A special meeting of the Marshall University Board of
Governors was held on July 20, 2007, at the Marshall Student Center.
Members Present, in person:
Bob Shell, Menis E. Ketchum, A. Michael
Perry, Sue Richardson, John Hess, Brent Marsteller, Monica Brooks,
Sherri Noble, Virginia King,
and Gary Adkins.
Michael J. Farrell, Letitia Chafin, Gen. H.F. Mooney, Jr., and Verna
Gary White and Kristina Fueyo
President Kopp, various staff members, John DiBiaggio, and other
I. Call to Order
A quorum was announced and the meeting was called to order by
Chairman, Pro Tem, Menis E. Ketchum per Rule 5 of the BOG Rules of
II. Executive Session
The Board, by unanimous consent, went into executive session to
discuss a personnel matter of the Community College and real estate
After a time the Board came out of executive session.
III. Post Executive Session
Sue Richardson moved, seconded by John Hess, that the Board
accept the recommendation of the Community College Search Committee
as to the new president and forward the name to the W.Va. Community
College Council for approval. The motion unanimously passed.
Brent Marsteller moved, seconded by Virginia King, that the
construction of the softball field is approved, that the President
proceed with the project, and report proposed construction costs to
the Board’s executive committee. The motion unanimously passed.
Mike Perry moved, seconded by Virginia King and Sherri Noble, that
Menis Ketchum is authorized to purchase 2124 5th Avenue for
$150,000.00 and the Faith Methodist Church lots and buildings on 5th
Avenue for $1.4 million. The motion unanimously passed.
There being no further business on the special meeting agenda,
the meeting was adjourned.