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January 24, 2006

April 12th, 2011 by JJ

24 January 2006 Present: Mathis, Hage, Levy, Shen, Landry, Boggess, Staples, Petz, Sparks, Crangle, Huckins, Bernier. Bill reviewed our position in month 7 of FY06. Non-resident tuition is down although resident tuition numbers are good. A small number of students can affect our revenue significantly. Grad tuition is up over last year, especially their out-of-state [...]

February 14, 2006

April 12th, 2011 by JJ

14 February 2006 Present: Staples, Fahey, Landry, Shen, Boggess, Thurston, Mathis, Levy, Cocchiarella, Stone, Crangle, Sparks, Petz, Huckins, Moore. FBRC report -Alice: Gene Fahey met with the FBRC to talk about admissions issues. We are targeting a 50/50 mix of resident and non-resident admissions, and we are at 43% non-resident now. This is a very [...]

March 14, 2006

April 12th, 2011 by JJ

14 March 2006 Present: Crangle, Sparks, Cocchiarella, Staples, Fahey, Landry, Thurston, Levy, Shen, Boggess, Bernier, Hage, Huckins, Petz. Alice gave the FBRC report; they are currently working on a student recruitment study that could give prove valuable in how to recruit more out-of-state students and with retention. Julie Bernier gave a short update on the [...]

March 28, 2006

April 12th, 2011 by JJ

28 March 2006 Present: Crangle, Cocchiarella, Fahey, Landry, Levy, Hage, Petz, Sparks, Thurston. Bill distributed a packet of USNH strategic indicators. The board of trustees wanted a smaller set of indicators that could realistically drive decisions. The board will have another discussion on the resulting eighteen indicators on April 20 at PSU. After explaining the [...]

April 11, 2006

April 12th, 2011 by JJ

11 April 2006 Present: Sparks, Cocchiarella, Thurston, Huckins, Staples, Boggess, Fahey, Landry, Levy, Moore, Hage. Alice reported that the FBRC recently sent out to department heads a small survey regarding departmental recruitment efforts. As those results are returning, the committee will meet on Thursday to talk about that and the governance report from the exec [...]

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