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Office of the President
University of the Pacific
3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

December 18 2003

University of the Pacific
Minutes, December 18, 2003
Taylor Conference Room 

Call to Order: 3:08

Present: Brodnick, Cavanaugh, Chi, Gilbertson, Hanyak, Hoverstad, Jacobson, Jones, Meer, Miller, Perro, Richmond, Sina, Spreer

Not Present: Ensign, King, Olson

Minutes: Minutes of the December 4 meeting were reviewed and approved.

Standing Reports:

Current Agenda Items:

Student Life Presentation

Sina proposed the following requests for Student Life.

  • Installation of additional cameras, especially in parking lots.
  • Continue to enhance the lighting in many areas of the campus.
  • One new patrol vehicle is needed.
  • The need for a part time dispatcher is critical.
  • Radios are needed for communicating critical incidents.
  • Addition of a Technical Support Coordinator.

FY05 Budget Considerations

Perro presented the following.

  • Tuition Revenue is the Principal Source of Funding for the Stockton Campus.
  • Achievable forecast of enrollments is the key to tuition rate increase proposal.
  • Tuition rates is another consideration for tuition rate increase proposal.
  • Pacific has repositioned itself from second highest to third lowest in terms of tuition and mandatory fees.
  • Pacific is the least costly in terms of tuition and mandatory fees among select private comprehensive universities in California.
  • Pacific's Room and Board rates remain an excellent value compared to other schools.
  • Pacific is the least costly among select private comprehensive universities in California.
  • The amount of resources needed is the final consideration for a tuition rate increase proposal.

Perro also outlined Preliminary Resource Allocations.

  • Fund Commitments made by the Board of Regents.
  • Fund Higher Costs determined by Market Conditions.
  • Fund Higher Costs resulting fro Infrastructure Expansion.
  • Fund Initiatives made by the Cabinet.
  • Fund Recommendations by IPC.
  • Tuition Discount at 27.7%.

Next meeting: January 8, 2004

Meeting adjourned at 4:43