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State of the University (#8) 2010 Spring Career Fair John F. Carney III April 28, 2010. Entrepreneurs of the Year. Three S&T students have been awarded the University of Missouri System Student Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2010 Michael Orlando, Jr . R.J. Miller Colby Hall

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State of the University (#8)

2010 Spring Career Fair

John F. Carney III

April 28, 2010

entrepreneurs of the year
Entrepreneurs of the Year
  • Three S&T students have been awarded the University of Missouri System Student Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2010
    • Michael Orlando, Jr.
    • R.J. Miller
    • Colby Hall
  • Started a company utilizing S&T students to develop iPhone applications
    • Bar code scanning application
    • Small Business Innovation Research – EPA ~$70,000
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Status of

agreement

with the

Governor

missouri s tax credit exemptions 4 21 10 meeting with governor
Missouri’s Tax Credit Exemptions(4/21/10 meeting with Governor)
  • Low income housing tax credits (Missouri is #2)
    • Missouri awarded $176 million in 2007
    • California with 6 times Missouri’s population awarded one-half as much
  • Historic preservation tax credits (Missouri is #1)
    • #1 in expenditures ($161 million in 2008)
    • Virginia only spent $80 million
    • In 2009, Missouri’s grew even higher, to $186 million
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UM Board of Curators

meeting at

Missouri S&T

April 15-16, 2010

quote of the day april 16 2010
Quote of the DayApril 16, 2010

"It seems we're pulling so hard on the reins to hold back an organization with so much potential."

Bo Fraser

immediate past chair

UM Board of Curators

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Result:

    • Some hope that S&T will receive bonding to construct a badly needed classroom building
    • No help yet on securing $80 million for chemical and biological engineering, chemistry, and biological sciences complex
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White Paper on

Challenges to Teaching

and Research Mission

at Missouri S&T

Sent to President Forsee on March 4, 2010

task force on student educational capacity formed in 9 09
Task Force onStudent Educational Capacityformed in 9/09

Charge

To collect and review all pertinent data to assess whether the Fall 2009 student population was at, below, or above the university’s capacity to provide each student with a quality education

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Task Force onStudent Educational Capacity

  • 26 faculty, staff, administrators, and student representatives
  • 4 subcommittees
    • Faculty and academic instructional space
    • Student financial aid and scholarships
    • Campus and student support services
    • Campus housing, dining, and parking
  • Final report submitted on 4/5/10
conclusion
Conclusion

“… the university was very close to exceeding its overall capacity to provide all enrolled students with a quality education in the fall 2009 semester.”

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Growth by Academic Fields2000 to 2009

  • Engineering
    • 60% increase
  • Business, Computing and Information Sciences
    • 51% increase
  • Liberal Arts
    • 52% increase
  • Math and Natural Sciences
    • 42% increase
academic and research challenges
Academic and Research Challenges
  • Enrollment is up
    • 2,100 additional headcount since 1999 (45% increase)
      • 1,323 more undergraduate students (34% increase)
      • 777 more graduate students (93% increase)
  • Student credit hours are up
    • 60,241 in 1999
    • 84,979 in 2009 (41% increase)
  • Tenured/tenure track faculty numbers are flat
    • 292 in 1999
    • 253 in 2000
    • 288 in 2009
controlling enrollment size to maintain quality and budget stability
Controlling Enrollment Size to Maintain Quality and Budget Stability
  • GOAL: Keep the fall 2010 freshman class size close to 2009 class of 1,135 new students
    • After May 14 a decision will be made about deferring new freshmen admits, who have not deposited, to the Spring 2011 semester
    • A waiting-list system will be used to allow deferred students to enroll if any spaces develop due to a late withdrawal or cancellation
    • Deferred students will be encouraged to enroll at one of S&T’s 52 transfer partner institutions
national budget problems
National Budget Problems
  • We are not unique
  • Many states are in crisis mode
projected state budget deficits in 2011
Projected State Budget Deficits in 2011

30% or more

20 - 29%

19% or less

No deficit

CBPP Report 01/29/2010

SOURCE: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, E. McNichol & N. Johnson, 02/25/10

governors proposing new cuts for fy2010 11
Governors Proposing New Cuts for FY2010-11
  • 45 states enacted major budget cuts to key services in 2008 and 2009:
    • Health Care (29 states)
    • Services to the elderly and disabled (24 states and the District of Columbia)
    • K-12 education (29 states and the District of Columbia)
    • Higher education (39 states)

SOURCE: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, N. Johnson, P. Oliff & E. Williams, 04/19/10, http://www.cbpp.org/cms/

impacts at public universities
Impacts at Public Universities
  • Furloughs of faculty and staff are happening at many institutions including:
    • Clemson University
    • University of Illinois system
    • North Carolina public universities
    • University of Maryland system
    • University of Minnesota system
    • University of Idaho
    • University of Houston
    • University of Arizona system
    • University of California and California State systems
    • University of Georgia system
source minnesota daily http www mndaily com 2010 04 05 steering through storm
SOURCE: Minnesota Daily, http://www.mndaily.com/2010/04/05/steering-through-storm

Possible Program Elimination

  • Michigan State University is currently evaluating the discontinuation of 49 academic programs
  • University of Iowa faculty are considering the removal of 14 graduate programs
  • Florida State University has already eliminated 13 programs
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Let’s

buck up

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“A crisis is a terrible thing to waste.”

Paul Romer

Stanford University Economist

materials research center
Materials Research Center
  • $4.3M Renovation
  • Anticipated Funding
    • NSF Academic Research

Infrastructure Program

  • Renovation Start Date
    • August 2010
  • Completion Date
    • August 2011
kummer student design center
Kummer Student Design Center
  • Construction Schedule
    • Begin construction in June 2010
    • Completion in December 2010
indoor athletic facility
Indoor Athletic Facility
  • Construction Schedule
    • Begin construction in May 2010
    • Completion in August 2010
total student recreation projects
Total Student Recreation Projects

Total private funding still

needed to complete the

recreational/athletic

upgrades:

$3,000,000

innovation park technology development center
Innovation ParkTechnology Development Center
  • Construction Schedule
    • Begin construction in April 2010
    • Completion in November 2010

10th Street

hasselmann alumni house
Hasselmann Alumni House
  • Construction Schedule
    • Begin construction in Spring 2011
    • Completion in Fall 2012
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I-44

University Dr.

Hwy 63 / Bishop

Alumni

House

Hospital

Student Health Complex

Student Design Center

10th Street

Tennis Courts

Innovation Park Bldg #1

Sign

Fitness Center

Indoor Practice Facility

solar car
Solar Car
  • June 20 – June 26, 2010
    • Tulsa, OK – Naperville, IL
      • Stops and Checkpoints: Tulsa – Neosho – Topeka – Jefferson City – Rolla – Alton, IL – Normal – Naperville
      • Ceremonial run on June 27 to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago
chemical engineering car mid america regional competition
Chemical Engineering CarMid America Regional Competition
  • 1st place in race
  • 1st place in poster competition
  • 1st place for best design
  • 13 universities
  • Qualified for national competition in Salt Lake City in November
research centers
Research Centers
  • Missouri S&T has ten research centers
  • Over the past eight years, the total general revenue allocation for the research centers was $16.73M
  • Activities through these research centers resulted in grant/contract expenditures of $98.95M, including $20.07M in indirect costs
  • The return on the campus investment in our research centers has been over 590%
research centers summary
Research CentersSummary
  • Faculty members associated with the research centers have been advising on average about 180 master’s students and 120 doctoral students each year
  • Support provided by the research centers help Missouri S&T to develop nationally and internationally recognized graduate research programs feeding back into increased externally sponsored research activities
  • Significant impact on economic development through grants and contracts
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70 undergraduate students participated
  • 53 projects
    • 18 oral presentations
    • 35 poster presentations
  • 15 academic departments represented
first robotics competition
FIRST Robotics Competition
  • S&T will host a Missouri State Championship weekend in Spring 2011
    • The FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) is an exciting, multinational competition that teams professionals and high-school students to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way.
      • 25 students per team (must contain female and minority students)
      • Participated in FIRST competitions for 3 years
      • Associated by corporate sponsor
      • Average annual budget is $27,750
  • Should attract about 1,000 visitors to campus
first robotics competition1
FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Regional Competition in St. Louis in March 2010

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S&T Board of Trustees are providing the support for the staff excellence awards again this year

straumanis james hall
Straumanis-James Hall
  • William J. James
    • Professor Emeritus of Chemistry
    • Senior Research Investigator in the Graduate Center for Materials Research
    • Arrived on the Rolla campus in 1953
straumanis james hall materials research center
Straumanis-James HallMaterials Research Center
  • Renaming Ceremony
    • May 14 at 1:30 PM
  • $4.3M Renovation
  • Anticipated Funding
    • NSF Academic Research

Infrastructure Program

  • Renovation Start Date
    • August 2010
  • Completion Date
    • August 2011
commencement candidate count as of 4 23 2010
Commencementcandidate count as of 4/23/2010
  • Graduate Ceremony
    • Friday, May 14 at 6:00 PM
    • 196 Master’s candidates
    • 17 Ph.D. candidates
  • Undergraduate Ceremony
    • Saturday, May 15 at 11:00 AM
    • 683 Bachelor candidates