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Academic Affairs Awards Ceremony & Business Meeting April 21, 2009

Academic Affairs Awards Ceremony & Business Meeting April 21, 2009. Provost’s Star Award 2008-2009. Awards Committee (2008-09). Summary of Awards. Provost’s Star Award. The purpose of the Provost’s Star Award is to recognize an individual for outstanding contributions toward

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Academic Affairs Awards Ceremony & Business Meeting April 21, 2009

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  1. Academic Affairs Awards Ceremony & Business MeetingApril 21, 2009

  2. Provost’s Star Award 2008-2009

  3. Awards Committee (2008-09)

  4. Summary of Awards

  5. Provost’s Star Award The purpose of the Provost’s Star Award is to recognize an individual for outstanding contributions toward achieving the mission of the division.

  6. Nomination Pool

  7. The Provost’s Star Award Winner is….

  8. Broderick NicholsUniversity College “Dr. Nichols is one of the most student-oriented members of the administration I have ever encountered. He has a wonderful way of working with students, listening to their concerns…and seeking ways to facilitate the academic journey. He is a team player and I appreciate his input and assistance.” Jean Ashmore – Jackson Center “It is obvious that he is a champion for students. He gives selfless service to the success of students as individuals…and has personally kept many on an academic path of success.” Elizabeth Jones – Jackson Center

  9. Strategic Priorities • Investing in People • Creating Interdisciplinary Initiatives • Building Productive Partnerships • Developing New Resources • Enhancing Image and Reputation • Community Connectedness Dreamers. Thinkers. Doers.

  10. New Initiatives • Hobson’s • Vontoo • Summer class/building consolidation • UT’s Social Work Program • Dual Enrollment with CCs

  11. New Academic Units • Department of Architecture • School of Public Health

  12. Enrollment Enrollment

  13. Who Are Our Students? • From Tennessee & Metropolitan Statistical Area • 80% non residential • 62% female • Diverse (ethnicity; location; UG & G) • 81% of FR, parent had some college • 41% of FR, parent with bachelor degree • 33% - 6 year graduation rate

  14. Metropolitan Statistical Area

  15. Average GPA-incoming Freshmen

  16. Honors Students

  17. Other cool stuff • Over 320 students participated in Study Abroad this year • 2207 students participated in Internships • We have over 1392Honors students • 120 students participated in Emerging Leaders program • 314 high school students in our Dual Enrollment program • 290 students in Learning & Living/Learning Communities • 72UGs presented their research work this year • 19 traveled to the Nat’l UG Research Conference this month

  18. Thank you! These programs and our students’ success couldn’t happen without YOU!

  19. Budget Update

  20. FY09 Revenues – All Sources With the $27.5M cut, the state appropriation for FY10 will drop to $96.9M. Tuition & fees will reach $101.6 million with a 5% tuition increase. Total FY09 Projected Revenues $394.3 million

  21. Appropriation Reductions Note: Total reductions from FY 08 Appropriation equal 22.1% ($27,491,600)

  22. Voluntary Buyout Plan • 126 Applicants; all were accepted into the Program • 79 of 126 also retired from the University • Total Severance Payout: $3.4 million • Budget impact $6.2 million in salary and benefit dollars

  23. Federal Stimulus Funds • American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (ARRA) • One Time Funds that must be spent by 9/30/2011 • FY09 - $ 7,263,900 • FY10 & FY11 - $20,317,500 each year • Total ARRA funds $47,898,900 • Maintenance of Effort Funds (State Funds) • FY10 & FY11 - $8,161,100 each year • Restoration of Reversion - $4,034,800

  24. Cost Saving and Efficiency Actions • Part-time instruction reduced in FY 2008-09 • Increased full-time teaching loads, class sizes and efficiency of class scheduling • Reduced University supported travel • Reduced purchased publications • Increased use of web – reduce number of print publications • In-house video production

  25. Cost Saving and Efficiency Actions • Control of building temperatures • Schedule athletic competitions closer to campus • Increased walking patrols, bicycle patrols and electric scooters • Use of biodiesel fuel • Consolidation of support services • Cross-training of employees • Placed hold on filling E & G funded positions • Lights and computer “OFF” campaigns

  26. University Trivia

  27. Q1 University of Memphis students study abroad in ______ countries: • 25 • 30 • 35 • 45

  28. Q2 A Chair of Excellence is a state-designated, definitive authority in his or her field of study. The U of M has more Chairs of Excellence than any other university in the State of Tennessee. How many do we have? • 15 • 20 • 24 • 30

  29. Arthur Andersen and Company Alumni Chair in Accounting • Bornblum Chair in Judaic Studies • Federal Express Chair in Management Information Systems • W. Harry Feinstone Chair in Molecular Biology • W. Harry Feinstone Chair in Functional Genomics • Morris S. Fogelman Chair in Real Estate • Helen and Jabie Hardin Chair of Economics/Managerial Journalism • Jabie Sanford Hardin III Chair in Combinatorics • Herbert Herff Chairs in Biomedical Engineering • Herbert Herff Chair in Law • Dorothy K. Hohenberg Chair in Art History • William A. and Ruth F. Loewenberg Chair in Nursing • Plough Chair of Excellence in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology • William M. Morris Chair in International Economics • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in English • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in Philosophy • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in Psychology • Lillian and Morrie Moss Chair in Urban Education • Sales and Marketing Executives, Inc. Chair in Sales • Sparks Family Chair in International Business • Thompson-Hill Chair in Accounting • University of Memphis Chair in Free Enterprise Management • Robert Wang Chair in International Business • Wunderlich Chair in Finance

  30. Q3 Centers of Excellence are state-designated academic centers that receive special funding and attract the country’s top scholars. The U of M is the only institution of higher learning in Tennessee with ____ Centers of Excellence. • 2 • 4 • 5 • 7

  31. Centers of Excellence • Center for Applied Psychological Research • Center for Earthquake Research and Information • Center for Research in Educational Policy • Center for Research Initiatives and Strategies for the Communicatively Impaired • Center of Excellence in Egyptian Art and Archaeology

  32. Q4 The new downtown Law School will be housed in the former: • Treasury House • Customs House & Post Office • Main Memphis Library • Criminal Justice Building

  33. Q5 How old is our new head basketball Coach, Josh Pastner? • 30 • 31 • 32 • 33

  34. Q6 – Tie Breaker From what city & state is Coach Pastner a native?

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