December 18 2003
University of the Pacific
Minutes, December 18, 2003
Taylor Conference Room
Call to Order: 3:08
Present: Brodnick, Cavanaugh, Chi, Gilbertson, Hanyak, Hoverstad, Jacobson, Jones, Meer, Miller, Perro, Richmond, Sina, Spreer
Not Present: Ensign, King, Olson
Minutes: Minutes of the December 4 meeting were reviewed and approved.
Current Agenda Items:
Student Life Presentation
Sina proposed the following requests for Student Life.
- Installation of additional cameras, especially in parking lots.
- Continue to enhance the lighting in many areas of the campus.
- One new patrol vehicle is needed.
- The need for a part time dispatcher is critical.
- Radios are needed for communicating critical incidents.
- Addition of a Technical Support Coordinator.
FY05 Budget Considerations
Perro presented the following.
- Tuition Revenue is the Principal Source of Funding for the Stockton Campus.
- Achievable forecast of enrollments is the key to tuition rate increase proposal.
- Tuition rates is another consideration for tuition rate increase proposal.
- Pacific has repositioned itself from second highest to third lowest in terms of tuition and mandatory fees.
- Pacific is the least costly in terms of tuition and mandatory fees among select private comprehensive universities in California.
- Pacific's Room and Board rates remain an excellent value compared to other schools.
- Pacific is the least costly among select private comprehensive universities in California.
- The amount of resources needed is the final consideration for a tuition rate increase proposal.
Perro also outlined Preliminary Resource Allocations.
- Fund Commitments made by the Board of Regents.
- Fund Higher Costs determined by Market Conditions.
- Fund Higher Costs resulting fro Infrastructure Expansion.
- Fund Initiatives made by the Cabinet.
- Fund Recommendations by IPC.
- Tuition Discount at 27.7%.
Next meeting: January 8, 2004
Meeting adjourned at 4:43