2004-2005 Academic Year


COMMITTEE: University Budget



1.  Membership (include ex-officio members). Regular: Cal Christian, Henry Ferrell (chair), Nancy House, Carol Lust (later for Mitchell), Kathy Misulis, Art Rodriquez (vice chair), Ralph Scott (secterary). Ex-officio: Maggie Capen, Joe Gaddis, Andrea Harrell, Maggie O’Neill, Catherine Rigsby, Kevin Seitz (originally Chuck Hawkins, later Rick Niswander), Bob Thompson, Gary Vanderpool.


2.  Meeting Dates (include members present*).
August 26th, 2004: Ferrell, House, Mitchell, Rodriguez, Scott. Capen Harrell, Hawkins, O’Neill, Rigsby, James LeRoy Smith, Bob Thompson, Gary Vanderpool.

September 16th, 2004: Christian, Ferrell, Scott, Capen, Gaddis, Harrell, Hawkins, O’Neill, Vanderpool.

October 21st, 2004:Christian, Ferrell, House, Lust, Misulis, Rodriguez, Scott, Capen, Gaddis, Anne Jenkins for Chuch Hawkins, Thompson, Vanderpool.

December 16th, 2004: Christian, Ferrell, House, Misulis, Scott, Capen, Gaddis, Harrell, Niswander, Thompson.

January 20th, 2005: Christian, Ferrell, House, Lust, Misulis, Rodriquez, Scott, Harrell, Rigsby, Thompson, Vanderpool.

February 17th, 2005: Christian, Ferrell, House, Lust, Misulis, Rodriquez, Scott, Capen, Gaddis, Rigsby, Seitz, Thompson, Vanderpool.

April 7th, 2005: Christian, Ferrell, House, Lust, Rodriquez, Scott, Gaddis, Gilbert, Harrell, Seitz, Thompson.

April 21st, 2005: Christian, Ferrell, House, Lust, Misulis, Scott, Gaddis, Harrell, Rigsby, Seitz, Thompson, Vanderpool.


3.  Subcommittees established during the year (include progress and/or completion of work).

     Subcommittee of the Whole (September meeting) to hear report by Professors Don Holbert and Paul Vos regarding salary inequitites in the Division of Health Sciences (Subcommittee reported to Committee at next meeting)


4.              Accomplishments during the year, especially as addressed through committee goals.  Please include recommendations made to any University agency other than the Faculty Senate that will be noted under #5.

 a. Received monthly reports from the Vice Chancellor Administration and Finances – these reports were provided (in some cases electronically) to the Senate.

b. Report on salary inequities in the Division of Health Sciences (September)

c. Report on Extra Funding Request for Division of Health Sciences and Report on Space Utilization (October)

d. Report on ITCS Funding Issues (December)

e. Report on Student Life Funding Issues, Report on Enrollment Growth and Plans for Faculty Offices (January)

f. Report on Funding for Joyner Library (February)

g. Recommendation to the Senate and Chancellor Ballard regarding budget priorities (April) (called 2005 Report to Chancellor on Budget Recommendations)

f. Report on ECU Foundation Accounts and Report on Non-Teaching EPA Employees (April)



5.  Reports to the Faculty Senate (include dates and resolution numbers).

 As noted above plus Recommendation to Chancellor Ballard regarding Budget Priorities (April Senate meeting – Resolution #?)


6.       Business carried over to next year (list in priority order).

        Continue Review of University Budget through summer 2005 and next academic year.


7.       Evaluation of the committee (include anything that hindered or assisted the

          committee's work during the year).

          A.      Charge: Excellent

          B.      Personnel: Unually capable

          C.      Attendance: Could be better

          D.      Responsibilities: Well served

          E.      Activities: See above


8.       Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty and/or Faculty Senate for improving the effectiveness of the committee. Time is good. Day other than Thursday was suggested in the past to improve attendance.


9.       Does the Committee’s organizational meeting next year need to be earlier than the date set this year?   No


                                                  Signed:  Henry Ferrell, Chairperson


                                                                      Ralph Scott, Secretary