First Meeting of the Planning Steering Committee - October 5, 2002
I. Context (1 hour)
a. Introduction to the planning process
b. Introduction of the Planning Steering Committee and Planning Team
c. Agenda and purpose for the day
d. Project goals
i. Why should we plan?
ii. Why should we plan now?
1. Lessons learned from past planning efforts at Grinnell College that influence this planning effort
iii. What are we going to do?
iv. How will we know if we are successful? How might we fail?
II. Dialogue Planning Process (1 hour)
a. Overview of the Dialogue Planning Process and planning work already done to date by the Planning Team
b. How to ensure communication with the wider Grinnell College community throughout the entire Dialogue Planning Process
III. Themes >> Decisions (2 hours)
a. Identify those themes that emerge from the data
b. Identify those decisions the College makes influenced by the themes
IV. Project Plan (30 minutes)
b. "deliverables"- when will we know we are done?
V. Next Steps