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University Resources Policy
Master Planning: Periodically review the master plan including land use, facility location, access, circulation systems, transportation, outdoor space, and utility systems. Periodically review plans for proposed new facilities for conformance to the master plan. Evaluate and recommend changes to the master plan. Provide guidance to the vice president for physical facilities on the physical master plan as it affects the academic mission of the University and the quality of life for students, faculty, and staff. 2) Design Criteria: Review general design criteria; evaluate and suggest alternatives where appropriate. Advise the vice president for physical facilities on matters of building and landscape design concerns from the user’s viewpoint. Periodically review overall campus appearance and make recommendations for improvements. Communicate the results of reviews and recommendations to other University committees including the Parking and Traffic Committee. 3) Special Advice: Assist the vice president for physical facilities on providing appropriate information on the Development Office for fund raising projects. Review the biennial capital construction on request for conformance to the academic mission of the University and the master plan. Upon request by the vice president for physical facilities, provide advice on matters relating to architectural and landscape design and planning.
The Committee shall be charged with continuing to collect and analyze data about Purdue’s revenues and appropriations and to convey information about Purdue's budgetary policies to the Senate. Furthermore, with coordination and consultation with the University Resources Policy Committee, this Committee will work with the fiscal officers of the administration to examine and evaluate budgetary policies.
The committee shall be concerned with planning a long-range program for the University libraries and the schools of the University on current and planned academic and research programs which have library implications. It shall continually evaluate library services, facilities and collections, and shall advise the president concerning policies and administration of the libraries of the University. The committee shall be represented on any ad hoc committees formed to deal with library matters. Where possible, committee faculty members shall also be members of their school library committees.
The committee shall make a continuing systematic review of parking and traffic needs and possible solutions in the light of the University growth, faculty and student needs, and campus beautification, including regulations for the control of parked vehicles and traffic flow. It shall recommend policies for parking and traffic movement. It shall advise the president on plans and regulations for parking and traffic movement.
Members of the board should become thoroughly familiar with the Motor Vehicle, Bicycle, and Traffic Regulations at Purdue University. The board shall hear and determine all appeals made to it by staff members on charges of violations of the regulations cited.
The purpose of the committee shall be to set five-year goals to advance the sustainability of the university, guided by Purdue University’s Sustainability Strategic Plan including but not limited to reducing overall energy consumption and transitioning to greater utilization of clean and renewable sources of energy, determine measurable objectives for achieving these goals, and evaluate progress in meeting the objectives.
The committee shall study, promote, and foster in cooperation with appropriate academic departments and/or campus organizations, means of stimulating a heightened cultural atmosphere on campus through the visual arts. It shall plan and develop a program of acquisition, maintenance, and display of arts and artifacts for the University that will create an atmosphere in which aesthetic appreciation of diverse kinds will be fostered among students, staff, and citizenry.