Spring 2011 Delegate Meeting

April 7, 2011; Celebration Hall, State College, PA. Topic: "AG Futures Process"

The meeting focused on progress to date on the College AG Futures Process - designed to identify areas of strategic innovation and growth for the college and develop and implement a new business model for the college. AG Future goals include:

  • Evaluate programs and priorities
  • Identify areas of strategic opportunity and growth
  • Balance strategic vision with budget realities
  • Emerge as a stronger, more agile college

Detailed information on the process can be found at:

Dr. Rodney Erickson, Penn State Executive Vice President and Provost, discussed the Penn State review process and specific recommendations made to the College of Agricultural Sciences from the University Core Council.

Dr. Rich DiEugenio, Special Assistant to the President, presented on the the College/University budget for the upcoming fiscal year and legislative realities.

Dr. Bruce McPheron, Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences, gave an implementation update on the process, specifically the proposed plan to restructure the college academic units.