Overview of NEGAP Webinar Presentation - 9/13/2011

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Overview of NEGAP Webinar Presentation - 9/13/2011

  1. 1. Welcome to NEGAP!<br />Chapter Overview<br />September 13, 2011<br />
  2. 2. About Us<br />Founded in January 2011<br />Serves all six New England states<br />Currently have over 70 chapter members<br />Established website at www.negap.net<br />Interactive discussion forum<br />Job postings<br />Event information<br />Plan to hold regional gatherings, conferences, webinars, and more<br />
  3. 3. PRESIDENTMarcus Hanscom<br />Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment and Outreach, University of New Haven<br />Goals: <br />Increasing regional interaction<br />Growing membership in NEGAP & NAGAP<br />Providing resources to strengthen our industry<br />president@negap.net<br />
  4. 4. VICE PRESIDENTKathy Dilks<br />Director of Graduate Admissions, Sacred Heart University<br />Goals:<br />Serve as Program Chair for NEGAP meetings and activities<br />I am looking forward to helping increase awareness and enrollment within NEGAP<br />Help to provide the best programming possible at conferences.<br />vicepresident@negap.net<br />
  5. 5. TREASURERChristine Williams<br />Associate Director of Admission, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Simmons College<br />Goals:<br />Investigate fiscal processes of other chapters<br />Set up account(s) for chapter expenses<br />Determine what chapter fees will be charged, if any<br />treasurer@negap.net<br />
  6. 6. SECRETARYJamie Satter<br />Graduate Admissions Coordinator, Salem State University<br />Goals:<br />Records – take and distribute minutes, maintain historical documents<br />Communication – establish distribution lists, send regular communications <br />Membership – maintain membership list, increase membership<br />secretary@negap.net<br />
  7. 7. Membership Initiatives<br />Current membership<br />75 members from five of six New England states. MA (49), CT (20), NH (3), RI (2), ME (1), VT (0). <br />Expansion Ideas:<br />Graduate fair fliers<br />State Membership Coordinators<br />Identify schools without NEGAP members<br />Regular communications about NEGAP membership<br />Also want to work/partner with other regional chapters including NYGAP (New York) and CAGAP (Canada).<br />Membership survey<br />Survey will be going out late September and results will be presented at the NEGAP conference on November 18<br />
  8. 8. Chapter-Wide Activities<br />Participate in the 25th anniversary celebration of NAGAP – April 2012<br />Semi-annual chapter meeting events: November and April<br />Networking events in conjunction with area fairs<br />Webinars<br />Research resources on the website<br />
  9. 9. Upcoming Conference<br />Friday, November 18, 2011<br />Simmons College, Boston <br />9:30 AM – Check in<br />10:00 AM – Event start<br />10:15 AM – Plenary<br />11:15 AM – Break out session<br />12:15 PM – Lunch/Networking<br />1:30 PM – Break out session<br />2:45 PM – Round Table<br />4:15 PM – Closing Session<br />5:00 PM – Optional Dinner (Fenway area restaurant TBD)<br />Provide feedback and ask questions at conference@negap.net<br />
  10. 10. Call for Proposals<br />Present at the first Annual Conference<br />Deadline: October 15<br />Session Topic Areas:<br />Marketing & Recruitment<br />Admissions Policies and Processes<br />Career and Staff Development<br />Graduate Student Support and Financial Aid<br />Legal and Ethical Issues<br />Student Services<br />Submit your proposal at www.negap.net/proposalor email form to conference@negap.net<br />
  11. 11. Thank you for joining us.<br />Questions?<br />

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