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U of L Faculty Senate. May 6, 2009. Thanks for what you do!. In some ways, it has been a crummy year…. Nationally – It was an unprecedented year. KY Employment Collapse. (Nonfarm employment in thousands). Jun. 2007 1,870.8. Oct. 2000 1,833.6. Mar 2009 1,798.5 (p.). Jun. 2003

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U of l faculty senate

U of L Faculty Senate

May 6, 2009


U of l faculty senate

Thanks for what

you do!


U of l faculty senate

In some ways, it has been a crummy year…


Nationally it was an unprecedented year

Nationally – It was an unprecedented year


Ky employment collapse

KY Employment Collapse

(Nonfarm employment in thousands)

Jun. 2007

1,870.8

Oct. 2000

1,833.6

Mar 2009

1,798.5 (p.)

Jun. 2003

1,777.6

p: preliminary

Note: Kentucky employment today is the same as a decade ago


Loss of manufacturing jobs in ky continues to be a major concern

Loss of Manufacturing Jobsin KY Continues to be a Major Concern

308.3

218.1 (prelim)


Government fiscal picture

Government Fiscal Picture

Kentucky Outlook

  • FY 10

    • ???

      • Maybe as high as $1.1b

    • No new taxes

      • Other

  • Federal Stimulus

    • UL $2.6 M

  • FY 09

    • State: $490 m shortfall

      • Cuts (6% + 2%)

      • BRTF

      • Tax increases


Government fiscal picture1

Government Fiscal Picture

  • FY 10 UL Budget Scenario L

    • No salary increase

    • 5% tuition increase

    • Meal Plan

    • Limited initiatives


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And there have been other issues that have tested us…

But…


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Melissa’s email after

Porter Scholars Recruitment


President s speaking circuit

President’s Speaking Circuit

  • Alumni/Donors

  • Community Leaders/groups

  • Legislative Leaders

  • Prospective Students

  • Other

    • Boy Scouts

    • Etc


President s speaking circuit1

President’s Speaking Circuit

  • Different audiences/Different Interests

    • Sports

    • Economic/Community Development

    • Cancer

    • Hearts

    • Energy

  • My approach – Mandate

    • Students

    • Research

    • Community

    • Then…


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  • My views on the Role of the Provost

    • WKU

    • UNC-Chapel Hill

    • U of L

  • My Focus

    • Run interference

      • International

      • Graduate

      • Academic support

      • Advising

      • Career counseling

      • Recruitment

      • Student life

      • Find funding


Undergraduate education

Undergraduate Education

  • Bread & Butter

  • Heart & Soul

  • Goes with out saying

  • JOB #1

  • Can not be a great university without a commitment to excellence in undergraduate programs


My focus 2012 means to end

My Focus – 2012Means to end

  • Haymarket/HSC Master Plan

  • To Do:$200 M capital expenditure

    • Bond Financing - $350 M in bank for next president

  • Why:Critical fund source for HSC master plan education/research/clinical

  • Critical externality – VA

  • Needed Partners:State/Mayor/Private Developers


My focus 2012

My Focus - 2012

Shelby Campus – a positive cash flow from a lease

To Do:A building (in addition to BSL3)

Why:Acceptance by the university of the master plan and the concept of taking a non-performing asset to performing asset

New:$ for education/research mission

Ruling as Budget Director


My focus 20121

My Focus - 2012

  • Belknap

  • Finalizing a viable, meaningful master plan that provides growth in academic space

  • and a vibrant campus where best students want to come/live/study, with Kentucky

  • Trailer property as a viable part of the campus with exploration of generating cash

  • flow

  • To Do:Master Plan with realistic pro forma

  • Why:Commitment to educational excellence – HB1

    • Recruitment of students

    • Student life/engagement

    • Academic space

    • Research space


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My Focus - 2012

A plan in place for a viable hospital and vibrant clinic that

can continue to support “above” and “below” the line

money for the academic mission of the University of

Louisville

To Do:Continued efforts to build clinical programs (ULH) accepted in the medical community that is supportive of the academic and research mission of the University of Louisville

Involves:PPP/ULH/Partners


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My Focus - 2012

  • A continued effort to foster a culture of quality and

  • excellence

  • To Do:Why not the best?

    • A culture committed to excellence and moving the university forward in a tough fiscal environment

    • Graduation rate > 50%


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So that’s it!

Everything ties back to academic focus

Progress and incredible sense of urgency


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