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BOARD OF GOVERNORS of the COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM MINUTES REGULAR BOARD MEETING May 2, 2007 CSU-Pueblo Occhiato University Center Pueblo, Colorado CALL TO ORDER The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System; governing board of Colorado State University-Fort Collins and Colorado State University-Pueblo, convened its regular meeting on Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at the Occhiato University Center at CSU-Pueblo in Pueblo, Colorado. Chairman Pat Grant called the meeting to order at 8:20 a.m. ROLL Voting Board Members Present: Joe Blake; B. A. Cosyleon; Diane Evans (Secretary); Pat Grant (Chair); Ed Haselden; Doug Jones (Vice Chair); Don Hamstra; Ed Haselden; Jeff Shoemaker Board Members Absent: Diane Evans (Secretary) Non-Voting Board Members Present: Jude DePalma (Faculty Representative, CSU-Pueblo); Jason Green (Student Representative, CSU-Fort Collins); Samantha Milyard (Student Representative, CSU-Pueblo); Ted Weston (Faculty Representative, CSU-Fort Collins) Chancellor/President’s Present: Joseph Garcia (President, CSU-Pueblo); Larry Penley (President, CSU- Fort Collins) CSU System Staff Present: Doriane Howard (Executive Assistant); Karen Klimczak (Director of Marketing; Alan Lamborn (Chief Academic Officer); Loretta Martinez (General Counsel); Frank Pierz (Chief of Staff and Director of Governmental Relations); Rich Schweigert (Chief Financial Officer) Guests Present: Joanne Ballard (Vice President for Finance and Administration, CSU-Pueblo); Hector Carrasco (Dean, CSU-Pueblo); Tony Frank (Sr. Vice President/Provost, CSU-Fort Collins); Kathleen Henry (President/CEO, CSURF); Russ Meyer (Interim Provost, CSU-Pueblo); Laurence Pendleton (Associate General Counsel); Kristy Proctor (Dean, CSU-Pueblo); Judy Schmidt (Office of General Counsel, CSU System); Lou Swanson (Vice Provost, CSU-Fort Collins) Rich Tusa PUBLIC COMMENT No members of the public offered comment. STUDENT and FACULTY REPORTS A-1 CSU – Fort Collins Student Report Mr. Green distributed his student report at the meeting and highlighted several items: the RAM Ride (get home safe system) has reached 50,000 rides; the Associated Students of Colorado, a student lobbying group comprised of 13 other higher education institutions, of which CSU has been an integral part of creating, have adopted official bylaws and are moving forward with legislative issues; the Microbiology Study Lounge, a 24 hour study area for students, recently opened; April 18 th was “I Love CSU Day”, proclaimed Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -110 - by the Governor; April 27th was the High School Leadership Conference which drew 30 students from across the state to attend leadership development workshops; and the student fee packet has been presented before the Senate for ratification which will be ready for the June 20 th Board meeting. Mr. Green introduced Sadie Conrad, the student vice president, and Katie Gleeson, the president-elect. A-2 CSU-Pueblo Student Report Ms. Milyard also provided several highlights from her written report: the student government sponsored an end of year event, a Tiki Fest, which was a great success; Pandemic Flu awareness began; ASG has passed a proposal that will eliminate Email SPAM; the ASG constitution and bylaws have been updated and approved; and student fees were approved by ASG. Ms. Milyard introduced the new student body president, Erica Contreras. Ms. Milyard informed the Board members that this was her last meeting and thanked everyone. On behalf of Board, Mr. Grant thanked Ms. Milyard for her contributions and for being part of the Board. A-3 CSU – Fort Collins Faculty Report Dr. Weston pointed out that his report covered information from the last three Faculty Council meetings – February 6, March 6, and April 3. He noted that the budget process was underway. A-4 CSU – Pueblo Faculty Report Dr. DePalma reported that the Faculty Senate has been actively working on faculty handbook revisions (he pointed out that they have eliminated the C- grade) and they have consolidated all of the academic policies in Chapter 5 in the faculty handbook. Dr. DePalma announced that this was his last meeting and thanked the Board members for the enjoyable two years service to the Board. Mr. Grant thanked Dr. DePalma for his valued service representing the faculty. Presidents Report – CSU – Fort Collins President Penley highlighted several items from his written report: CSU excelled in the U.S. News and World Report’s 2008 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools” rankings in education, engineering, chemistry, computer science, biological science, mathematic, physics and earth sciences; he called attention to the 100th year anniversary of veterinary medical program which was ranked as 2 nd in the country by U.S. News and World Report; he noted that 34 undergraduate students participated in the El Pomar Leadership Summit; and he pointed out recent national and international attention to CSU in Fort Collins in that Dr. Penley was the keynote speaker at the Higher Learning Commission and Lou Swanson and President Penley spoke at the Global Consortium for Higher Education and Research for Agriculture in Costa Rica in March. He also reported that he and Dr. Frank recently visited the biocontainment laboratory being constructed at the Foothills Campus which is scheduled to open early October. President Report: CSU-Pueblo In addition to the written report submitted to the Board, President Garcia noted several items: the President’s Gala was most successful; he recognized Dr. Jude DePalma for receiving the Johnson Space Center Inventor 2006 Award for his scholarly work in developing an advanced electrocardiograph which was recently patented; he announced that the new dean of business will begin July 1 st ; he reported that he was the keynote luncheon speaker at a joint event hosted by the Harvard Law School and Kennedy School of Government where had the opportunity to discuss the importance of Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) and higher education; and lastly, he announced that CSU-Pueblo received a positive draft report from the Higher Learning Commission on Accreditation and he read several comments from their report. CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS A motion was made by Mr. Jones and seconded by Mr. Haselden to approve the consent agenda items; the minutes from the following meetings: January 30, 2007 – Finance Committee Meeting; February 7, 2007 – Regular Meeting; February 15, 2007 – Real Estate Committee Meeting; March 2, 2007 – Special Board Meeting; March 22, 2007 – Audit Committee; March 28, 2007 – Real Estate Committee Meeting; April 6, 2007 – Special Board Meeting; and agenda items C-1 through C-40. Motion passed. Colorado State University-Fort Collins Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -210 - C-1 Promotion and Tenure Report C-2 Emeritus Rank Designations C-3 Nondelegable Personnel Actions C-4 Approval of Degree Candidates C-5 Revisions to Sabbatical Leave for 2006-2007 C-6 Drop B.S. Degree Program in Fishery Biology C-7 B.S. Degree Program Name Change in Wildlife Biology C-8 Academic Calendar for Fall 2012 through Summer 2014 C-9 Sabbatical Leave Summaries Academic Faculty and Administrative Professional Manual Revisions C-10 Membership and Term of Office (Section B.1.1) C-11 Comment newsletter (Section B.2.5) C-12 Guidelines for Preparing Proposals for CIOSU Establishment (Section B.2.6.5) C-13 Elected Members (Section C.188.8.131.52) C-14 Electorate for Faculty Council and Election Procedures (Section C.2.1.4) C-15 Standing Committees: Executive Committee (Section C.184.108.40.206.a) C-16 Standing Committees: Membership and Function – Committee on Faculty Governance (Section C.220.127.116.11.b) C-17 Colleges and Academic Departments (Section C.2.3.1.f) C-18 Colleges Deans (Section C.18.104.22.168) C-19 Operational Policies of Departments (Section C.22.214.171.124) C-20 Definition of Administrative Professions (Section D.1.2) C-21 Definition of Academic Faculty (Section E.1) C-22 Basic Types of Academic Faculty Appointments (Section E.4) C-23 Joint Academic and Administrative Professional Appointments (Section E.5.2) C-24 General Policies Relating to Appointment and Employment of Academic Faculty (Section E.6) C-25 Administrative Responsibilities in Relation to Tenure (Section E.10.3) C-26 Policies on Conferring Tenure (Section E.10.4) C-27 Origin and Process of Tenure Recommendations and Origin and Processing of Recommendations (Sections E.10.5.1 and E.13.1 respectively) C-28 (Annual) Leave Accrual and (Sick) Leave Accrual (Sections F.3.1.1 and F.3.2.1) C-29 Study Privileges (Section G.1) C-30 Smoking in Campus Buildings (Section H.14) C-31 Policies Regarding Controlled Substances, Illicit Drugs, and Alcohol (Section I.16) C-32 Documentation (Section K.6) Colorado State University-Pueblo C-33 Promotion and Tenure Report C-34 Approval of Degree Candidates C-35 Emeritus Rank Designations Colorado State University – Pueblo Faculty Handbook Revisions C-36 Sabbatical Leave Policies (Section 126.96.36.199) C-37 Unit Criteria for Granting of Sabbatical Leaves (Section 188.8.131.52) C-38 Sabbatical Report (Section 184.108.40.206) C-39 Sabbatical Records (Section 220.127.116.11) C-40 Sabbatical and Educational Leave Programs (Section 18.104.22.168)BOARD CHAIR’S AGENDA D-1 Chair’s Comments D-1-A Honorary Resolution Mr. Grant recognized Rich Tusa, Director of Internal Audit, for his service and dedication while serving the Colorado State University System for more than 28 years. Mr. Shoemaker and Mr. Hamstra also acknowledged Mr. Tusa’s invaluable contributions to the System. Mr. Tusa addressed the Board regarding his rewarding career in higher education and thanked all of the Board members. A motion was made by Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -310 - Mr. Cosyleon, seconded by Mr. Haselden, and passed unanimously to approve the following honorary resolution honoring Richard P. Tusa for this service. D-1-B Pueblo Community Forum Mr. Grant thanked President Garcia for organizing and coordinating the community forum yesterday afternoon, and noted it was helpful and educational to hear from the Pueblo community. D-2 Draft Bylaws & D-5 Audit Charter Chancellor Penley commented that the Board began to revise the board policy manual two years ago and that General Counsel Ms. Martinez began the process of creating the bylaws presented today. Ms. Martinez noted three items desired by the Board: a more useful resource, address the conflict between certain areas of the policy manual and the statutes that govern the Board’s operations, and hone down the policy to key, system policies at the Board level. Ms. Martinez mentioned the three steps to the process which were recodification of the Board statutes, bylaws, and recommendations from the Chancellor and General Counsel of key, system level policies that ought to remain in place. A discussion followed. Mr. Hamstra mentioned his concerns – the elimination of the ratification of committee appointments, and the direct reporting relationship between the auditor and the Board. Chancellor Penley referred to the section in the audit charter document indicating that the Auditor would report directly to the Board through the Audit Committee. Mr. Shoemaker suggested that this agenda item be tabled until such time that the Board members have had more time to review the audit charter document. The Board members agreed. D-3 Election of Officers Mr. Grant announced that his term as Chair of the Board is ending and thanked the Board for the opportunity to serve as Chair for the past two years. Mr. Shoemaker put forth the following individuals for consideration as officers for the next term – May 2007 through May 2009. The motion was seconded by Mr. Cosyleon and passed. Chair: Doug Jones Vice Chair: Joe Blake Treasurer: Diane Evans Secretary: Ed Haselden Mr. Jones made a few comments as the incoming Chair. Chancellor Penley presented a gavel to Mr. Grant as a token of appreciation while serving as Chair of the Board. Mr. Grant offered a few comments as the outgoing Chair and thanked everyone for their support while he served as Chair. D-4 Teaching of Excellence Award Mr. Grant recognized Dr. Carol Loats, Associate Professor of Associate Professor of History and Coordinator of Women’s Studies, as the recipient of the CSU-Pueblo Teaching of Excellence Award on behalf of the Board of Governors. Mr. Grant presented Dr. Loats with a plaque and monetary award. Dr. Loats took a few moments to address the Board and thanked everyone for this honor.COMMITTEE REPORTS E-1 Audit Committee The audit committee report was postponed to the next meeting in the absence of the committee chair. E-2 Finance Committee Rich Schweigert briefly reviewed the items discussed at the finance committee meeting. Budget update – looked at the comparison of what the Board originally requested, what legislature originally granted and then the late revisions to the budget for the proposed budget FY08. Q3 financial reports on income and balance sheet statements – the reported financial condition of the System is very strong. Underwriters – the financial advisors recommended the need for bringing underwriters in on a contractual basis for upcoming debt financing. Thirteen firms replied to the Request for Proposals (RFP) and four firms were interview face to face. The selection committee (representatives from both campuses and the System) recommended that those four firms be hired on a contractual basis for Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -410 - upcoming debt financing. Single enterprise designation – the committee requested that the Board readopt this designation because notice wasn’t provided to the State Auditor’s office when it was adopted in October. The following action items were presented from the Finance Committee to the full Board for approval. E-2-A Approval of a Resolution to Designate Colorado State University and Colorado State University – Pueblo as a Single Enterprise Under the Taxpayer Bill of Rights Mr. Jones moved that the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System re-designate Colorado State University and Colorado State University–Pueblo as a single enterprise pursuant to C.R.S. § 23-5-101.7 for the purpose of TABOR effective for the Fiscal Year beginning July 1, 2006 and subsequent fiscal years, subject to review and certification by the Office of the State Auditor and review of the Legislative Audit Committee, as required by C.R.S. § 23-5-101.7. Mr. Jones further moved that, by this action, the Board of Governors does not intend to and this action shall not be construed as rescinding existing enterprise designations for auxiliary facilities within the Colorado State University system as identified in C.R.S. § 23-5-101.5. This motion was seconded by Mr. Blake. Discussion followed regarding the possibility of having a separate enterprise designation at a later time and whether provisions were made in the documents should this take place. Mr. Schweigert indicated that he would discuss this matter further with legal counsel. The motion was approved. E-2-B Operating Revisions for FY 2006-2007 Mr. Jones moved that the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System approve the proposed revisions to the FY 2006-2007 operating budget for the Colorado State University and Colorado State University – Pueblo. The motion was seconded by Mr. Shoemaker and carried. E-2-C Approval of a Resolution to Designate Four Underwriters as those Approved for Use by Staff in Completing any Board Approved Debt Financing for Fiscal Years 2007-2009 Mr. Jones moved that the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System approve the use of up to four underwriters for each debt-financing project and that they include Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Lehman Brothers, and A.G. Edwards. He further moved that the determination of Senior or Co-manager shall be designated by the Chancellor with advice of the Chief Financial Officer, System Financial Advisor, Office of General Counsel, and Bond Counsel allowing designation of Senior and Co-Mangers to change on a deal by deal basis for any financing project in Fiscal years 2007, 2008, and 2009 without having to re- bid such services each time. The motion was seconded by Mr. Shoemaker and passed unanimously. E-3 Real Estate Committee Mr. Haselden provided a brief update on the actions of the Real Estate Committee noting that the committee has defined the purpose of the committee, the working relationship with CSURF, and he briefly described the process used to review and ultimately approve the disposition of any real estate currently held or consideration for future purchase of real estate that might be contemplated - the real estate office gains approval from various departments within the institution so the committee can ascertain that there is no current or anticipated use of the property, the committee then provides input in the due diligence process. In essence, the committee is acting in an advisory role giving Mr. Holtorf, Director of the Real Estate Office, the suggested input that ultimately culminates in a motion that will come before the Board for disposition of a particular asset. The following action items were brought forth from the Real Estate Committee to the full Board for approval. E-3-A Carry in #1: CSU Land/Program Plan: Acquisition of Banded Peak Conservation Easements and approval of the associated program plan on behalf of the Colorado State Forest Service. Mr. Holtorf provided details regarding the acquisition of the conversation easements which was at the request of the Forest Service and the state in order to preserve forest land. The project involves CSU acquiring two conservations easement; one we would purchase and the second easement is a gift being donated by the owner. Funds would come from the U.S. Forest Service Grant money and the Great Outdoor Colorado. CSU’s role is to maintain and manage the easement. Mr. Jones offered a motion that the Board of Governors approve the acquisition of and program plan for two conservation easements totaling 11,830 acres of land on the Banded Peak Ranch in Archuleta County under the Forest Legacy Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -510 - Program for the benefit of the Colorado State Forest Service. And, further moved that the President of Colorado State University is hereby authorized to sign implementing contracts and other documents necessary and appropriate to consummate the transaction with modifications made in consultation with General Counsel. The motion was seconded by Mr. Cosyleon and the motion carried. E-3-B Carry In #2: CSU Land: Lease of Land on the Foothills Campus to the Federal Government [National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC), formerly Denver Wildlife Research Center (DWRC)]. Mr. Holtorf provided background information on this transaction and stated that Board approval is needed to modify this 1990 ground lease between CSU and the USDA Foothills campus for their national wildlife research center. This is the fifth phase; they have built four phases of this project and at each phase, we are required to modify the ground lease. This is an authorization for us to approve a sublease of an initial ground lease that was put forth back in 1990, this has already been done four previous times, it is really a matter of authorization on our part that previous boards have already granted. Mr. Cosyleon offered a motion that the Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System hereby approve (1) the return (deletion) of approximately 1.6 acres (the exact amount to be determined by survey) of real property on the Colorado State University Foothills Campus (the “Property”) from the 43 acres leased by the University to USDA-APHIS under a ground lease dated February 20, 1990 (the “USDA-APHIS Ground Lease”), for the purpose of constructing and operating NWRC Phase V, a Wildlife Disease Research Building (WDRB) for scientific research activities at the National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC); and (2) lease of the Property by the University to a developer (the “Developer”) to be selected by the General Services Administration (GSA) for a period of 30 years with no renewal options to permit construction and subsequent sublease to the GSA of the WDRB for use by USDA-APHIS. The motion was seconded by Mr. Jones and passed unanimously. E-3-C Carry In #3 - CSU-Pueblo: Land: Authorization to Sell A Portion of the Real Property known as the Walkingstick Development in Pueblo, Colorado Mr. Haselden indicated that this is an authorization to sell a portion of the property known as “Walkingstick” a development north of the CSU-Pueblo campus. Mr. Holtorf provided several details about the property and a discussion followed. This is consistent with the master plan, there was a complete teamwork approach with President Garcia and Ms. Ballard and all decisions were made consistent with their desires and the strategic goals. Mr. Holtorf noted that the University has a seat on the Walkingstick committee so will be involved in future developments. Several board members expressed interest and commented on the significant importance of a policy regarding of the disposition of these proceeds which is an important issue that the full Board ought to address in the near future. Mr. Shoemaker offered a motion that the Board of Governors hereby delegates authority to the Chancellor of the Colorado State University System to execute an agreement (the “Agreement”) to sell approximately 139 acres of real property designated as “Parcel 30” on Exhibit A attached hereto (the Property), and a limited right of first refusal on the real property designated as “Parcel 23”on terms and conditions and for such consideration as the Chancellor shall determine, after consultation with the General Counsel as to the form of the Agreement. And, he further moved that the President of CSU-Pueblo is hereby authorized to execute, on behalf of the Board, all deeds, rights of way, plats, dedications, subdivision improvements agreements and other agreements and documents contemplated by or necessary or appropriate to implement the Agreement. This was seconded by Mr. Jones and passed unanimously. CHANCELLOR’S AGENDA F-1 & F-2 Legislative and Funding Updates HB 1096 – Colorado Research Institute Bill – this funding for Water Resources Research Institute is likely to receive $150,000 in funding for FY08. SB 182 – Higher Education Research Authority & Funding - this bill creates a research authority for higher education and a research fund that would increase the competitiveness of Colorado relative to other states. It appears now that this bill will receive funding of up to $800,000 which will get the research proposal started. SB 222 - Statutory Transfers to the Capital Construction Fund - this bill transfers $30 million from General Fund revenues to the Capital Construction Fund. We are reasonably assured that we receive fund Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -610 - controlled maintenance, the HPER building completion, the Diagnostic Medicine Center, and Clark Building. SB 228 – Monitoring of Vendor Performance on State Contracts – this has been amended and we believe at this stage it will not impede us in our dealing with research grants. F-3 Security Issues Chancellor Penley called on Chief Dexter Yarborough, Chief of Police at the Fort Collins campus, to address the Board relative to security issues at CSU Fort Collins in light of the recent tragic incident in West Virginia. Chief Yarborough stated that their responsibility is for the safety and security not only for students but also faculty and staff. He assured the Board that CSU does have an emergency plan and an emergency management team in place, and they plan to enhance this plan. She shared some of the current systems in place: contact key individual via telephone, contact building proctors, interrupt broadcast and satellite television, reverse 911 system. Some ideas to enhance their emergency plan are a text based cellular phone message and siren type system for emergency broadcast. President Garcia addressed security issues relative to the Pueblo campus. He stated the sheriff’s department has a substation on campus, they’ve arranged for the local sheriffs to conduct a technical walk through of all buildings; they are looking at using their existing fire alarm system to provide disaster information, as well as using the reverse 911 system. Mr. Grant suggested that in the future there be ongoing dialogue in executive session on specific planning at each institution. INSTITUTIONAL ACTION ITEMS G-1 New Degree Program: Ph.D. Degree Program in Public Communication and Technology in the Department of Journalism and Technical Communications, College of Liberal Arts Dr. Frank presented information on this degree program. Mr. Hamstra moved that the Board of Governors approve the request from the Department of Journalism and Technical Communication for a new Ph.D. Degree Program in Public Communications and Technology which will become effective Fall Semester 2008. The motion was seconded by Mr. Shoemaker and the motion carried. G-2 CSU-Pueblo: Expansion of Athletic Programs Mr. Grant thanked President Garcia and the Pueblo community for bringing the athletic program expansion idea forward. Chancellor Penley provided the context within which the Board had requested additional information, including a business plan and a consultant’s review. Mr. Schweigert reviewed the business plan and reported that from a financial perspective, it was reasonable. He stated that key to the expansion of the athletic program is enrollment and made several suggestion to the Board members – that they request a quarterly enrollment report with a cut off date, determine if the practice facility to be built by donors shall be gifted or leased, and have a clear understanding of who controls the endowment funds and how they will be used. President Garcia responded to Mr. Schweigert’s observations, and reported that the financial projections were consistent with other schools, pointed out the strong donor level support, and discussed revenue from enrollment growth. CSU- Pueblo has built in flexibility to reduce expenses if enrollment declines and will formalize a building lease along with an endowment agreement. The proposed expansion of the athletic program is just one of their active strategic initiatives to increase enrollment and increase competition. Other strategic initiatives are: development of donor scholarships, graduation incentive program, Title V first year students program. All are stretch goals tied to enrollment growth, retention growth and graduation. A comprehensive business plan that supports the addition of football, women’s track and field, and wrestling programs was provided. The plan demonstrates the expansion won’t drain resources from existing academic programs, specifies start up costs will be provided by third party donors (and donors agreed to provide financial resources to build a new practice facility), and provides information regarding an endowment. Information was presented from an analysis regarding the expansion or elimination of sports programs, especially football, at other universities and provided specific data on these findings. It was noted that enrollment and diversity both increased at institutions adding football programs. President Garcia discussed the impact of adding sports programs at CSU-Pueblo and discussed Title IX considerations. A conservative financial model was presented - discussion on financial considerations Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -710 - including start up costs, operating costs and revenues was held. The timeline is to begin competition in all three new programs in the fall of 2008. In closing, President Garcia stated that their plan to expand athletic programs by adding football, wrestling, and women’s track and field offers more opportunity than risk. Tim Prutch, a student athlete at Fort Lewis College, addressed the Board. He supported the athletic expansion and believes it would be successful in the recruitment of student athletes as well as increasing enrollment. Chuck Neinas of Neimas Sports Services addressed the Board members. He analyzed the basic plan for expansion of the athletic program at CSU-Pueblo (with an emphasis on football) and noted several objectives to be obtained: enrollment, publicity brought to the University, enhancement of student life, community outreach, and additional opportunities for education. He also supported the expansion of the athletic program. A discussion followed at which time board members commented on the plan. All were supportive of the athletic expansion program, however, Board members requested more information on several topics: the endowment agreement, Title IX, exit strategy, development, and design and construction agreement. The Board members stressed that they support the concept but need additional information before making a final decision. Mr. Haselden moved that the Board endorse the concept of the athletic expansion plan subject to subject to the provision of additional information relating to certain business and legal considerations requested by the Board. He further stated that the Board would reconvene in the next several weeks to review the documentation. The motion was seconded by Mr. Blake and passed unanimously. G-3 Master’s Degree Program in Education Dr. Meyer presented information on the Master’s Degree Program in Education and stated the three special emphasis areas are Special Education, Linguistically Diverse Education and Instruction Technology. This program will offer course work in the evenings, on weekends, and summers and they expect to grow a large number of educators. Mr. Hamstra moved that the Board of Governors approve the proposal for Colorado State University – Pueblo to offer a Master’s in Education degree program beginning fall, 2007. The motion was seconded by Mr. Jones. The motion passed. INSTITUTION DISCUSSION/REPORT ITEMS H-1 Colorado State University System – Learning Center and Distance Education This agenda item was postponed and will be presented at the next regular Board meeting. EXECUTIVE SESSION At 12:05 p.m. a motion was made to convene in executive session. Open session began at 12:25 p.m.OTHER BUSINESS Mr. Grant recognized thanked Lawrence DePriest, the audio-sound expert from CSU-Pueblo for his assistance at the meeting. Carry-in #4: CSU – Revocation of Degree Mr. Cosyleon moved that the Board of Governors approve the revocation of a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Mr. Wei Jin. The motion was seconded by Mr. Grant and the motion carried. Carry-in #5: CSU – Posthumous Degree Candidate Mr. Grant offered a motion that the Board of Governors approve Mr. Michael Song to receive a Masters of Science in Business Administration posthumously. Posthumous degree to be conferred in conjunction with the May, 2007 commencement ceremonies. The motion was seconded by Mr. Haselden and passed unanimously. Carry-in #6: CSU – Posthumous Degree Candidate Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -810 - Mr. Cosyleon offered a motion that the Board of Governors approve Ms. Adrienne Morgan to receive a Bachelors of Science in Psychology posthumously. Posthumous degree to be conferred in conjunction with the May, 2007 commencement ceremonies. The motion was seconded by Mr. Haselden and passed unanimously. Carry-in #7: CSU – Posthumous Degree Candidate Mr. Cosyleon offered a motion that the Board of Governors approve Mr. David Karspeck to receive a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science posthumously. Posthumous degree to be conferred in conjunction with the May, 2007 commencement ceremonies. The motion was seconded by Mr. Haselden and passed unanimously. ADJOURMENT The meeting adjourned at 12:30 p.m. Respectfully submitted, Patrick A. Grant Chairman, Board of Governors Minutes of the Board of Governors Meeting of May 2, 2007 -910 -
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