Bemidji State University
University Initiatives Tracking Form

Planning Committee: Recruitment and Retention

Initiative Proposal/Recommendation and Code Number:
(Code number consists of committee initials.fiscal year.initiative number, e.g. AAC.03.01.)
Goals: To upgrade the visual representation of the BSU Homepage and first-level pages (i.e., first click navigation pages NOT departmental level pages) with dynamic and interactive tools (e.g., java script, Frequently Asked Questions, Search, Web-Mail access, etc.) to align it with the University’s branding and outreach efforts. The intent of these changes is to create a “stickier” site that engenders more positive impressions from external audiences.

Consultation with Relevant Groups:
(Planning committees should send initiatives to student senate, bargaining units, alumni, other planning committees, community, etc. as appropriate for feedback before an initiative is brought to University Council. A Planning Initiative Listserv which includes all bargaining unit heads, the student government president, and university council members is available at

Please indicate which organizations you have consulted with in preparing this initiative as well as the date the initiative was sent to the Planning Initiative Listserv:
Faculty Senate and all Planning Committees. Copy sent to Student Senate on 10/24 with no response as of yet. I have met with members of the Outreach and Partnerships Committee to clear up funding and control issues and have met with several dept. chairs to clear up departmental web-site control issues.

Date Initiative Brought to University Council: 10/28/02 (submitted on the date due waiting for feedback in order clarify the language in the initiative.
(Submit in writing to University Council through the Sr VP for Academic Affairs at least one week prior to regularly scheduled meeting.)

Date of University Council Action/Response: 10/28/02

(Please check one.)
X Adopted, forwarded to the Executive Council
__Modified, returned to the planning committee
__Returned to the committee for reconsideration



Date Recommendation Brought to Executive Council: 10/30/02
(Submit in writing to Executive Council through the President’s office at least one week prior to regularly scheduled meeting.)

Date of Executive Council Action/Response: 11/08/02

(Please check one.)
X Adopted, presented to the President
__Modified, returned to University Council
__Returned to University Council for reconsideration
__ Other



Dates Forwarded to Bargaining Units/Student Senate: April 30, 2003

BSUFA Meet and Confer 11/20/02
MSUAASF Meet and Confer 12/11/02
AFSCME Council 6 Meet and Confer no mtg requested per President
MAPE Meet and Confer 12/05/02
MMA Meet and Confer 12/13/02
Commissioner’s Plan no mtg requested
Classified Managerial no mtg requested
BSUSA Student Senate



Date of President’s Action/Response: 2/3/2003

(Please check one.)
X Initiative Approved
__Returned to Executive Council with suggested revisions and feedback


For approved initiatives

Date notice sent to all bargaining units:
Date posted on BSU web page:
Signed, dated copy of initiative placed in archival file in the Library

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