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December 12, 2002

Academic Council Meeting
Minutes of December 12, 2002
University of the Pacific - Stockton Campus

Attendance:
Business: R. Hoverstad (p), N. Peery (a)
Conservatory: J. DeHaan (a), F. Wiens (p)
COP: B. Beal (p), D. Borden (p), C. Dobbs (p), B. Klunk (p), C. Kramer (p), P. Meyer (p), C. Ostberg (p), L. Spreer (p), D. Tedards (p), K. Whittington (p)
Dental: D. Castagna (a), R. Cohan (p), J. Levy (a), B. Peltier (a)
Education: M. Draheim (p), P. Hensley (a)
Emeriti: G. Blum (p)
Engineering: A. Fernandez (p), D. Turpin (p)
Law: F. Galves (a), W. Jones (p), G. Scully (p)
Library: L. Knight (p), R. Ray (p)
Pharmacy: R. Abood (p), S. Smith-Stubblefield (p), D. Umphred (p)
SIS: C. Smith (p)
Students: A. Hudson (p), TBD (a)
Ex-Officio: D. Brennan (a), R. Brittin (a), A. Freedman (a), P. Gilbertson (p), J. Gonsier-Gerdin (a), B. Gundersen (a), K. Hatschek (a), C. Hawbaker (a), J. Herche (a), R. Koper (a), T. Kuhlman (a), T. Kulisch (a), T. Nelson (a), J. Sprankling (a), R. Sylvester (p), J. Preisser (a), J. Purnell (a)
Guests: Pearson, Tom Rajala

Chair Becky Beal called the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m.

1. Executive Session
Chair Beal asked all non-voting members of Council to leave the room

2. Approval of Minutes

3 Chair's Report

4. Provost's Report
Memo to come out mid January, 2003 regarding Promotions and Tenure, provost to ask help from AC Executive board and Deans in the draft of memo.

Provost Gilbertson favors the idea of not having the provost serve as chair of the P and T Committee, he will support the change if its proposed.

5. Recommendations from Council to IPC
Vote was made on the ranking of the recommendations from AC to IPC. Discussion on financial issues. Results from voting is as follows:

  1. COP Operations
  2. Faculty positions as called for by program review
  3. tie between Library Acquisitions and Mentor Staffing
  4. tie between classroom facilities and faculty compensation for supervising experiential learning

6. Admissions Criteria and Policies for Freshman
Motion: Simalee Smith-Stubblefield moved, Darcey Umphred second to accept Admissions criteria and policies for freshman for AC approval. Motion unanimously passed with friendly amendments. Item VII last paragraph, word racial to be changed to economic, complete sentence to read: In addition, the University may consider economic, ethnic, gender and geographic diversity as well as special talents and experiences.

Item VIII second to last paragraph add the word four-year ; Sentence to read: The student should be informed that some of the work may not count for graduation and that the University "four-year guarantee" will be modified appropriately.

7. Update on facilities, Pat Cavanaugh
Pat presented a report on all current projects that are under construction: .: Pharmacy and Health Sciences /Dental building a 52,200 square feet project to be turned over to UOP by March 2003
McCaffrey Center Theater, interior demolition completed, to be turned over to UOP by the end of April 2003. OISR/HR Expansion 6,000 square feet new construction; 10,000 sq feet renovation, projected completion date May 2003. Baun Fitness Center, est. 10,000 square feet, projected completion date July 2003. Brookside Hall 64,000 square feet projected completion date August, 2003. Projects in design development: Library Expansion/renovation 16,000 sq feet new construction; extensive renovation of existing spaces. Construction documents for bid in March 2003. projects in schematic design: University Center approximately 62,000 sq. feet. Schematic Design completed and submitted, Biology Building Project, approximately 52,000 sq feet, schematic design of new biology building completed and submitted. COP Dean reviewing design as prelude to fund-raising. Pacific Humanities Center, estimated 9,000, Reviewed and approved by University Facilities Committee. Presentation of schematic design to Facilities Committee and Board in January, 2003, Technology Center, Estimated 18,000 sq. Feet, program analysis by architect completed of narrowed scope confined to academic departments of Computer Science and Computer Engineering. Multipurpose Sports Recreational Center, Estimated 40,000 sq. feet: approx. 32,000 sq ft Phase I and 12,395 sq ft for Phase II, Reviewed and approved by University Facilities Committee. Presentation of schematic design to Facilities Committee and Board in January 2003, Calaveras Bridge, Agreement with City on crosswalk being completed, Preliminary designs complete. Reviewed and approved by University Facilities Committee. Presentation of schematic design to Facilities Committee and Board in January 2003, targeted completion date July 2003. Lighting Improvement, start with lot #7 north of President's home, completing survey; Proposed layout pending. Projects in program development/pre-design:
Knoles Hall renovation, second and third floors of Knoles Hall to provide additional, high-tech classrooms needed for EBS and other academic center, elevators and restrooms. McGeorge Law School classroom renovation, size to be determined, Pre-design planning with Architect, Dean and the staff.

9. Proposal to Increase Tuition, Pat Cavanaugh
Mr. Cavanaugh presented the report that is going to be given to The Board of Regents of The University of the Pacific in January, it reflects the presidents recommendation to the board for the tuition room and board increase for the Stockton campus only, Law and Dental Schools increases will be presented with the school expenditure budget at the board meeting in April 2003.
See attachment for details.

10. Other Business
Five Year Academic Calendar
Projected five-year calendar 2004-2009. Changes reflect Monday start date and student travel day date. Associate Deans have requested a 3:00pm start time,. Motion to accept five-year calendar and to continue talk on actual start time for February AC meeting, Larry Spreer moved, Simalee Smith-Stubblefield second, motion approved with 1 opposed, no abstentions.

11. Adjournment

Motion: Cynthia Dubbs moved, Andrew Hudson seconded to adjourn. Motion unanimously approved. Meeting adjourned at 5:12 p.m.


Respectfully Submitted,
Ana T. Orellana, Academic Council Secretary