March 23 and 24, 2009
FACULTY AND STAFF
FORUM WITH THE PRESIDENT
Today’s Agenda
 Share some good news
 Discuss the economy
 Discuss the impact of the economy on our
budget
 Rev...
In spite of the economy,
we’ve had a good year…
Average ACT of FTFR cohort
continues to improve
22 21.6
21.5
...
FTFR retention rates continue
to improve
70.0%
68.0...
Research and scholarly
activity continues to improve
 07-08 was the best year in history
 17 million in new research fu...
Capital buildings and
improvements underway
 Completed renovation of Nunn Hall
 Completed renovation of pollution
cont...
Other projects…
 Phase 1 of the Academic Audit is complete
 General Education review is underway
 SACS leadership team...
Great year in
Intercollegiate Athletics
 Completed the Certification Self Study and
campus review
 Won OVC titles in M...
“States are facing a fiscal crisis of
historic proportions that will continue
for number of years.”
Pro...
All States Budget Shortfall (in billions)
------------- Last Recession -------------
2002 2003 ...
Options for States to Address
Budget Shortfalls
 Draw down on available reserves
 Many states have already deple...
Annual Percent Change in Kentucky Public
Postsecondary Net General Fund Appropriations
16.0%
14.0%
12.0%
10.0%
8...
Where Do Resources Come From?
2007-08 Revenues (Actual)
Auxiliary
...
How Do We Spend Resources?
2007-08 Expenses by Major Function (Actual)
Au...
Options for institutions to
address budget shortfalls
 Draw down on available reserves
 Only a source for mid-ye...
Morehead State University
2007-2008 Full-time Undergraduate Grant Aid Recipients
$9,000
$8,000
$7,000
$6,000
...
Changes in MSU State Appropriations
FY08 – FY09
Summary of Reduction Percentage Amount
FY0...
2008-09 Opening Budget Reduction
Primary Sources of $2.6 million
Reductions ...
2008-09 Mid-Year Budget Reduction
Primary Sources of $.9 million
One-time Reductions ...
2009-2010 Budget Priorities
 Fixed and Unavoidable Cost Increases
 Utilities
 Employee Health Benefits
 Contract...
Final audit report provides:
 Current program and departmental
configurations by College
 Associated rationale for...
Final audit recommendations
include:
 Program and/or department eliminations
 Reconfiguration of programs
 Moving of un...
Next Steps – Spring/Summer 2009
 Eliminate 17 programs according to a detailed plan
and timeline consistent with academ...
Update on General Education Review
Completed
• December 2008 -- Faculty feedback solicited...
Where are we headed?
 Our current economic forecast does not
change our direction…
 State mandates for postsecondary
...
What we must do…
 Stay focused on our strategic plan and
work according to our values
 Academic Excellence
 S...
What do our key performance
indicators tell us?
Internal Assessments
• Areas to be improved
• Impact of policy/...
Primary Key Performance Indicators
ASPIRE CPE US News
Undergraduate Enrollment ...
QUESTIONS?
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Presidents Open Forum Spring 2009

President Andrews' Open Forum, Spring 2009, Morehead State University
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Transcripts - Presidents Open Forum Spring 2009

  • 1. March 23 and 24, 2009 FACULTY AND STAFF FORUM WITH THE PRESIDENT
  • 2. Today’s Agenda  Share some good news  Discuss the economy  Discuss the impact of the economy on our budget  Review status of the Academic Curriculum Audit  Provide an update on General Education Reform  Reinforce our strategic direction  Share next steps
  • 3. In spite of the economy, we’ve had a good year…
  • 4. Average ACT of FTFR cohort continues to improve 22 21.6 21.5 20.9 20.7 21 20.4 20.5 19.7 20 19.5 19 18.5 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
  • 5. FTFR retention rates continue to improve 70.0% 68.0% 68.0% 66.1% 66.0% 64.8% 63.4% 64.0% 62.0% 61.0% 60.0% 58.0% 56.0% 2004 to 2005 2005 to 2006 2006 to 2007 2007 to 2008P 2009 to 2010 goal
  • 6. Research and scholarly activity continues to improve  07-08 was the best year in history  17 million in new research funding support  10% increase over last year  75% of the proposals submitted were funded  17 students presented “Posters at the Capitol”  85 students participating in the Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program  Mark your calendars for April 23rd for celebration of student scholarship (50 oral presentations; 75 posters) participation up 50% over last year
  • 7. Capital buildings and improvements underway  Completed renovation of Nunn Hall  Completed renovation of pollution control system on the heating plant  Space Science building nearly complete  CHER building well underway  Will issue an RFP for the new Student Recreation Center shortly
  • 8. Other projects…  Phase 1 of the Academic Audit is complete  General Education review is underway  SACS leadership teams in place and preliminary work has begun
  • 9. Great year in Intercollegiate Athletics  Completed the Certification Self Study and campus review  Won OVC titles in Men’s Basketball and Soccer  Won regular season in Volleyball  Won the OVC Academic Achievement Award  82 student athletes named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll  41 student athletes named to the Pioneer Football League Honor Roll  24th National Title for the Cheer Squad
  • 10. “States are facing a fiscal crisis of historic proportions that will continue for number of years.” Projected by: • National Conference of State Legislatures • Nation Association of State budget Officers • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, January 14, 2009
  • 11. All States Budget Shortfall (in billions) ------------- Last Recession ------------- 2002 2003 2004 2005 // 2009 2010 2011 0 -40 -45 -75 -80 -80 -91 -50 -180 -100 -150 -145 -200 Estimates -250
  • 12. Options for States to Address Budget Shortfalls  Draw down on available reserves  Many states have already depleted these “rainy day” funds  Cut Expenditures These can further slow an economy  Raise Taxes
  • 13. Annual Percent Change in Kentucky Public Postsecondary Net General Fund Appropriations 16.0% 14.0% 12.0% 10.0% 8.0% 6.0% 4.0% 2.0% 0.0% FY99 FY00 FY01 FY02 FY03 FY04 FY05 FY06 FY07 FY08 FY09 -2.0% -4.0% Note: Net General Fund equals gross General Fund minus debt service and UofL hospital contract
  • 14. Where Do Resources Come From? 2007-08 Revenues (Actual) Auxiliary Enterprises Other 11% 5% Sales and Services of Educ. Activities 2% Tuition and Fees 41% State Appropriations 41%
  • 15. How Do We Spend Resources? 2007-08 Expenses by Major Function (Actual) Auxiliaries 7% 100% 11% Student Aid 14% 90% 9% Maint & Operations 8% 80% 9% 70% Public Service 60% 30% 34% 50% Research 40% Other 30% 40% 31% 20% Instruction 10% 0% Other Includes: • Library Morehead State Kentucky • Academic Support • Student Services Comprehensives • Institutional Support
  • 16. Options for institutions to address budget shortfalls  Draw down on available reserves  Only a source for mid-year or one-time reductions  Cost Containment Strategies  Budget flexibility cut in prior reductions  Numerous cost management strategies implemented  Additional cuts will require strategic reductions in programs and services  Raise Tuition  Must maintain affordability for students
  • 17. Morehead State University 2007-2008 Full-time Undergraduate Grant Aid Recipients $9,000 $8,000 $7,000 $6,000 Tuition $5,280 $5,000 $4,000 $3,000 $2,000 $1,000 $- Lowest Second Third Highest Lowest Second Third Highest No Income Info $ 27,235 – $49,545 – $78,721 + < $2,741 $2,741 – $8,707 – $27,206 + < $27,235 $49,545 $78,721 $8,706 $22,205 Dependent Students Independent Students
  • 18. Changes in MSU State Appropriations FY08 – FY09 Summary of Reduction Percentage Amount FY08 Original Net GF $48 million FY08 Mid-Year Cut -3% $1.4 million FY09 Enacted Cut -2.3% $1.2 million FY09 Mid-Year Cut -2% $0.9 million Total Cuts FY08 Original to FY09 -7.3% $3.5 million Recurring Cuts Non-Recurring Cuts
  • 19. 2008-09 Opening Budget Reduction Primary Sources of $2.6 million Reductions Amount Eliminated or froze 37 positions $2.1 million 13 vacant faculty 24 staff (20 vacant and 4 filled) Eliminated graduate tuition waiver for spouse & $62,000 dependents of employees Delayed MAP replacement cycle by one year $500,000 Limited number of credit hours provided free to cost increase high school students avoidance Outsourced travel bus services cost increase avoidance
  • 20. 2008-09 Mid-Year Budget Reduction Primary Sources of $.9 million One-time Reductions Amount Decreased support for community events and $27,000 activities Delayed Replacement of Motor Pool Vehicles $46,000 Eliminate student activity large concert event $38,000 Decreased faculty escrow/adjunct budgets $267,000 Reduced student wage accounts $12,000 Network/telecom project efficiencies $85,000 Decreased various operating accounts in all divisions $433,000 (supplies, travel, etc.)
  • 21. 2009-2010 Budget Priorities  Fixed and Unavoidable Cost Increases  Utilities  Employee Health Benefits  Contracts & Lease  Debt Service  Student Recreation Center  Student Financial Aid  Employee Promotion Increases  Academic Audit Recommendations– Strategic Implementations  One-time investments in capital projects and facility updates
  • 22. Final audit report provides:  Current program and departmental configurations by College  Associated rationale for recommendations based on:  Original audit reports at all levels  Feedback from initial recommendations  Audit responses received through audit teams, departments and individual faculty
  • 23. Final audit recommendations include:  Program and/or department eliminations  Reconfiguration of programs  Moving of units and faculty between colleges  Transitional decisions with plans for future change  Renaming units at department or college level  Programs to be enhanced
  • 24. Next Steps – Spring/Summer 2009  Eliminate 17 programs according to a detailed plan and timeline consistent with academic policies  Assess 20 academic programs identified for enhancement according to prioritized plans with goals, timelines, and resource needs  Develop quality and production goals with timelines for completion for the 17 academic programs designated as “Maintain with Conditions”  Conduct a cost assessment of the 89 programs designated as “Maintain” and “Enhance”  Recommend organizational changes to maximize effectiveness and efficiency in support of academic programs
  • 25. Update on General Education Review Completed • December 2008 -- Faculty feedback solicited on Assessment Instruments • January 2009 – Faculty feedback solicited on Course Models • February 5, 2009 -- General Education Student Learner Outcomes ratified by Faculty Senate In-Progress • March 23-27, 2009 -- Course Distribution and Assessment Plans to be finalized – Assessment Plans will be designed to use assessment data to enhance teaching and learning as well as identify resources to ensure instructional success Completion Goal • End of Spring 2009 Semester -- Present Course Distribution and Assessment Plans for Faculty Senate approval
  • 26. Where are we headed?  Our current economic forecast does not change our direction…  State mandates for postsecondary education are defined in House Bill 1  Institutional vision is to become the “Best Public University in the South”  Timelines may be impacted but the goals remain constant
  • 27. What we must do…  Stay focused on our strategic plan and work according to our values  Academic Excellence  Student Success  Productive Partnerships  Improved Infrastructure  Resource Enhancement  Enrollment and Retention  Continue to identify ways to contain costs and increase efficiency  It will be necessary to redistribute resources from less mission-critical areas  Continue to analyze and monitor KPI data
  • 28. What do our key performance indicators tell us? Internal Assessments • Areas to be improved • Impact of policy/process changes External Measuring Stick • Performance compared to peer institutions – US News and World Report • Progress toward goals of Strategic Plan and CPE Goals of HB1
  • 29. Primary Key Performance Indicators ASPIRE CPE US News Undergraduate Enrollment X X X Freshman Retention Rate X X X Graduation Rate X X X Average ACT X X X Faculty Terminal Degrees X Full-time Faculty Percentage X Student/Faculty Ratio X X Graduate Enrollments X X Minority Enrollment & Retention X X FTFR Acceptant Rates X FTFR High School Class Standing X KCTCS Transfers X X Bachelor’s Degrees Conferred X X X R&D Investments X X X
  • 30. QUESTIONS?