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April 19 2001

Institutional Priorities Committee
Thursday, April 19, 2001, 12-2:00 p.m.
Taylor Conference Room

IPC Members Present: B. Kramer, P. Cavanaugh, L. Fox, R. Peterson, K Krueger Devine, J. Chambers, P. Gilbertson (chair) B. Lundergan (via TV), J. Myers (via phone), D. Brock, P. Oppenheimer, R. Benedetti, L. Stark

Minutes: Approved and distributed

Agenda Discussion.

  1. Next week discussion on intra-campus moves by P. Cavanaugh
  2. J. Purnell to present an update of Sun Ray Project.
  3. P. Cavanaugh will soon discuss staff salary augmentation program.
  4. Future discussion by Meer on Capital Campaign Plan.
  1. Board Presentation Review
    1. Sizing up Pacific: National Context reviewed, how Pacific compares to 3rd tier and 2nd tier universities using USN & WR criteria.
    2. Regents did not want, as our long-term goal, to reach 2nd tier; but rather to eventually go to 1st tier.
    3. President’s report discussed his view of progress and plans for the future.
    4. Several members of IPC suggested that entities within the University promote the University to those who vote for "Academic Reputation" in the U.S. News & World Report survey.
  1. Tribute to David Brock for the national award given for the Conservatory and Theatre production in which he performed.
  2. Guidelines for Program Review
    1. Committee reviewed these guidelines as a reminder to members of responsibilities of Review & IPC involvement by obtaining and studying reports for the purpose of recognizing implications on the budget.

1) An in-dept discussion followed regarding what constitutes "program overview" as a management review by a supervisor resulting in change.

B. A call was made to review the "calendar" of program reviews in order to update the time and scope or breadth of programs to be reviewed.

  1. Program Review of the Student Health Center
    1. Make-up of committee was faculty, staff, and students. Consultants were employed.
  1. 2. Recommendations were reviewed and can be found in an April 16 letter to all
  2. students.
    1. Projected first year savings are 65k. By year 3 savings would be 100,000. Savings could be used to promote wellness.
    2. Additional discussion items were: the health center charging those who are insured; and merging Counseling Center with Health Center.

Meeting adjourned 2:01 p.m.

Institutional Priorities Committee

Thursday, April 19, 2001, 12-2:00 p.m.

Taylor Conference Room

IPC Members Present: B. Kramer, P. Cavanaugh, L. Fox, R. Peterson, K Krueger Devine, J. Chambers, P. Gilbertson (chair) B. Lundergan (via TV), J. Myers (via phone), D. Brock, P. Oppenheimer, R. Benedetti, L. Stark

Minutes: Approved and distributed

Agenda Discussion.

  1. Next week discussion on intra-campus moves by P. Cavanaugh
  2. J. Purnell to present an update of Sun Ray Project.
  3. P. Cavanaugh will soon discuss staff salary augmentation program.
  4. Future discussion by Meer on Capital Campaign Plan.
  1. Board Presentation Review
    1. Sizing up Pacific: National Context reviewed, how Pacific compares to 3rd tier and 2nd tier universities using USN & WR criteria.
    2. Regents did not want, as our long-term goal, to reach 2nd tier; but rather to eventually go to 1st tier.
    3. President’s report discussed his view of progress and plans for the future.
    4. Several members of IPC suggested that entities within the University promote the University to those who vote for "Academic Reputation" in the U.S. News & World Report survey.
  1. Tribute to David Brock for the national award given for the Conservatory and Theatre production in which he performed.
  2. Guidelines for Program Review
    1. Committee reviewed these guidelines as a reminder to members of responsibilities of Review & IPC involvement by obtaining and studying reports for the purpose of recognizing implications on the budget.

1) An in-dept discussion followed regarding what constitutes "program overview" as a management review by a supervisor resulting in change.

B. A call was made to review the "calendar" of program reviews in order to update the time and scope or breadth of programs to be reviewed.

  1. Program Review of the Student Health Center
    1. Make-up of committee was faculty, staff, and students. Consultants were employed.
  1. 2. Recommendations were reviewed and can be found in an April 16 letter to all
  2. students.
    1. Projected first year savings are 65k. By year 3 savings would be 100,000. Savings could be used to promote wellness.
    2. Additional discussion items were: the health center charging those who are insured; and merging Counseling Center with Health Center.

Meeting adjourned 2:01 p.m.