The goal of the President's consultation sessions was to provide an organized forum for the President to inform and engage members of university community on key strategic priority areas, seek their involvement and input, and mobilize understanding and support going forward.

Logistics and Timing:

  • 40-50 stakeholders in each session
  • Plenary and facilitated roundtable world café-style breakouts (6-8 people in each group, facilitator at each table, organized cross-pollination)
  • PowerPoint presentation; featuring images of success in each of the four focus areas (see below)

Strategic Priorities:

  1. Being Student-Centred or Learning-Centred
  2. The Value and Values of Saint Mary’s
  3. Internationalization
  4. Financial Sustainability