Sample Meeting Aims / Purposes

Type of Meeting


Planning meeting for a research center

  1. Revisit mission of the center
  2. Identify key processes necessary to success of the center

Board of visitors meeting

  1. Identify existing or emerging issues the school should consider in its planning
  2. Decide on alternatives for addressing shortage of professionals
  3. Update members on school activities

Monthly staff meeting

  1. Fill gaps in course coverage for Spring
  2. Decide on priorities to include in budget
  3. Discuss potential of cluster hire proposal

Departmental Retreat

  1. Determine how to restructure teacher certification program
  2. Review and refine merit process

Cross-Functional Group

  1. Agree on criteria for success
  2. Identify existing and potential linkages