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State of the University (#8) 2010 Spring Career Fair John F. Carney III April 28, 2010

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State of the University (#8)

2010 Spring Career Fair

John F. Carney III

April 28, 2010

Entrepreneurs of the YearThree S&T students have been awarded the University of Missouri System Student Entrepreneur of the Year award for 2010Michael Orlando, Jr. R.J. Miller Colby Hall

Started a company utilizing S&T students to develop iPhone applicationsBar code scanning applicationSmall Business Innovation Research EPA ~$70,000

Status ofagreementwith theGovernorMissouris Tax Credit Exemptions(4/21/10 meeting with Governor)Low income housing tax credits (Missouri is #2)Missouri awarded $176 million in 2007California with 6 times Missouris population awarded one-half as much

Historic preservation tax credits (Missouri is #1)#1 in expenditures ($161 million in 2008)Virginia only spent $80 millionIn 2009, Missouris grew even higher, to $186 million

UM Board of Curatorsmeeting atMissouri S&TApril 15-16, 2010Quote of the DayApril 16, 2010"It seems we're pulling so hard on the reins to hold back an organization with so much potential."Bo Fraserimmediate past chairUM Board of Curators

Result:Some hope that S&T will receive bonding to construct a badly needed classroom building

No help yet on securing $80 million for chemical and biological engineering, chemistry, and biological sciences complex

Tuition and Fee IncreasesTuition Changes% IncreaseIncome IncreaseUndergraduate Non-Resident5.00% 776,000 Graduate Resident2.70% 41,000 Graduate Non-Resident2.70% 266,000 Supplemental Fees10.00% 570,000 1,653,000 Estimated Aid Income 392,000 Net Fee Increase 1,261,000 White Paper onChallenges to Teachingand Research Missionat Missouri S&T

Sent to President Forsee on March 4, 2010Task Force onStudent Educational Capacityformed in 9/09

Charge To collect and review all pertinent data to assess whether the Fall 2009 student population was at, below, or above the universitys capacity to provide each student with a quality education26 faculty, staff, administrators, and student representatives

4 subcommitteesFaculty and academic instructional spaceStudent financial aid and scholarshipsCampus and student support servicesCampus housing, dining, and parking

Final report submitted on 4/5/10Task Force onStudent Educational Capacity

Conclusion the university was very close to exceeding its overall capacity to provide all enrolled students with a quality education in the fall 2009 semester.

Enrollmentend of fourth weekFall SemesterHeadcountActualGoal2000200520062007200820092011Undergraduate Students3,6984,3134,5154,7534,9125,2054,800Graduate Students9281,2891,3431,4141,4591,6101,750Total Enrollment4,6265,6025,8586,1676,3716,8156,550Growth by Academic Fields2000 to 2009Engineering60% increase

Business, Computing and Information Sciences51% increase

Liberal Arts52% increase

Math and Natural Sciences42% increaseAcademic and Research ChallengesEnrollment is up2,100 additional headcount since 1999 (45% increase)1,323 more undergraduate students (34% increase)777 more graduate students (93% increase)

Student credit hours are up60,241 in 199984,979 in 2009 (41% increase)

Tenured/tenure track faculty numbers are flat292 in 1999253 in 2000288 in 2009

Applications and Admitsas of 4/8 each year200020062007200820092010FRESHMENApplications173119992280227025462722Admitted150717802027197622362374TRANSFERSApplications275301316376368456Admitted162183205235230229Controlling Enrollment Size to Maintain Quality and Budget StabilityGOAL: Keep the fall 2010 freshman class size close to 2009 class of 1,135 new studentsAfter May 14 a decision will be made about deferring new freshmen admits, who have not deposited, to the Spring 2011 semesterA waiting-list system will be used to allow deferred students to enroll if any spaces develop due to a late withdrawal or cancellation Deferred students will be encouraged to enroll at one of S&Ts 52 transfer partner institutions National Budget ProblemsWe are not unique

Many states are in crisis mode

Projected State Budget Deficits in 2011 30% or more

20 - 29%

19% or less

No deficitCBPP Report 01/29/2010SOURCE: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, E. McNichol & N. Johnson, 02/25/10 19Governors Proposing New Cuts for FY2010-1145 states enacted major budget cuts to key services in 2008 and 2009:Health Care (29 states)

Services to the elderly and disabled (24 states and the District of Columbia)

K-12 education (29 states and the District of Columbia)

Higher education (39 states)SOURCE: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, N. Johnson, P. Oliff & E. Williams, 04/19/10, at Public UniversitiesFurloughs of faculty and staff are happening at many institutions including:Clemson UniversityUniversity of Illinois systemNorth Carolina public universities University of Maryland systemUniversity of Minnesota systemUniversity of IdahoUniversity of HoustonUniversity of Arizona system University of California and California State systems University of Georgia systemSOURCE: Minnesota Daily, State University is currently evaluating the discontinuation of 49 academic programs

University of Iowa faculty are considering the removal of 14 graduate programs

Florida State University has already eliminated 13 programsPossible Program EliminationLetsbuck upA crisis is a terrible thing to waste.

Paul RomerStanford University EconomistTotal Budget FY 2010$185,235,897

Advancing ExcellenceCapital Campaign Progressas of April 19, 2010$207MCapital ProjectsMaterials Research Center$4.3M Renovation

Anticipated FundingNSF Academic Research Infrastructure Program

Renovation Start DateAugust 2010

Completion DateAugust 2011

Miner Recreation Building

Kummer Student Design CenterConstruction ScheduleBegin construction in June 2010Completion in December 2010

Indoor Athletic FacilityConstruction ScheduleBegin construction in May 2010Completion in August 2010

Fitness Center

Total Student Recreation ProjectsTotal private funding still needed to complete the recreational/athletic upgrades:


Innovation ParkTechnology Development Center10th Street

Construction ScheduleBegin construction in April 2010Completion in November 2010Student Health ComplexAthletic Trainers and Student Health Services

Hasselmann Alumni HouseFuture Site

Hasselmann Alumni Housegroundbreaking 4/23/2010

Hasselmann Alumni House

Construction ScheduleBegin construction in Spring 2011Completion in Fall 2012

I-4410th StreetHwy 63 / BishopUniversity Dr.Innovation Park Bldg #1Tennis CourtsIndoor Practice FacilityStudent Design CenterHospitalStudent Health ComplexAlumniHouseSignFitness CenterSolar CarJune 20 June 26, 2010Tulsa, OK Naperville, ILStops and Checkpoints: Tulsa Neosho Topeka Jefferson City Rolla Alton, IL Normal NapervilleCeremonial run on June 27 to the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago

Chemical Engineering CarMid America Regional Competition1st place in race1st place in poster competition1st place for best design13 universitiesQualified for national competition in Salt Lake City in November

Research CentersMissouri S&T has ten research centers

Over the past eight years, the total general revenue allocation for the research centers was $16.73M

Activities through these research centers resulted in grant/contract expenditures of $98.95M, including $20.07M in indirect costs

The return on the campus investment in our research centers has been over 590%Research CentersSummaryFaculty members associated with the research centers have been advising on average about 180 masters students and 120 doctoral students each yearSupport provided by the research centers help Missouri S&T to develop nationally and internationally recognized graduate research programs feeding back into increased externally sponsored research activitiesSignificant impact on economic development through grants and contracts

70 undergraduate students participated

53 projects18 oral presentations35 poster presentations

15 academic departments represented

FIRST Robotics CompetitionS&T will host a Missouri State Championship weekend in Spring 2011The FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) is an exciting, multinational competition that teams professionals and high-school students to solve an engineering design problem in an intense and competitive way.25 students per team (must contain female and minority students)Participated in FIRST competitions for 3 years Associated by corporate sponsorAverage annual budget is $27,750

Should attract about 1,000 visitors to campus

FIRST Robotics Competition

FIRST Regional Competition in St. Louis in March 2010S&T Board of Trustees are providing the support for the staff excellence awards again this year

Straumanis-James HallWilliam J. JamesProfessor Emeritus of Chemistry

Senior Research Investigator in the Graduate Center for Materials Research

Arrived on the Rolla campus in 1953

Straumanis-James HallMaterials Research CenterRenaming CeremonyMay 14 at 1:30 PM

$4.3M Renovation

Anticipated FundingNSF Academic Research Infrastructure Program

Renovation Start DateAugust 2010

Completion DateAugust 2011

Commencementcandidate count as of 4/23/2010Graduate CeremonyFriday, May 14 at 6:00 PM196 Masters candidates17 Ph.D. candidates

Undergraduate CeremonySaturday, May 15 at 11:00 AM683 Bachelor candidates

AdvancingExcellenceCapital CampaignDVDChart1201.781

DollarsMonthsDollars (in millions)Months$198.7M81months


Sheet1Dollars RaisedMonths Complete

DollarsMonthsDollars (in millions)Months$121M