Alabama Council of University Faculty Presidents

ACUFP March 13-14, 2003 Tentative Schedule & Agenda

Montgomery, AL


Thursday, March 13, 2003

Friday, March 14, 2003



The University of Alabama System offices located in the Alabama Center for Commerce at 401 Adams Avenue, Suite 160.  The telephone number for the office is 334-242-2950.  The Alabama Center for Commerce is located one block west of the State Capitol and two blocks west of the Alabama State House.  Anyone attending Higher Education Day can easily walk to the building.  It is a large office building with a green roof (owned by the Retirement System and occupies and entire square block.  It is bounded by Adams Avenue to the south, Hull Street to the West, Decatur Street to the East and Washington Street (the same street the Capitol and State House are located on) to the north.  If anyone is coming to the meeting but not attending the Higher Ed Day rally, they can obtain parking in our parking garage across Adams Avenue from the building.  Entrance requires a parking code, but we will not know the code until closer to the first of March.  It changes monthly.

Our host hotels will be the:

Comfort Suites  5924 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL (334) 272-1013 Group rate of $ 69.00 + 10% tax
Best Western Monticello Inn, 5837 Monticello Drive, Montgomery, AL  36117  334-277-4442  Fax: 334-277-9669 Group rate of $ 54.95 + 10% tax

Directions from Alabama Center for Commerce at 401 Adams Avenue (downtown), to Best Western & Comfort Suites (hotel area)


Map to Hotels
Downtown area map
From downtown to hotel are via I-85 map
I-85 to hotel area map


Tentative Agenda

  1. Call to Order

  2. Introduction of Attendees

  3. Presentation by Dr. Robert Potts, Chair of Council of Presidents 1:30

  4. Conference with Gordon Stone of Higher Education Partnership 2:30

  5. Review General Schedule

  6. Approval of Agenda

  7. Approval of November 15-16, 2002 Minutes

  8. Treasurer's Report

  9. Follow-up discussion of report to ACHE.  See current plan at & and our Presentation to the PLG on Dec. 16, 2002

  10. ACUFP Tax Reform Resolution

  11. Faculty Salary Schedules

  12. University Foundation Expenditures

  13. ACUFP Web Page Update

  14. ACUFP Yahoo Groups

  15. Decision regarding dates of Fall 2003 meeting

  16. Discussion regarding Spring 2004 meeting

  17. Other

  18. University Reports

  19. Adjourn

Round trip directions from Alabama Center for Commerce at 401 Adams Avenue to Best Western & Comfort Suites and back to Alabama Center for Commerce
Summary: 13.3 miles (24 minutes)





9:00 AM


Depart 401 Adams St, Montgomery, AL 36104 on Adams St (East)

120 yds

9:00 AM


Turn RIGHT (South) onto S Decatur St

0.5 mi

9:02 AM


Turn LEFT (East) onto Arba St

0.1 mi

9:03 AM


Continue (East) on Ramp

0.1 mi

9:03 AM


Merge onto I-85 (East)

4.9 mi

9:09 AM


At I-85 Exit 6, turn off onto Ramp

0.2 mi

9:09 AM


Turn LEFT (North) onto US-80 [US-231]

0.3 mi

9:10 AM


Turn RIGHT (East) onto Monticello Dr

0.1 mi

9:11 AM


At Best Western Inn [5837 Monticello Dr, Montgomery, AL 36117, Tel: (334) 277-4442], stay on Monticello Dr (East)

0.3 mi

9:12 AM


At Comfort Inn [5924 Monticello Dr, Montgomery, AL 36117, Tel: (334) 272-1013], return West on Monticello Dr

0.4 mi

9:14 AM


Turn LEFT (South) onto US-80 [SR-8]

164 yds

9:14 AM


Bear RIGHT (South-West) onto Ramp

0.3 mi

9:14 AM


Merge onto I-85 (West)

5.0 mi

9:21 AM


At I-85 Exit 1, turn off onto Ramp

174 yds

9:21 AM


Turn RIGHT (North) onto S Union St

0.6 mi

9:23 AM


Turn LEFT (West) onto Washington St

0.2 mi

9:24 AM


Turn LEFT (South) onto S Hull St

142 yds

9:24 AM


Arrive 401 Adams St, Montgomery, AL 36104

Driving distance: 13.3 miles
Trip duration: 24 minutes
Driving time: 24 minutes

Downtown area
From downtown to hotel are via I-85
From I-85 to hotel area

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