University Planning

University Planning and Quality Council


March 21, 2002 Meeting

Members present: Dr. John Cavanaugh, Timothy Jordan, Ms. Pat Leonard, Dr. Jo Ann Seiple, Lawrence Clark, Dr. John Fischetti for Dr. Cathy Barlow, Dr. Virginia Adams, Dr. Stephen Harper, Dr. Ronald Sizemore, Dr. Lynne Snowden and Dr. Denis Carter. Others attending: Dr. Kenneth Spackman, Dr. James Dragna, Ms. Mimi Cunningham, Dick Scott, Ms. Kay Ward, Ms. Heather Smith, Ed Davis, Ms. Nanette Manning, Ms. Sharon Boyd and Robert Fry.

Dr. Cavanaugh called the meeting to order at 3:30 PM. The minutes of the February 21, 2002 meeting were approved as distributed.

Special Reports

Report on SACS Self-Study

Dr. Spackman stated that the visiting teams report will be on the SAC website once the final draft is received from the chair of the visiting team. The University will have one week to respond to any errors that are found in this draft. Dr. McLaurin will coordinate responses to all academic recommendations and suggestions while Mr. Fry will coordinate those for the administrative areas. Dr. Spackman has the video of the visiting teams exit report. This will be transcribed and the text will be placed on the SACS website.

Planning Items

Traffic Study Recommendations

Mr. Scott presented to the Council that the busiest time for parking is between the hours 10:00am - 12:00 noon. In his presentation he stated that extensive study has been done on the parking lots at different intervals during the day. As the campus grows so will the demand for parking spaces that is included in his handout of parking recommendations that include program changes as well as physical change.

University-Wide Goals

Mr. Fry reported that the Planning Coordinators are working to have the University-wide Goals to the University Planning and Quality Council for adoption by the end of June. Draft versions will be provided to the Council as work is being completed by the Coordinators.

Campus Facilities, Parking and Parking Guidelines

Dr. Noland requested that this item be placed on the meeting agenda. In his absence, the Council postponed discussion on this topic until a later date.

New Business from the Floor

Updated Campus Master Planning Map

Mr. Davis reported that an updated campus map showing building sites through the year 2007 was being prepared by the architect who currently handles the university's master planning process.

Admissions Report

Mr. Fry reported on Fall 2002 admissions numbers that are now available on the OIR Website.

Being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 5:00 PM.

Next meeting: May 2, 2002, 3:30 PM-5: 00 PM in Alderman 215

Minutes submitted by Yvonne G. Smith, April 26, 2002.

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