The Mission Effectiveness Team develops ongoing education and promotion of mission fulfillment, coordinates awards to recognize those who foster the mission, and consistently seeks ideas from other similarly situated universities to promote even further the development of mission at Detroit Mercy.
Nine-member team which reports to the Provost/VPAA and through that office to other bodies as appropriate includes:
Erin McDonald (term expires 8/22)
Sisters of Mercy
Renee Kettering (term expires 8/23)
Society of Jesus
Si Hendry, SJ (term expires 8/22)
Prasad Venugopal, CES (term expires 8/22)
Sr. Linda Thiel, CHP (term expires 8/23) - Co-Chair
Carmen Gamlin (term expires 8/23)
Christina Van Dam (term expires 8/23)
Jessica Rouser (term expires 8/22) - Secretary
Karen Mihelich (term expires 8/22) - Co-Chair
Holly Kerstner, Associate Athletic Director for Student Services (term expires 8/22)
Catherine Punsalan-Manlimos, Office of Mission Integration (term expires 8/22)*
Lilymae Swan, Director, International Services Office (term expires 8/22)
*Served two terms, ineligible for a third term.
2021-2022 Mission Effectiveness Team Charges
1. Continue to reflect on the effectiveness of the University's mission statement, vision and proposed guiding values and when appropriate, resubmit for review by the President’s Cabinet for consideration.
2. Continue to work in collaboration with the Assistant to the President for Mission Integration to develop and raise mission-related issues suggested by Team members or forwarded to the Team for consideration.
3. Continue to work with the Office of the President on refining the administrative and selection process for the Mission Awards.
4. Meet with the Provost/VPAA address specific questions raised in the Team’s 2020-2021 Annual Report.
2021-2022 Standing Charges for All Committees and Teams