Meeting Summary for June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020

Reflection: Melore Nielsen provided the reflection, reading an essay by Neil deGrasse Tyson. 

Study Abroad FQ20: The Cabinet was in agreement with the recommendation made by Bob Dullea that the Fall Quarter study abroad programs be cancelled due to the uncertainty of Covid-19 in the fall. 

Black Lives Matter Seattle King County March and General Strike: In light of the call from BLMSKC for a day of action and general strike, the Cabinet was supportive of the university suspending work on Friday, June 12 in order for people to participate in the march. Natasha Martin will get more information and a campus communication will be sent out. 

June 18 Retreat: The Cabinet discussed the agenda for the June 18 retreat which will include time to look at the past year and priorities for AY20-21. A planning group is meeting to plan further. 

Task Force Update: The communications (one for Faculty and Staff and the second for students and parents) are expected by June 22. 

Enrollment Update: Melore Nielsen provided an update on FTIC with the passing of the June 1 enrollment deadline.  Eight hundred and eighty six students have confirmed with over 300 who still have not confirmed or declined attending. 

Updates: The HR workforce survey is closed and data is being compiled; Cabinet will be updated on the findings. The BAG continues to meet with a more comprehensive budget update expected the week of June 15.