Presentation on theme: "Town Hall September 9, 2010 Welcome I. Fall 2010 Overview II. Construction Projects III. Building for Tomorrow."— Presentation transcript:
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Welcome I. Fall 2010 Overview II. Construction Projects III. Building for Tomorrow
Town Hall September 9, 2010 I. Fall 2010 Overview 8,451 students (as of Sept. 7) 8,075 UG: increase of 155 UG students from Fall 2009 From Fall 1999 to Fall 2009… Headcount enrollment increase: 81.1 percent CCU’s growth was 57.1 percent of South Carolina’s total enrollment increase Fastest growing public university in South Carolina
Town Hall September 9, 2010 52 baccalaureate areas of study Six new: Biochemistry, BA in Economics, Graphic Design, Information Systems, BFA in Theatre Arts, BFA in Musical Theatre; specializations added to Biology, Finance, Sociology Seven master’s degree programs With MBA, Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies, Education, three new: M.Ed. in Educational Leadership, M.Ed. in Learning and Teaching, M.A. in Writing Do you know? Most popular majors in Fall 2010: Management, Marine Science, Biology, Psychology, Communication
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Faculty and Staff 353 full-time teaching faculty, 83 percent with terminal degree 175 full-time faculty (new and replacement) hired in last three academic years 550 full-time staff 826 student employees
Town Hall September 9, 2010 What our students pay… Tuition 2010-11: In-state: $9,390 per year Out-of-state: $20,270 per year Housing/Meals: app. $7,600-$8,600 per year In-state increase of 4.92 percent this year… Third lowest percentage increase in state Ranked sixth of 12 for in-state tuition Do you know? Tuition provided nearly 86 percent of the University’s 2009-10 operating budget.
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Coastal Carolina University Budget Total budget 2010-11: $148 million 6.2 percent from state appropriations Since 2007-08, appropriations decreased 46 percent Lowest funded in South Carolina Total operating (10 funds) budget 2010-11: $96 million Do you know? The University ranks lowest in the state for assignable academic and support space per FTE student – and is the state’s lowest cost producer of an undergraduate degree.
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Penny Sales Tax Horry County citizens approved tax in 2008 for facility improvements Proceeds shared among Horry County Schools, HGTC, Coastal Carolina University Tax could generate approximately $120 million for University in 15 years Do you know? The University has received $8.9 million from the tax from March 2009 through June 2010.
Town Hall September 9, 2010 II.Construction Projects More than $115 million in major construction under way, marking the University’s most ambitious construction program in its 56-year history. Top priorities for future funding: Academic Office and Classroom Building $12 million New Science Annex Phase III $35 million
Town Hall September 9, 2010 130,000 square feet $35 million Funding: State Institutional Bonds Estimated completion: November 2011 Student Recreation and Convocation Center
Town Hall September 9, 2010 18,000 square feet $6 million Funding: State Institutional Bonds, ICP, private gift Estimated completion: August 2011 Bryan Information Commons/Kimbel Library
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Kenneth E. Swain Hall/Science Annex 40,000 square feet, laboratories and offices $15 million Funding: State Institutional Bonds Estimated start: December 2010 Estimated completion: April 2012
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Academic Office/Classroom Building 48,000 square feet; 103 faculty/staff offices,15 classrooms $12 million Funding: Penny Sales Tax Estimated start: Summer 2011 Estimated completion: Fall 2012
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Adkins Field House $12 million Funding: State Institutional Bonds, private gifts Completed June 2010 Baseball/Softball Practice Hitting Facility $1.2 million Funding: State Institutional Bonds, Renovation Reserve Completion: October 2010
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Intramural Fields/Atlantic Center Accommodate 3-4 soccer fields or two softball games; 6,000-square-foot equipment storage building $1.1 million (fields: app. $750,000; lighting: app. $360,000) Funding: Horry County Commission on Higher Education Field completion: September 2010 Lighting installation: Spring 2011
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Central Energy Plant $6 million Funding: Penny Sales Tax Estimated start: November 2010 Estimated completion: August 2011
Town Hall September 9, 2010 III.Building for Tomorrow A. The Vision: Original Founders “…from little acorns big oaks grow.” William F. Davis, Founder of Coastal Carolina University B. Culture Shift C. Shared Path to Excellence D. Renew Commitment
Town Hall September 9, 2010 Learning is the motivation and justification for everything we do at the University – not some things, but everything. Anonymous