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Professional Staff Council

Professional Staff Council


April 8, 2010

Location: Union 101, 1:30pm.

Michelle Schubert, Ian Billingsley, Dennis Peirce, Carol Knight, Barb Carder, Charissa Davis, Rhonda Stangel, Rich Morrell, John Slobaszewski, Mike Jeffries, Toni Kreke, Melissa Jones


The meeting was called to order by Mike Jeffries, Vice President, Holly Davenport was out.

Review of Agenda
John Slobaszewski would like to add committee report from the Library Committee

Approval of Minutes
March minutes - motioned to approve and seconded to approve



Administrative Representative: Rich Morrell

  1. Cabinet meeting – discussions of budget
    • No tuition increases – no budget decreases (by 5%)
    • Governor is saying deal is still good, but opposition party says no way
    • Tuition has not been addressed to board, cabinet’s position has present undergrad, instate tuition as remaining the same as this year
    • Housing rates increased 8.1% room and board (no increase last year, need to catch up and pay bills).  BOG passed increase.
  2. Question:  What kind of discussions about 2 years from now?  President is not spending any time on this since he is not going to be around.
  3. New CIO – Jim Graham
  4. Rec Center progress – on track.  Scheduled to be done February 2011.

Human Resources Representative: Rick Dixon (no report - not present)

Support Staff: Cindy Merryfield (no report - not present) - Question: results of bowling for green?  No one knew today

Strategic Planning and Resource Council: Holly Davenport

  1. SPRC will be working on developing process for formulating FY12 budget.  FY11 budget should be approved at the next BOG meeting
  2. Rich Moreell – discussions for FY12 – committee agreed that they liked the way they formulated budget during the Bobby Patton years.  Take groups of people through specific areas of the budget.  Provost commissioned different groups to start working through the details.  Leadership is being set for the committees through the provost.


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Human Resources: Barb Carder

Elections Committee:


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