Summary: Graduate School Transition
PEL Team Report
Erik Dussault, Eric Eklund, Jennifer Germain, Christina Petersen and Lisa Rogers
A 2010-2011 President's Emerging Leaders Program Project Team
This stakeholder analysis explored the types of changes, improvements and/or developments in
communications that the college deans, associate deans, graduate education staff and faculty
might like to see made by the Graduate School Transition Communications Team as progress
is made in deciding policies, procedures and next steps with regard to the future of graduate
education at the University of Minnesota.
In pursuing the University's goal to further enhance the quality of graduate education and to
ensure that the Graduate School is meeting its stakeholders' expectations, our President's
Emerging Leaders (PEL) team completed a project sponsored by Dean Henning Schroeder, Vice
Provost and Dean of Graduate Education. Dean Schroeder commissioned our PEL team to assist
the Graduate School's Transition Communication Team (GSTCT) in identifying key internal
stakeholders and to conduct a stakeholder analysis with the following three primary goals.