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April 18 2000

University of the Pacific
Institutional Priorities Committee
April 18, 2000
Taylor Conference Room
Minutes

Attending: Benedetti, Borlik, Cavanaugh, Chambers, Fletcher, Fox, Gluskin, Gilbertson (Chair), KruegerDevine, Meer.

Absent: Myers, Oppenheimer and Stein

I. Convening of Meeting and Approval of Minutes: The I.P.C. meeting were convened by Provost Gilbertson at 3:02 p.m. The minutes of April 11, 2000 were reviewed and approved.

II. Provost Report. Dr. Gilbertson reported that he had talked with Bill Weary and the date of June 6 was selected for the I.P.C. Retreat. There was discussion about people to be invited to this event. It was agreed that we should have an expanded group of students and faculty, in addition to I.P.C. Dan, Kerry and Judy are to develop a list of students to be invited. It was further agreed that the Academic Council and Department Chairs would be invited.

The purpose of the retreat is to have a first-draft discussion of MVP statement in relationship to the Univesity’s planning assumptions and priorities. The intended outcome of the meeting would be to develop a report, which would be sent to the campus community to be used for further discussion at the Administrative Retreat in the fall.

Provost Gilbertson reminded I.P.C. that the reports of the sub committees are due in his office by April 25, 2000.

III. Cost Allocation Model. The reminder of the meeting was spent discussing the Cost Allocation Model distributed by the Provost. He indicated that the document had been transitioned to the Institutional Research Office.

Discussion insued on the four points outlined in the memo and its relevance to discussion and planning for I.P.C. There was general agreement that this document could be useful for I.P.C. in a terms of a discussion about the deployment of resources within academic units. The point was also raised that I.P.C. needs to discuss the indirect costs of various units within the University, as well as the direct costs.

The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 p.m.