Strategic Coordinating Committee

Committee Charge

  • Provide input on alignment of university level strategic plans with Kent State’s Strategic Roadmap priorities.
  • Review of university level strategic plans for cross-alignment of strategies and coordination of implementation efforts.
  • Plan leads will monitor and provide regular updates to the SCC on strategic plan progress.
  • Consult with university stakeholders, as appropriate, to ensure feasibility of strategies and organizational capacity to support successful implementation of strategic initiatives. 
  • Provide input on the coordination of resources needed for planning and implementation of strategic initiatives.
  • Provide broad recommendations to executive leadership to address prioritization of strategies, challenges and opportunities to successfully advance university level strategic plans. 
  • Provide recommendations for the creation of an institutional evaluation process to analyze strategic performance results.


Committee Membership

Plan Leads 
TBAPCB/Anti-Racism Taskforce
John JewellRetention
Val KellyKSU Online
Sarah MalcolmOffice of Global Education
Valerie SamuelStudent Affairs
Manfred Van DulmenAcademic Affairs
Andrew CrawfordStrategic Enrollment Management


Resource Leads 
Denise BartellStudent Success
Susan PerryAssessment
Holly SlocumProcess Improvement


Office of Strategy Management
Shelly Casto
Michealle Gabrovsek
Jennifer McDonough
Anthony Peake