University Planning

University Planning and Quality Council


January 22, 2008

Members Present: Provost Paul Hosier, Dr. Ron Core, Ms. Pat Leonard, Mr. Steve Demski, Dr. Debra Saunders-White, Dr. David Cordle, Mr. Larry Clark, Dr. Cathy Barlow, Dr. Virginia Adams, Dr. Robert Roer, Dr. Mike Walker, Dr. Steve McFarland, Dr. John Fischetti, Dr. Amy Kirschke, Dr. Rob Burrus, Mr. Bob Russell, Ms. Megan Jelley (for Mr. Daniel Thorpe), Mr. Mark Lanier, Ms. Nancy Jones (for Ms. Tammy McKenzie) and Dr. Kenneth Spackman.

Others Attending:
Dr. Johnson Akinleye, Dr. Candace Ashton, Ms. Lisa Castellino, Dr. Terry Curran, Mr. Stephen Firsing, Dr. Nathan Lindsay, Dr. Kemille Moore, Dr. Nelson Reid and Dr. Kris Walters.

Provost Hosier called the meeting to order at 2:00 pm.

The minutes of the December 4 meeting were approved as posted on the Web.

Provost Hosier explained that a task force had been formed in March 2007 with the charge of developing the core principles and operational elements of a new health affairs college. The task force has produced an exhaustive report, which is now being reviewed and reveiving comments from various campus groups. Today's review will be followed soon by a presentation to the Faculty Senate. Drs. Walters, Ashton and Reid presented the planned timeline (the new college is slated to open in August 2009), composition, rationale, goals, structure, leadership, and guiding principles for the health affairs college. They also fielded questions, primarily focused on funding and space issues. More information is available on the campus-view Web site

Dr. Curran and Ms. Castellino presented a report "Enrollment Management Projections and Implications" that described GA enrollment projection models for UNCW through 2017, characteristics of current UNCW enrollment, and a year-by-year enrollment growth model for UNCW through 2017 broken down by major enrollment category. GA has requested the submission of ten-year enrollment targets by February 15 in association with the UNC Tomorrow planning initiative. Major challenges to achieving the proposed targets will include an "up front" financial commitment to expand extension enrollment and a financial plan for aid in attracting a diverse student body. Discussion of the draft enrollment targets are expected with larger groups prior to the February 15 deadline. (Note: Subsequent to the meeting, the GA deadline for preliminary ten-year enrollment targets was changed to February 29.)

The meeting was adjourned at 4:00 pm.

Future Meetings (At 2:00-3:30 pm in AL 215)


February 26, 2008


March 25, 2008


April 22, 2008


May 6, 2008

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