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October 30 2002

University of the Pacific
Institutional Priorities Committee
Minutes, October 30, 2002
3:00-5:00 , Taylor Conference Room, Library

Call to Order: 3:04 pm

Members Present: Gilbertson, Brodnick, Cavanaugh, Hewitt, Hoverstad, Jacobsen, Jones, King, Meer, Miller, Olson, Perro, Sina, Spreer, Stark

Minutes: The minutes of the meeting on October 2, 2002, were reviewed and approved.

University Advancement Budget Presentation: Meer presented the budget priorities for University Advancement. He explained the need for making the graphic design function once again principally in-house, for increasing the operating expense budget for major grant officers in proportion to the increase in the number of officers, for providing an assistant to the Special Events Manager and a Phonathon Director, and for the funding for Alumni Website Maintenance. He also explained the need for a one-time budget adjustment to complete the implementation of the Identity Initiative. A lively discussion followed.

Grad Student Survey: Brodnick provided a computer-based video presentation on last spring's grad student survey data (as now analyzed, with HEDS comparisons, by his office) which detailed highlights of the report and provided examples for the IPC of how to access the report and make use of a number of useful ways in which the data were organized.

Adjournment: 4:15 p.m.