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Charles Salas: Director of Strategic Initiatives Explores New Ideas

Charles Salas, director of strategic initiatives in the President's Office, is looking into the possibility of a Summer Session for Wesleyan.

Charles G. Salas, director of strategic initiatives in the President's Office, works with President Roth and senior staff on issues and initiatives that involve the institution broadly.

Q: Charles, your title is Director of Strategic Initiatives and you work in the President’s Office. When did you begin?

A: I retired from the Getty in Los Angeles last fall and began here on Dec. 1, 2008.

Q: This is a new, temporary position. What is the objective of your role and with whom do you work?

A: Where other members of Cabinet are responsible for particular parts of the university, I work mostly with President Roth and senior staff on issues and initiatives that involve the institution broadly.

Q: Can you say a bit about these issues and initiatives?

A: I began with the initiatives launched by President Roth and explored by faculty task forces: Civic Engagement, Creative Campus, College of the Environment, Internationalization and Strengthening the Undergraduate Experience. Unsurprisingly, I quickly found