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Meeting Minutes

Joint Planning and Budget Committee


April 7, 2010, 1:15 p.m.

Members present: Anderson, Bakkum, Benson, Blum, Colclough, Dill, Enz Finken, Herro, Hetzel,
Knudson, Leahy, Loh, Morgan, Nicklaus, Riley B., Riley D., Senger, Sherony, ,Smith, Vogt

Members excused: Jorstad, Sleznikow ,Taylor


Members absent: O’Neill
Consultants present: Agarwal, Valine
Guests: Abler, Arens, Hoar, B., Evans, Gow, Keifer, May, Tillman, Wilson, C.

M/S/P minutes from the February 10, 2010 meeting with corrections (inserted “Academic” in front of
“initiative” and changed “most” to “many” (“New Cowley Building – Many of the students coming to
UWL are entering the College of Science and Health . . .”)

Old Business
Chancellor Joe Gow reported on the Educational Attainment initiative and shared a PPT presentation
that was used with the UW System Board of Regents. UW-L is putting together a plan for requesting
additional resources to increase retention and graduation rates as part of the Educational Attainment
initiative. Provost Kathleen Enz Finken went over parts of the plan.

A question/answer session with the Chancellor and Provost followed.

New Business
Vice Chancellor Bob Hetzel and Assistant Vice Chancellor John Tillman went over the Student
Technology Fee Budget. Hetzel also provided a recap of fiscal year 09-10 and an overview of the 10-11
Redbook budget

Meeting adjourned 2:50

Respectfully submitted,
Chris Bakkum