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Resolutions for 1998-1999

April 7, 1999

Resolution on Privatization of Campus Services and Operations

(Stating the sentiments of the Staff Senate concerning the Privatization of Campus Services and Operations. )

WHEREAS, there is increased pressure from Austin for Institutions of Higher Education to develop costs saving strategies through privatization of services, and

WHEREAS, the administration is actively looking at areas of operation and services to be privatized in order to comply with the legislative request, and

WHEREAS, any privatization plans will have a direct impact on the Staff of Texas Tech University, and

WHEREAS, the Staff Senate serves to represent the concerns of all Staff members of Texas Tech University.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Texas Tech Staff Senate be provided with the opportunity to review any findings, conclusions, or decisions in the area of privatization, and to be given an opportunity to provide feedback, information and make their recommendation to the administration, before a final decision is rendered.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE STAFF SENATE OF TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, that this resolution be spread upon the Journal and copies be delivered to Mr. Jim Sowell, Chairman, Board of Regents; Mr. John T. Montford, Chancellor; Dr. Donald Haragan, President of Texas Tech; Mr. Jim Crowson, Deputy Vice Chancellor; Mr. Jim Brunjes, Vice President Fiscal AHairs; Dr. Robert Ewalt, Vice President Student A1Tairs; Mr. Gene West, Vice President for Operations; Laura Hipp, Editor of the University Daily.

Author: BURNS, Texas Tech University, 07 April 1999

Pee Wee Roberson
President, Staff Senate

 

April 7, 1999

Resolution on the Tech Master Plan

( Stating the sentiments of the Staff Senate concerning the Tech Master Plan, specifically the construction of parking garages.)

WHEREAS, the Master Plan of Texas Tech University includes many exciting and ambitious components, and

WHEREAS, the proposed Master Plan will have a long range impact on the entire campus community, and

WHEREAS, available parking has been an ongoing issue of concern for faculty, staff and students, and

WHEREAS, the Facilities Planning and Construction office has been unable to communicate the different aspects of the parking plan to the campus community in a timely manner.

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the presentation of the parking plan to the Board of Regents on May 14, 1999 be delayed until such time that ample opportunity be given to the students, faculty and staff to review said plan and be provided an opportunity to provide input and feedback before it is presented to the Board of Regents for final approval.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE STAFF SENATE OF TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, that this resolution be spread upon the Journal and copies be delivered to Mr. Jim Sowell, Chairman, Board of Regents; Mr. John T. Montford, Chancellor; Dr. Donald Haragan, President of Texas Tech; Mr. Jim Crowson, Deputy Vice Chancellor; Mr. Jim Brunjes, Vice President Fiscal Affairs; Dr. Robert Ewalt, Vice President Student Affairs; Mr. Gene West, Vice President for Operations; Laura Hipp, Editor of the University Daily.

Author:  BURNS, Texas Tech University, 07 April 1999

PeeWee Roberson
President, Staff Senate