Monday, July 10, 2017

Dreich: Minutes and Agenda for July 8, 2017 World University & School Monthly Business Meeting


Minutes for World University and School


Minutes and Agenda for July 8, 2017 World University & School Monthly Business Meeting


Present:
-       Larry Viehland (Board Chair and CFO/Treasurer of World University and School)
-       Scott MacLeod (President, Clerk, Recording Clerk of World University and School; And Founder/Facilitator of the emergent WUaS Corporation as it forks from World Univ & Sch)


World University and School Minutes

1
World University and School is matriculating students this autumn for for-credit classes.

2
We approved the May 2017 financial report. In the process of forking, World University and School is now sharing two financial reports during this transition.

3
The WUaS Corporation has developed a new business plan.

4
World University and School is meeting with Dr. Sanjeev Arora MD and members of his Project ECHO in early August, to explore collaboration re WUaS's online medical schools with teaching hospitals in all ~200 countries' languages; Stanford Medicine may join this meeting.  See - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2017/06/bezoar-ibex-capra-aegagrus-stanford.html.

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WUaS Corporation - Thank You!


A WUaS Corporation Board of Directors: Thanks to Stanford's Drs. Deepti Jaggi and Diana Do MD who are interested in joining the WUaS Corporation Board.

- And special thanks to David Byrne for his strategic advice on developing the WUaS Corp Business Plan.

B WUaS Corporation Invitations: Thank you to the following (albeit almost none of the following friends of the WUaS Corporation can join the Board, Officers, or Advisors due to being overcommitted).!



The WUaS Corp has heard back from the following people concerning invitations as strategic advisors, Officers and Board members +.

Strategic Advisors:

MIT Media Lab Director Joi Ito

Board of Directors:

Stanford Law Professors' Roland Vogl, Hank Greely, Michael McConnell and Barbara van Schewick ... - all good signs re growing the WUaS Corporation re Stanford Law

Bruno Latour, Mary Klein, Gerd Moe-Behrens, Greg Matz, Rasmus Kleis Nielson, Peter Bothe, Rebecca Alexander, Silke Stuerke, Iulian DumitraƟcu, Caleb Alexander MD, Konrad Alt, Koh Fujinaga, Alan Seem, Ed Smyth MD


President / CEO:

Robert Byrne, Heather Jane MacKay, David Frothingham, Stephen Matchett, Alden Briscoe, David Thurston, Laura Magnani


Treasurer / CFO:

Xander Patterson, David Matchett, Amy Baker, Bill Roberts

(Again almost none of these friends of the WUaS Corporation above can join the Board, become an officer, or an advisor at this time, due mostly to being overcommitted, but World University and School extends them a hearty thank you for their responses).

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C WUaS Corporation Officers:

Administrator/Secretary:

Kris Romasanta, who works part time at the American Friends Service Committee in SF, has said yes to becoming an WUaS Corporation officer as the Administrator/Secretary for ~10 hours / week


Thanks to Kris Romasanta who can become Administrator/Secretary.


D Project Managers:

Thanks to Peter Bothe for his logo design work

Thanks to Silke Stuerke for her interest in helping organize the bookstore



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Information Technology

            WUaS is planning a Mediawiki / Wikidata / information technology office hour in IRC on Wednesday afternoons from 3-4 PT







World University and School Agenda

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WUaS for-credit classes begin end of August and at the end of September ... http://worlduniversityandschool.org/ ...

World University and School, which is CC MIT OCW- in its 7 languages and CC Yale OYC-centric, is offering MIT OCW-centric free accrediting university (and high school) degrees beginning with this WUaS Course Catalog - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1VRHhXYsk-V9lvSh5onaU2hnEhwoapSN7HyBK1P09LIk/edit?usp=sharing - first in English, but eventually in all countries' languages - beginning this autumn. Sign up here - worlduniversityandschool.org - or invite students you know who might be interested to sign up. WUaS will offer 6 undergraduate majors - Computer Science, General Science, Engineering, History, English and Business - beginning this autumn.

2
Attached are two monthly financial reports as the WUaS Corporation forks from World University and School. The WUaS Corp is seeking new Officers and Board.  World Univ and Sch now holds shares of the WUaS Corporation.

3
World Univ & Sch is meeting with Dr. Sanjeev Arora MD and members of his Project ECHO in early August, to explore collaboration re WUaS's online medical schools with teaching hospitals in all ~200 countries' languages; Stanford Medicine may join this meeting.  See - https://scott-macleod.blogspot.com/2017/06/bezoar-ibex-capra-aegagrus-stanford.html.



- Scott MacLeod - Founder & President 
- World University and School







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