WSU, Board of Governors, Committees

Wayne State University
Education

Remote

This assignment is for two consecutive committee meetings:

Academic Affairs Committee – 9:30 a.m.
Budget and Finance Committee – 10:30 a.m.

Live-stream the meeting at: https://wayne.edu/live

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Reporting

Edited and summarized by the Detroit - MI Documenters Team

Live reporting by Heather Alder

Committee meetings were held virtually. Budget & Finance Committee members approved the fiscal year 2025 budget, including a 4.5% increase in tuition and fees.

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05:15 AM Jun 26, 2024 CDT

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Here is their meeting schedule & agenda .
I will be covering their morning meetings-
Academic Affairs Committee – 9:30 a.m.
Budget & Finance Committee – 10:30 a.m
bog.wayne.edu/meetings
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This meeting notice advises it is being held Virtually.
Via livestream
wayne.edu/live
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And we are waiting- virtually -
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And we are live-roll call -have a quorum and previous meeting minutes approved
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Discussion on new Undergrad Certification in German and Italian- presented by Laurie Clabo..-makes eligible for internships & work
1 ? From Renee Hoogland- ? The credit hours being low (16 German 12 Italian). Advise it’s up to intermediate levels-
Approved none against.
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Next discussion - new Grad Cert in Premed Studies - Prevost Clabo advises 12 credit hours of existing classes and are credits towards advance degrees- students more rewarded for work done in program.
Little discussion on faculty input in process (or lack of)-motion passed.
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Presentation Pathways to WSU Pipeline Programs-
Have numerous pipeline programs to prepare students for college.
Presentation in C2 Pipeline Programs -
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Federal funds from 21st Century Community Learning Center program
oese.ed.gov/offices/office…
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Showing the sites of these programs- all high schools-lower performing
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Program includes tutoring, meal & enrichment or career development .
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They are showing several videos from previous years promoting the programs-
Like the summer programs-
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Contact information regarding this outreach program-
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Contact information regarding the C2 programs.
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? On the # of Oakland county schools-
Gov Stancato advised some have many Detroit students as well.
Gov Busuito brings up trade schools and possible programs geared towards those jobs-Mr Neal advised looking at Tiny House builds and other Career Tech Ed (CTE) programs.
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Meeting ADJORNED- 10:34 reconvene for Budget & Finance Committee meeting-
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Agenda for the Budget & Finance Committee meeting today
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Roll Call- have a quorum. Previous meeting minutes approved.
Next item
Contingency Reserve Report-just informational.
2024-25 rate fees next
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2024 Fiscal Year @waynestate only Public State University to lower Undergrad Tuition & Fees
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@waynestate 4,5% increase recommended.
State caps increase % at 4.5
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@waynestate Moving to Item J-Fiscal Year 2025 General Fund & Aux Budget-
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@waynestate General Fund gets $18.5 mil from 4.5% rate increase- while compensation for salaries and benefits increase is $19 Mil (1/2 $mill for “other staff” to get min $15 an hr and student workers to $13 an hr).
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@waynestate Faculty Rep Beale “obviously we have some high administrative salaries” & ?when they are Getting new tenure positions.
…also ? #AdministrativeBloat
“Deans are very highly paid.”
? % of compensation adjustment is admin
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@waynestate Gov Gaffney ? Does budget include flexibility if needed for labor negotiations?
VP Gielczyk advised yes as well as healthcare cost.
Gaffney thanked the increase for hourly to $13 & $15
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@waynestate Unto the Auxiliary Budget-
No discussion-
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@waynestate Auxiliary report no discussion-
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@waynestate Student rep Hayden Johnson advised committee of student perspective on rate increases in times of high inflation &depression of students creating more hardships on students . Understand the increase due to increased cost Asked the committee to consider other ways to meet budget.
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@waynestate Vote on tuition rate increases-
Only one opposed- the student representative Hayden.
Passed
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@waynestate Next voting for fiscal year budget….no discussion- no one opposed.
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@waynestate Next items are for facilities upgrades to HVAC systems, parking equipment and elevator upgrades.
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@waynestate 3 of 4 facility upgrades approved so far…into the final item
N- Parking Equipment & Software Replacement-
Vice Chair Barnhill II ????? “How Much More Money Are We Going To Spend Today?” Was advised “just a bit more”
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@waynestate Item passed- next. Conndtruction. Project updates—-just said if anyone has a ? They would respond…no ? Unto last item-
P -Purchasing Exception reports.
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@waynestate P -Purchasing Exception reports.
Just did the same thing- opened to floor any ? None.
No further items- adjourned meeting.
3pm Governors Board meeting!
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@waynestate This concludes the live twisting doe the Wayne State University Board of Governors Committee meetings this afternoon.
Enjoy your day and do something awesome!
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Wayne State University

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(313) 577-2424

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Wayne State has been an innovative urban center of higher learning since 1868, when a group of Civil War doctors envisioned a better world through better medicine. Since our founding as the Detroit Medical College, we’ve grown to become one of the 50 largest public universities in the United States, offering nearly 350 degree and certificate programs through 13 schools and colleges.

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