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Where have all the dollars gone? 2009 Fall Symposium
Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 12:00pm to Wednesday, September 23, 2009 - 5:00pm

The Office of Academic Affairs invites faculty and staff to the 2009 Fall Symposium

Where have all the dollars gone?

Higher education's changing fiscal environment and the challenges it presents to Portland State

Wednesday, September 23, noon to 5:00 p.m., Hoffman Hall


Please check in. Box lunches available for registered participants between noon and 12:45 p.m. Program begins at 1:00 p.m.

Welcome and opening remarks
Wim Wiewel, President

The work and conclusions of the Long Term Institutional Fiscal Strategies (LTIFS) Committee
Marvin Kaiser, LTIFS Committee Chair and Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Kevin Reynolds, Committee member and Department Chair, Chemistry
Learn about the context of local and national fiscal climate affecting higher eduction and the conclusions of the LTIFS members.

What are the first impressions of the LTIFS assumptions and conclusions?
Discuss your first impressions with your roundtable members.

Town hall discussion
Share your comments and questions with committee members and admininstrators.


A brief overview of the LTIFS recommendations
Jackie Balzer, LTIFS Committee member adn Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Learn about the recommendations made in the LTIFS report and how they are being grouped into clusters of related recommendations for discussion.

Curricular efficiency adn effectiveness recommendations
Melody Rose, LTIFS Committee member adn Division Chair, Political Science
Learn about one cluster of recommendations related to curricular efficiency and effectiveness. With your roundtable, discuss the fiscal assumptions behind this cluster and provide your input on the potential consequences of implementing the recommendations.

Reporting on the discussions
Roundtable representatives share the major comments and ideas from the roundtables.

Concluding remarks
Wim Wiewel