Beyond Boundaries Steering Committee


The purpose of the Beyond Boundaries Steering Committee, as convened by Dr. Mike Lovell, is to serve as advisers to the president in the implementation of Beyond Boundaries. This committee is expected to operate through July 1, 2019.

Principal roles and responsibilities

Offer input to Dr. Lovell, as needed, in the implementation of Beyond Boundaries:

  • Evaluate recommendations made by Beyond Boundaries Operations Team.
  • Assist in decisions on prioritization, metric assessment, change management, communication plans, etc.
  • Help remove barriers.
  • Note: Not a decision-making body.

Executive Sponsor: Dr. Mike Lovell

Participants (Recommend, Input, Perform):

  • Dr. Rick Holz, Dean of the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
  • Joseph Kearney, Dean of the Law School
  • Dr. Janet Krejci, Dean of the College of Nursing
  • Joel Pogodzinski, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Dr. Kimo Ah Yun, Acting Provost (ad hoc)
  • Dr. Jenny Watson, Vice Provost for Academic Planning (ad hoc)


Sumathi Thiyagarajan, Director of Program Management


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Beyond Boundaries

About the plan

Through a visionary strategic plan that sets in motion a clear strategy for the future, an ambitious campus master plan that serves as a road map for capital projects, and a series of 12 initiatives designed to position the university with adequate resources, Marquette University is poised to go Beyond Boundaries.

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