Board of Governors
Minutes of January 22, 2003
||Mr. Gary White, Ms. Carol Hartley, Dr. Stephen Haid, Mr.
Menis Ketchum, Ms. Virginia King, Mr. Michael Perry, Dr. Tom Scott, Mr.
Robert Shell, Dr. Sam Sentelle, Mr. David Todd, Mr. Tom Wilkerson, Mr.
Joseph Williams, Ms. Sherri Noble, Dr. Marshall Onofrio, Mr. Cory Dennison
||Dr. Dan Angel, Ms. Charlotte Weber, Mr. Lance West, Dr. Ed Grose,
Dr. Sarah Denman, Mr. Layton Cottrill, Mr. Herb Karlet, Dr. Vicki Riley,
Mr. Jim Schneider, Mr. Mike McGuffey, Ms. Su Tams
The meeting was called to order by Chair Gary White.
I. Approval of Minutes
Mr. Tom Wilkerson moved to approve the minutes of the Board Meetings of
November 13, 2002, and December 12, 2002. Second by Ms. Virginia King.
Documents were distributed to Board Members, including: legislative lists;
MU President’s Council List; and calendar of upcoming events.
III. President’s Report
Dr. Dan Angel briefed the Board on the progress of the Capital Campaign.
Dr. Angel also discussed pending federal initiatives. Ms. Charlotte Weber
discussed federal budget timelines, and specific federal initiatives
requested by Marshall.
Dr. Angel provided an update on Marshall’s Biotechnology Science Center,
and the status of funding from the state Economic Development Grant
Dr. Angel also discussed key issues relating to the 2003 legislative
IV. Action Items
Approval of various policies transferred to the Institutional Board of
Mr. Layton Cottrill provided an overview on these policies. Following
discussion, Mr. Menis Ketchum moved that the Board approve the policies as
listed in the agenda. Second by Mr. Mike Perry. Motion carried.
V. Information Items
a) MU 2003 Facilities/Land Use Master Plan.
Dr. Ed Grose provided a briefing/overview of this agenda item.
b) FY 2004 Capital Project Priorities
Dr. Grose discussed capital projects recommended by HEPC for future bond
c) Biotechnology/Science Center update
Dr. Grose presented a status report on this project; Mr. Perry stressed
of maintaining a timely schedule for completion of this project. Mr. Perry
the university consider expanding the membership of the Master Plan
to include broader community representation.
d) Report of the Budget Reduction Task Force
Mr. Layton Cottrill and Mr. Herb Karlet discussed the report of this task
such report having been previously forwarded to Board Members.
Mr. Karlet provided budget summaries for FY 2003-04, detailing proposed
reductions, estimated cost increases, and planned revenue enhancements.
e) Overview, MU Alumni Association
Mr. Lance West and Alumni President Jeff Porter provided an overview of
the Alumni Association, utilizing a power point presentation to highlight
the various facets of the Association.
Board members received copies of the latest MU Alumni Directory, which is
also available on compact disk.
VI. Possible Executive Session under authority WV Code § 6-9A-4
Mr. David Todd moved that the Board enter into Executive Session; second
by Mr. Tom Wilkerson. Motion carried.
Mr. Todd moved, Mr. Perry second, to arise from Executive Session. Motion
Mr. White discussed the evaluation procedure for President Angel; Mr.
White appointed the following individuals to serve on a Presidential
MUBOG Executive Committee
(Mr. White ex-officio)
Dr. Marshall Onofrio
Mr. Cory Dennison
Ms. Sherri Noble
Mr. David Todd (Chair)
Community Members: Mr. Jay White
Judge Robert Chambers
VII. Other Business
Dr. Vicki Riley discussed the MU CTC budget; Mr. White inquired as to the
status of independent accreditation for the CTC. Dr. Riley responded that
an accreditation visit is scheduled at Marshall for April 28-30. This
matter will be discussed at the next BOG meeting.
Mr. Jim Schneider discussed the budget situation of the MU School of
Mr. White appointed Dr. Steve Haid to serve on a liaison committee to the
HEPC, concerning legislative affairs.
Mr. White appointed the following individuals to serve as a BOG
subcommittee on Legislative Affairs:
MUBOG Executive Committee
Following discussion, Mr. Perry moved to
authorize the Legislative Affairs subcommittee to make necessary decisions
on behalf of the full Board with regard to legislative matters. Second by
Dr. Scott. Motion carried.
Dr. Steve Haid
Mr. Menis Ketchum
Mr. Bob Shell
Dr. Tom Scott
Mr. White and Mr. Perry reported on a recent meeting with the leadership
of the MU Foundation. To facilitate interaction between the Foundation and
the Board of Governors, a committee will be formed with representatives
from the Foundation and the Governing Board. Mr. White appointed the
following Board members to this Committee:
Mr. David Todd moved that the Board approve a
resolution honoring Brigadier General (retired) Charles E. “Chuck” Yeager,
on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Second by Mr. Perry. Motion carried
Ms. Carol Hartley
Mr. Tom Wilkerson
The next Board of Governors meeting is scheduled to be held in March.
Discussion ensued as to the most appropriate and convenient meeting date.
It was determined that the next Board Meeting will be as follows:
March 26, 2003
MU Graduate College
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.