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President’s Advisory Council

The President's Advisory Council (PAC) shall advise the President on matters of importance to the University community; disseminate to and receive from the University community and other key constituents information regarding important developments, initiatives, or issues involving the University; and assist in developing and executing coordinated initiatives and responses.

Members of the PAC bring perspectives from their divisions or constituent groups in order to represent the best interests of the University. The PAC shall meet at least monthly at regularly scheduled times.

Agenda items may be submitted by any PAC member to the President's Executive Assistant for review by the President's Cabinet and final approval by the President.

The Council membership consists of the following ex-officio members or their official designees: president (chair), provost, vice president for business and finance, vice president for student life, vice president for development and alumni relations, vice president and secretary to the board of regents, vice provost for enrollment management, vice provost for strategy and educational effectiveness, vice provost for distributed learning, chief information officer, dean of students, associate vice president for marketing and communications, associate vice president for planning, associate vice president for housing, associate vice president for wellness, assistant vice president for career development, assistant vice president for human resources, associate vice president for finance and budget, assistant vice president for facilities, associate vice president for development, chief of staff to the president, associate provost for academic affairs, athletics director, director of enterprise risk management, executive director of alumni relations, ASUOP president or vice president, academic council chair, and staff advisory council chair.

Four other members have a one-year renewable term: a representative of the Sacramento campus (appointed by the president), a representative of the San Francisco campus (appointed by the president), one academic dean (nominated by the provost), and a representative of diversity organizations (nominated by the provost).

The committee is staffed by the executive assistant to the president.

All members are appointed by the President.

Discussions of the PAC are confidential except for information that is disseminated publicly through written minutes. Members may not be represented by proxy. Students and other members of the Pacific community will be invited to attend part or all of PAC meetings as appropriate to scheduled agenda items.