University of Vermont

Board of Trustees

Campus Life Task Force II

Campus Life Task Force II

The Campus Life Task Force II has competed its work and the following resolution was passed by the Board of Trustees on May 16, 2009:

Campus Life Task Force II Appreciation Resolution

WHEREAS, in May 2007, the Board of Trustees authorized the Chair to appoint the Campus Life Task Force II to investigate, analyze, and recommend to this Board what actions, if any, should be taken with respect to the University’s health and wellness, recreational and fitness, athletic and multipurpose events facilities; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees accepted the report of the Task Force in February 2008, acknowledging that its recommendations have been considered in light of the principles set forth in the University Campus Master Plan and that the Task Force has articulated a set of principles that require such facilities to be closely aligned with the vision, mission, and values of the University; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees charged the administration with preparing a detailed assessment of the projects articulated in the report with respect to financial scope, potential phasing, resource generation strategies, and project priorities within the approved Strategic Capital Plan; and

WHEREAS, this work has been completed and included in a comprehensive final report that will provide a blueprint for future facilities planning;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees gratefully acknowledges the effort and commitment of the Task Force members in successfully fulfilling its charge; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees accepts the final report and its findings as a useful guide for long-term planning with respect to new and renovated facilities dedicated to the purpose of student health and wellness, indoor and outdoor recreational activities, a comprehensive Division I athletic program, and a multipurpose facility for University events, athletic contests, and ceremonial activities.

The final report is available in PDF format by clicking here.

Last modified May 20 2009 01:42 PM