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  FY 2009 Funded Work Plan Initiative Proposals
Minnesota State University Moorhead

$634,358 Allocated for FY 2009 Work Plan Initiatives; 16 Work Plan Initiatives Funded

The University Planning & Budget Committee recommended funding 16 work plan initiatives for Fiscal Year 2009 at its meeting on Thursday, May 1, 2008. The recommendations follow a month-long review of proposals for the new fiscal year that were presented by Academic Affairs, Athletics, Facilities & Administration, Student Affairs, University Advancement, and University Development & Alumni Relations.

The committee made its selections from
33 proposed initiatives that totaled $1,383,028.

Each division of the University prepared a master work plan presentation for the University Planning & Budget Committee outlining Fiscal Year
2009 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 2009.  (Click on the project name to access the executive project summary.)

MSUM Strategic Direction 1:
Provide Access and Opportunity

$  16,000         Emergency Blue Light Telephones (phase IV)
$  24,158         Enrollment Management Position
$  20,000         Increase Graduate Assistantships
$  20,500         International Recruitment Funds
$  60,000         Program Coordinator for TOCAR/ Director, Women's Center
$  33,000         Safety and Security Personnel

MSUM Strategic Direction 2:
Foster a Learning Environment for Student Success

$  40,000         Academic Advisor for School of Nursing and Health
$  20,000         Athletic Department Staffing
$  14,200         Dragons After Dark
$  65,000         Institutional Research Analyst
$  31,500         Upgrade Campus Network—Phase IV of V

MSUM Strategic Direction 3:
Inspire Life-Long Learning

$135,000         Instructional Reserve for Dragon Core & FYE Pilot in School of Business

MSUM Strategic Direction 4:
Expand and Support Community

$  70,000         Recruitment & Image Advertising Initiative, Phase IV
$  30,000         Special Major Gifts Initiative FY 2009

MSUM Strategic Direction 5:
Innovate to Enhance Efficiency

$  35,000         Development Coordinator/Fund Raiser
$  20,000         Facilities & Administration Training

University Planning & Budget Committee membership includes:

Roland Barden, President (Chairperson)
Bette Midgarden, Vice President Academic Affairs
Dan Kirk, Vice President Facilities & Administration
Warren Wiese, Vice President Student Affairs
Doug Hamilton, Executive Director Public Relations
Brittney Goodman, Associate VP, 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
Andrew Johnson, AFSCME, Instructional Media
Nancy Kruse, AFSCME, Continuing Studies
Jered Weber, Student, Student Senate President
Laura Zeiher, Student, Student Senate Vice President
Jennifer Ohren, Student, Student Senator
Jean Hollaar, ex-officio, University Planning & Budget Officer


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