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Ad Hoc Committee on System Performance and System Structure

Chair - Ernest May

Special Report of the Rules Committee concerning the Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee on System Performance
and System Structure - September 20, 2007

Letter to Governor Patrick re: Armstrong June 1, 2007

Letter to Governor Patrick re: Commission June 1, 2007

"How Universities Can Restructure" - WFCR Interview with Aims McGuiness, May 20, 2007

Address by President Jack Wilson at the 663rd Faculty Senate Meeting, May 17, 2007

Audio Version of President Jack Wilson's Address at the 663rd Faculty Senate Meeting, May 17, 2007

"University of Massachusetts: A Vision for One University" - Presentation by President Jack Wilson, May 3, 2007

Learning to Lead: Building a World-Class Public University in Massachusetts (The Saxon Report) - March 1989

RFP For Consulting Services To Establish Criteria for UMass Placement Among Top-Ranked Institutions (RFP No. CP07PC1024)


The Faculty Senate hereby establishes the AD HOC COMMITTEE ON SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND SYSTEM STRUCTURE for a maximum duration of three years. Its charge shall be to:

• Study extant models of university system structure;
• Collect and analyze case studies of recent university reorganizations;
• Assess potential outcomes and benefits of different structures;
• Provide input to, and monitor, the Governor’s Readiness Project, specifically the subgroup charged with studying the restructuring of the University of Massachusetts system;
• Respond appropriately to proposals and actions by the Governor, Legislature, Board of Higher Education, Board of Trustees and others with respect to the performance and the restructuring of the University of Massachusetts system.

 

The Committee met on the following dates:
October 11, 2007
November 3, 2007
February 3, 2008
April 13, 2008
May 16, 2008

 

 

 

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