Weekend College 2009
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Weekend College 2009

Dallas, Texas. August 1, 2009. Thank you. Mitch and David and Keith. We were warned…. Home of . 2,396 alums, . 97 students in 2008 and . 3 incoming Freshmen this fall. “It was the best of times,.

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Weekend College 2009

Dallas, Texas

August 1, 2009

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Thank youMitch and David and KeithWe were warned…

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Home of 2,396 alums, 97 students in 2008 and 3 incoming Freshmen this fall

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“It was the best of times,It was the worst of times.” - Charles Dickens

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We know that nationally times have been unprecedented…

GDP Declines During Postwar Recessions

(peak-to-trough percent change; date is year of peak quarter)

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And Kentucky has not been immune to those impacts

(Nonfarm employment in thousands)

p: preliminary

Jun. 2009

1,774.2 (p)

Dec. 2007

1,871.9

Oct. 2000

1,833.6

Jun. 2003

1,777.6

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Manufacturing employment in thousands

p: preliminary

Jun. 2009 207.0 (p)

Jan. 1999

308.3

Kentucky Economy:

“The Biggest Problem We Face”

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There are challenges

Kentucky Employment Losses

Cuts/Cuts/Cuts

9 for 9

State Individual Income Tax/Sales Tax

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Options

Throw in the towel – give up on mandates

Limp along

Remain focused/committed and passionately

committed to our task

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So while we all face challenges…

We will never lose

sight of our mandates!

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U of L to be Premier Nationally Recognized Metropolitan Research University

Our Mandates

1997

Post Secondary Education Improvement Act

1996

Boyle Report

1998 – 2008

“Challenge for Excellence”

“We met

Challenge”

2020 Plan

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Reengineer operations

Convert underperforming assets to fully performing assets

Increase fundraising

Enhance clinical income (460 physicians)PPPUniversity of Louisville HospitalDevelop partnershipsImprove contract research/commercializingBeing creative (e.g. TIF)

Our 7 Strategies to Achieve Mandates Given Fiscal Environment

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And so…

$105 million in cuts, savings and efforts to find money to move forward

Big things

Refinanced debt

Self-funded health insurance

Little things

Washing windows

Power-down vending machines

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Dataseam

– avoiding new costs

Note:

Three

cancer drugs in clinical trials

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Enhanced food service

Our Partnerships

Student Housing – The Province

Siemens Energy Audit

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Ramping up Giving

$42, 434,018

$36,382,594

$42,382,805

$64,476,596

$61,511,069

$51,367,489

$86,571,870

$95,000,000

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Building Clinical Income

Outpatient Center

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And we are making

progress…

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Our Students

Freshman class average ACT

2008 – 24.4

1998 – 21.8

State avg. – 20.8 National avg. – 21.2

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U of L Graduates

1998 – 1,734 degrees awarded

2009 – 2,428 degrees awarded

Up 39% (694 students) since beginning of reform

Graduation rates are up to 45.7% 7 Fulbright Scholars in 2009First time more students from outside Jefferson County than inside

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Making Kentucky a better place

Research Funding and NIH Funding

Total grants for 1997 – 2009 - $140 M

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Investing in quality at U of L

The Conn Center for Renewable Energy Research and Environmental Stewardship

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Community/Economic Development

New arena and other construction projects

ShelbyHurst

Louisville Arena

Haymarket

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We have been and will be challenged,

but we are intensely focused!

4 keys to Kentucky’s future

Education

Education

Education

Education

We need your help!

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Women’s SportsBasketball – Big East Runner up Big East Tourney Runner Up NCAA #3 seed Final Four! National Runner Ups! #2 in nationTrack – D’Anna McCarty NCAA Champ!Softball – Top 25Golf – Top 15Track – Big East Champions!

Men’s SportsBasketball – Big East Champs Big East Tourney Champs NCAA overall #1 seed #1 in Nation Final Poll Elite Eight #5 in NationGolf – Top 25Tennis – Top 25Track – Big East runner up

And finally

!

How ‘bout those Cards!