A&S Planning and Budget Commmittee Minutes Feb 18 2005

Minutes: A&S Planning and Budget Committee

February 18, 2005

Members present: Martin Klotz (Chair), Jeffery Jack, Christopher Tillquist, Allen Whitt, C,J, Jayanthi (ex officio)

Member absent: Susan DeWitt, Carol Mattingly, Regina Roebuck

The meeting convened at 2:00 PM at Gardiner Hall

1) The committee discussed the contents of the letter sent to the Dean and the responses received. The committee recognized that all aspects of its letter have been either addressed or referred to respective offices for consideration. In particular, the committee was pleased that the subject of general education requirements was sent to the Provost’s Office with strong support from the A&S Dean’s office. Professor Whitt was asked to invite experts who can contribute to and advise the committee on how to most effectively proceed on the issue of institutional research and the identification of indicators for student success (retention and graduation).

2) The committee discussed and voted on pursuing further a discussion with the dean on the issues of advising, working conditions and graduate research in connection with assessment of the college’s Scorecard. The chair was asked to initiate a meeting with Dean Hudson on these issues.

4) The next meeting was scheduled for March 25 at 2 PM in Gardiner Hall.

5) The committee concluded its meeting at 3:05 PM

Submitted by Martin Klotz for approval by the committee.