Minutes of the Campus Faculty Meeting
April 18, 2006, 3:30 p.m.
Giffels Auditorium

Charles Riggs , Chair
Linda Jones, Secretary
Minutes Status: Approved

I. Call to Order:

Charles Riggs, Campus Faculty Chair, called the meeting to order at 3:33 p.m.

II. Approval of the Agenda

Without objection, the agenda was approved.

III. Minutes of the Fall 2005 Meeting


Without objection, the minutes of the Fall 2005 meeting were approved.

IV. Reports

    A. Chancellor John White spoke on the 2% reallocation process and related issues.

    2% Allocation Process:

    Challenges We Face on Campus:

    • Further increase diversity and celebrate it.
    • Secure full funding of the ADHE formula
    • Continue toward our institutional goals
    • Obtain support for new academic buildings
    • Celebrate our successes but keep moving
    • Raise the bar across campus!

    B. Vice Chancellor for University Advancement G. David Gearhart spoke on the process for establishing development priorities.

    Five focus areas - faculty, students, library, programs, and capital

    Fund Raising Goals

    • $75 million in private gifts; now at $64.5 million; goal of $100 million by 2010
    • 1 billion in endowment the goal for 2010

    Future Plans

    • Build on the momentum
    • Create new Board of Advisors
    • Complete buildings - Walker Hall and Law School
    • Raise need-based scholarships
    • Support Alumni Association endowment
    • Possible mini campaigns
    • Renovate Greek Houses
    • Emphasis on giving
    • Increase stewardship activities
    • Improve campus aesthetics
    • International outreach into the Pacific Rim

V. Old Business


VI. New Business


VII. Adjourn

The meeting was adjourned at 5:03 p.m.