I am pleased to announce that Dr. Melody Madlem has accepted the new administrative position of Director of Strategic Planning effective September 3, 2013. Dr. Madlem has served as the interim director since March 1 and we are pleased that she will be able to continue the important work that is underway. The Director of Strategic Planning is responsible for providing leadership for the university's strategic and long term goal planning function; implementing organizational reviews to identify strengths, weaknesses and opportunities; chairing the Strategic Operations Team; providing support and assistance in the development of unit plan;s and ensuring that unit plans are aligned with the university strategic plan. Dr. Madlem's office is located in Barge Hall, room 311, phone (509) 963-2130.
Please join me in wishing her well in her new responsibilities.
James Gaudino, President