Board of Governors
Minutes of Special Meeting
on February 2, 2006
A special meeting of the Marshall Board
of Governors was held on February 2, 2006, in the John Spotts Room at
the Student Center.
|Members Present (in person):
Menis Ketchum, Jim Sottile, Sherri Noble
and Mike Perry
|Members Present (by telephone):
Verna Gibson, John Hess, Bill Smith,
Virginia King, Mike Farrell, Chad Caldwell, Bob Shell, Tish Chafin,
Brent Marsteller and Gary Adkins
Gary White and General Mooney
President Kopp, University Staff and members of the news media
I. Call to Order
Chairman Ketchum called the meeting to order.
II. Approval of
Jim Sottile moved, seconded by Verna Gibson,
the approval of the minutes of January 25, 2006. The motion
III. Engineering Program
Mike Perry moved, seconded by Jim Sottile that
the following resolutions be adopted:
Resolved, the Marshall University Board of
Governors approve the Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree
Resolved, Dr. Sarah N. Denman and the faculty working with her
on the new Engineering degree program are commended and thanked
by the Board of Governors for their tremendous effort in
establishing the Engineering degree program.
Motions unanimously passed.
Herb Karlet, Vice President for Finance,
announced that the University, in accordance with its investment
policy, has transferred $16 million to the Marshall Foundation to
invest with Common Fund, its investment agent.
Jim Sottile moved, seconded by Virginia King,
that the Board go into executive session pursuant to West Virginia
Code 6-9A-4 to discuss possible real estate purchases.
At the conclusion of the Executive Session, the
Board resumed its meeting in open session.
VI. Post Executive Session
Mike Perry moved, seconded by Virginia King,
that the following resolution be adopted:
Resolved, the Marshall University Board of Governors approves the
purchase of property at1741 6th Avenue, Huntington, WV.
The motion passed unanimously.
With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.
Verna Gibson, Secretary