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MSU Moorhead
Office of the President
203 Owens Hall
1104 Seventh Ave. S.
Moorhead, MN 56563
(218) 477-2243


$617,500 Allocated for FY 2008 Work Plan Initiatives; 19 Work Plan Initiatives Funded

The University Planning & Budget Committee recommended funding 19 work plan initiatives for Fiscal Year 2008 at its meeting on Thursday, May 10, 2007. The recommendations follow a semester-long review of proposals for the new fiscal year that were presented by Athletics, Office of the President, University Advancement, University Development & Alumni Relations, Academic Affairs, Administrative Affairs, and Student Affairs.

The committee made its selections from
56 proposed initiatives that totaled $1,896,697.

Each division of the University prepared a master work plan presentation for the University Planning & Budget Committee outlining Fiscal Year 2008 priorities. Based on the presentation and discussion, the University Planning & Budget Committee recommended and President Barden approved funding the following work plan initiatives for FY 2008.

MnSCU Strategic Direction 1: Increase access & opportunity
$  16,000         Assistant Swimming Coach
$135,000         Bioscience Collaborations, Electronic Library Reserves, and Operations Management & Coordination with Businesses
$    5,225         Dragons After Dark
$150,000         Recruitment & Image Advertising Initiative, Phase III 

MnSCU Strategic Direction 2: Promote & measure high-quality learning programs & services
$  40,000         Criminal Justice
$  16,000         Emergency Blue Light Telephones
$  29,000         Increase 2 PT Faculty Lines in MC to Full-time
$  21,000         Increase Assist VP for Assessment to 0.74 FTE from 0.50
$  55,500         International Programs Staffing
$  26,550         RightNow Technology 

MnSCU Strategic Direction 4: Innovate to Meet Current & Future Educational Needs Efficiently
$    5,225         Administrative Affairs Training
$  10,000         Building Services Improvement
$  20,000         Continuous Upgrade of Campus Computer Network
$  14,000         Institutional Emergency Operations Plan Training & Supplies
$  16,000         Nemzek Hall Security
$  38,000         Office and Administrative Specialist Intermediate (.75 FTE)
$  20,000         Special Major Gifts Initiative

University Planning & Budget Committee membership includes:
Roland Barden, President (Chairperson)
Bette Midgarden, Vice President Academic Affairs
David Crockett, Vice President Administrative Affairs
Warren Wiese, Vice President Student Affairs
Doug Hamilton, Executive Director Public Relations
Brittney Goodman, Director Instructional Resources
Rinita Dalan, IFO, Anthropology & Earth Science
Barb Matthees, IFO, Nursing
Larry Schwartz, IFO, Instructional Resources
Scott Seltveit, IFO, Technology
Cliff Schuette, MSUAASF, Counseling Center
Bryan Kotta, MAPE, Information Technology
Nancy Kruse, AFSCME, Continuing Studies
Dave Renecker, AFSCME, Physical Plant
Leigh Wilson-Mattson, Student, Student Senate President
Joe Rapp, Student
Jennifer Ohren, Student

Michael Redlinger, Neighborhood Representative
Jean Hollaar, ex-officio, University Planning & Budget Officer


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