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Thrive: Developing a Community of Strategic Thinking

Caroline Duncombe and Tasneem Issa

April 19, 2018

Macalester’s Strategic Plan has remained stationary on the President’s website page, forgotten by many students, faculty and staff whom it affects. Thrive: The Future of Macalester is a 33 page document that outlines and di...

CDC Acting Director John Mountain.
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CDC looks for new director

September 25, 2015

Interview: President Brian Rosenberg on the Strategic Plan

The Mac Weekly

March 13, 2015

At their meeting on January 16, the Macalester Board of Trustees approved the eleven priorities of the college’s Strategic Plan. The Mac Weekly sat down with President Brian Rosenberg on Wednesday to discuss his thoughts on the...

On Business and Boardrooms: January Board Meeting: Strategic Plan priorities approved

February 13, 2015

Editors’ note: Lisa Hu ’15 is the Student Liaison to the Board of Trustees. The goal with this column is to create a dialogue between Trustee activities and student voices. Feel free to contact Hu with more specific questi...

Students discuss points of interest, contention at Strategic Plan forum

November 21, 2014

Members of the Strategic Planning Committee met with students last Wednesday, Nov. 19 from 5-7 p.m. in Weyerhaeuser Chapel for a forum on the draft Strategic Plan. The forum was organized by MCSG President Rothin Datta ’16 and...

Community members call for inclusion of sustainable language in Strategic Plan

October 31, 2014

With the first draft of Macalester’s strategic plan released earlier this fall, conversations about the lack of language around the College’s plan for environmental sustainability have already sprung up around campus. Along with othe...

Strategic Plan proposes measures to improve campus diversity

October 31, 2014

In a Strategic Plan that focuses largely on innovation, the diversity section is one section attempting to refocus Macalester’s practices. As the Strategic Planning Committee considered the current state of Macalester, they de...

Entrepreneurship section of Strategic Plan raises questions, discussion

October 17, 2014

In the month since the release of the draft Strategic Plan, the Macalester community has turned both a hopeful and critical eye on the proposed future goals. The entrepreneurship section, which promotes increased support of so...

Sustainability and the Strategic Planning process

October 3, 2014

Macalester’s newly-released Strategic Plan opens with a bold aspiration: “We hope that [this Plan] will position [our college] on a more sustainable path and as a leader in liberal arts education.” In this document, however, ...

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