CUWMA BOARD MEETING
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
NAICU Conference Room

1025 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 700

  

1.      Call to Order…………………………………………………………………..…………...………Pres. Garvey

2.      Introduction of New CUMA Board Members…………………………………..…….Pres. Garvey

a.       President Sylvia M. Burwell (American University)

b.      President J. Scott Cameron (National Intelligence University)

c.       President Thomas J. LeBlanc (The George Washington University)

3.      Introduction of Special Guest……………………………………………….…………….Pres. Garvey

a.      Professor Dr. Mohamed S. A. Hamza, Cultural Counselor & Director of the Egyptian Cultural & Educational Bureau of the Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt

 

ACTION ITEMS

1.      Communications Protocols, Gallaudet University……..…Pres. Garvey & Pres. Cordano

2.      Approval of Minutes from April 19, 2017 Meeting……………………..…………Pres. Garvey

3.      Strategic Plan 2017-2020…………………………………………………………….Pres. Cavanaugh

a.       Review mission, vision, and specific goals

b.      Establish process

c.       The current strategic plan is here

4.      Associate Membership Inquiries…………………………………………………...Pres. Cavanaugh

a.       Institutions that offer credentials whose main campus is not in CUWMA geography (e.g., Virginia Tech, Carnegie Mellon, Johns Hopkins)

b.      Higher education associations with whom we collaborate (e.g., ACE, AASCU, NAICU, Excelencia in Education)

c.       Opportunity to increase influence, grow revenue, and formalize current informal relationships (e.g., some already participate in consotituency meetings such as emergency managers)

5.      Request by OSSE to Waive Application Fees During College Application Month (October) for DC Residents……………………………………………………………Pres. Cavanaugh

a.       Background information is here

DISCUSSION ITEMS

1.      Meeting with U.S. Department of Education Secretary DeVos……….....Pres. Cavanaugh

2.      Legislative Update………………………………………………………Pres. Cavanaugh & Ms. Kram

a.       Federal
          1. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) 

b.      Regional

INFORMATION ITEMS

CUWMA Board Audit Committee Members
     President Matthew Shank (Marymount), Chair
     President Charlene Dukes (PGCC)
     President Ronald Mason (UDC) 

President’s Report

Financial Report