The Coastal Carolina University Board of Trustees has
projected $55.9 million total budget, including a $33.9 million
operational budget, for the 2001-2002 fiscal year during its quarterly
As part of the budget plan, the board approved a tuition increase,
effective for fall 2001. In-state tuition will increase $135 per
semester, from $1,750 to $1,885, a rise of 7.71 percent. Out-of-state
tuition will increase $435 per semester, from $4,905 to $5,340, a rise
of 8.87 percent.
The board has also approved an increase in room, board and health
service fees. The fee will increase $105 per semester, from $2,620 to
In other action:
- The board approved tenure status to the following:
C. Aaron Kelley, incoming dean, E. Craig Wall Sr. College of
James Luken, incoming chair, Department of Biology;
Keith Walters, incoming chair, Department of Marine Science; and
Lisa Barboun, assistant professor of foreign languages.
- The board approved emeritus status for the following retiring faculty
William Davis, emeritus professor of psychology and sociology;
Sandra Bowden, emeritus professor of education;
Joseph Pinson, distinguished professor emeritus of biology.
- The board approved the following faculty promotions:
John Beard, to professor of English;
Stephen Hamelman, to professor of English;
Linda Palm, to professor of psychology/sociology;
Emory Helms, to associate professor of teacher education with
Carl Keller, to associate professor of accounting, finance and
economics with tenure;
Peter Lecouras, to associate professor of English with tenure; and
Thomas Secrest, to associate professor of business with tenure.
The next meeting of the board will be held Friday, June 22 at 9
a.m. in the Wall College of Business Board Room.