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Shared Governance at Detroit Mercy: Mission Effectiveness Team

Mission Effectiveness Team

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.

Mission Effectiveness Team Structure

Nine-member team which reports to the Provost/VPAA and through that office to other bodies as appropriate includes:

  • one representative from University Ministry
  • one representative from the Sisters of Mercy affiliated with the University
  • one representative from the Society of Jesus affiliated with the University
  • two faculty representatives elected by the McNichols campus faculty
  • one staff representative
  • one Corktown campus representative
  • one Riverfront campus representative
  • one faculty member selected by the MFA from among its members


Mission Effectiveness Team Minutes

Mission Effectiveness Team Roster

University Ministry
Anita Klueg (term expires 3/19)*

Sisters of Mercy
Judith Mouch, RSM (term expires 3/19)

Society of Jesus
Damian Torres-Botello, S.J. (term expires 3/19), Chair

McNichols Faculty
Sonya Kowalski, CHP (term expires 3/20)
Maria Livezey, CES  (term expires 3/21)

Brigette Murphy-Barbee, Business Manager, SOA (term expires 3/19)

Divesh Byrappagari (term expires 3/19)

Shamaila Khan (term expires 3/20)

MFA Representative
Julia Stocker-Schneider, CHP (term expires 3/20)

*Served two terms, ineligible for a third term.

Mission Effectiveness Team Charges 2018-2019

2018-2019 Mission Effectiveness Team Charges

  1. Develop a yearlong program for faculty with the following objectives:
  • Identify a name for the year long program
  • Orient Detroit Mercy employees to the history of the founding orders, the Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus
  • Provide opportunities to learn about, discuss and experience the Mission of Detroit Mercy through presentations, discussions, activities both internal and external to the university
  • Identify strategies to incorporate the mission in teaching and learning.
  • Identify resources that could be utilized including but not limited to external and internal personnel, online resources, information available on Mercy and Jesuit institution or organizational websites etc.
  • Identify recommendations for recognition of participants that complete the program, e.g. certificate, lapel pins, dinner event.
  1. Review current Detroit Mercy stated Values (circa 1990) and offer suggestions for modification if determined appropriate.
  2. Solicit and review nominations for the Vivere ex Missione and Agere ex Missione Award for the 2018-2019 cycle.