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December 11, 2007

University of the Pacific
Minutes, December 11, 2007
Library Community Room

Call to Order: 2:06 p.m.

Present:  Brodnick, Burk, Cavanaugh, Cox, Dodson, Foster, Frederick, Gilbertson, Griego, King, Klunk, Lackey, Leland, Perrot, Schmidt, Spreer, Swagerty

Not Present: Williams

Special Guest: Sondra Roeuny, Dan Shipp

Minutes: Minutes of November 27th were approved as distributed.

Announcements: The President felt uncomfortable regarding the framing of  issues and the focus of the document therefore we have requested an extension with WASC. 
Gilbertson announced at our next meeting, Jan. 15, 2008, our new COP Dean, Tom Krise will be attending our committee and thanked Bob Cox for his service with IPC.  Thank you, Bob!

Reports and Current Agenda Items:

Student Life's Budget Presentation
Griego presented Student Life's seven proposals. They were In priority order: 
1.) Pacific Ambassador Society
2.) High Priority: Funding of three staff positions supported by ASUOP
3.) Essential: Director of the Community Involvement Program
4.) Director for Service Learning
5.) Operating Budget for the new University Center, First Year Experience Collaborative Programs and Services, and Increase in Psychiatry Hours at Cowell Wellness Center. 
Griego and Shipp also reviewed the expenses that will be incurred with our new University Center once it opens.

Athletics' Budget Presentation
King presented Athletics' five specific budget requests.  They were:
1.) Two full athletics scholarships 
2.) Increasing coach salaries to the 60th percentile of our peer institutions
3.) Part-time assistant athletics trainer
4.) Stipends for Graduate Assistant, men's and Women's Swimming and Athletics Performance
5.) Operations Budget Increase.

Business & Finance Budget Presentation
Cavanaugh presented Business and Finance Mandatory Budget Adjustments.  A few items on this report were:
1. Merit Pay and P&T/Equity Adjustments
2. Retirement Fund
3. Tuition Remission/Exchange
4. Audit & Tax Services
5. Utilities Inflation

Reallocation of Division Resources:  University Building Appraisal, Training Equipment and Financial Reporting Personnel.

Discretionary Items (In Priority Order)
1. Banner Consultants
2. Technology Training Support
3. Document Imaging
4. Financial Reporting Personnel
5. Budget Analyst
6. Deferred Maintenance
7. Vehicle Replacement Fund

Possible Components of Spring, 2008 Financing (Preliminary Estimates)

Main Campus:  Chambers Technology Center, Janssen Lagoria Multi-Purpose Center, Knoles Hall Restoration and OIT Relocation.

McGeorge School of Law:  New Housing

Dugoni School of Dentistry:  Sprinklers in Housing

Adjourned:  3:40 p.m.

Next meeting:  January 15th in the Taylor Conference Room.