2005-2006 Academic Year




University Budget


1.       Membership (include ex-officio members).

                Regular Members

                 Nancy House                      Art and Design

                Art Rodriguez                       Chemistry                                             Secretary

                Ralph Scott                           Academic Library Services                Vice-Chair

                Cal Christian                        Business                                                                Chair

                Carol Lust                             Allied Health Sciences

                Michael Poock                     Education


                Ex-Officio Members with vote:

                Elmer Poe                              Rep. of Chancellor  - Academic Affairs

                Joe Gaddis                            Rep. of Provost  - Academic Affairs

                Gary Vanderpool                 Rep. of VC for Health Sciences – Health Sciences

                Andrea Harrell                     Rep. of VC for Research and Graduate Studies- Research and Graduate Studies

                Kevin Seitz                           VC for Administration and Finance

                Henry Ferrell                         Rep. of Chair of the Faculty -  History

                Catherine Rigsby                 Faculty Senator -  Geology

                Cole Jones                             Rep. of Student Government Association


2.       Meeting Dates (include members present*). * and members who contributed to committee action, but were not at the meeting.


August 2, 2005:

                Cal Christian, Henry Ferrell, Ralph Scott


September 8, 2005

                Cal Christian, Henry Ferrell, Carol Lust, Michael Poock, Art Rodriquez, Ralph Scott, Joe Gaddis, Andrea     Harrell, Kevin Seitz, James LeRoy Smith, Gary Vanderpool. Elmer Poe


September 15, 2005


October 6, 2005

                Cal Christian, Nancy House, Michael Poock, Art Rodriquez, Ralph Scott, Joe Gaddis, Andrea Harrell, Henry              Ferrell, Kevin Seitz, Gary Vanderpool.

                Others: Provost James Smith, Lori Lee


November 17, 2005

                Cal Christian, Michael Poock, Art Rodriquez, Ralph Scott, Carol Lust,  Andrea Harrell, Henry Ferrell, Gary Vanderpool.

                Others:  Lori Lee and Jim Westmoreland


December 15, 2005

                Nancy House, Carol Lust, Cal Christian, Michael Poock, Joe Gaddis, Andrea Harrell


January 19, 2006

                Cal Christian, Art Rodriquez, Ralph Scott and Carol Lust, Andrea Harrell, Henry Ferrell, Joe Gaddis, Elmer                 Poe, Gary Vanderpool and Kevin Seitz.            Others:  Lori Lee

February 16, 2006

                Cal Christian, Art Rodriguez, Michael Pook, Ralph Scott, Henry Ferrell, Elmer Poe, Gary Vanderpool Kevin                Seitz.

                Others in Attendance:  Lori Lee, Stephani Coleman, and Susan Chapman


March 16, 2006

                No Meeting Due to Spring Break


April 13, 2006

                Cal Christian, Ralph Scott, SGA Representative

                Others: Terry Holland, Nick Floyd, Barry Brickman


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



 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.

·         Reviewed and discussed the University’s Overall Institutional Priorities established by the Chancellor with Provost Smith and Vice-Chancellor Seitz.

·         Reviewed and discussed the Financial Performance of the Division of Student Life with Stephani Coleman and Susan Chapman.

·         Placed one member (Cal Christian) on the Search Committee for Vice-Chancellor for Financial Services.

·         Reviewed and Discussed the Financial performance of the Division of Health Sciences with Gary Vanderpool.

·         Discussed the finances and plans for the University’s Centennial Celebration with Austin Bunch


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


Cal Christian presented a report to the faculty senate concerning the University’s progress toward achieving the Institutional priorities as established by the Chancellor.


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

·         Meeting with Terry Holland and Nick Floyd of the Athletic Department.


7.       Evaluation of the committee (include anything that hindered or assisted the committee's work during the year).


          A.      Charge:  Appears appropriate.

          B.      Personnel:  Committee worked well together.

          C.      Attendance: Meetings were well attended.

          D.      Responsibilities:  Committee’s serves as a communications link between the Chancellor and the faculty                                  concerning budgetary matters

          E.      Activities:  Committee heard financial reports from many different facets of the University

8.            Suggestion(s) to the Chair of the Faculty and/or Faculty Senate for improving the effectiveness of the committee. 

Members believe this committee serves a vital role as a mechanism for informing the faculty (and the    Directors) of relevant budgetary and financial issues affecting them.


 9.      Does the Committee’s organizational meeting next year need to be earlier than the date set this year? 



   Signed:  Chairperson ________________________________


                  Secretary     _______________________________