ACADEMIC, APPELLATE, AND SENATE COMMITTEE
2007-2008 Academic Year
COMMITTEE: University Budget Committee
(include ex-officio members). Cynthia Bickley-Green, Susan DelVecchio
(Vice-Chair), Gene Dixon, Tim Gavin (Secretary), Jeff Krepps, Ralph Scott
(Chair), Edward Treadwell. Ex-officio.
Dates (include members present*).
* and members who contributed to committee action, but were not at the meeting.
September 20th, 2007: DelVecchio, Gavin, Scott, Treadwell, Bays, Gaddis, Harrell, Hodge, Vanderpool
November 15th, 2007:
February 28th, 2008:
March 20th, 2008:
April 17th, 2008:
3. Subcommittees established during the year (include progress and/or completion of work).
during the year, especially as addressed through committee goals. Please include recommendations made to any
University agency other than the
Reviewed process for capital budget funding (state appropriated and self-liquidating).
Discussed housekeeping issues in heavy traffic buildings such as cafeterias, libraries, and Jenkins.
Discussed quality of food served in university cafeterias and recent contract award.
Reviewed PACE initiative with Vice Chancellor Seitz
Discussed long range planning efforts
Reviewed Scholarship of Engagement and UNC-Tomorrow report
Discussed the lack of release of the so-called “BD-119” EPA salary information for this academic year
Reviewed Faculty Housing information web site (referenced from Faculty Welfare Committee). – no action taken (this was in reference to an alleged “requirement” that new faculty hires must review Faculty Housing web site prior to hire, which proved unfounded).
5. Reports to the
April 22nd, 2008: informational report on long range capital project schedule for ECU
April 22nd, 2008: Resolution on the Scholarship of Engagement (pending)
April 22nd, 2008: Resolution on the Transparency of the so-called “BD-119” (pending)
6. Business carried over to next year (list in priority order)
Continued response of the Committee to the UNC-Tomorrow report
Review of capital projects (ongoing)
Monitor release of EPA salary information
7. Evaluation of the committee (include anything that hindered or assisted the
committee's work during the year).
A. Charge: Appropriate
B. Personnel: Committee worked well together
C. Attendance: Excellent for some, although a few members failed to attend even 50% of committee meetings
D. Responsibilities: Committee services as a communication link between the Chancellor and the Faculty
E. Activities: Committee considered a number of issues and took action on two items (a number of issues were resolved informally)
to the Chair of the Faculty and/or
A longer timeline for reporting back to the Senate on issues such as UNC-Tomorrow might help the committee better formulate a response.
9. Does the Committee’s organizational meeting next year need to be earlier than the date set this year? No