Alumni eNewsletter: Special December Board of Trustees meeting, and holiday greetings (Archives)

December 14, 2009

Dear Campus Community:

The Board of Trustees held a highly productive meeting on Kendall Green on Saturday, December 5. The board had the honor of being joined by Dr. T. Alan Hurwitz, who will become Gallaudet’s next president on January 1. This special meeting was scheduled for the trustees to address a number of important matters before the end of the calendar year, and to receive President Davila’s report on the Long Range Strategic Plan (LRSP), which included updates on enrollment, a program prioritization process in academic offerings to verify that they meet our students’ needs in a changing world of work, a workforce analysis, and fiscal year 2010 priorities and funding for the LRSP.

Related to the LRSP, the board is very pleased with the enormous progress that is being made toward developing and implementing the plan. The trustees are grateful to Dr. Davila, his team, and the entire Gallaudet community for their hard work on developing the LRSP, a blueprint that will provide sound guidance to the University to ensure the long term viability of Gallaudet so that we can best serve future generations of deaf and hard of hearing students. Dr. Davila has laid a strong foundation for Dr. Hurwitz to build upon. We look forward to another progress report on the LRSP, including preliminary plans for FY 2011 funding priorities, at the February board meeting.

The trustees took several actions at the meeting, including:


Posted: 18 Dec 2009

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