Board of Governors
Minutes of January 19, 2005
Ms. Letitia Chafin (telephonically), Ms.
Verna Gibson, Mr. John Hess, Mr. Menis Ketchum, Ms. Virginia King,
Mr. Brent Marsteller, General Harley Mooney, Mr. A. Michael Perry,
Mr. Bob Shell, Mr. Bill Smith, Mr. Gary White, Mr. Joseph Williams,
Ms. Sherri Noble, Dr. James Sottile, Mr. Seth Murphy
Mr. Gary Adkins
Mr. Michael J. Farrell, Dr. Keith Spears, Dr. Charles McKown, Mr.
Jim Schneider, Dr. Tony Szwilski, Mr. James Wolfe, Mr. George Carico,
Mr. Mark Lewis, Dr. Dallas Brozik, Dr. Larry Stickler, Mr. Lance
West, Mr. Herb Karlet, Mr. Michael McGuffey, Dr. Sarah Denman, Mr.
Layton Cottrill, Mr. David Ice, Ms. Stephanie Neal, Mr. Bob Marcum,
Dr. Vicki Riley
I. Call to Order
The Meeting was called to order by Chairman A. Michael Perry. Judge
Dan O’Hanlon administered the oath of office to newly appointed Board
Member General H. F. Mooney Jr.
II. Approval of Minutes
Mr. Murphy moved, seconded by Ms. Gibson, that the Board approve
the minutes of the November 10, 2004, and December 17, 2004, Board
meetings. Motion carried.
III. Announcement and Information Items
A list of upcoming events was distributed. Mr. Perry announced
that General Mooney would serve on the Finance Committee, and Ms.
Gibson would assume the chair’s position on the Academic Affairs
IV. President’s Report
Mr. Farrell distributed a document regarding “Performance
Indicators” at Marshall.
Mr. Farrell outlined his goals for Marshall during his tenure as
Interim President. Mr. Farrell discussed Marshall’s budget
situation; enrollment figures and trends; and marketing plans for
V. CTC President’s Report
Dr. Riley discussed role MCTC plays in economic development in
the region, and presented enrollment figures and goals.
VI. CTC Marketing Presentation
Dr. Riley introduced Ms. Carol Morlachetta, a consultant who is
developing the CTC marketing strategy. Ms. Morlachetta gave an
overview of the CTC Marketing plan.
VII. Presentation, Center for Environmental,
Geotechnical and Applied Sciences
CEGAS Director, Dr. Tony Szwilski, presented an overview of CEGAS,
including the center’s mission, background, five year goals, and
contracts from 1999 to the present.
VIII. Committee of the Whole
a) Presidential Search
Board member Michael Farrell resigned from the Board in
December, 2004, and assumed the position of interim president of
Marshall. General Harley Mooney was appointed to the Board as
Mr. Farrell’s replacement.
Mr. Perry moved, Mr. Ketchum seconded, that General Mooney serve
on the Presidential Search Committee at Marshall. Motion
IX. Report of Committee Chairs
1) Finance & Audit Committee
a) Auditor’s Financial Report for FY 2003-04. Ms. King
moved that the Board accept the financial report, per the agenda
item. Second by Mr. Ketchum. Motion carried.
b) Selection of Auditor for FY 04-05. Ms. King moved that
the Board approve this agenda item. Seconded by Ms. Gibson.
2) Academic Committee
a) Letter of intent to plan for MA in Latin. Dr.
Denman presented information on this item. Mr. Shell moved that
the Board approve this agenda item. Second by Ms. King. Motion
b) Autism appointments. Mr. White moved that the Board
approve the appointments as contained in the agenda item. Second
by Ms. King. Motion carried.
3) Medical School
a) Mr. Shell and Dr. McKown commented on the committee
meeting. Dr. McKown reported on the LCME Accreditation process.
4) Athletic Committee
a) Mr. Ketchum gave an overview of issues discussed in
5) CTC Committee
a) MCTC Contractual Agreement and Indirect Cost Model.
Mr. White moved that the Board approve this agenda item.
Seconded by Mr. Shell. Motion carried.
b) Two Year Associates Program, St. Mary’s Nursing. Mr.
Shell moved that the Board authorize Mr. White to draft a
resolution, to be presented to the WVCTC Council, requesting the
Associates Program with St. Mary’s remain under the authority of
Marshall University. Seconded by Ms. King. Motion carried.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.