinson
Jason Saucier
Chris Scott
Bonnie Stearns
Scott Steinberg
Andrea Thompson-McCall

Goal 3: Providing distinctive graduate and professional education
Roxie Black, co-chair
Monique LaRocque, co-chair
Jim Curry
Annie Finch
Caroline Wallace*
Marjorie Lawson
Jeanette Andonian
George Violette
Janet Casey
Jim Smith
Michele Kaschub

Goal 4: Supporting faculty research, scholarship, and creative activity
Samantha Langley-Turnbaugh, co-chair
Rita Heims, co-chair
Ross Hickey
Rachel Brown (Jean Whitney)
Glenn Wilson
Donna Cassidy
Tom Knight
Wayne Cowart
Andy Coburn (Susan Payne)
Sandy Wise*
*Student members

Goal 5: Ensuring the university's fiscal sustainability
Janet Warnert, co-chair
Meg Weston, co-chair
Greg Allen
Andy Anderson
Betsy Bean
Carol O'Donnell
Marty Berry
Amy Blaisdell
Vicki LaQuerre
Denise Nelson

Goal 6: Furthering the university's commitment to diversity
Rose Cleary, co-chair
Susan Evans, co-chair
Bonnie Stearns
Sarah Holmes
Wendy Chapkis
Linda Evans
John Muthyala
Tania Li Chen*
Reza Jalali
Martha Freeman
Joyce Branaman

Goal 7: Strengthening Community
Joyce Gibson, co-chair
Al Bean, co-chair
Maggie Guzman
Chris O'Connor
Christina Berry*
Michelene Decrow
Jason Read
Bernice Conklin Powers
Elizabeth Morin
Judy Ryan

Goal 8: Deploying USM's physical plant in support of the University's mission
Bob Bertram, co-chair
Dana Gray, co-chair
Nancy Austin
Stephen Houser
Al Bean
Gary Stephensen
Sandy Birdsall*
Dan Gearan