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March 18, 2008

University of the Pacific - IPC
Minutes, March 18, 2008
Taylor Conference Room

Call to Order: 2:05 p.m.

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

Not Present: n/a

Special Guest: Phil Oppenheimer

Minutes: Minutes of March 18th.

Announcements:  This year's Student Presidential Elections had five presidential candidates and as a result, it was the highest voting turn out of 35%. The winners are Edwin Lindo, president and Sophie Zumout, vice president. They won by 19 votes!


Reports and Current Agenda Items:

Pacific Pharmacy Rising
Oppenheimer presented the Pharmacy's specific version of Pacific Rising called Pharmacy Rising 2015. The document was carefully planned out with faculty, students, employers, alumni, pharmacy groups and other health care providers. They discussed and determined society's pharmaceutical needs by the year 2015.  There are three criteria to make Pacific's Pharmacy distinctive: Experiential Education, Leadership Development and New Program Initiatives.

1.) Increased operational budget to achieve national private school mean  2.) Increased faculty salary to achieve national private school mean and 3.) Tuition differential phased in over the next three years.

FY09 Enrollment Projections
The undergraduate admissions pools were not as strong as projected for the upcoming academic school year. This year we had a very significant increase, 37% in the number of non-complete applications. In effect the applicant pool has averaged approximately 25% lower compared to this time last year than anticipated. Our targets have been adjusted over the past week from 825 to 778, freshman students, approximately 50 students fewer compared to this year.

President's Budget Recommendations to the Board of Regents FY09
The budget report was updated with the Stockton campus changes for FY09 budget. There were no modifications to the report for either Dental or the Law campuses.

FY09 Unfunded Budget Requests
A brief overview from each unit individually prioritized, in order, their unfunded budget requests. They are as follows:

  • Advancement - Data entry clerk, Technical Support, Person, and Asst. Director for Planned Giving.
  • Athletics-scholarships, additional operations budget funds and salary adjustment for coaches.
  • Student Life's - Psychiatrist/increase in hours, Director for Service Learning, and Pacific Ambassadors.
  • Finance - Deferred maintenance, enhancing Banner capabilities regarding financial reports/components, TIA-Cref, Emerti Program, and building/office relocations -as new space opens up in our new buildings reconfiguration of our old spaces will be addressed.
  • Academic - Web Optimization, Biology/Chemistry faculty, Research and Grad Studies fund (which is a source of revenue and innovation as well), and Digital Measures.

Recap from above:
Main Priorities from the FY09 Unfunded Report: Retiree health match fund (Fac/Staff), Office/Program Relocation, Marketing, Advancement, Salaries for Coaches and Student psychiatric services.

Next meeting April 15th

Adjourned: 3:39 p.m.