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EXPLANATORY NOTES ON CONTENTS OF REPORT

MEMBERSHIP OF THE RESOURCE PLANNING PROCESS (RPP) TASK FORCE

A representative task force of the campus leadership was charged with the role of advising the
President on matters related to the General Fund budget allocations for the coming fiscal year.
The membership is comprised of two non-voting co-chairs, and ten voting members
representing faculty, staff and student leadership. A representative of the California Faculty
Association (CFA) Local Chapter and a representative of the staff unions are invited to
participate as observers, and four individuals are appointed as staff support to the Task Force.

SOURCES AND USES PLAN

This plan prepared by the Office of Administration and Finance provides the Task Force with the
perspective of the University's 2010-11 General Fund budget outlook. The plan is updated as
new information becomes available.

BUDGET PLANNING SUMMARY

This document provides a comprehensive summary of the budget planning process utilized by
CSULB for the upcoming 2010-11 budget year.

APPENDIX

GUIDELINES FOR BUDGET SUBMISSIONS

A copy of the October 19, 2009 communication from the Task Force to the division heads
outlining the guidelines to be used in the campus' 2010-11 budget planning process, along with
some of the State and System budget information upon which the initial planning parameters
were based.

ENROLLMENT DATA

A display of the actual student enrollments for 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10 as well as the
preliminary enrollment targets for 2010-11 based on Governor’s proposed budget.

INSTITUTIONAL HEALTH AND SUSTAINABILITY

A copy of the January 27, 2010 communication from the Task Force to President Alexander that recommends consideration be given to increasing campus-based fees and instituting new campus-based fees in order to sustain and improve the academic quality of CSULB degrees.

SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS

A schedule of the 18 separate occasions on which the Task Force convened. Thirteen working
and planning meetings were held from September, 2009 to May, 2010. Three separate open
hearings for the operating divisions were conducted in December. Following the hearings, the
Task Force met seven times for a total of 42 hours of deliberation.

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

A collection of definitions of various terms and phrases specific to CSULB and the CSU used in
the RPP Task Force report.

REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

A list of documents available at the “Budget Central” page of CSULB’s website for reference.