Friday, October 21, 2011

Henderson Island, South Seas (UK): Open, Annual Business Meeting Agenda, World University and School, Saturday, October 29, 2011


{Open} Annual Business Meeting - Agenda

World University and School

Saturday, October 29, 2011

1 pm, Pacific Time



Four communication modalities:


- Attend in person in Canyon, California …

- Harvard's virtual island in Second Life ...

... http://slurl.com/secondlife/Berkman/113/47/25

... (Aphilo Aarde is my avatar's name)

- Free Conference Call – 877 482 5838 ... (This is generally for Board Members, but if you're interested, WUaS will get you the code - email worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com if interested).

- in a Google Hangout (with group video chat)

(worlduniversityandschool@gmail.com & Scott MacLeod

are the email address, and contact info., for Google + and Google Hangouts)




1

I'm sorry to say one of our WUaS 'officers,' as a nonprofit, is departing, due to health issues

WUaS needs a new CFO - Chief Financial Officer …



2

Metrics


WUaS has 423 pages, in English, and is growing steadily

WUaS also has the very beginnings of a Spanish university and school



3

Process

Open meetings, (as in the Society of Friends)

Monthly Business Meeting - 4th Saturday of the month, at Canyon and in a virtual world

Consensus Decision Making, for decision-making process ... referring to

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/Consensus_Decision_Making


In many ways, I see us as all as WUaS clerks … so, facilitators in helping to grow WUaS …



4

Committee structure for decisions and process


Finance


Planning

Organization

Information technology

Languages (3,000-8,000)

Research

Academic

Music

etc.



5

Program / content for other universities

Chatham University plan ...

4 programs: Sustainable Agriculture, Engineering, Law and Medicine



6

Membership approach for WUaS

invite schools, countries and languages to become members, and remain open as wiki to all ...


7

Intern program - need monies

http://worlduniversity.wikia.com/wiki/WUaS_Intern_positions



8

Accreditation (WUaS)

Bachelors, Ph.D., Law, and Medical degrees (M.D.)

in 50 - 100 countries

online teaching & learning hospital

(MIT, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, Cambridge universities' academic standard, accrediting consistently on MIT OCW)


Accreditation is a 3 stage process, and WUaS will potentially grant its first Bachelor degrees in 2017

... seeking to make free MIT OCW-based degrees to Quaker kids plus others ...



9

Job creation

WUaS would like to create a significant number of jobs worldwide,

in 3,00-8000 languages and in around 200 countries


10

Fundraising



11

Letting countries, languages, universities and individuals et al., know about WUaS

virtual presence ... virtual worlds


12

Information technology

MIT-recruiting


13

Music school development ... Juilliard liaison?

online, free instruction in many instruments, and all languages, vis-a-vis the Goethe Institute

online jamming

online choruses, symphony, gamelan


14

Closure




- Scott MacLeod

Head clerk

(Founder and President)






(http://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2011/10/henderson-island-south-seas-uk-open.html - October 21, 2011)


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