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Boston University College of Fine Arts Dean’s Advisory Board Meeting. Friday, October 23, 2009 Boston. Agenda. State of BU CFA Fall Admissions Update Conversation with School Directors New Strategic Plan and Global Initiatives Capital Campaign and Facilities Renovations

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Boston university college of fine arts dean s advisory board meeting

Boston University College of Fine ArtsDean’s Advisory Board Meeting

Friday, October 23, 2009

Boston


Agenda
Agenda

  • State of BU

  • CFA Fall Admissions Update

  • Conversation with School Directors

  • New Strategic Plan and Global Initiatives

  • Capital Campaign and Facilities Renovations

  • Alumni Relations and West Coast Strategy

  • Upcoming Events


State of bu
State of BU

  • Overall fiscal health of university is strong

    • Endowment down but beat S&P 500

    • Expanded financial aid support for entering Class of 2013 – more students received aid (52%) and average aid rose to 6.5% ($22,625)

  • Much-needed expanded housing – StuVi II residence opened in September

  • Presidential visits to China, South Korea, India, and the Middle East


Fall 2009 admissions
Fall 2009 Admissions

  • Undergrad applications highest in seven years

  • SOT had more than 800 apps for frosh class of 69 students; second-highest yield at BU (43%)

  • 170 total entering undergrads

    • 9% increase since last year, highest since 2006


Fall 2009 admissions1
Fall 2009 Admissions

  • Graduate applications increased across all three schools

  • Highest # grad applicants in seven years

  • 1258 total entering grads

    • 8% increase since last year; highest since 2005


Fall 2009 admissions2
Fall 2009 Admissions

  • Online Graduate Admissions

    • 317 students enrolled through CFA

      • 177 Master of Music Ed

      • 52 Doctoral of Music Arts

      • 88 Master of Art Ed

    • First Year of Art Ed

    • Graduated 2nd online DMA in September


Conversation with school directors
Conversation with School Directors

  • Lynne Allen, Director, School of Visual Arts

  • Jim Petosa, Director, School of Theatre

  • Robert Dodson, Director, School of Music


State of cfa
State of CFA

  • Announcement to faculty re: formation of dean search committee made on Oct. 1

    • Addresses unique situation at CFA

    • Aligns with renewed strategic planning taking place across BU

    • CFA in strong position to stay on course and build on growing momentum


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State of CFA

  • President Brown has asked all deans to renew strategic planning process

    • Will address both academic and funding priorities

  • Moving CFA global initiatives to the forefront

    • Hugh O’Donnell featured Kleh Lecturer in London

    • SOM and SVA projects in China

    • Ability to partner with numerous BU abroad programs across the world


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State of CFA

  • Capital Campaign Update ($5M)

    • Overall gifts and pledges increased 11% last year

    • Closing in on Phase 1.1 goal of $7.5M

    • Two new practice studios named

      • New University capital donor recognition policy

    • Awarded $400K grant from MCFF toward Concert Hall renovations (Phase 1.2)


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State of CFA

  • CFA Annual Funds ($183,652)

    • Increased 33% last year; attributed to several large gifts, but also to sustained participation from loyal parents and alumni

    • Of total annual funds, 55% were gifts of $1K or more

    • 22 of 32 AFLGS members renewed their support; 9 members increased their contributions

    • BUTI achieved 17% increase in gift and grant contributions


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State of CFA

  • Faculty and staff solicitation in the spirit of Feltenstein Challenge made a big impact - $13,320 to InCite, BUTI, and CFA Annual Funds


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State of CFA

  • Facilities Renovations

    • Completely renovated practice studios and Harris Center opened in time for Sept classes

    • Additional repairs to Marshall Room, 2nd floor student lounge, painting studios at 808, and in Commonwealth Gallery

    • Formal dedication Harris Center and named practice studios 4:00 pm today; tours begin at 3:00 pm


Alumni networks
Alumni Networks

  • Promotion of Colleen Walsh Powell to Assistant Director of Alumni Networks, West Coast

  • New structure across university to align affiliations, break down school-based silos

  • Opportunity to build west coast efforts for COM and CFA


Alumni networks1
Alumni Networks

  • Upcoming CFA events

    • Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony

    • Class of 1959 Reunion

    • InCite 2009: Art, Science & Politics


2009-2010 Upcoming Meetings

Tuesday, December 1, 10 – 11:30 am

Dean’s Advisory Board Meeting

Virtual Meeting/Conference Call

Monday, March 1, 10 am – 12 pm

Dean’s Advisory Board Meeting

New York City

Tuesday, May 18, 10 – 11:30am

Dean’s Advisory Board Meeting

Virtual Meeting/Conference Call


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