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February 1 2001

University of the Pacific
Institutional Priorities Committee
Minutes for February 1, 2001

The Committee met in the Taylor Conference Room from noon until 2:00 p.m. The Provost convened, chaired, and adjourned the meeting.

The following members attended: Benedetti, Brock, Cavanaugh, Chambers, Fox, Gilbertson, King, Kirkland, KruegerDevine, Lundergan, Meer, Myers, Oppenheimer, Stark

The Minutes of the meeting held on January 25, 2001 were approved as submitted.

Jean Purnell and Robert Paulson presented the budget request for the Office of Information Services and Resources, explaining in detail the priorities of the Office, and providing the Committee with updated documentation. The Committee discussed numerous issues, including the most effective way to provide training to University staff regarding IT, the Sun Ray Project, and other matters. The Committee recommends that OISR receive $1,000,000, which is not all that is requested, but which should assist the Office to pursue its important goals.

Lynn King raised the issue of tuition scholarship for athletics, and pointed out to the Committee ways in which his department could attract student athletes with the least cost to the University.