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Minutes of May 11, 2005

Members Participating:

Mr. Gary Adkins, Ms. Letitia Chafin, Mr. John Hess, Mr. Menis Ketchum, Ms. Virginia King, Mr. Brent Marsteller, General Harley Mooney, Mr. William Smith, Mr. Joseph Williams, Ms. Sherri Noble, Dr. Jim Sottile, Mr. Seth Murphy
 

Members Absent:

Ms. Verna Gibson, Mr. Michael Perry, Mr. Robert Shell, Mr. Gary White
 

Staff:

Mr. Michael Farrell, Dr. Vicki Riley, Mr. Herb Karlet, Mr. Layton Cottrill, Mr. Bob Marcum, Dr. Leonard Deutsch, Dr. Charles McKown, Dr. Sarah Denman, Mr. Michael McGuffey, Dr. Keith Spears, Mr. Jim Schneider, Mr. Lance West, Dr. Larry Stickler, Dr. Lynne Welch, Mr. Mike Dunn, Ms. Stephanie Neal, Dr. Dallas Brozik, Mr. Joe Wortham, Mr. Leonard Lovely, Mr. Glen Kerkian, Dr. Andrew Sikula, Dr. Chong Kim, Mr. Maurice Cooley
 

 


AGENDA


I.        The Meeting was called to order by Vice Chair Menis Ketchum.

II.       Approval of Minutes

Ms. Virginia King moved that the Board approve the minutes of the March 9, 2005 and April 14, 2005 Board Meetings. Second by Mr. Marsteller. Motion carried.

III.     Announcements

A list of announcements and upcoming events was distributed.

IV.     Appointment of Nominating Committee

Mr. Ketchum announced that Chairman Perry has appointed the following Board members to serve as a Nominating Committee for Board officers for 2005-06:

Mr. Gary White – Chair
Ms. Sherri Noble
Mr. John Hess

V.       President’s Report

Mr. Farrell provided an enrollment update; reported on statewide tuition and fee increases for 2005-06; gave a synopsis of Marshall’s international education efforts; and gave an assessment of the 2005 legislative session with regard to higher education.

VI.    Community & Technical College President’s Report

Dr. Vicki Riley reported on tuition and fee levels for 2005-06. The CTC Council determined that CTC tuition would remain at 2004-05 levels. Dr. Riley reported on MCTC budget for 2005-06, CTC graduation exercises, and introduced Ms. Stephanie Neal as Administrative Assistant to the CTC President.

VII.   Update, Accreditation Self-Study

Dr. Leonard Deutsch reported on the accreditation process – explained the accreditation procedures; and detailed the required timelines.

VIII.  Classified Staff Presentation

Staff Council Chair Mike Dunn gave an overview of Staff Council, including its history and duties and responsibilities. Mr. Dunn discussed the interaction between the Council, the MU Administration, and the MU Board of Governors. Mr. Dunn provided background on the Classified Staff Salary Schedule, and discussed the importance of staff training and development.

Following this presentation, Mr. Ketchum designated Ms. Sherri Noble as Board representative to work with Staff Council in formulating a plan to fully fund the salary schedule for Marshall employees, such plan to also include staff training and development as a priority at Marshall.

IX.     Committee of the Whole

a)       Approve Contract Between MU and the West Virginia Development Office

Dr. Sottile moved that the Board approve this contract as listed in the agenda item. Second by Ms. King. Motion carried.

X.      Report of Committee Chairs

1)      Finance Committee

a)       Approval of Institutional Budget

Ms. King moved that the Board approve the FY 2005-06 budget for Marshall, as listed in the agenda item. Second by General Mooney. Motion carried.

b)       Funding of “Zero Step” – Classified Staff Schedule

Ms. King moved that the Board approve funding the zero step, as listed in the agenda item. Second by Mr. Marsteller. Motion carried.

c)       Mid-Ohio Valley Center Facility Addition

Ms. King moved that the Board approve the proposal as listed in the agenda item. Second by Dr. Sottile. Motion carried.

d)       Biotechnology Development Center

By unanimous consent, this agenda item was postponed to a future board meeting.

2)       Academic Committee

a)       New Major, B.S. Applied Mathematics

Dr. Sottile moved that the Board approve this new major as per the agenda item. Second by Ms. King. Motion carried

b)      Name change for Major in Human Resource Management

Mr. Hess moved that the Board approve this change, per the agenda item. Second by Mr. Marsteller. Motion carried.

c)       Intent to Plan the Doctor of Management Practice in Nurse Anesthesia

Following a presentation on this item, Dr. Sottile moved that the Board approve the intent to plan as per the agenda item. Second by Mr. Adkins. Motion carried.

d)       Delete JMC Major and Add Six Other Majors

Dr. Sottile moved that the Board approve these curriculum action requests as listed in the agenda item. Second by Mr. Adkins. Motion carried.

e)       New Degree Program – M.A. Latin

Mr. Murphy moved that the Board approve this degree per the agenda. Second by Ms. King. Motion carried.

f)       Degree Program Name Change

Mr. Adkins moved that the Board approve the name change per the agenda item. Second by Mr. Marsteller. Motion carried.

g)       Final passage of required policy on faculty and administrative productivity

General Mooney moved that the Board approve this policy per the agenda. Second by Mr. Smith. Motion carried.

h)      Program Reviews

Mr. Marsteller moved that the Board approve the 2004-05 program review recommendations as per the agenda item. Second by Mr. Murphy. Motion carried.

i)        B.S. in Respiratory Care

Mr. Smith moved that the Board approve this degree program as per the agenda item. Second by Mr. Hess. Motion carried.

3)      Medical School Committee

Mr. Marsteller gave an update on the Committee’s deliberations, made presentation on the SOM budget, including BRIM costs and projections, and reported on the issue of a self-insurance plan for MUSOM.

4)      Athletic Committee

By unanimous consent, agenda items “A” and “B” were postponed to a later date. Mr. Murphy reported on the deliberations of the Athletic Committee.

5)       Community & Technical College Committee

a)       Approval of MCTC Annual Faculty Evaluation Report

Mr. Smith moved that the Board approve this report per the agenda. Second by Mr. Marsteller. Motion carried.

b)       Approval of MCTC Policies

Mr. Smith moved that the Board approve thee policies as per the agenda. Second by Ms. King. Motion carried.

c)        Contract for Services for FY 2005-06 between MU & MCTC

Mr. Smith moved that the Board approve these items as per the agenda. Second by Ms. King. Motion carried.

XI.     Possible Executive Session under authority WV Code § 6-9 A-4

a)       Naming of Natatorium

Mr. Marsteller moved that the Board enter into executive session. Second by Mr. Murphy. Motion carried.

At the conclusion of executive session the Board re-convened in full and open session.

Mr. Ketchum referred “Naming of the Natatorium” to the Athletic Committee for further review.

XII.     Adjournment


With no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

Respectfully submitted,
Joseph Williams, Secretary


           


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