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August 21 2003

University of the Pacific
Minutes, August 21, 2003
Taylor Conference Room 

Call to Order: 3:12

Present: Brodnick, Cavanaugh, Ensign, Gilbertson, Hoverstad, Jones, King, Miller, Perro

Not Present: Chi, Hanyak, Jacobson, Meer, Olson, Richmond, Sina, Spreer

Minutes: Minutes of the August 15 meeting were reviewed and approved.

Standing Reports:

  • Gilbertson reported that U.S.News just released their preliminary comparisons of colleges.
  • Pacific ranked 107 out of the top 246 National Universities.
  • Alumni Giving rate showed no increase from last year.
  • A need to focus on the reputation of Pacific is crucial.

Current Agenda Items:


Brodnick summarized key points to achieve the strategic goals. He also stated that points 1 (roles of planning groups), 2 (upgrade IPC products) and 5 (integrate planning and budgeting) of the Strategic Planning outline are underway. Points 3 (integrated planning cycle), 4 (enhance assessment) and 6 (university wide planning) are more complicated and require a planning support team (point 7) to be in place. Cabinet will meet to discuss the planning support team concept.

Next Meeting: September 4, 2003, 3-5pm

The Committee adjourned at 4:22