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					One of America’s Great Metropolitan
Research Universities …

                … from Vision to Reality


                                           2012 U of M
                                              100th
                                           Anniversary
   University of Memphis Faculty Meeting
   President Shirley C. Raines
   August 2006
Vision for 2012 – 100th Anniversary
“The University of Memphis will be recognized
as one of America’s great metropolitan research
universities…
       …noted for its comprehensive, innovative academic programs
     and for capitalizing on its urban setting and region to address the
                                      challenges of our global society.”




                   “From Vision to Reality”
From Vision to Reality
Strategic Priorities
• Investing in People
• Building Productive Partnerships
• Creating Interdisciplinary Initiatives

• Generating New Resources
• Strengthening Community Connections
• Enhancing Image and Reputation
Key Measures
                       Baseline      2005-06   2006-07   2008-09   2011-12
Honors program
enrollment                 700        993       1200*     1500      1700
Endowed
professorships
and Chairs of
Excellence                 28          52        59        65        80
Research                  $25m        $41m      $44m      $70m     $100m
Faculty                                                              Goal
Retention**               91.4        94.5      95.0*     95.0     achieved
Alumni Giving
Percentage                4.2%        5.4%      6.2%      7.5%      12.0%




 *Projected data
 **Excludes retirements and deaths
Investing in People: Students
• 5,749 scholarship awards in Fall
  2006 (totaling $20.7 million)*
• Over 2,800 students accepted
  Tennessee Hope Lottery
  Scholarships for Fall 2006*
• First-year experience (Memphis
  Reads, Freshman Convocation)
• Living-learning and learning
  communities
• Learning from an
  international perspective
                     * As of 8/9/2006
Investing in People: Faculty
Goal of 80 endowed professorships and chairs by 2012
• Endowed professorships: 33
  (six new this year)
• Chairs of Excellence: 26
• Tenured and promoted 32 in
  2006
• New faculty hires – 90 in
  2006
• Willard Sparks Eminent
  Faculty Award


                                     Dr. Jerome Goldstein
Building Productive Partnerships
New research partnerships in 2006
• Center for Healthcare and Technology – Methodist
  Le Bonheur
• Center for Advanced Robotics – FedEx Corp.
• Science of Software Testing Initiative – FedEx
  Corp.
Creating Interdisciplinary Initiatives
Institute of Nanotechnology Development and Innovation
• Focus on nanosensors, soft
  nanomaterials, biomedical
  nanodevices, and magnetic
  nanoparticles.
• Partnerships with UTHSC,
  St. Jude, ORNL and others.
• One of the fastest growing
  interdisciplinary research
  programs on campus.
Vision for 2012
“The University of Memphis is recognized as one of
        From Vision research universities.”
America’s great metropolitanto Reality


    Generating New Resources
Resources
• Annual Budget: $344 Million
• Estimated Local Economic
  Impact: $1.5 Billion
• Workforce: Almost 2,600
  employees, including 900
  full-time faculty
• Campus Size: 1,160 acres,
  214 buildings at nine sites
• 29 off-campus locations
FY07 Revenues – All Sources
At $114.7 million, student fees   Student Fees
will exceed state funding this       33.3%
year again; state funding is                          Unrestricted
$112.4 million                                        Gifts & Grants
                                                           2.0%

                                                              Other E&G
                                                                 1.2%

        State
     Appropriation
                                                          Auxiliaries,
        32.7%
                                                          Residence
                                                             Halls,
                                                         Athletics, etc.
                                                             10.8%
                                       Restricted
                                     Gifts & Grants
                                          20.0%

                  Total Projected Revenues $344.1m
Base Budget Expenditures by Function
FY07 E&G Projected


                                                Academ ic   Student
                               Public Service    Support    Services
                        Research     3%            10%         7%
                           5%

                                                                       Institutional
                                                                         Support
  Academic &                                                               10%
  Student/Scholarship
                                                                         Operational &
  Functions 80%                                                          Maintenance
                                                                           of Plant
                                                                             10%


                     Instruction
                         50%                                   Scholarships
                                                                    5%
Generating New Resources
• Research grants and
  contracts
• Service grants and
  contracts
• Federal, state and local
  government funds
• Endowment and trust
  funds
• Investment income
• Auxiliary revenues
• RODP and online courses
Government Funding
$6 million in federal funding in FY 2006
• Center for Advanced Intermodal Transportation Technologies
• University Transportation Center
• Pedestrian Bridge over Central Avenue
• Regional ground water study
• Center for Advanced Sensors
• Crisis Intervention Team and
• Leadership Institute in Judicial Education
Over $41.5 million in state and local funding in FY 05-06
• Law School Building
• Financial Literacy Program
• West TN Seismic Safety Commission
• Ground Water Institute Annual Budget Increase
• Shelby County Homeland Security
Generating New Resources
Total Giving
             $25,000,000



                                                                                          $20,257,051**
                                              $19,659,337*                                                $19,454,326
             $20,000,000


                                                             $15,894,084
                                                                            $15,026,190
             $15,000,000
                             $13,287,877



             $10,000,000




              $5,000,000




                      $0
                                   FY01          FY02             FY03         FY04           FY05            FY06

  UM Gifts                       $8,669,107   $13,443,060      $9,757,402    $9,692,341    $13,657,051    $12,584,326
  Tiger Scholarship Fund         $4,618,770   $6,216,277       $6,136,682    $5,333,849    $6,600,000      $6,870,000

* Includes Wilson School gifts
** Includes FedEx gift
Vision for 2012
          From Vision to Reality
“The University of Memphis is recognized as one of
America’s great metropolitan research universities.”
        Strengthening Community
              Connections
Strengthening Community Connections
University Community Development District
• Organization has been chartered
• Plans underway to revitalize the surrounding
  neighborhoods
• Focus on Patterson to Highland area and Highland
  Strip
• Plans include
  – Shopping Centers
  – Apartments
  – Single family housing
Strengthening Community Connections
Alumni
• Total Alumni Association
  membership has grown
  60% since 2004 and over
  150% since 2003
• Life memberships
  increased by 14%,
  nearing 700 members
• 76% of U of M donors for
  2005-2006 are alumni                 Rob Evans (MBA ‟97)
                             Fogelman College of Business and Economics
• Out-of-town clubs in 13      President of National Alumni Association

  locations
Partnerships and Community
Connections
Memphis Striving Readers Program
• College of Education and
  Memphis City Schools
• $2,914,996 for one year with
  an additional $16 million
  anticipated over five years
• Improve reading instruction and
  literacy achievement for middle
  school students
• Teachers professional
  development program
• Evaluation of various
  professional development
  programs for effectiveness
Vision for 2012
“The University of Memphis is recognized as one of
        From Vision research universities.”
America’s great metropolitanto Reality


Enhancing Image and Reputation
Student Joel Revalee
• 2006 Goldwater Scholar.
• Senior Physics/Mathematics
  double major.
• 4.0 cumulative GPA.
• Research involved using
  computer simulations to
  study the elastic properties of
  lipid membranes with
  adsorbed polymers                               Joel Revalee and President Shirley
                                                  Raines


     "Joel is simply the best undergraduate I have ever known, period.”
                                                   Dr. Gisèle Ruiz Goldstein
University of Memphis
Archaeological Discovery in Egypt
University of Memphis in collaboration
with Egyptian Supreme Council of
Antiquities discovered a new tomb in
the Valley of the Kings.
• Most significant find in recent
  history
• The chamber appears to date
  to the 18th Dynasty (ca.
  1539-1292 B.C.)
• Contains seven wooden
  coffins and multiple pottery
  vessels.
• Located just a few meters
  from the tomb of King
  Tutankhamen
Environment – Campus Safety
               The U of M is the safest
               metropolitan university
               campus in the state of
               Tennessee.*
                                *Source - Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (2005)


               •   More police officers during peak hours
               •   Surveillance cameras
               •   MPD office on campus
               •   Computerized building locks
               •   Neighborhood watch
               •   Increased staffing
               •   Tiger Patrol
               •   Bicycle Patrol
               •   Lighting
Spectrum
• What is Spectrum?
  – Replaces all administrative systems
     • Student systems, Finance and HR, Development and Alumni
  – Replaces 25+ year old systems with modern technologies
  – Introduces an easy-to-use information „Portal‟ – one,
    integrated access tool for everything
• Why are we doing it?
  – Better services to students, faculty, and staff
  – A key component as we redesign the U of M information
    commons
  – 24x7 availability
  – Improved management tools and access to data
Touch Points Project
• Touch points are ways we interact with students,
  faculty, staff and the community – everyone who
  touches the University
• Examines how University offices answer needs:
  respect, helpfulness, knowledge of University, solving
  problems
• Example: Karen Weddle-West, vice provost for
  Graduate Programs
  –   Survey
  –   Focus groups
  –   Student reviews
  –   Secret applicant (secret shopper)
  –   Reviewed all documents and Web sites
Downtown Law School




          Funded by the state
New University Center




                Funded by student fees
From Vision to Reality
Strategic Priorities
           • Investing in People
           • Building Productive Partnerships
           • Creating Interdisciplinary Initiatives

           • Generating New Resources
           • Strengthening Community
             Connections
           • Enhancing Image and Reputation
Vision for 2012 – 100th Anniversary

One of America’s Great Metropolitan
       Research Universities

     A Community of Learners

				
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