Texas Tech University

Minutes for December 10, 2010


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  • Call To Order:
    • 2010-2011 Staff Senate President, Beverly Pinson
    • 3 p.m., Senate Room, Student Union Building
  • Officers Present:
    • Beverly Pinson, President
    • Bruce Bills, President Elect
    • Dale Ganus, Treasurer
  • Roll Call:
    • 40 senators present.
  • Minutes:
    • November minutes will be approved at January’s meeting due to not meeting quorum.
  • Treasurer’s Report:
    • November Treasurer’s report will be approved at January’s meeting due to not meeting quorum.
  • Guest Speakers:
    • Dr. Bob Smith, Provost – Texas Tech University
      • Budget Working Group: Opportunities
        • We are not alone
        • Plan is coming along well; we have movement toward Tier 1 status
        • Things are looking to be not as bad as projected
      • Mentioned in Report:
        • Budget
        • Revenue from different areas
        • Hopefully will improve next fiscal year
      • Challenges:
        • State priorities
          • Health
          • K-12 Education
          • Roads
          • Prisons
      • Positives:
        • Enrollment is UP!
          • TTU added 3100 students in the last two years
          • This drives our revenue
  • President’s Report:
    • Beverly passed out her report for the month of November
  • Ad Hoc Committee Update:
    • John Brocklehurst is in contact with the committee
  • Special Report by Bruce Bills:
    • TTU is turning 88 years old!  We are in the beginning stages of planning a celebration and hoping to start a tradition; The anniversary is February 10, 2011.
  • Committe Reports:
    • No committee reports
  • Announcements:
    • Next Executive Board meeting: January 26, 2011, Administration 244, 3:30-5:00pm.
    • Next Staff Senate meeting: January 5, 2011, Staff Senate Room - SUB, 3:00-5:00pm.

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