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1 State of the University (#7) John F. Carney III April 28, 2009

2 MDHE Quick Facts Affordability Fact: Missouri is currently 47 th in the nation in per capita support for public higher education Fact: Missouri is currently 4 th in the nation in per capita support for private higher education

3 Legislative Outlook Access Missouri Concealed weapons on campus Bond for higher education capital projects Level funding Other potential state and federal capital project funding Use federal economic stimulus dollars to provide $1 billion tax cut

4 Stimulus Requests ProjectCost Biological Sciences/Chemical Engineering Building$40,000,000 Emerson Electric Company Hall Addition$16,611,000 Innovation Park/Child Development Center$3,500,000 S&T Research Park Facilities$5,000,000 Campus infrastructure repair and replacement$14,790,301 Undergraduate engineering/science teaching laboratories upgrades$11,900,000 Research laboratory equipment$10,000,000 Classroom technology enhancements and upgrades$10,600,000

5 ABET Accreditation Visit On campus October 18-21, 2008 16 engineering programs evaluated Aerospace Engineering Architectural Engineering Ceramic Engineering Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Engineering Management Environmental Engineering Geological Engineering Interdisciplinary Engineering Mechanical Engineering Metallurgical Engineering Mining Engineering Nuclear Engineering Petroleum Engineering Engineering laboratories and equipment Faculty size

6 North Central Association of Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Visit On campus February 22-25, 2009 Two-year project Institutional Self Study Report is available on-line at

7 Enrollment

8 Diversity since 2000 Total minority student enrollment has grown by 74% (278 additional minority students) A 89% minority first-to-second year retention rate has been maintained Female enrollment has grown by 35% (369 additional female students) Non-engineering majors have grown by over 40%


10 Out-of-State Admits up 45% since 2003 as of 3/30/09

11 International Admits up 80% since 2003 as of 3/30/09

12 Tenure and Tenure Track Female Faculty (Fall) Strategic Plan goals

13 2009 Incoming Class Since the name change, our undergraduate freshmen out-of-state applications have increased by 12% and our international freshmen admits have increased by 70% Fall 2009 freshmen class is projected to be 54% larger than the freshmen class of 2000 VERY talented Fall 2009 incoming class: 6 with perfect 36 on ACT 2 with perfect 1600 on SAT Average ACT composite is 28.06 for all incoming freshmen 38% of admits have ACT composite of 30+

14 Toyota Names S&T One of its Six Key Schools After attending the Fall Career Fair, Toyota was so impressed with our graduates, service, career fair, and culture they named us a key school They will assign a key executive to serve on our corporate development council and provide opportunities for training, funding, and other partnership activities

15 Examples of Other Key Schools Garmin International: 1 of 8 universities Nucor Corporation: 1 of 4 universities US Steel: 1 of 12 universities

16 Advancing Excellence Capital Campaign

17 Advancing Excellence Capital Campaign Progress as of March 31, 2009

18 Office of Sponsored Programs FY09 activities through the end of March and a year-over-year comparison are as follows: Proposals awarded in total dollars: $35M (up 12.3%) Proposals submitted in total dollars: $124.2M(up 16.2%) Proposals submitted: 441 (up 3%) F&A recovered: $4.8M (up 21.6%) Active awards: 592 (up 3.5%)

19 General Fitness Complex

20 Missouri Energy Summit

21 April 22-23, 2009 Guest Speakers T. Boone Pickens Michael Chesser, Chairman and CEO, Great Plains Energy and Kansas City Power and Light Daniel Cole, Senior Vice President, Ameren Corporation Bob Dixon, Incoming Chair, Alliance to Save Energy Board Robert K. Dixon, leader, Climate Change and Chemicals Team at the Global Environment Facility Karen Harbert, President and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21 st Century Energy Dale Klein, Chairman of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Bob Kruse, Executive Director, Global Vehicle Engineering, Hybrids, Electrical Vehicles and Batteries, General Motors Fredrick D. Palmer, Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Peabody Energy Richard Sayre, Director, Enterprise Rent-A-Car Institute for Renewable Fuels, Donald Danforth Plant Science Center Joan Woodard, Executive Vice President and Deputy Laboratories Director for the Nuclear Deterrent, Sandia National Laboratories.

22 Energy Summit


24 Student Design Teams April 2009 Competition Results Formula SAE Car 1 st place overall in season-opening Formula Car competition at the Virginia International Raceway Advanced Aero Vehicle Group (heavy lift team) 1 st US team (3 rd overall behind Poland and Brazil) at the SAE Aero heavy lift competition in Marietta, GA Advanced Aero Vehicle Group (rocket team) 1 st place in aesthetics and team spirit award in Huntsville, AL – NASA has not released final results yet

25 Student Design Teams April 2009 Competition Results Concrete Canoe 5 th place at the ASCE's Mid-Continent Conference in Carbondale, IL Steel Bridge Team 1 st place in aesthetics and 1 st place in display at the ASCE's Mid-Continent Conference in Carbondale, IL Human Powered Vehicle 2 nd place overall at ASME competition in Philadelphia 1 st place in female sprint setting a new school record and ASME record (41.8 MPH) 2 nd place in male sprint (44.6 MPH – ½ MPH behind champion)

26 Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Complex Dedication was April 17

27 Toomey Hall Dedication


29 Athletics Football team won the Great Lakes Football Conference championship in 2008 and 10 Miners were first team selections Mens track and field team won the GLVC Conference Championship Coach Sterling Martin was named GLVC Coach of the Year for mens track and field Three Miners earned All-America honors in NCAA Division II Indoor Track and Field Championships: Jordan Henry, Peter Hollenbeck, and Dan Hellwig

30 Athletics Sophomore Zlatan Hamzic became the first student-athlete in school history to earn an individual national championship in the 200- yard breaststroke in school record time at the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships Miner swimmers finished third in the team competition, the third straight top-four national finish in the NCAA Division II Swimming and Diving Championships

31 Missouri S&T: The States lean, mean economic machine

32 Honorary Knight Gary Forsee



35 Schultz Foundation awarding winning cartoon by UMKC student


37 Partnership and Possibilities Video

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