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					BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE
  INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER
         LEARNING




     Final Book Meeting
       April 14-15, 2010
                                  BOARD BOOK OUTLINE

                                      April 14, 2010 – 2:00 p.m.
                                         IHL Board Office
                                           3825 Ridgewood Road

                                     April 15, 2010 – 9:00 a.m.
                                    Jackson Convention Center
                                        105 East Pascagoula Street



                                         CALL TO ORDER
                                            Trustee Scott Ross


                                               PRAYER
                                          Trustee Bettye Neely


                                                MINUTES
                                             Trustee Scott Ross

                          March 18, 2010 Regular Board of Trustees Meeting



                                    CONSENT AGENDA
                                            Trustee Scott Ross

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

  1. Approval of Academic Program Modifications

    Delete
    a. DSU – BSEd in Biology Education ............................................................................ 1
    b. MVSU – BS in Recording Industry ............................................................................ 1
   Rename
     c. MSU – BS and MS in Physical Education .................................................................. 1
     d. UM – BA in Journalism .............................................................................................. 1
     e. USM – MATL in Teaching of Language .................................................................... 1
     f. USM – BA in Speech Communication ....................................................................... 2
     g. USM – BS in Office Administration ........................................................................... 2

   Reorganize
     h. USM – BA in Sociology...............................................................................................2

  2. Approval of New Academic Units

       Centers and Institutes
       a.   UMMC – Mississippi Institute for the Improvement of Geographic and
               Minority Health ..................................................................................................... 3
        b. USM – Center for Composite Matrix Science ............................................................. 3

   3. Academic Unit Modifications

       Rename
       a. MUW – Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship ........................................................ 4

       Reorganize and Rename
       b. UM – Department of Management Information Systems and Production Operations
             Management ............................................................................................................4

  4.      Approval of Degrees to be Conferred in May 2010 ....................................................... 4


BUDGET, FINANCE & AUDIT

  1.      UMMC - Environmental Services Agreement with Hospital Housekeeping
           Services, Ltd ................................................................................................................. 1
  2.      UM - Approval to Escalate the Intercollegiate Athletics Budget .................................... 3
  3.      UM - Approval to Escalate the Auxiliary Budget ........................................................... 4


REAL ESTATE

  Approval of Initiations of Projects/Appointments of Professionals

  IHL Projects
  1. ASU-IHL 201-246, Belles Lettres Hall Renovations, Design Professional-Robert
      Parker Adams .................................................................................................................. 2
  2. ASU-IHL 201-247, Agriculture Science Demonstration Park, Design Professional-Mills
      & Mills Architects............................................................................................................ 3


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  3. ASU-IHL 201-248, Mound Bayou Research and Extension Center, Design Professional-
      Mills & Mills Architects .................................................................................................. 4
  4. UMMC-IHL 209-534, Parking, Roadways, and Infrastructure Renovations, Design
      Professional-Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects ................................................... 5
  5. UMMC-IHL 209-535, Learning Resources Building Renovations 2010, Design
      Professional-Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects ................................................... 6
  6. UMMC-IHL 209-536, Children’s Hospital Elevator 2010, Design Professional - The
      McCarty Company Design Group, P.A. .......................................................................... 7
  7. USM-IHL 208-297, Dormitory Replacement, Phase II, Design Professional-N/A .......... 8

  Approval of Budget Increases and/or Changes of Scope

  Bureau of Building Projects
  8. UM-GS 107-297, Waste Water Treatment Plant, Design Professional-Engineering
     Solutions, Inc. .................................................................................................................... 9

  IHL Projects
  9. UMMC-IHL 209-529, 4 East Renovations, Design Professional-Mark Vaughan .......... 11

  Approval of Other Real Estate Requests

  10. DSU-GS 102-224, Fire Station Phase I, Approval of Long Term Land Lease Between
       Delta State University and the City of Cleveland .......................................................... 12
  11. UM-Approval of New Lease for Chi House Foundation.................................................. 13


PERSONNEL

  Approval of Personnel Action Requests

  1.     Change of Status (MSU, UM, & USM) ......................................................................... 1
  2.     Emeritus Status (DSU) ................................................................................................... 2
  3.     Rehired Retirees (USM) ................................................................................................ 2
  4.    Terminations (MUW) ...................................................................................................... 2


                                              REGULAR AGENDAS
BUDGET, FINANCE, AND AUDIT

 1.    SYSTEM – FY 09 System Audit Presentation ................................................................. 1
 2.    SYSTEM – Professional Multi-Year Tuition Increases ................................................... 1
 3.    SYSTEM – Room and Board Increases............................................................................ 1
 4.    SYSTEM – Update on Internal Control Plan ...................................................................1
 5.    SYSTEM – Property Insurance Update ............................................................................1



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       6. UMMC – Approval of Financial Advisor, Bond Counsel and Underwriter .................1


ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

 1.     STATE - 2010 Approval of Accreditation of Mississippi Nursing Degree Programs ......1


REAL ESTATE

  1. Approval of Amendments to Board Policy 902 Initiation of Construction Projects ......... 1


LEGAL

  1. SYSTEM - Approval of New Board Policy 1111 Digital and Electronic Copyright
      Infringement ................................................................................................................. 1
  2. DSU - Approval of Inter-local Agreement between Delta State University and
      the City of Cleveland ................................................................................................... 2
  3. UMMC - Approval to Settle Tort Claim No. 1199....................................................... 12
  4. UMMC - Approval to Settle Tort Claim No. 1568....................................................... 12


                                    INFORMATION AGENDAS
ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

  1.        USM - Academic Program Suspensions

       a.   BS/BA in Economics..................................................................................................... 1
       b.   BSBA in Management Information Systems ................................................................ 1
       c.   BS in Technical/Occupational Education...................................................................... 1
       d.   EdS in Adult Education ................................................................................................ 1
       e.   MA in Art Education ..................................................................................................... 1
       f.   MEd in Adult Education................................................................................................ 1
       g.   MS in Early Intervention ............................................................................................... 1
       h.   MS in Technology Education ........................................................................................ 1

  2.        SYSTEM - Offering an Existing Academic Program via Distance Learning

       a. MSU – MS in Forestry .................................................................................................. 1
       b. USM – MS in Medical Technology .............................................................................. 1




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REAL ESTATE

SYSTEM - Real Estate Items Approved Subsequent to the March 18, 2010 Board Meeting
Submission Date
         Delta State University ................................................................................................... 2
         Jackson State University ............................................................................................... 3
         Mississippi State University .......................................................................................... 4
         University of Mississippi............................................................................................... 7
         University of Mississippi Medical Center ..................................................................... 8
         Education and Research Center ................................................................................... 11


LEGAL

     1. SYSTEM – Report of Payment to Outside Counsel – Litigation and Other Matters ..... 1
     2. SYSTEM – Report of Payment to Outside Counsel – Patent and Other Matters ........... 2


ADMINISTRATION/POLICY

     1. SYSTEM – 2010 Spring Commencement Schedules ........................................................ 1
     2. SYSTEM – Approval of Items Considered Subsequent to the March 18, 2010
          Board Meeting ............................................................................................................... 3


                       ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEMS IF NECESSARY


                                                RECONSIDERATION


                              OTHER BUSINESS/ANNOUNCEMENTS
                                         Update on Legislative Session Actions
                                                  by Dr. Jim Borsig


                EXECUTIVE SESSION IF DETERMINED NECESSARY


                                                       ADJOURNMENT




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   MINUTES OF THE
 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
      OF STATE
INSTITUTIONS HIGHER
      LEARNING

       MARCH 18, 2010
 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEES
          MEETING
                         MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF
                        STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
                                     March 18, 2010

BE IT REMEMBERED, That the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning of the State
of Mississippi met in a regular session at the Board Office in Jackson, Mississippi, at 10:00 a.m., and
pursuant to notice in writing mailed by certified letter with return receipt requested on December 3, 2009,
to each and every member of said Board, said date being at least five days prior to this March 18, 2010
meeting. At the above-named place there were present the following members to wit: Mr. H. Ed Blakeslee,
Dr. Stacy Davidson, Dr. Bettye Henderson Neely, Mr. Alan Perry, Ms. Christine Pickering, Ms. Robin J.
Robinson, Mr. Scott Ross, Dr. Douglas Rouse, Mr. C.D. Smith and Ms. Amy Whitten. Mr. Bob Owens and
Mr. Aubrey B. Patterson were absent. The meeting was called to order by Mr. Scott Ross, President, and
opened with prayer by Mr. Ralph Simmons, Chair of the Southern Miss Alumni Association Past Presidents
Council.


                                  SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

<      Attorney General Jim Hood spoke to the Board about the problem of illegal downloading of music,
       movies, and software over the university internet access systems. The Higher Education
       Opportunity Act of 2008 requires the development of policies to address this problem. He also
       discussed the development of a pilot program in Mississippi to get the industries who are losing
       money from these illegal downloads to pay for software to filter out these illegal downloads on the
       university systems.
<      Trustee Pickering introduced Mr. J. R. Robinson, president of the Student Government Association
       at the University of Southern Mississippi. Mr. Robinson briefly described efforts on the university
       campuses during Keep Books Cheap Appreciation Week. Trustee Pickering noted the work of the
       Textbook Task Force is not finished yet. There are many other cost saving avenues to explore.



                              EFFICIENCIES TASK FORCE REPORT

<      The Board received an update on the progress on each of the 12 efficiency strategies which includes:
       <     Reducing the cost of textbooks;
       <     Increasing energy efficiency on campuses;
       <     Consolidating back office operations;
       <     Consolidating administration of IRS Section 125;
       <     Consolidating administration of 403(B) program;
       <     Implementing a reverse auction system;
       <     Consolidating hardware/software purchasing;
       <     Creating a systemwide mass notification system;
       <     Improving efficiency of fire protection programs;
       <     Building a space inventory;
       <     Completing campus peer reviews; and
       <     Bidding for Banner (the computer software used to view and maintain university records)
             as a system.




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                                APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES

On motion by Trustee Neely, seconded by Trustee Pickering, with Trustees Owens and Patterson absent and
not voting, it was

       RESOLVED, That the Minutes of the Board meeting held on February 18, 2010, stand approved.


                                        CONSENT AGENDA

On motion by Trustee Blakeslee, seconded by Trustee Robinson, with Trustees Perry, Owens and Patterson
absent and not voting, it was

       RESOLVED, That the Board hereby approved the following Consent Agenda.

BUDGET, FINANCE AND AUDIT

1.     MVSU - Approved a resolution authorizing the filing of an application with the Mississippi
       Department of Transportation for a $522,420 grant to assist in providing public transportation
       services in four Delta counties. The grant has a cash match of $89,168 which will be funded from
       indirect cost recovery funds. The Mass Transit system serves as a vital means of transportation for
       students to attend the university. A copy of the resolution which has been reviewed and approved
       by the Attorney General’s Office is included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working File.

2.     USM - Approved the request to enter into a professional service agreement with Licensing Resource
       Group (LRG) for the licensing of all USM athletic trademarks. The term of the contract is forty-five
       (45) months – April 1, 2010 to December 31, 2013. Fees paid to LRG and royalties paid to USM
       will be generated based on gross revenues from the sale of the licensed products. Fees are projected
       at approximately $234,000 and royalties are projected at approximately $1,500,000 for USM
       Athletics. In addition to the outlined fee/royalty schedule outlined below, $30,000 will be paid to
       USM upon signing the contract. Fees paid to LRG will be generated from gross revenues from the
       sale of the licensed products. A copy of the agreement which has been reviewed and approved by
       the Attorney General’s Office is included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working File.
                         Royalties Received for
                         Each 12 Month Period     LRG Percentage   USM Percentage
                              $0 to $300,000          15%              85%
                          $300,001 to $500,000        18%              82%
                          In excess of $500,000       10%              90%

3.     UMMC - Approved the request to enter into an agreement for dining and environmental services
       with Morrison Senior Living for Holmes County Hospital and Clinics and Holmes County Long
       Term Care Center in Durant. The term of the contract is sixty (60) months – April 1, 2010 through
       March 31, 2015 and shall not exceed $4,950,000. The contract will be funded from revenues from
       the hospital and nursing home operations. A copy of the agreement which has been reviewed and
       approved by the Attorney General’s Office is included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working File.

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4.   UMMC - Approved the 40th amendment to the lease agreement with the Jackson Medical Mall
     Foundation. The purpose of this amendment is to renovate 2,550 square feet of space within
     existing leased space to accommodate the installation of a new PET/CT scanner. The unit will
     provide oncology patients with state-of-the-art lesion detection as well as advanced staging
     diagnosis. The amendment effective date will be March 22, 2010 and will continue through the
     January 1, 2012 end date of the original lease agreement. The original lease agreement provides for
     the option to renew for two additional five-year periods. The cost per square foot will increase from
     $16.15 to $18.07 to pay for the cost of the construction. The annual cost will be increasing from
     $672,582.90 to $752,391.05. The contract will be funded from hospital patient revenues. A copy
     of the agreement which has been reviewed and approved by the Attorney General’s Office is
     included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working File.

5.   UMMC - Approved the 41st amendment to the lease agreement with the Jackson Medical Mall
     Foundation. The purpose of the 41st amendment is to lease an additional 4,150 square feet to be used
     for staff offices and clinical use for the ACT Center for Tobacco Treatment, Education, and
     Research. The term of the contract is sixty (60) months – April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2015.
     The cost per square foot is $15.02, and the total cost for the lease period is $311,665.20. The
     contract will be funded by State Special Funds. A copy of the agreement which has been reviewed
     and approved by the Attorney General’s Office is included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working
     File.

6.   UMMC - Approved the request to enter into a reagent (chemical substances and supplies) rental
     agreement with Cepheid. The instrument and associated chemicals/supplies are used to identify
     patients with specific bacterial staph infections. The term of the contract is sixty (60) months –
     February 22, 2010 to February 21, 2015. The total contract cost is $1,972,824 and will be funded
     by hospital patient revenue. A copy of the agreement which has been reviewed and approved by the
     Attorney General’s Office is included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working File.

7.   UMMC - Approved the request to renew a contract with Siemens Medical Solutions USA to
     continue providing license usage, maintenance, and support to the institution’s Siemens Healthcare
     software systems. The term of the contract is sixty (60) months – April 1, 2010 through March 31,
     2015. There is not a stipulated dollar cap in the agreement. The agreement consists of both fixed
     and variable expenses. UMMC is authorized to spend $5,993,760 for this agreement with the
     understanding that any costs above this amount will require prior Board approval. $4,577,707 of
     the total cost will be funded from hospital patient revenues, and the remaining $1,416,053 will be
     funded from the University Physicians Practice Plan. A copy of the agreement which has been
     reviewed and approved by the Attorney General’s Office is included in the March 18, 2010 Board
     Working File.

REAL ESTATE

8.   DSU - Approved the initiation of GS 102-234, Union/Dining Hall Pre-Plan, and the appointment
     of LPK Architects as design professionals. This project will determine the most cost effective
     method of delivering dining services. The analysis will determine the relative costs of three options:
     1) renovating the existing cafeteria; 2) replacing the existing cafeteria or; 3) renovating the H.L.

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      Nowell Student Union to accommodate all dining services in one facility. The total project budget
      is $100,000. Funds are available from HB 1722, Laws of 2009.

9.    MUW - Approved the initiation of GS 104-163, Fire Suppression Phase II, for a fire suppression
      system for Frazer and Kincannon residence halls and the appointment of Atherton Consulting
      Engineers as design professionals. The total project budget is $738,000. Funds are available from
      HB 1722, Laws of 2009.

10.   UM - Approved the initiation of IHL 207-339, Hot and Chilled Water Loop Upgrade. The
      current infrastructure is inefficient due to numerous leaks and a general state of disrepair. The
      project will continue the hot water loop piping to four campus buildings replacing existing steam
      supply and condensate return lines to the structures with 12” hot water supply return lines which
      connects to the west end of the existing hot water loop at Library Lane. The buildings connected
      by this phase will be J.D. Williams Library, Martindale, Lewis Hall, and Bondurant Hall. The total
      project budget is $750,000. Funds are available from internal R&R funds.

11.   UM - Approved the initiation of IHL 207-340, Northgate 2010 Renovations, which renovates the
      Northgate Apartments, and the appointment of Architecture South as design professionals. The
      project is requested due to the existing HVAC system exceeding its useful life and needing to be
      replaced to sufficiently condition the buildings to the appropriate humidity and comfort levels. The
      university also plans to include a new fire detection system, new HVAC system, new electrical
      services, window restoration, asbestos and lead paint abatement, and all associated miscellaneous
      patching/sealing of ceilings and walls. The total project budget is $1,250,000. Funds are available
      from internal R&R funds.

12.   UMMC - Approved the request to increase the project budget for IHL 209-526, Cafeteria and
      Kitchen Renovations, from $4,360,000 to $6,212,000 for an increase in the amount of $1,852,000.
      This project is currently in the design phase. The escalation in the project budget is necessary due
      to a change in project scope based on the architect’s revised estimate incorporating the increase in
      scope. Funds are available in the amount of $6,212,000 from hospital patient revenue.

13.   MSU - Approved the request to grant a permanent right-of-way easement to Winston County. The
      easement is necessary to make improvements to Loakfoma Road in Winston County. The Attorney
      General’s Office has reviewed and approved the easement.

14.   USM - Approved the request to demolish Building #216, a 9,800 square foot building (six trailers
      placed together to form a single facility). The demolition is necessary to facilitate the construction
      of a parking structure on the Hattiesburg campus. The total project budget is $6,000. Funds are
      available in the amount of $6,000 from E&G operations and university maintenance funds.

15.   USM - Approved the request to demolish Building #621, a 120 square foot transmitter building.
      The demolition is necessary to facilitate the use of a new Polymer Research Facility that has been
      constructed adjacent to the abandoned building on the Hattiesburg campus. The total project budget
      is $1,000. Funds are available in the amount of $1,000 from E&G operations and university
      maintenance funds.

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16.    USM - Approved the request to grant a permanent Utility Easement for the City of Hattiesburg,
       IHL 208-295. The City of Hattiesburg vacated a city street causing it to become university
       property. As a result, the university now needs to grant the City of Hattiesburg a utility easement
       for utility lines that are located along the previous roadway. The Attorney General’s Office has
       reviewed and approved the easement.

17.    USM - Approved the request to grant a Temporary Easement for the Mississippi Department
       of Transportation, IHL 208-296. The easement is necessary due to the development of a “Rails
       to Trails” project in Hattiesburg. MDOT will construct approximately 500 feet of a 12-foot wide
       sidewalk, with associated grading, retaining and drainage structures on university property at the
       intersection of the West right-of-way line of U.S. Highway 49 and the South right-of-way line of
       West Fourth Street. MDOT will construct the improvements at no cost to the university and will
       transfer the improvements to the university upon completion. The proposed Memorandum of
       Agreement between the university and MDOT requires a temporary easement for MDOT to perform
       the work on university property. The Attorney General’s Office has reviewed and approved the
       easement.

LEGAL

18.    UMMC - Pending approval by the Attorney General’s Office, the Board approved the request to
       hire William Smith, III of the firm Watkins & Eager, PLLC to provide legal services as real estate
       counsel. This is a new outside counsel contract. UMMC had previously contracted with Mr. Smith
       at the law firm of Taylor, Covington, and Smith in 2003-2004. The purpose of the contract is to
       obtain counsel for real estate work and other related financing matters as the legal expertise is not
       available in-house. The maximum amount payable under the contract would be $50,000 and the
       hourly rate of pay would be $165 per hour. The contract term would be from 04/01/2010 through
       06/30/2011. Either party may terminate on thirty (30) days notice. The contract will be funded by
       interest income.

19.    System - Approved the amended contract for legal services between the Attorney General’s Office
       and the Board of Trustees. The amendment to the contract amount is due to the unexpected
       resignation of one of the staff attorneys at the end of January 2010 and the proposed filling of that
       position with another attorney from within the Attorney General’s Office. The current contract
       amount is $473,898.92 and the proposed new contract amount for fiscal year 2010 is $463,479.60.
       A copy of the contract is included in the March 18, 2010 Board Working File.

20.    PERSONNEL REPORT

EMPLOYMENT

University of Mississippi - Athletics
James D. Rader, Assistant Football Coach, Athletics; salary of $275,000 per annum, pro rata; Auxiliary
Funds; contract period February 3, 2010 to December 31, 2011



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University of Southern Mississippi - Athletics
Kasey Dunn, Assistant Football Coach, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics; salary of $100,000 per
annum, pro rata; Auxiliary Funds; effective April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2012

Je’Ney Jackson, Assistant Football Coach, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics; salary of $100,000 per
annum, pro rata; Auxiliary Funds; effective April 1, 2010 through March 31, 2012

CHANGE OF STATUS

Alcorn State University
Sanders, Blanche
White, Samuel

IHL Executive Office
Rankins, Al

Mississippi State University
Gilbert, Jerry
Steele, Jr., Wilbur Glenn

Mississippi State University - Athletics
Jennifer R. Hazelwood, Head Volleyball Coach, Athletics; from a contract period of January 16, 2009 to
December 31, 2012; salary of $75,000; Auxiliary Funds; to effective January 16, 2010, a one-year contract
extension through December 31, 2013; no change in salary

University of Mississippi - Athletics
Michael J. Markuson, Assistant Football Coach; Athletics; from contract period of January 01, 2009 to
December 31, 2011; annual salary of $305,000; Auxiliary Funds; to, effective January 1, 2010, a contract
extension through December 31, 2012; annual salary of $320,000; Auxiliary Funds

Tyrone Nix, Assistant Football Coach; Athletics; from contract period of January 01, 2009 to December 31,
2011; annual salary of $360,000; Auxiliary Funds; to, effective January 1, 2010, a contract extension
through December 31, 2012; annual salary of $500,000; Auxiliary Funds

Houston D. Nutt, Head Football Coach; Athletics; from contract period of January 01, 2009 to December
31, 2012; annual salary of $2,500,000 ($200,000 from Auxiliary Funds and $2,300,000 from Foundation
Funds); to, effective January 1, 2010, a contract extension through December 31, 2013; no change in salary

Terrence T. Price, Assistant Football Coach; Athletics; from contract period of January 21, 2009 to
December 31, 2010; annual salary of $220,000; Auxiliary Funds; to, effective January 1, 2010, a contract
extension through December 31, 2011, annual salary of $230,000; Auxiliary Funds




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SABBATICALS

Mississippi State University                          Ford, Janet Lynn
Adams, James H.                                       Ford-Wade, Mary Allison
Banicescu, Ioana                                      Grayzel, Susan
Clay, Rudolf T.                                       Hall, J. R.
Edwards-Henry, Jacqueline S.                          Holland, Marjorie
Hagenston, Becky E.                                   Holt, Robert M.
Holt, Dale L.                                         Hominick, Ian
Johns, Lana K.                                        Hornsby-Gutting, Angela
Kellermanns, Franz W.                                 Klodt, Jason
Kim, Seong-Gon                                        Kroeger, Robert S.
Koshka, Yaroslav                                      Latartara, John
Topsakal, Erdem                                       Lobur, John
Zhang, Jilei                                          Manson, Neil
                                                      Parsons, Glenn R.
Mississippi University for Women                      Raber, Karen L.
Nawrocki, Tom                                         Skemp, Sheila
                                                      Sufka, Kenneth J.
Mississippi Valley State University                   Thurlkill, Mary F.
Cobbs, Rochelle                                       Wang, Jianqiang
                                                      Zjawiony, Jordan K.
University of Mississippi
Bruce, John                                           University of Southern Mississippi
Bu, Qingying                                          Bass, Joby
Cantu`, Joe Turner                                    Ding, Jiu
Cao, Lei                                              Franke, Damon
Chavis, Virginia                                      Kolibal, Joseph
Coles, Felice A.                                      Miller, Mark
Elam, Rick                                            Moak, Elizabeth
Elsherbeni, Atef                                      Scurfield, Ray
Fenno, Jonathan Brian                                 Weinauer, Ellen


                                      ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                             Presented by Trustee Robin Robinson, Chair

On motion by Trustee Robinson, seconded by Trustee Neely, with Trustees Owens and Patterson absent and
not voting, it was

       RESOLVED, That the Board hereby approved agenda item #1 as submitted on the following
       Academic Affairs Agenda. Agenda item #2 was approved on a separate motion by Trustee
       Robinson, seconded by Trustee Whitten, with Trustees Owens and Patterson absent and not voting.




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1.   System - Approved the proposed new Board Policy 609 Transfer of the Associate of Arts Degree
     from a Mississippi Community/Junior College, as follows:

     609    TRANSFER OF THE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE FROM A MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY/JUNIOR
            COLLEGE

            General Policy

            IHL institutions will accept all transferable courses with a grade of “C” or better completed as part of an
            Associate of Arts degree from a Mississippi community/junior college. Upon transferring to an IHL institution,
            these students may begin taking courses within a declared major or to fulfill prerequisites for a major.
            Acceptance into some majors may require a higher grade point average and/or additional pre-major/prerequisite
            courses beyond requirements for the Associate of Arts degree.
            a.       Students who graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from a Mississippi community/junior college
                     and complete the 30-hour IHL Board core curriculum (Board Policy Section 512 “Core Curriculum”)
                     with a grade of “C” or better in each core course will satisfy the IHL core curriculum requirement at
                     each IHL institution. General education requirements for baccalaureate programs at the receiving
                     institution may exceed the minimum IHL core curriculum. In such cases, transfer students may need
                     to take additional courses to satisfy these requirements.
            b.       All non-IHL core curriculum courses in the Associate of Arts degree program may be assigned to
                     fulfill the major, pre-major or elective requirements, dependent upon the non-IHL core curriculum
                     courses taken within the Associate of Arts degree program and the declared major at the IHL
                     institution.

            Transferable Courses

            When students transfer to an IHL institution from a Mississippi community/junior college, IHL institutions will
            use the Articulation Agreement between the Mississippi Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher
            Learning and the Mississippi State Board for Community and Junior Colleges to articulate the transfer of
            courses.

2.   System - Approved the proposed additions and amendments to Board Policy section 600 Student
     Affairs and Admissions. (See Exhibit 1.)


                         BUDGET, FINANCE & AUDIT AGENDA
                                   Presented by Trustee Christy Pickering

1.   System - The Board discussed the proposed multi-year professional tuition rate increases for
     Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi for fiscal years 2011 and 2012 and
     for the University of Mississippi Medical Center for fiscal years 2011 through 2014.

2.   System - Multi-Year Room and Board Increases
     a.    The Board discussed the proposed multi-year room increases for fiscal years 2011 and 2012.
     b.    Proposed board increases were discussed later in the meeting.




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                                 FIRST EXECUTIVE SESSION

On motion by Trustee Perry, with Trustees Owens and Patterson absent and not voting, the Board voted to
close the meeting to determine whether or not it should declare an Executive Session. On motion by Trustee
Pickering, seconded by Trustee Whitten, with Trustees Owens and Patterson absent and not voting, the
Board voted to go into Executive Session for the reasons reported to the public and stated in these minutes,
as follows:
        Discussion of an investigation by a public body and
        Discussion of a litigation matter at the University of Mississippi Medical Center.

During Executive Session, the following matters were discussed and/or voted upon:

       The Board discussed an investigation by a public body. No action was taken.

       On motion by Trustee Whitten, seconded by Trustee Rouse, with Trustees Owens, Patterson,
       Pickering and Robinson absent and not voting, the Board voted to approve the settlement of Tort
       claim 1585 styled as Juanita Garrett vs. UMMC, as presented by counsel.

On motion by Trustee Perry, seconded by Trustee Smith, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering
and Robinson absent and not voting, the Board voted to return to Open Session.


                     BUDGET, FINANCE & AUDIT AGENDA (cont’d)

2.     System - Multi-Year Room and Board Increases
       The Board discussed the proposed multi-year board increases for fiscal years 2011 and 2012.


                                    REAL ESTATE AGENDA
                                Presented by Trustee Doug Rouse, Chair

On motion by Trustee Rouse, seconded by Trustee Blakeslee, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering
and Robinson absent and not voting, it was

       RESOLVED, That the Board hereby approved agenda item #1 as submitted on the following Real
       Estate Agenda. Agenda item #2 was approved on a separate motion by Trustee Rouse, seconded
       by Trustee Blakeslee, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering and Robinson absent and not
       voting.

1.     System - Approved for first reading the proposed amendments to Board Policy 902 Initiation of
       Construction Contracts, as follows:




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       902    INITIATION OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

              The Board must approve the initiation of a project for the construction of new facilities, repairs and renovations
              to existing facilities and requests for a capital outlay with a total budget of $250,000 or more exceeding
              $1,000,000 regardless of how these projects are financed. It is the intent of the Board that its appropriate staff
              under the direction of the Commissioner shall be involved in all phases of building projects requiring approval
              by the Board. All construction, repairs and renovation projects with a total budget under $250,000 of
              $1,000,000 or less may be approved by the Institutional Executive Officer. However, all projects utilizing any
              state bond funds, including Ayers funds, must be initiated with STAFF approval from the Office of Real Estate
              and Facilities. No further approvals are required by IHL staff for projects of $1,000,000 or less unless the
              budget changes. All budget changes for these projects must be reported to the Office of Real Estate and
              Facilities.

2.     System - Approved for first reading the proposed amendments to Board Policy 905 Real Estate
       Management. (See Exhibit 2.)

3.     Other Business - The Board received an update on the progress of inputting sprinkler systems into
       all residence halls and fraternities.


                                              LEGAL AGENDA
                                    Presented by Trustee Alan Perry, Chair

Agenda item #1 was approved during an Executive Session earlier in the meeting. On motion by Trustee
Perry, seconded by Trustee Whitten, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering and Robinson absent and
not voting, it was

       RESOLVED, That the Board hereby approved agenda items #2 - #9 as submitted on the following
       Legal Agenda.

1.     UMMC - Settlement of Tort Claim No. 1585. (This item was approved during an Executive
       Session earlier in the meeting.)

2.     System - Approved for first reading the proposed amendments to Board Policy 701.07 Depository
       Policy. (See Exhibit 3.)

3.     System - Approved for first reading the proposed amendments to Board Policy 1201.01 The Law.
       (See Exhibit 3.)

4.     System - Approved for first reading the deletion of Board Policy 1201.0101 Board Members. (See
       Exhibit 3.)

5.     System - Approved for first reading the deletion of Board Policy 1201.0102 Executive Officers and
       Personnel. (See Exhibit 3.)

6.     System - Approved for first reading the proposed amendments to Board Policy 1201.0103 Bids for
       Depository Contracts. (See Exhibit 3.)

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7.     System - Approved for first reading the deletion of Board Policy 1201.0104 Decorum. (See Exhibit
       3.)

8.     System - Approved for first reading the deletion of Board Policy 1201.0105 Individual
       Responsibilities. (See Exhibit 3.)

9.     System - Approved for first reading the proposed amendments to Board Policy 1201.02 Board
       Member Responsibility Guidelines. (See Exhibit 3.)


                          ADMINISTRATION/POLICY AGENDA
                           Presented by Dr. Hank M. Bounds, Commissioner

On motion by Trustee Whitten, seconded by Trustee Neely, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering and
Robinson absent and not voting, it was

       RESOLVED, That the Board hereby approved agenda items #1 - #4 as submitted on the following
       Administration/Policy Agenda.

1.     DSU - Approved the request to bestow one honorary degree at the May 2010 Spring
       Commencement.

2.     JSU - Approved the request to bestow one honorary degree at the May 2010 Spring
       Commencement.

3.     MSU - Approved the request to bestow two honorary degrees at the May 2010 Spring
       Commencement.

4.     JSU - Approved the vision and mission statements as follows:

       Vision
       Building on its historic mission of empowering diverse students to become leaders, Jackson State
       University will become recognized as a challenging, yet nurturing, state-of-the-art technologically-
       infused intellectual community. Students and faculty will engage in creative research, participate
       in interdisciplinary and multi-institutional/organizational collaborative learning teams and serve the
       global community.

       Mission
       The University produces technologically-advanced, diverse, ethical, global leaders who think
       critically, address societal problems and compete effectively.




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                                       INFORMATION AGENDA
                                Presented by Commissioner Hank M. Bounds

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

1.   System - The Higher Education Appreciation Day, Working for Academic Excellence
     (HEADWAE) was established by the Mississippi Legislature to honor academically talented
     students and faculty members of Mississippi's higher education institutions who have made
     outstanding contributions in promoting academic excellence. The HEADWAE recipients were
     honored on February 24, 2010 at the Jackson Convention Complex, where Commissioner Hank
     Bounds was the guest speaker. System honorees for 2010 are listed below.
                     INSTITUTIONS                      FACULTY HONOREE             STUDENT HONOREE
        Alcorn State University                        John G. Igwebuike          Fabian Wiley, Jr.
        Delta State University                         Henri Lynn Byrd            John Taylor Miller
        Jackson State University                       Gail G. Fulgham            Matthew Aaron Walker
        Mississippi State University                   Richard Hartford Bailey    Cameron Blake Jeter
        Mississippi University for Women               Bonnie L. Oppenheimer      Janet Guinn Robertson
        Mississippi Valley State University            Rachel Venn Beecham        Victor Malakwen Bii
        University of Mississippi                      John R. Neff               Artair Joel Rogers
        University of Mississippi Medical Center       Robert Scott Gatewood      Stacey Ritter Carter
        University of Southern Mississippi             Kathleen Yadrick           Kellis Lee McSparrin

2.   System - 2010 Improving Teacher Quality Awards. Title II, Part A of the No Child Left Behind Act
     of 2001 authorizes awards to higher education state agencies to support an “Improving Teacher
     Quality” competitive grant program. The IHL institutions below were awarded Title II federal grant
     funds for the period beginning March 9, 2010 through April 30, 2011.
                     INSTITUTIONS                             DISCIPLINE                   AMOUNT
        Alcorn State University                        Technology and Science          $     78,518
        Delta State University                         Algebra and Geometry            $    89,951
        Delta State University                         Reading                         $    90,000
        Jackson State University                       Teacher Quality and Literacy    $     90,000
        Mississippi State University                   Science and Social Studies      $     89,994
        Mississippi Valley State University            Reading                         $     90,000
        University of Mississippi                      Literacy                        $     89,952
        University of Southern Mississippi             Mathematics                     $     89,992
        University of Southern Mississippi             Leadership and Literacy         $     90,000
                                                   Total Awarded to IHL Institutions   $    798,407

REAL ESTATE

3.   System - The Board received the Real Estate items that were approved by the Board staff
     subsequent to the March 18, 2010 Board meeting in accordance with Board Policy 904 Board
     Approval. (See Exhibit 4.)

LEGAL

4.   System - The Board received a report of the payment of legal fees to outside counsel. (See Exhibit
     5.)


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                                       ANNOUNCEMENTS

<      Dr. Bob Lyman, Provost at the University of Southern Mississippi, noted that the centennial
       commencement will be a combined ceremony for the Gulf Coast and Hattiesburg campuses. There
       are many events leading up to the commencement ceremony beginning with the Centennial
       Celebration Day on Tuesday, March 30, 2010 which commemorates founders day.
<      Trustee Ross noted that the inauguration of Dr. Dan Jones, Chancellor of the University of
       Mississippi, will be on Friday, April 9, 2010.
<      Commissioner Bounds announced that Dr. Ronald Mason, President of Jackson State University,
       was appointed to the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities
       in February. Dr. Mason will be one of 11 members to serve on the board. Commissioner Bounds
       then announced that U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan mentioned Delta State University as
       a leader in teacher and principal preparation in a speech to the American Association of Colleges
       for Teacher Education Conference in February.
<      Dr. Mark Keenum, President of Mississippi State University, introduced Dr. Jerry Gilbert, who was
       promoted to Provost and Executive Vice President.
<      Commissioner Bounds announced that Dr. Al Rankins, IHL Interim Assistant Commissioner for
       Academic and Student Affairs, has been promoted to the position permanently.


                                     EXECUTIVE SESSION

On motion by Trustee Perry, seconded by Trustee Smith, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering and
Robinson absent and not voting, the Board voted to close the meeting to determine whether or not it should
declare an Executive Session. On motion by Trustee Perry, seconded by Trustee Rouse, with Trustees
Owens, Patterson, Pickering and Robinson absent and not voting, the Board voted to go into Executive
Session for the reasons reported to the public and stated in these minutes, as follows:

       Discussion of a personnel matter at Alcorn State University and
       Discussion of a personnel matter at the Mississippi University for Women.

During Executive Session, the following matters were discussed:

       The Board discussed a personnel matter at Alcorn State University.

       The Board discussed a personnel matter at the Mississippi University for Women.

On motion by Trustee Perry, seconded by Trustee Whitten, with Trustees Owens, Patterson,
Pickering and Robinson absent and not voting, the Board voted to return to Open Session.




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                                          ADJOURNMENT

There being no further business to come before the Board, on motion by Trustee Perry, seconded by Trustee
Rouse, with Trustees Owens, Patterson, Pickering and Robinson absent and not voting, the Board members
voted to adjourn the meeting.


              ____________________________________________________________
                 President, Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning


              ____________________________________________________________
              Commissioner, Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning




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                            EXHIBITS


Exhibit 1           Proposed additions and amendments to Board Policy section 600
                    Student Affairs and Admissions for final approval.

Exhibit 2           Proposed amendments to Board Policy 905 Real Estate Management
                    for first reading.

Exhibit 3           Proposed amendments and deletions to the following Board Policies
                    for first reading:
                    Amendments to 701.07 Depository Policy
                    Amendments to 1201.01 The Law
                    Deletion of 1201.0101 Board Members
                    Deletion of 1201.0102 Executive Officers and Personnel
                    Amendments to 1201.0103 Bids for Depository Contracts
                    Deletion of 1201.0104 Decorum
                    Deletion of 1201.0105 Individual Responsibilities
                    Amendments to 1201.02 Board Member Responsibility Guidelines

Exhibit 4           Real Estate items that were approved by the IHL Board staff
                    subsequent to the March 18, 2010 Board meeting.

Exhibit 5           Report of the payment of legal fees to outside counsel.




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   601 ADMISSION STANDARDS

   The Board shall have the authority to establish minimum standards of achievement as a
   prerequisite for entrance into any of the institutions under its jurisdiction, which standards need not
   be uniform between the various institutions and which may be based upon such criteria as the
   Board may establish. The manual (Admission Standards, Developmental Education Curriculum
   and Core Undergraduate Requirements for University System Institutions), designed to assist the
   institutions in proper implementation of Board Policy and to assure compliance with the
   requirements set forth by the Board, is given to university personnel and a copy is on file at the
   Office of the Commissioner.

   Admission policies are to be included in materials disseminated to the high schools and in
   university catalogs. IHL and university websites are to relate the means by which admission
   policies may be readily obtained.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-101-15, as amended
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 9/93; 1/98; 1/2003; 2/2009)

   602   FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
         INSTITUTIONS

   The high school course requirements set forth below are applicable to students graduating from
   high school and entering a public institution of higher learning.


   A.    HIGH SCHOOL COURSE REQUIREMENTS (College Preparatory Curriculum)
         Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry, Physics, and Advanced Physics or any other science
         course with comparable rigor and content. One Carnegie unit from a Physical Science course
         with content at a level that may serve as an introduction to Physics and Chemistry may be
         used. Two of the courses chosen must be laboratory based.

              Subject           Carnegie Units       Contents and Remarks
              English                   4            All must require substantial
                                                     communication skills components (i.e.,
                                                     reading, writing, listening, and
                                                     speaking).

              Mathematics               3            Includes Algebra I, Geometry, and
                                                     Algebra II. A fourth class in higher level
                                                     mathematics is highly recommended.
              Science                   3            Choice of Biology, Advanced Biology,

              Social Studies            3            Courses should include United States History (1
                                                     unit), World History (1 unit with substantial
                                                     geography component), Government (1/2 unit),
                                                     and Economics (1/2 unit) or Geography (1/2
                                                     unit).
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              Advanced Electives      2             Requirements may be met by earning 2
                                                    Carnegie units from the following
                                                    areas/courses, one of which must be in Foreign
                                                    Language or World Geography:

                                                    Foreign Language World Geography 4th year
                                                    lab-based Science 4th year Mathematics

              Computer Applications 1/2             Course should emphasize the computer as a
                                                    productivity tool. Instruction should include the
                                                    use of application packages, such as word
                                                    processing and spreadsheets. The course should
                                                    also include basic computer terminology and
                                                    hardware operation.

              Pre-High                              Algebra I, first year Foreign Language,
              School Units                          or Mississippi Studies, or Computer
                                                    Applications Studies taken prior to high school
                                                    will be accepted for admission provided the
                                                    course content is the same as the high school
                                                    course.
   B. FULL ADMISSION

          Full admission will be granted to the following:

          (1) All students completing the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) with a minimum
          of a 3.20 high school grade point average (GPA) on the CPC; or

          (2) All students completing the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) with (a) a
          minimum of a 2.50 high school GPA on the CPC or a class rank in the top 50%, and (b) a
          score of 16 or higher on the ACT (Composite); or

          (3) All students completing the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) with (a) a
          minimum of a 2.00 high school GPA on the CPC and (b) a score of 18 or higher on the
          ACT (Composite): or

          (4) NCAA Division I standards for student athletes who are "full qualifiers" are accepted as
         equivalent to the admission standards established by the Board.

          In lieu of ACT scores, students may submit equivalent SAT scores. Students scoring
          below 16 on the ACT (Composite) or the equivalent SAT are encouraged to participate
          in the Year-Long Academic Support Program during their freshman year.

   C. ACADEMIC PLACEMENT RESULTING FROM VARIOUS DEFICIENCIES

   Those Mississippi residents who applied and failed to meet Full Admission Standards along with
   any Mississippi high school graduate regardless of academic performance may, as a result of
   review, be admitted to the summer or fall semester. The ACT is not a requirement in this
   category. The review shall involve a consideration of high school performance, ACT scores (if
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   available), placement testing, special interests and skills as well as other non-cognitive factors.
   The review shall result in placement in one of the following categories:

          1. Full Admission
             As a result of the review, students in this category may be placed as if admitted under
             Section B. In addition, students may be required to enroll in selected college level
             courses in science and social science equivalent to high school courses in which their
             background is inadequate. These courses will yield institutional credit.* Other
             students in this category may be required to participate in the Year-Long Academic
             Support Program.

   2      Full Admission with Academic Deficiencies

           Students who have not demonstrated adequate readiness in English or Reading or
           Mathematics will be granted Full Admission with Academic Deficiencies to the Summer
           Developmental Program. This is an intensive program that concentrates on high school
           subject areas (English, Reading, and Mathematics) that are applicable to success in
           first-year college courses. These courses carry institutional credit. * Students who
           successfully complete the summer program by passing developmental English,
           developmental Mathematics, developmental Reading and the Learning Skills Laboratory
           courses, will receive admission to the fall term with mandatory participation in the
           Year-Long Academic Support Program. Students who fail to successfully complete the
           Summer Developmental Program are not eligible for enrollment in the regular academic
           year and will be counseled to explore other postsecondary opportunities, including those
           offered by community colleges.

   D. YEAR-LONG ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAM

          This program is designed to assist those students admitted with academic deficiencies, as
          well as other volunteer students, with their freshman courses. The Year-Long Academic
          Support Program will consist of classroom, individual, and computer-assisted instruction
          along with career counseling in a laboratory setting. The Program carries institutional
          credit. *

   * Institutional credit courses do not count toward graduation but carry all other academic
   requirements.

   (BT Minutes, 5/92; 9/93; 9/94; 3/95; 10/95; 9/96; 1/98; 2/2005; 8/2006; 2/2009)

   E. GENERAL TRANSFER POLICYADMISSION FOR STUDENTS WHO WERE NOT
   ELIGIBLE FOR REGULAR ADMISSION

   Any student who was not eligible for regular admission and who has not successfully completed
   the Summer Developmental Program must attend an accredited institution of higher education
   other than those under the governance of the Board of Trustees and must attain a "C" average
   (2.0 GPA) on a 4.0 scale, as calculated by the admitting IHL institution) in the following 24 30
   transferable semester credit hours to be eligible to transfer to an IHL institution:

                       6 semester hours English Composition
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                       3 semester hours College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or
                         higher level mathematics or above

                       6 semester hours Laboratory Natural Science

                       9 semester hours Transferable Electives Humanities and Fine
                          Arts

                       6 semester hours Social or Behavioral Sciences

   All other transfer admissions students are subject to the requirements outlined in policy 602
   Freshman Admission Requirements for University System Institutions (sections A and B)

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)


   F. NONRESIDENT ADMISSIONS

   Any student identified as a nonresident will be admitted to a Mississippi institution of higher
   learning based on equivalent preparation as determined by the admitting institution.

   BEGINNING IN THE SUMMER OF 2012, THE FOLLOWING COLLEGE
   PREPARATORY CURRICULUM WILL APPLY.


   FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
   INSTITUTIONS

   A. HIGH SCHOOL COURSE REQUIREMENTS (College Preparatory Curriculum) State/Local
      Government course in any other state may stand in lieu of Mississippi Studies.)

             Subject            Carnegie Units      Contents and Remarks
   English                            4             Compensatory Reading and
                                                    Compensatory Writing may not be
                                                    included.

   Mathematics                         4            Includes Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra
                                                    II, and any one Carnegie Unit of
                                                    comparable rigor and content. (e.g.,
                                                    Advanced Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-
                                                    Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP
                                                    Calculus BC, Discrete Mathematics,
                                                    Probability and Statistics, or AP
                                                    Statistics.)

   Science                             4            Includes Biology I, Chemistry I, and any
                                                    two Carnegie Units of comparable rigor
                                                    and content. (e.g., Physics, Physical
                                                    Science, Biology II, Chemistry II, AP
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                                                   Chemistry, Physics II, AP Physics B, AP
                                                   Physics C – Electricity and Magnetism,
                                                   AP Physics C – Mechanics, Botany,
                                                   Microbiology, or Human Anatomy and
                                                   Physiology.)

   Social Studies                      4           Includes World History, U.S. History,
                                                   Introduction to World Geography, U.S.
                                                   Government, Economics, and
                                                   Mississippi Studies. (Credit earned for a

   Arts                                 1            Includes any one Carnegie Unit of visual and
                                                     performing arts course(s) meeting the
                                                     requirements for high school graduation.

   Advanced Electives                  2             Includes any two Carnegie Units of Foreign
                                                     Language (I and II), Advanced World
                                                     Geography, and a Foreign Language (I) or any
                                                     combination of English, mathematics, or
                                                     lab-based science courses of comparable rigor
                                                     and content to those required above.

               Computer Applications 1/2             Course should emphasize the computer as a
                                                     productivity tool. Instruction should include the
                                                     use of application packages, such as word
                                                     processing and spreadsheets. The course should
                                                     also include basic computer terminology and
                                                     hardware operation.

               Pre-High                              Algebra I, first year Foreign Language,
               School Units                          or Mississippi Studies, or Computer Applications
                                                     Studies taken prior to high school will be
                                                     accepted for admission provided the course
                                                     content is the same as the high school course.

    (BT Minutes, 5/92; 9/93; 9/94; 3/95; 10/95; 9/96; 1/98; 2/2005; 5/2005; 9/2005; 8/2006;
   2/2007; 2/2009)


   606 603 APPLICANTS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OVER

   An applicant who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and does not meet the regular freshman
   admission requirements may apply for admission as a non-degree seeking student. Non-degree
   seeking students may enroll in a maximum of twelve (12) semester hours during a regular term,
   six (6) semester hours during a five-week summer term, or equivalent hours for alternate terms as
   determined by the admitting institution To transition from non-degree-seeking to degree-seeking
   status, students must satisfactorily complete twelve (12) hours with a “C” or better average in the
   general education core Once admitted to a degree program, a maximum of eighteen (18) semester
   hours credit earned as a non-degree-seeking student may be applied toward a baccalaureate
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   degree, if approved by the dean of the college or school from which the degree is sought.

   (BT Minutes, 5/99; 2/2009)


   607 604 APPLICANTS WITHOUT A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

   Applicants who have not graduated from a regionally accredited high school and were not
   home-schooled must submit qualifying scores on the General Education Development Test (GED)
   and any transcripts reflecting academic performance in high school. Home-schooled students
   must present portfolios summarizing his or her home-school education. Submission of scores on
   the ACT or SAT is strongly encouraged. Applicants may be required, at the discretion of the
   admitting IHL institution, to appear for an on-campus interview.

   (BT Minutes, 1/2003; 2/2009)

   608 605 PROOF OF IMMUNIZATION

   A. MEASLES, MUMPS, AND RUBELLA

   Proof of immunization of measles, mumps, and rubella is required (two doses of the MMR
   vaccine) of all students, unless exempt because of (a) actual or suspected pregnancy (measles or
   rubella vaccines are not required for females who are pregnant; if pregnancy is suspected, a valid
   certificate of medical exception from a health provider is required until pregnancy is resolved),
   (b) medical contraindication, or (c) birth prior to 1957.

   (BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2005; 2/2009)

   B. HEPATITIS B

   Proof of hepatitis B vaccination is required for students who are involved in health education
   programs that cause them to be potentially exposed to blood or other bodily fluids.

   (BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2009)

   C. TUBERCULOSIS

   Proof of test screening for tuberculosis by chest x-ray is required for all international
   students.

   (BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2009)

   603 606 CERTIFICATE OF ADMISSION

   Each applicant to any university within the system must receive and have in his possession a
   letter or certificate of admission signed by the officer designated by the Institutional Executive
   Officer of the university before presenting him/herself for registration. No student shall be
   permitted to register or attend classes without such certificate. No officer shall issue a letter or
   certificate of admission to any student whose application has not been completed in accordance
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   with the regulations of the Board.

   604 607 REJECTION OF APPLICATION

   A. FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

   Applications containing false, contradictory, questionable, or uncertain data, or which fail to
   comply with the fundamental requirements or the policies of the institutions as established by the
   Board shall be rejected.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   B. FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS AND REPRESENTATIONS

   Whoever, with intent to defraud the state or any department, agency, office, board, commission,
   county, municipality or other subdivision of state or local government, knowingly and willfully
   falsifies, conceals or covers up by trick, scheme or device a material fact, or makes any false,
   fictitious or fraudulent statements or representations, or makes or uses any false writing or
   document knowing the same to contain any false, fictitious or fraudulent statement or entry, shall,
   upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or by
   imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

   This section shall not prohibit the prosecution under any other criminal statute of the state.

   Miss. Code Ann., §97-7-10, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)



   605 608 INTERMEDIATE COURSES

   A. All entering freshmen enrolled at an IHL university with an ACT Mathematics subtest score
   of 16 or less will be required to take Intermediate Algebra during their first semester of
   enrollment. At the discretion of the admitting IHL institution, students whose Mathematics
   subtest score is 17, 18 or 19 may be required to take Intermediate Algebra.

   B. All entering freshmen enrolled at an IHL university with an ACT English subtest score of 16 or
   less will be required to take Intermediate English during their first semester of enrollment. At the
   discretion of the admitting IHL institution, students whose English subtest score is 17, 18 or 19
   may be required to take Intermediate English.

   C. All entering freshmen enrolled at an IHL university with an ACT Reading subtest score of 16 or
   less will be required to take Intermediate Reading during their first semester of enrollment. At the
   discretion of the admitting IHL institution, students whose Reading subtest score is 17, 18 or may
   be required to take Intermediate Reading. Students taking Intermediate Reading should not be
   permitted to take reading-intensive courses, such as History.

   D. Students taking two or more intermediate courses must enroll in the Year-Long Academic
   Support Program and will not be permitted to take more than 17 semester hours, including
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   (BT Minutes, 2/2000; 2/2005; 2/2009)


   609      TRANSFER OF THE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE FROM A MISSISSIPPI
            COMMUNITY/JUNIOR COLLEGE

         A. General Policy

            IHL institutions will accept all transferable courses with a grade of “C” or better completed
            as part of an Associate of Arts degree from a Mississippi community/junior college.
            Upon transferring to an IHL institution, these students may begin taking courses within a
            declared major or to fulfill prerequisites for a major. Acceptance into some majors may
            require a higher grade point average and/or additional pre-major/prerequisite courses
            beyond requirements for the Associate of Arts degree.

               1) Students who graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from a Mississippi
                  community/junior college and complete the 30-hour IHL Board core curriculum
                  (Board Policy Section 512 “Core Curriculum”) with a grade of “C” or better in
                  each core course will satisfy the IHL core curriculum requirement at each IHL
                  institution. General education requirements for baccalaureate programs at the
                  receiving institution may exceed the minimum IHL core curriculum. In such
                  cases, transfer students may need to take additional courses to satisfy these
                  requirements.

               2) All non-IHL core curriculum courses in the Associate of Arts degree program may
                  be assigned to fulfill the pre-major or elective requirements, dependent upon the
                  non-IHL core curriculum courses taken within the Associate of Arts degree
                  program and the declared major at the IHL institution.

         B. Transferable Courses

            When students transfer to an IHL institution from a Mississippi community/junior college,
            IHL institutions will use the Articulation Agreement between the Mississippi Board of
            Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi State Board for
            Community and Junior Colleges to articulate the transfer of courses.

   609 610 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

   A. RESIDENCE OF A MINOR

   For purposes of determining of whether a minor pays out-of- state or in-state tuition for attendance
   at universities and community and junior colleges, the residence of a person less than 21 years of
   age is that of the father, the mother or a general guardian duly appointed by a proper court in
   Mississippi. If a court has granted custody of the minor to one parent, the residence of the minor is
   that of the parent who was granted custody by the court. If both parents are dead, the residence of
   the minor is that of the last surviving parent at the time of that parent's death, unless the minor lives
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   with a general guardian duly appointed by a proper court of Mississippi, in which case his/her
   residence becomes that of the guardian. A minor student who, upon registration at a Mississippi
   institution of higher learning or community college, presents a transcript demonstrating graduation
   from a Mississippi secondary school and who has been a secondary school student in Mississippi
   for not less than the final four years of secondary school attendance shall not be required to pay
   out-of-state tuition. This policy shall not apply to the residence of a person as it relates to residency
   for voter registration or voting.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-7, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   B. RESIDENCE OF AN ADULT
   The residence of an adult is that place where he/she is domiciled, that is, the place where he/she
   actually physically resides with the intention of remaining there indefinitely or of returning there
   permanently when temporarily absent.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-13, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   C. REMOVAL OF PARENTS FROM MISSISSIPPI
   If the parents of a minor who is enrolled as a student in a community/junior college or in an
   institution of higher learning move their legal residence from the State of Mississippi, the minor
   shall be immediately classified as a nonresident student; such a change in classification shall not
   affect the tuition to be charged until the completion of the semester in which the move takes
   place.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-11, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   D. RESIDENCE REQUIRED
   No student may be admitted to any community/junior college or institution of higher learning as
   a resident of Mississippi unless his/her residence has been in the State of Mississippi preceding
   his/her admission. Residence shall be as defined in Sections 37103-7 and 37-103-13 unless
   excepted in Miss. Code Ann., §§37-103-1 through 37-103-29.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-3, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   E. RESIDENCY PETITIONS
   Nonresidents may petition the institutions for a change of residency classification. A person who
   enters the state of Mississippi from another state and enters a system institution is considered a
   nonresident, unless the person meets the residency requirements set out in subsections A and B
   above. Provided, however, that any person who has attained 21 years of age and has thereafter
   actually established residency as defined within section A above and resided within the state of
   Mississippi for 12 consecutive months after attaining 21 years of age upon sworn affidavit and
   other representation, may petition the particular institution for a change in residency
   classification for the purposes of fees and tuition assessment. The institution may make
   reasonable inquiry into the validity of the petitioner's claim. Such petition for change of
   residency must be made on or before the last day a student may register at the particular
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   institution without penalty.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   F. LEGAL RESIDENCE OF A MARRIED PERSON

   A married person may claim the residence status of his or her spouse, or he or she may claim
   independent residence status under the same regulations set forth in Section 37103-13 as any
   other adult.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-15, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   G. CHILDREN OF FACULTY OR STAFF
   Children of parents who are members of the faculty or staff of any institution under the
   jurisdiction of the board of trustees of any community/junior college in this state or the Board of
   Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning may be classified as residents for the purpose of
   attendance at the institution where their parents are faculty or staff members.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-9, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   610 611 MILITARY PERSONNEL

   A. ACTIVE DUTY STATION IN MISSISSIPPI

   Members of the United States Armed Forces on extended active duty and stationed within the
   State of Mississippi and members of the Mississippi National Guard may be classified as
   residents, for the purpose of attendance at state-supported institutions of higher learning and
   community and/or junior colleges of the State of Mississippi. Resident status of such military
   personnel, who are not legal residents of Mississippi, as defined in Section 37-103-13, shall
   terminate upon their reassignment for duty in the continental United States outside the State of
   Mississippi.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-17, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   B. SPOUSE OR CHILD OF MILITARY PERSONNEL
   Resident status of a spouse or child of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States on
   extended active duty shall be that of the military spouse or parent for the purpose of attending
   state-supported institutions of higher learning and community/junior colleges of the State of
   Mississippi during the time that their military spouse or parent is stationed within the State of
   Mississippi and shall be continued through the time that the military spouse or parent is stationed
   in an overseas area with last duty assignment within the State of Mississippi, excepting temporary
   training assignments en route from Mississippi. Resident status of a minor child terminates upon
   reassignment under Permanent Change of Station Orders of the military parent for duty in the
   continental United States outside the State of Mississippi, excepting temporary training
   assignments en route from Mississippi, and except that children of members of the Armed Forces
   who attain Mississippi residency in accordance with the above provisions, who begin and
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   complete their senior year of high school in Mississippi, and who enroll full time in a Mississippi
   institution of higher learning or community/junior college to begin studies in the fall after their
   graduation from high school, maintain their residency status so long as they remain enrolled as a
   student in good standing at a Mississippi institution of higher learning or community/junior
   college. Enrollment during summer school is not required to maintain such resident status.

   The spouse or child of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States who dies or is killed is
   entitled to pay the resident tuition fee if the spouse or child becomes a resident of Mississippi.

   If a member of the Armed Forces of the United States is stationed outside Mississippi and the
   member’s spouse or child establishes residence in Mississippi and registers with a Mississippi
   institution of higher learning or community/junior college at which the spouse or child plans to
   attend, the institution of higher education or community/junior college shall permit the spouse or
   child to pay the tuition, fees and other charges provided for Mississippi residents without regard to
   length of time that the spouse or child has resided in Mississippi.

   A member of the Armed Forces of the United States or the child or spouse of a member of the
   Armed Forces of the United States who is entitled to pay tuition and fees at the rate provided for
   Mississippi residents under another provision of this section while enrolled in a degree or
   certificate program is entitled to pay tuition and fees at the rate provided for Mississippi residents
   in any subsequent term or semester while the person is continuously enrolled in the same degree or
   certificate program. A student may withdraw or may choose not to reenroll for no more than one
   (1) semester or term while pursuing a degree or certificate without losing resident status only if
   that student provides sufficient documentation by a physician that the student has a medical
   condition that requires withdrawal or nonenrollment. For purposes of this subsection, a person is
   not required to enroll in a summer term to remain continuously enrolled in a degree or certificate
   program. The person's eligibility to pay tuition and fees at the rate provided for Mississippi
   residents under this subsection does not terminate because the person is no longer a member of the
   Armed Forces of the United States or the child or spouse of a member of the Armed Forces of the
   United States.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-19, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   C. CERTIFICATION OF RESIDENCE OF MILITARY PERSONNEL
   A military person on active duty stationed in Mississippi who wishes to avail himself/herself or
   his/her dependents of the provisions of Section 37-103-17 must submit a certificate from his/her
   military organization showing the name of the military member; the name of the dependent, if for
   a dependent; the name of the organization of assignment and its address (may be in the letterhead);
   that the military member will be on active duty stationed in Mississippi on the date of registration
   at the state-supported institution of higher learning or community/junior college of the State of
   Mississippi; that the military member is not on transfer orders; and the signature of the
   commanding officer, the adjutant, or the personnel officer of the unit of assignment with signer's
   rank and title. A military certificate must be presented to the registrar of the state-supported
   institution of higher learning or community/junior college of the State of Mississippi each
   semester or tri-semester at (or within 10 days prior to) registration each semester for the provisions
   of said section to be effective.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-21, as amended.
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   612 611 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION FOR NONRESIDENTS  AUTHORITY TO SET
   TUITION AND WAIVER OF OUT-OF-STATE TUITION FOR NONRESIDENTS WHO
   WERE BORN IN MISSISSIPPI AND ARE VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES

   The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the boards of
   trustees of the community/junior colleges are authorized to prescribe the amount of
   tuition and fees to be paid by students attending the several state-supported
   institutions of higher learning and community/junior colleges of the State of
   Mississippi.

   Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the total tuition to be paid by residents
   of other states shall not be less than the average cost per student from appropriated
   funds. However, the tuition to be paid by a resident of another state shall be equal to the
   tuition amount established in the above paragraph if:

   1      The nonresident student was born in the State of Mississippi but subsequently
          relocated and resided outside the state as a minor under the care of the minor’s
          father or mother, or both;
   2      The nonresident student is a veteran who served in the Armed Forces of the
          United States;
   3      The nonresident student is domiciled in Mississippi no later than six months
          after the nonresident student’s separation from service, as evidenced by a Report
          of Separation from Military Service or other military discharge document, for the
          purpose of enrolling in a state institution of higher learning or a
          community/junior college.

   Miss. Code Ann., 37-103-25, as amended
   (BT Minutes, 12/2005; 2/2009)

   612 613 ATHLETICS
   A. ATHLETIC RECRUITMENT

   The Board endorses the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations
   for the recruitment of student athletes. The Board reserves the prerogative to adopt standards
   more restrictive than those which have been approved by the NCAA but under no conditions
   shall the Board adopt less restrictive standards. All institutional standards and/or policies relating
   to institutional athletics will be on file in the Board Office.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   B. INTERCOLLEGIATE AND INTRAMURAL ATHLETICS

   The programs of intercollegiate and intramural athletics of the state institutions shall be organized
   and developed as elements in the total educational programs of the institutions. Athletic programs
   shall be conducted so as to promote the total welfare of students, including physical and mental
   health and the development of capacities and talents, and so as to contribute to the morale of
   students, alumni and friends of the institutions. Programs of intercollegiate athletics shall be under
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   the complete control of the Institutional Executive Officers, subject to the oversight of the Board.
   Funds used to support all athletic programs shall be fully controlled by the Institutional Executive
   Officer of the institution; however, no funds budgeted for instructional purposes may be diverted
   to athletics and no athletics funds may be diverted to other purposes without approval by the
   Board. Standards of the NCAA and appropriate regional conferences shall be the standards of the
   institutions’ athletic departments.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   C. ATHLETIC TICKETS

   Upon request, Institutional Executive Officers may furnish complimentary athletic tickets for
   Board members. The number of such tickets for any one event is not to exceed six.

   Upon request to the institutions, former Board members may receive two complimentary tickets
   for athletic events.

   The Board delegates to the respective Institutional Executive Officers the administrative
   responsibility of issuing complimentary athletic tickets to individuals other than those identified
   in the preceding paragraph. (Universities shall keep accurate records of complimentary tickets
   distributed by number of tickets and category of recipients and shall file an annual report with the
   Commissioner.)

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)


   613 614 PERSONAL PROPERTY

   A.     Lost or abandoned personal property as defined in Miss. Code Ann., §1-3-41, as
          amended, shall be held by the institution for a period of at least three months.

   B.     Designated officers of the institution shall upon the receipt or recovery of any lost,
          abandoned or misplaced personal property, cause to be posted in three public places at the
          institution, notice that such property has been received. Such notice shall contain an
          accurate and detailed description of such property and if the designated officers are advised
          as to who owns such property, a copy of such notice shall be mailed to such person or
          persons in addition to being posted. The owner of such property may recover the same
          upon a determination by the designated officers of the rightful owner and upon the owner
          paying to the institution its reasonable expenses for handling and storage.

   C.     If not claimed and possession resumed by the rightful owner within three months from the
          date of notice provided for above, the designated officers may cause the same to be sold at
          public or private sale after first posting notice of such sale in three public places at the
          institution at least ten (10) days preceding the date of such sale.

   D.     The property may be sold by the institution, forfeited for official use, given away for a
          charitable or needy purpose, or other proper disposition.

   E.     The proceeds of institutional sale of said property shall be placed in such fund or funds as
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   601 ADMISSION STANDARDS

   The Board shall have the authority to establish minimum standards of achievement as a
   prerequisite for entrance into any of the institutions under its jurisdiction, which standards need not
   be uniform between the various institutions and which may be based upon such criteria as the
   Board may establish. The manual (Admission Standards, Developmental Education Curriculum
   and Core Undergraduate Requirements for University System Institutions), designed to assist the
   institutions in proper implementation of Board Policy and to assure compliance with the
   requirements set forth by the Board, is given to university personnel and a copy is on file at the
   Office of the Commissioner.

   Admission policies are to be included in materials disseminated to the high schools and in
   university catalogs. IHL and university websites are to relate the means by which admission
   policies may be readily obtained.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-101-15, as amended
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 9/93; 1/98; 1/2003; 2/2009)

   602   FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
         INSTITUTIONS

   The high school course requirements set forth below are applicable to students graduating from
   high school and entering a public institution of higher learning.


   A.    HIGH SCHOOL COURSE REQUIREMENTS (College Preparatory Curriculum)
         Chemistry, Advanced Chemistry, Physics, and Advanced Physics or any other science
         course with comparable rigor and content. One Carnegie unit from a Physical Science course
         with content at a level that may serve as an introduction to Physics and Chemistry may be
         used. Two of the courses chosen must be laboratory based.

              Subject           Carnegie Units       Contents and Remarks
              English                   4            All must require substantial
                                                     communication skills components (i.e.,
                                                     reading, writing, listening, and
                                                     speaking).

              Mathematics               3            Includes Algebra I, Geometry, and
                                                     Algebra II. A fourth class in higher level
                                                     mathematics is highly recommended.
              Science                   3            Choice of Biology, Advanced Biology,

              Social Studies            3            Courses should include United States History (1
                                                     unit), World History (1 unit with substantial
                                                     geography component), Government (1/2 unit),
                                                     and Economics (1/2 unit) or Geography (1/2
                                                     unit).
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              Advanced Electives      2             Requirements may be met by earning 2
                                                    Carnegie units from the following
                                                    areas/courses, one of which must be in Foreign
                                                    Language or World Geography:

                                                    Foreign Language World Geography 4th year
                                                    lab-based Science 4th year Mathematics

              Computer Applications 1/2             Course should emphasize the computer as a
                                                    productivity tool. Instruction should include the
                                                    use of application packages, such as word
                                                    processing and spreadsheets. The course should
                                                    also include basic computer terminology and
                                                    hardware operation.

              Pre-High                              Algebra I, first year Foreign Language,
              School Units                          or Mississippi Studies, or Computer
                                                    Applications Studies taken prior to high school
                                                    will be accepted for admission provided the
                                                    course content is the same as the high school
                                                    course.
   B. FULL ADMISSION

          Full admission will be granted to the following:

          (1) All students completing the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) with a minimum
          of a 3.20 high school grade point average (GPA) on the CPC; or

          (2) All students completing the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) with (a) a
          minimum of a 2.50 high school GPA on the CPC or a class rank in the top 50%, and (b) a
          score of 16 or higher on the ACT (Composite); or

          (3) All students completing the College Preparatory Curriculum (CPC) with (a) a
          minimum of a 2.00 high school GPA on the CPC and (b) a score of 18 or higher on the
          ACT (Composite): or

          (4) NCAA Division I standards for student athletes who are "full qualifiers" are accepted as
         equivalent to the admission standards established by the Board.

          In lieu of ACT scores, students may submit equivalent SAT scores. Students scoring
          below 16 on the ACT (Composite) or the equivalent SAT are encouraged to participate
          in the Year-Long Academic Support Program during their freshman year.

   C. ACADEMIC PLACEMENT RESULTING FROM VARIOUS DEFICIENCIES

   Those Mississippi residents who applied and failed to meet Full Admission Standards along with
   any Mississippi high school graduate regardless of academic performance may, as a result of
   review, be admitted to the summer or fall semester. The ACT is not a requirement in this
   category. The review shall involve a consideration of high school performance, ACT scores (if
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   available), placement testing, special interests and skills as well as other non-cognitive factors.
   The review shall result in placement in one of the following categories:

          1. Full Admission
             As a result of the review, students in this category may be placed as if admitted under
             Section B. In addition, students may be required to enroll in selected college level
             courses in science and social science equivalent to high school courses in which their
             background is inadequate. These courses will yield institutional credit.* Other
             students in this category may be required to participate in the Year-Long Academic
             Support Program.

   2      Full Admission with Academic Deficiencies

           Students who have not demonstrated adequate readiness in English or Reading or
           Mathematics will be granted Full Admission with Academic Deficiencies to the Summer
           Developmental Program. This is an intensive program that concentrates on high school
           subject areas (English, Reading, and Mathematics) that are applicable to success in
           first-year college courses. These courses carry institutional credit. * Students who
           successfully complete the summer program by passing developmental English,
           developmental Mathematics, developmental Reading and the Learning Skills Laboratory
           courses, will receive admission to the fall term with mandatory participation in the
           Year-Long Academic Support Program. Students who fail to successfully complete the
           Summer Developmental Program are not eligible for enrollment in the regular academic
           year and will be counseled to explore other postsecondary opportunities, including those
           offered by community colleges.

   D. YEAR-LONG ACADEMIC SUPPORT PROGRAM

          This program is designed to assist those students admitted with academic deficiencies, as
          well as other volunteer students, with their freshman courses. The Year-Long Academic
          Support Program will consist of classroom, individual, and computer-assisted instruction
          along with career counseling in a laboratory setting. The Program carries institutional
          credit. *

   * Institutional credit courses do not count toward graduation but carry all other academic
   requirements.

   (BT Minutes, 5/92; 9/93; 9/94; 3/95; 10/95; 9/96; 1/98; 2/2005; 8/2006; 2/2009)

   E. GENERAL TRANSFER POLICYADMISSION FOR STUDENTS WHO WERE NOT
   ELIGIBLE FOR REGULAR ADMISSION

   Any student who was not eligible for regular admission and who has not successfully completed
   the Summer Developmental Program must attend an accredited institution of higher education
   other than those under the governance of the Board of Trustees and must attain a "C" average
   (2.0 GPA) on a 4.0 scale, as calculated by the admitting IHL institution) in the following 24 30
   transferable semester credit hours to be eligible to transfer to an IHL institution:

                       6 semester hours English Composition
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                       3 semester hours College Algebra, Quantitative Reasoning, or
                         higher level mathematics or above

                       6 semester hours Laboratory Natural Science

                       9 semester hours Transferable Electives Humanities and Fine
                         Arts

                       6 semester hours Social or Behavioral Sciences

   All other transfer admissions students are subject to the requirements outlined in policy 602
   Freshman Admission Requirements for University System Institutions (sections A and B)

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)


   F. NONRESIDENT ADMISSIONS

   Any student identified as a nonresident will be admitted to a Mississippi institution of higher
   learning based on equivalent preparation as determined by the admitting institution.

   BEGINNING IN THE SUMMER OF 2012, THE FOLLOWING COLLEGE
   PREPARATORY CURRICULUM WILL APPLY.


   FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR UNIVERSITY SYSTEM
   INSTITUTIONS

   A. HIGH SCHOOL COURSE REQUIREMENTS (College Preparatory Curriculum) State/Local
      Government course in any other state may stand in lieu of Mississippi Studies.)

             Subject            Carnegie Units      Contents and Remarks
   English                            4             Compensatory Reading and
                                                    Compensatory Writing may not be
                                                    included.

   Mathematics                         4            Includes Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra
                                                    II, and any one Carnegie Unit of
                                                    comparable rigor and content. (e.g.,
                                                    Advanced Algebra, Trigonometry, Pre-
                                                    Calculus, Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP
                                                    Calculus BC, Discrete Mathematics,
                                                    Probability and Statistics, or AP
                                                    Statistics.)

   Science                             4            Includes Biology I, Chemistry I, and any
                                                    two Carnegie Units of comparable rigor
                                                    and content. (e.g., Physics, Physical
                                                    Science, Biology II, Chemistry II, AP
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                                                  Chemistry, Physics II, AP Physics B, AP
                                                  Physics C – Electricity and Magnetism,
                                                  AP Physics C – Mechanics, Botany,
                                                  Microbiology, or Human Anatomy and
                                                  Physiology.)

   Social Studies                      4          Includes World History, U.S. History,
                                                  Introduction to World Geography, U.S.
                                                  Government, Economics, and
                                                  Mississippi Studies. (Credit earned for a
                                                  state/local government course in any
                                                  other state may stand in lieu of
                                                  Mississippi Studies)

   Arts                                1            Includes any one Carnegie Unit of visual and
                                                    performing arts course(s) meeting the
                                                    requirements for high school graduation.

   Advanced Electives                 2             Includes any two Carnegie Units of Foreign
                                                    Language (I and II), Advanced World
                                                    Geography, and a Foreign Language (I) or any
                                                    combination of English, mathematics, or
                                                    lab-based science courses of comparable rigor
                                                    and content to those required above.

   Computer Applications             1/2            Course should emphasize the computer as a
                                                    productivity tool. Instruction should include the
                                                    use of application packages, such as word
                                                    processing and spreadsheets. The course should
                                                    also include basic computer terminology and
                                                    hardware operation.

   Pre-High                                         Algebra I, first year Foreign Language,
   School Units                                     or Mississippi Studies, or Computer Applications
                                                    Studies taken prior to high school will be
                                                    accepted for admission provided the course
                                                    content is the same as the high school course.

    (BT Minutes, 5/92; 9/93; 9/94; 3/95; 10/95; 9/96; 1/98; 2/2005; 5/2005; 9/2005; 8/2006;
   2/2007; 2/2009)


   606 603 APPLICANTS TWENTY-ONE YEARS OF AGE OR OVER

   An applicant who is at least twenty-one (21) years old and does not meet the regular freshman
   admission requirements may apply for admission as a non-degree seeking student. Non-degree
   seeking students may enroll in a maximum of twelve (12) semester hours during a regular term,
   six (6) semester hours during a five-week summer term, or equivalent hours for alternate terms as
   determined by the admitting institution To transition from non-degree-seeking to degree-seeking
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   status, students must satisfactorily complete twelve (12) hours with a “C” or better average in the
   general education core Once admitted to a degree program, a maximum of eighteen (18) semester
   hours credit earned as a non-degree-seeking student may be applied toward a baccalaureate
   degree, if approved by the dean of the college or school from which the degree is sought.

   (BT Minutes, 5/99; 2/2009)


   607 604 APPLICANTS WITHOUT A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA

   Applicants who have not graduated from a regionally accredited high school and were not
   home-schooled must submit qualifying scores on the General Education Development Test (GED)
   and any transcripts reflecting academic performance in high school. Home-schooled students
   must present portfolios summarizing his or her home-school education. Submission of scores on
   the ACT or SAT is strongly encouraged. Applicants may be required, at the discretion of the
   admitting IHL institution, to appear for an on-campus interview.

   (BT Minutes, 1/2003; 2/2009)

   608 605 PROOF OF IMMUNIZATION

   A. MEASLES, MUMPS, AND RUBELLA

   Proof of immunization of measles, mumps, and rubella is required (two doses of the MMR
   vaccine) of all students, unless exempt because of (a) actual or suspected pregnancy (measles or
   rubella vaccines are not required for females who are pregnant; if pregnancy is suspected, a valid
   certificate of medical exception from a health provider is required until pregnancy is resolved),
   (b) medical contraindication, or (c) birth prior to 1957.

   (BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2005; 2/2009)

   B. HEPATITIS B

   Proof of hepatitis B vaccination is required for students who are involved in health education
   programs that cause them to be potentially exposed to blood or other bodily fluids.

   (BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2009)

   C. TUBERCULOSIS

   Proof of test screening for tuberculosis by chest x-ray is required for all international
   students.

   (BT Minutes, 1/93; 1/98; 2/2009)

   603 606 CERTIFICATE OF ADMISSION

   Each applicant to any university within the system must receive and have in his possession a
   letter or certificate of admission signed by the officer designated by the Institutional Executive
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   Officer of the university before presenting him/herself for registration. No student shall be
   permitted to register or attend classes without such certificate. No officer shall issue a letter or
   certificate of admission to any student whose application has not been completed in accordance
   with the regulations of the Board.

   604 607 REJECTION OF APPLICATION

   A. FUNDAMENTAL REQUIREMENTS

   Applications containing false, contradictory, questionable, or uncertain data, or which fail to
   comply with the fundamental requirements or the policies of the institutions as established by the
   Board shall be rejected.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   B. FRAUDULENT STATEMENTS AND REPRESENTATIONS

   Whoever, with intent to defraud the state or any department, agency, office, board, commission,
   county, municipality or other subdivision of state or local government, knowingly and willfully
   falsifies, conceals or covers up by trick, scheme or device a material fact, or makes any false,
   fictitious or fraudulent statements or representations, or makes or uses any false writing or
   document knowing the same to contain any false, fictitious or fraudulent statement or entry, shall,
   upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not more than Ten Thousand Dollars ($10,000.00) or by
   imprisonment for not more than five (5) years, or by both such fine and imprisonment.

   This section shall not prohibit the prosecution under any other criminal statute of the state.

   Miss. Code Ann., §97-7-10, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)



   605 608 INTERMEDIATE COURSES

   A. All entering freshmen enrolled at an IHL university with an ACT Mathematics subtest score
   of 16 or less will be required to take Intermediate Algebra during their first semester of
   enrollment. At the discretion of the admitting IHL institution, students whose Mathematics
   subtest score is 17, 18 or 19 may be required to take Intermediate Algebra.

   B. All entering freshmen enrolled at an IHL university with an ACT English subtest score of 16 or
   less will be required to take Intermediate English during their first semester of enrollment. At the
   discretion of the admitting IHL institution, students whose English subtest score is 17, 18 or 19
   may be required to take Intermediate English.

   C. All entering freshmen enrolled at an IHL university with an ACT Reading subtest score of 16 or
   less will be required to take Intermediate Reading during their first semester of enrollment. At the
   discretion of the admitting IHL institution, students whose Reading subtest score is 17, 18 or may
   be required to take Intermediate Reading. Students taking Intermediate Reading should not be
   permitted to take reading-intensive courses, such as History.
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   D. Students taking two or more intermediate courses must enroll in the Year-Long Academic
   Support Program and will not be permitted to take more than 17 semester hours, including
   intermediate courses and the Academic Support Program.

   (BT Minutes, 2/2000; 2/2005; 2/2009)


   609      TRANSFER OF THE ASSOCIATE OF ARTS DEGREE FROM A MISSISSIPPI
            COMMUNITY/JUNIOR COLLEGE

         A. General Policy

            IHL institutions will accept all transferable courses with a grade of “C” or better completed
            as part of an Associate of Arts degree from a Mississippi community/junior college.
            Upon transferring to an IHL institution, these students may begin taking courses within a
            declared major or to fulfill prerequisites for a major. Acceptance into some majors may
            require a higher grade point average and/or additional pre-major/prerequisite courses
            beyond requirements for the Associate of Arts degree.

               1) Students who graduate with an Associate of Arts degree from a Mississippi
                  community/junior college and complete the 30-hour IHL Board core curriculum
                  (Board Policy Section 512 “Core Curriculum”) with a grade of “C” or better in
                  each core course will satisfy the IHL core curriculum requirement at each IHL
                  institution. General education requirements for baccalaureate programs at the
                  receiving institution may exceed the minimum IHL core curriculum. In such
                  cases, transfer students may need to take additional courses to satisfy these
                  requirements.

               2) All non-IHL core curriculum courses in the Associate of Arts degree program may
                  be assigned to fulfill the pre-major or elective requirements, dependent upon the
                  non-IHL core curriculum courses taken within the Associate of Arts degree
                  program and the declared major at the IHL institution.

         B. Transferable Courses

            When students transfer to an IHL institution from a Mississippi community/junior college,
            IHL institutions will use the Articulation Agreement between the Mississippi Board of
            Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the Mississippi State Board for
            Community and Junior Colleges to articulate the transfer of courses.

   609 610 RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS

   A. RESIDENCE OF A MINOR

   For purposes of determining of whether a minor pays out-of- state or in-state tuition for attendance
   at universities and community and junior colleges, the residence of a person less than 21 years of
   age is that of the father, the mother or a general guardian duly appointed by a proper court in
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   Mississippi. If a court has granted custody of the minor to one parent, the residence of the minor is
   that of the parent who was granted custody by the court. If both parents are dead, the residence of
   the minor is that of the last surviving parent at the time of that parent's death, unless the minor lives
   with a general guardian duly appointed by a proper court of Mississippi, in which case his/her
   residence becomes that of the guardian. A minor student who, upon registration at a Mississippi
   institution of higher learning or community college, presents a transcript demonstrating graduation
   from a Mississippi secondary school and who has been a secondary school student in Mississippi
   for not less than the final four years of secondary school attendance shall not be required to pay
   out-of-state tuition. This policy shall not apply to the residence of a person as it relates to residency
   for voter registration or voting.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-7, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   B. RESIDENCE OF AN ADULT
   The residence of an adult is that place where he/she is domiciled, that is, the place where he/she
   actually physically resides with the intention of remaining there indefinitely or of returning there
   permanently when temporarily absent.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-13, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   C. REMOVAL OF PARENTS FROM MISSISSIPPI
   If the parents of a minor who is enrolled as a student in a community/junior college or in an
   institution of higher learning move their legal residence from the State of Mississippi, the minor
   shall be immediately classified as a nonresident student; such a change in classification shall not
   affect the tuition to be charged until the completion of the semester in which the move takes
   place.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-11, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   D. RESIDENCE REQUIRED
   No student may be admitted to any community/junior college or institution of higher learning as
   a resident of Mississippi unless his/her residence has been in the State of Mississippi preceding
   his/her admission. Residence shall be as defined in Sections 37103-7 and 37-103-13 unless
   excepted in Miss. Code Ann., §§37-103-1 through 37-103-29.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-3, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   E. RESIDENCY PETITIONS
   Nonresidents may petition the institutions for a change of residency classification. A person who
   enters the state of Mississippi from another state and enters a system institution is considered a
   nonresident, unless the person meets the residency requirements set out in subsections A and B
   above. Provided, however, that any person who has attained 21 years of age and has thereafter
   actually established residency as defined within section A above and resided within the state of
   Mississippi for 12 consecutive months after attaining 21 years of age upon sworn affidavit and
   other representation, may petition the particular institution for a change in residency
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   classification for the purposes of fees and tuition assessment. The institution may make
   reasonable inquiry into the validity of the petitioner's claim. Such petition for change of
   residency must be made on or before the last day a student may register at the particular
   institution without penalty.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   F. LEGAL RESIDENCE OF A MARRIED PERSON

   A married person may claim the residence status of his or her spouse, or he or she may claim
   independent residence status under the same regulations set forth in Section 37103-13 as any
   other adult.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-15, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   G. CHILDREN OF FACULTY OR STAFF
   Children of parents who are members of the faculty or staff of any institution under the
   jurisdiction of the board of trustees of any community/junior college in this state or the Board of
   Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning may be classified as residents for the purpose of
   attendance at the institution where their parents are faculty or staff members.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-9, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   610 611 MILITARY PERSONNEL

   A. ACTIVE DUTY STATION IN MISSISSIPPI

   Members of the United States Armed Forces on extended active duty and stationed within the
   State of Mississippi and members of the Mississippi National Guard may be classified as
   residents, for the purpose of attendance at state-supported institutions of higher learning and
   community and/or junior colleges of the State of Mississippi. Resident status of such military
   personnel, who are not legal residents of Mississippi, as defined in Section 37-103-13, shall
   terminate upon their reassignment for duty in the continental United States outside the State of
   Mississippi.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-17, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   B. SPOUSE OR CHILD OF MILITARY PERSONNEL
   Resident status of a spouse or child of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States on
   extended active duty shall be that of the military spouse or parent for the purpose of attending
   state-supported institutions of higher learning and community/junior colleges of the State of
   Mississippi during the time that their military spouse or parent is stationed within the State of
   Mississippi and shall be continued through the time that the military spouse or parent is stationed
   in an overseas area with last duty assignment within the State of Mississippi, excepting temporary
   training assignments en route from Mississippi. Resident status of a minor child terminates upon
   reassignment under Permanent Change of Station Orders of the military parent for duty in the
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   continental United States outside the State of Mississippi, excepting temporary training
   assignments en route from Mississippi, and except that children of members of the Armed Forces
   who attain Mississippi residency in accordance with the above provisions, who begin and
   complete their senior year of high school in Mississippi, and who enroll full time in a Mississippi
   institution of higher learning or community/junior college to begin studies in the fall after their
   graduation from high school, maintain their residency status so long as they remain enrolled as a
   student in good standing at a Mississippi institution of higher learning or community/junior
   college. Enrollment during summer school is not required to maintain such resident status.

   The spouse or child of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States who dies or is killed is
   entitled to pay the resident tuition fee if the spouse or child becomes a resident of Mississippi.

   If a member of the Armed Forces of the United States is stationed outside Mississippi and the
   member’s spouse or child establishes residence in Mississippi and registers with a Mississippi
   institution of higher learning or community/junior college at which the spouse or child plans to
   attend, the institution of higher education or community/junior college shall permit the spouse or
   child to pay the tuition, fees and other charges provided for Mississippi residents without regard to
   length of time that the spouse or child has resided in Mississippi.

   A member of the Armed Forces of the United States or the child or spouse of a member of the
   Armed Forces of the United States who is entitled to pay tuition and fees at the rate provided for
   Mississippi residents under another provision of this section while enrolled in a degree or
   certificate program is entitled to pay tuition and fees at the rate provided for Mississippi residents
   in any subsequent term or semester while the person is continuously enrolled in the same degree or
   certificate program. A student may withdraw or may choose not to reenroll for no more than one
   (1) semester or term while pursuing a degree or certificate without losing resident status only if
   that student provides sufficient documentation by a physician that the student has a medical
   condition that requires withdrawal or nonenrollment. For purposes of this subsection, a person is
   not required to enroll in a summer term to remain continuously enrolled in a degree or certificate
   program. The person's eligibility to pay tuition and fees at the rate provided for Mississippi
   residents under this subsection does not terminate because the person is no longer a member of the
   Armed Forces of the United States or the child or spouse of a member of the Armed Forces of the
   United States.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-19, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   C. CERTIFICATION OF RESIDENCE OF MILITARY PERSONNEL
   A military person on active duty stationed in Mississippi who wishes to avail himself/herself or
   his/her dependents of the provisions of Section 37-103-17 must submit a certificate from his/her
   military organization showing the name of the military member; the name of the dependent, if for
   a dependent; the name of the organization of assignment and its address (may be in the letterhead);
   that the military member will be on active duty stationed in Mississippi on the date of registration
   at the state-supported institution of higher learning or community/junior college of the State of
   Mississippi; that the military member is not on transfer orders; and the signature of the
   commanding officer, the adjutant, or the personnel officer of the unit of assignment with signer's
   rank and title. A military certificate must be presented to the registrar of the state-supported
   institution of higher learning or community/junior college of the State of Mississippi each
   semester or tri-semester at (or within 10 days prior to) registration each semester for the provisions
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   of said section to be effective.

   Miss. Code Ann., §37-103-21, as amended.
   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 12/2005; 2/2009)

   612 611 OUT-OF-STATE TUITION FOR NONRESIDENTS  AUTHORITY TO SET
   TUITION AND WAIVER OF OUT-OF-STATE TUITION FOR NONRESIDENTS WHO
   WERE BORN IN MISSISSIPPI AND ARE VETERANS OF THE ARMED FORCES

   The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning and the boards of
   trustees of the community/junior colleges are authorized to prescribe the amount of
   tuition and fees to be paid by students attending the several state-supported
   institutions of higher learning and community/junior colleges of the State of
   Mississippi.

   Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the total tuition to be paid by residents
   of other states shall not be less than the average cost per student from appropriated
   funds. However, the tuition to be paid by a resident of another state shall be equal to the
   tuition amount established in the above paragraph if:

   1      The nonresident student was born in the State of Mississippi but subsequently
          relocated and resided outside the state as a minor under the care of the minor’s
          father or mother, or both;
   2      The nonresident student is a veteran who served in the Armed Forces of the
          United States;
   3      The nonresident student is domiciled in Mississippi no later than six months
          after the nonresident student’s separation from service, as evidenced by a Report
          of Separation from Military Service or other military discharge document, for the
          purpose of enrolling in a state institution of higher learning or a
          community/junior college.

   Miss. Code Ann., 37-103-25, as amended
   (BT Minutes, 12/2005; 2/2009)

   612 613 ATHLETICS
   A. ATHLETIC RECRUITMENT

   The Board endorses the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules and regulations
   for the recruitment of student athletes. The Board reserves the prerogative to adopt standards
   more restrictive than those which have been approved by the NCAA but under no conditions
   shall the Board adopt less restrictive standards. All institutional standards and/or policies relating
   to institutional athletics will be on file in the Board Office.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   B. INTERCOLLEGIATE AND INTRAMURAL ATHLETICS

   The programs of intercollegiate and intramural athletics of the state institutions shall be organized
   and developed as elements in the total educational programs of the institutions. Athletic programs
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   shall be conducted so as to promote the total welfare of students, including physical and mental
   health and the development of capacities and talents, and so as to contribute to the morale of
   students, alumni and friends of the institutions. Programs of intercollegiate athletics shall be under
   the complete control of the Institutional Executive Officers, subject to the oversight of the Board.
   Funds used to support all athletic programs shall be fully controlled by the Institutional Executive
   Officer of the institution; however, no funds budgeted for instructional purposes may be diverted
   to athletics and no athletics funds may be diverted to other purposes without approval by the
   Board. Standards of the NCAA and appropriate regional conferences shall be the standards of the
   institutions’ athletic departments.

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   C. ATHELETIC TICKETS

   Upon request, Institutional Executive Officers may furnish complimentary athletic tickets for
   Board members. The number of such tickets for any one event is not to exceed six.

   Upon request to the institutions, former Board members may receive two complimentary tickets
   for athletic events.

   The Board delegates to the respective Institutional Executive Officers the administrative
   responsibility of issuing complimentary athletic tickets to individuals other than those identified
   in the preceding paragraph. (Universities shall keep accurate records of complimentary tickets
   distributed by number of tickets and category of recipients and shall file an annual report with the
   Commissioner.)

   (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)


   613 614 PERSONAL PROPERTY

   A.     Lost or abandoned personal property as defined in Miss. Code Ann., §1-3-41, as
          amended, shall be held by the institution for a period of at least three months.

   B.     Designated officers of the institution shall upon the receipt or recovery of any lost,
          abandoned or misplaced personal property, cause to be posted in three public places at the
          institution, notice that such property has been received. Such notice shall contain an
          accurate and detailed description of such property and if the designated officers are advised
          as to who owns such property, a copy of such notice shall be mailed to such person or
          persons in addition to being posted. The owner of such property may recover the same
          upon a determination by the designated officers of the rightful owner and upon the owner
          paying to the institution its reasonable expenses for handling and storage.

   C.     If not claimed and possession resumed by the rightful owner within three months from the
          date of notice provided for above, the designated officers may cause the same to be sold at
          public or private sale after first posting notice of such sale in three public places at the
          institution at least ten (10) days preceding the date of such sale.

   D.     The property may be sold by the institution, forfeited for official use, given away for a
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          charitable or needy purpose, or other proper disposition.

   E.     The proceeds of institutional sale of said property shall be placed in such fund or funds as
          assigned by the Institutional Executive Officer.

   F.     All policies regarding abandoned motor vehicles should be in compliance with Miss.
          Code Ann., §63-23-1, et seq., as amended.

          Miss. Code Ann., §1-3-41, as amended; Miss. Code Ann., §63-23-1, et seq., as amended
          (BT Minutes, 9/90; 1/98; 2/2009)

   614 615 STUDENT APPEALS

   The Board delegates to the various Institutional Executive Officers full authority in all matters
   concerning student affairs. The decision of the Institutional Executive Officer shall be final so far
   as the institution is concerned. Upon rendering of a final decision, the aggrieved student will be
   notified. The Institutional Executive Officer may request the legal assistance of the Attorney
   General's Office through the Commissioner.

   (BT Minutes, 3/91; 1/98; 2/2009)

   615 616 ALCOHOL ON CAMPUS

   The universities are directed to follow all applicable local, state and federal laws as to the
   possession and consumption of alcohol, light wine and beer on their respective campuses.
   However, each university is authorized to create more restrictive policies, rules and regulations
   related to the possession and consumption of alcohol, light wine and beer on campus which do not
   violate applicable local, state and federal laws. No alcoholic beverages shall be sold or consumed
   at any public athletic event at any state university. Additionally, each university shall make
   educational programs on alcohol abuse available to its students.

   (BT Minutes, 6/2007; 2/2009)
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Proposed amendments for first reading.

905   REAL ESTATE MANAGEMENT

      A.     The Mississippi Code of 1972, as amended, allows all institutions of higher learning
             governed by the Board to purchase real property; however, only Alcorn State
             University, Mississippi State University, The University of Mississippi and The
             University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory may sell land
             without seeking specific legislative approval. Alcorn State University, Mississippi
             State University, The University of Mississippi and The University of Southern
             Mississippi Gulf Coast Research Laboratory must still receive Board approval prior to
             selling real property. Delta State University, Jackson State University, Mississippi
             University for Women, Mississippi Valley State University and The University of
             Southern Mississippi must all receive specific Board and legislative approval to sell
             real property.

             $      Board approval prior to the execution of a contract for the sale of real property
                    is required for all land sales, regardless of the sale price.
             $      Board approval prior to execution of the purchase contract is required for all
                    real property purchases that exceed $100,000. However, all real property
                    purchases of $100,000 or less involving the expenditure of any state bond
                    funds or Ayers funds shall be reported to the Office of Real Estate and
                    Facilities.
             $      Prior Board approval is required for the execution of all leases, easements, oil,
                    gas and mineral leases and timber sales. An institution planning on selling
                    timber or entering into oil, gas or mineral leases must follow all applicable
                    provisions of Miss. Code Ann. §37-101-41 through §37-101-161 (1972), as
                    amended.
             $      Board approval prior to the execution of the contract is required for all other
                    land real property contracts requiring an aggregate total expenditure of more
                    than $250,000 exceeding $1,000,000, but any such expenditure contracts of
                    from $500,000 to $1,000,000 shall be submitted to the Commissioner for
                    approval. All contracts approved by the Commissioner shall be subsequently
                    reported to the Board as an information item.

                    All real property contracts requiring an aggregate total expenditure of less than
                    $500,000 and involving the expenditure of any state bond funds or Ayers funds
                    shall be reported to the Office of Real Estate and Facilities.

             Requests for approval of land contracts shall include property descriptions, terms of
             purchase, lease or sale and intended use of the property.




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             An institution acquiring or disposing of real property shall receive two independent
             appraisals. The purchase price of property to be acquired shall not exceed the average
             of the two appraisals. The sale price of real property shall be no less than the average
             of the two appraisals.

      B.     Prior to Board consideration of the purchase or acceptance of real estate from any
             source, a Phase I or more detailed Environmental Report shall be completed by
             qualified personnel and submitted to the Board’s Real Estate and Facilities Office. In
             the event hazardous substances are confirmed as having existed in the past or as
             presently existing, the Board reserves the right to cancel the transaction without
             liability, or to permit the other party or parties to remove the hazardous substances at
             its or their expense in a manner sufficient to receive a “no further action” letter from
             the State’s Department of Environmental Quality. Wetlands or other environmental
             restrictions on the property are to be identified.




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Proposed amendments to policy for first reading.

701.07       DEPOSITORY POLICY

             The state institutions of higher learning and the State Department of Public
             Welfare, after receiving the written approval of the State Fiscal Officer as
             provided in '7-9-41, shall select and make a contract with some bank to serve as
             depository for institutional funds. The contract shall be for two and one-half
             years.

             Funds may only be deposited in depositories approved by the Board. If the
             depository is not a participant in the state collateral pool, the institution shall
             monitor the collateralization of deposits by the depository to ensure compliance
             with state statutes.


Proposed amendments to policy for first reading.

1201.01      THE LAW

             The Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning, as well as all
             officers and employees of the Board, shall abide by the state ethics statutes, as set
             out in Miss. Code Ann. §25-4-101, et. seq. (1972), as amended.

             The Board of Trustees of Institutions of Higher Learning recognizes that the
             integrity of Board members, staff, Institutional Executive Officers and employees
             in the conduct of the public's business should be unquestioned and of the highest
             order. The Board further recognizes that the Mississippi Legislature has declared
             its intent that public officers comport themselves in a manner which is above
             question through the adoption of Miss. Code Ann., '25-4-101, et seq., which
             states:

             The legislature declares that elective and public office and employment is a public
             trust and any effort to realize personal gain through official conduct, other than as
             provided by law, or as a natural consequence of the employment or position, is a
             violation of that trust. Therefore, public servants shall endeavor to pursue a
             course of conduct which will not raise suspicion among the public that they are
             likely to be engaged in acts that are in violation of this trust and which will not
             reflect unfavorably upon the state and local government.

             And pursuant to Miss. Code Ann., '25-4-105(1), which states:

             No public servant shall use his official position to obtain pecuniary benefit for
             himself other than that compensation provided for by law, or to obtain pecuniary
             benefit for any relative or any business with which he is associated.

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              Therefore, the Board adopts as its policy that Board members, Board staff,
              Institutional Executive Officers and all employees of the various institutions of
              higher learning shall observe the ethics law.


Proposed deletion of policy for first reading.

1201.0101     BOARD MEMBERS

              The formal policy of this Board applicable to all Board members is as follows:

              A.     In this regard, Board members shall advise the executive office of the
                     Board of any interest in any banking institution or other enterprise likely
                     to do business with the executive office so that the appearance of
                     impropriety can be avoided. Should such interest in a banking institution
                     or other enterprise be created or acquired by any Board member in the
                     future, then notice will immediately be given to the executive office.

              B.     In addition, the Board further adopts as its policy that no Board member or
                     Board member's spouse, dependent child or parent shall serve on any
                     board of directors of any banking institution or other enterprise with which
                     the executive office does business or own any interest in said business or
                     receive any income from said business.

              C.     In addition, Board members shall be prohibited from having an interest in
                     a contract with IHL or the universities during their term of office or within
                     one year after termination of their office.


Proposed deletion of policy for first reading.

1201.0102     EXECUTIVE OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL

              The Board further adopts as a policy and directs that each institution of higher
              learning which has been entrusted to this Board shall adopt and publish a policy
              that:

              A.     All officers and all employees making or having the responsibility for
                     financial decisions involving the expenditure, safekeeping or investments
                     of funds of all institutions shall advise the Institutional Executive Officer
                     of any interest in any banking institution or other enterprise likely to do
                     business with the institution so that the appearance of impropriety can be
                     avoided. Should such interest in a banking institution or other enterprise


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                                  be created or acquired by any officer or any employee in the future, then
                                  notice will immediately be given to the Institutional Executive Officer.

                       B.         No officer or employee making or having the responsibility for financial
                                  decisions involving the expenditure, safekeeping or investments of funds,
                                  or spouse, dependent child or a parent of such officer or employee shall
                                  serve on any board of directors of any banking institution or other
                                  enterprise with which the institution does business or have a material
                                  financial interest* in said business.

                       C.         All officers or employees shall be prohibited from being a contractor,
                                  subcontractor or vendor with the governmental entity of which he is a
                                  member other than his contract of employment or have a material financial
                                  interest* in any business which subcontractor or vendor with the
                                  governmental entity of which he is a member.


Proposed amendments to policy for first reading.

1201.0103
1201.02                BIDS FOR DEPOSITORY CONTRACTS

                       Public bidding shall be utilized to obtain all depository contracts for the Board
                       executive office and for all institutions which have been entrusted to this Board.
                       At least three written bids for such services shall be obtained.

            *"Material financial interest" means a personal and pecuniary interest, direct or indirect, accruing to a public servant or spouse, either
individually or in combination with each other. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the following shall not be deemed to be a material financial
interest with respect to a business with which a public servant may be associated:
            (i) Ownership of any interest of less than ten percent (10%) in a business where the aggregate annual net income to the public servant
therefrom is less than One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00);
            (ii) Ownership of any interest of less than two percent (2%) in a business where the aggregate annual net income to the public servant
therefrom is less than Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00);
            (iii) The income as an employee of a relative if neither the public servant or relative is an officer, director or partner in the business
and any ownership interest would not be deemed material pursuant to subparagraph (i) or (ii) herein; or
            (iv) The income of the spouse of a public servant when such spouse is a contractor, subcontractor or vendor with the governmental
entity that employs the public servant and the public servant exercises no control, direct or indirect, over the contract between the spouse and
such governmental entity.
            **Interpretation - Pursuant to Mississippi Ethics Commission official opinion No. 88-17-E rendered February 15, 1988, an
interpretation based on certain facts was made for a faculty member having a consulting contract with a company contracting with the university
under the following circumstances:

                                  1.          The faculty member does not have a material financial interest or
                                  2.          The faculty member is not an employee, stockholder or continuing contractor with the
                                              company, and
                                  3.          The existence of either contract is not contingent upon the other.Interpretations for
                                              similar situations must be made on a case by case basis.




Proposed deletion of policy for first reading.

1201.0104              DECORUM



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              Board members, Board staff, Institutional Executive Officers, Chief Financial
              Officers and employees of all institutions which have been entrusted to this Board
              shall use every effort to avoid even the appearance of impropriety or conflict of
              interest regardless of whether or not the activity involved might be permitted
              under the Ethics in Government Act or the provisions of Mississippi Constitution
              Section 109.


Proposed deletion of policy for first reading.

1201.0105     INDIVIDUAL RESPONSIBILITIES

              In addition to the provisions of the foregoing policies by which the Board and the
              institutions undertake to minimize the incidence of conflicts of interest, be
              advised that the ultimate responsibility, civil or criminal, remains with the
              individual member, officer or employee to see that such violations do not occur
              and that Miss. Code Ann., '25-4-105 contains additional provisions to be
              followed. These policies are merely a supplement to the conflict of interest laws.


Proposed amendments to policy for first reading.

1201.02
1203.03       BOARD MEMBER RESPONSIBILITY GUIDELINES

              The purpose of the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
              (IHL) is to govern Mississippi=s eight public universities. Such governance
              requires a strong, well-informed board wherein each member functions
              constructively and with integrity. These guidelines describe the responsibilities
              and code of ethical conduct of IHL board members.

              A.     Members of the IHL Board should make every effort to become well
                     informed about the Mississippi university system and each of its
                     institutions.
                     This includes:
                     1.       understanding system, board, and institutional missions,
                              policies, budgets, programs, support organizations, and activities;
                     2.       understanding academia and its similarities and differences
                              when compared to business and other governmental entities;
                     3.       understanding state financing and decision-making regarding all of
                              public education; and
                     4.       understanding regional and national issues and trends in higher
                              education.


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             B.   Members of the IHL Board should understand the limits of their authority
                  as individual board members and the resultant necessity for the board to
                  function as a cohesive, effective team. In this regard, board members
                  should:
                  1.    Regularly attend board meetings; thoughtfully prepare for and
                        participate in discussions; seek consensus; and vote independently;
                  2.    Actively engage in policy formation and decision-making, speaking
                        up at board and committee meetings, but understanding the need to
                        support policies and decisions once established;
                  3.    Focus their efforts on policy making and dealing
                  with the major issues facing our university system and avoid involvement
                        in administrative and management activities;
                  4.    Allow the President and the Commissioner to serve
                        as the official speakers for the Board of Trustees and university
                        presidents to serve as the official speakers for their institutions B
                        nothing in this guideline seeks to hinder board members from
                        expressing individual opinions about higher education matters;
                  5.    Publicly support and sustain system and university executive officers
                        while privately assessing and exercising critical judgment on
                        performance, all the while maintaining decent respect for differing
                        opinions and offering criticism in a constructive manner; and
                  6.    In appropriate circumstances, communicate promptly to the
                        Commissioner any significant concern or complaint and allow him
                        or her the opportunity to deal with it.

             C.   Members of the IHL Board should serve as champions and advocates for
                  both the citizens of Mississippi and the system of higher education. In this
                  regard, board members should:
                  1.      Cultivate a commitment to the success of the entire system rather
                          than to any single institution, group of institutions, or institutional
                          constituency;
                  1.
                  2.      Seek to act in the best interests all the Mississippi citizens and not
                          cater to any particular area, community, or constituent interests;
                  2.
                  3.      Seek to enhance the public image of the universities, the system,
                          and the board;
                  3.
                  4.      Show respect for all individuals and conduct business in a
                          professional and ethical manner that fosters trust throughout the
                          system, with public officials, and with the public at-large; and

                  4.
                  5.     Promote initiatives to improve the performance of the system of
                         higher education on behalf of Mississippi=s citizens.

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             D.   Members of the IHL Board are constitutionally challenged to serve with
                  Athe highest order of intelligence, character, learning, and fitness.@ In this
                  regard, each board member should abide by the following code of ethical
                  conduct:

                  1.     In conducting business, board members should endeavor at all
                         times:
                         a.     to place the interests of the state and the universities above
                                their own B this accountability supersedes any conflicting
                                loyalty such as that to other associations or interest groups
                                and/or membership on other boards;
                         b.     to avoid both the actuality and appearance of self-interest
                                or self-dealing;
                                to avoid both the actuality and appearance of acting on
                                behalf of others= private interests; and never to make any
                                request or demand for action that violates system or
                                university policies, rules, and regulations or state or federal
                                law.

                  2.     Board members must avoid conflict of interest with respect to their
                         fiduciary responsibility:

                         a.      There must be no conduct of private business or personal
                                 services between any board member and the universities,
                                 except as procedurally controlled, to assure openness
                                 and competitive opportunity.
                         b.      Board members may speak on their area of expertise at
                                 workshops and conferences for honoraria; but if an
                                 individual is participating in his or her capacity as a board
                                 member, it is inappropriate to accept an honorarium. It is
                                 important to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of
                                 interest.
                         c.      When the Board is to decide upon an issue about which a
                                 member has an unavoidable conflict of interest, that
                                 member shall recuse herself or himself, without comment,
                                 from both the deliberation and the vote.
                         d.      No board member may hire, cause to be hired, or supervise
                                 any relative or other close relation. Hiring decisions
                                 (employees and consultants) will be based on need,
                                 knowledge, experience, and ability, not familial
                                 relationships.



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                       e.     Board members will annually disclose their involvement
                              with other organizations, with vendors, or any other
                              associations that might produce a conflict.

                 3.
                 2.    Board members will exercise professional judgment and respect
                       confidentiality in personnel matters, legal matters, executive
                       session matters, and other items of a clearly sensitive nature.

                 4.
                  3.   Board members, on a regular basis, will undertake activities to
                       improve Board governance and to evaluate Board performance.




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SYSTEM: REAL ESTATE ITEMS APPROVED SUBSEQUENT TO THE FEBRUARY
18, 2010 BOARD MEETING SUBMISSION DEADLINE

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE APPROVED BY THE BOARD'S REAL
ESTATE AND FACILITIES STAFF ACCORDING TO BOARD POLICY §904 (A)
BOARD APPROVAL WHICH STATES:

    1. ASU-GS 101-265, Whitney Complex Renovations

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $35,314.00 and fifty-five (55) additional
       days to the contract of Smith Painting and Contracting. Approval is requested from the
       Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

       Staff Approval Date: January 22, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to provide for the removal
       of 7100 square feet of ceiling tile and to make repairs to the building envelope.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: One (1) change order for a total amount of
       $35,314.00

       Project Initiation Date: August 15, 2007

       Design Professional: Duval-Decker Architects

       General Contractor: Smith Painting & Contracting

       Contract Award Date: July 14, 2009

       Project Budget: $950,000

       Funding Source(s): HB 246, Laws of 2007


    2. MSU-GS 105-314, Middleton Hall Waterproofing Phase II

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by Shafer and Associates, design
       professional. Approval is requested from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real
       Property.

       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids. Approval is requested from the
       Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

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       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: November 18, 2005

       Design Professional: Shafer and Associates

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $3,750,000

       Funding Source(s): HB 246, Laws of 2007; SB 2010, Laws of 2004


    3. MSU-GS 113-117, Wise Center Storm Repairs

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved the award of contract to Thrash Commercial Contractors, Inc., the lower
       of seven (7) bidders for a total contract amount of $5,130,000. Approval is requested
       from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

       Staff Approval Date: January 25, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: October 20, 2006

       Design Professional: Pryor & Morrow Architects

       General Contractor: Thrash Commercial Contractors, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: January 25, 2010

       Project Budget: $6,790,000

       Funding Source(s): HB 1634, Laws of 2006; HB 1641, Laws of 2008, and HB 1722,
       Laws of 2009


    4. MSU-IHL 205-238, Civil and Environmental Engineering Complex

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Design Development Documents as submitted by Dale and Associates, design
       professional.


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       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: May 22, 2008

       Design Professional: Dale and Associates

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $27,617,469

       Funding Source(s): MSU is using private donations for the pre-planning phase of the
       project that includes the design development document phase. MSU has requested state
       funds in its capital improvements request for FY 11-15 for the construction phase. Should
       MSU secure state funding, the project would become a Bureau of Building project.


    5. MSU-IHL 205-244, Fraternity Row-New Parking Lot

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by Michael T. Muzzi, design
       professional.

       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

       Staff Approval Date: January 22, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: May 14, 2009

       Design Professional: Michael T. Muzzi, AIA, AUA (MSU employee)

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $315,000

       Funding Source(s): MSU Auxiliary Funds




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    6. MSU-IHL 205-249, MDOT Fence Project

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       Staff approved the award of contract to Wright Steel Erectors, Inc., the lower of seven
       (7) bidders for a total contract amount of $266,348.

       Staff Approval Date: January 25, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: September 17, 2009

       Design Professional: Michael T. Muzzi, AIA, AUA (MSU employee)

       General Contractor: Wright Steel Erectors, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: January 25, 2010

       Project Budget: $500,000

       Funding Source(s): MDOT Federal Grants (STP-04200-000 and LPA/105134-701000);
       MSU E&G funds


    7. MVSU-GS 106-214, Land Drainage Infrastructure-Phase II

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Schematic Design Documents as submitted by W.L. Burle Engineers, P.A.,
       design professional. Approval is requested from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and
       Real Property.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: March 19, 2009

       Design Professional: W. L. Burle Engineers, P.A.

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $950,000

       Funding Source(s): SB 3197, Laws of 2003




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    8. MUW-GS 104-167, Cromwell Electrical & Mechanical

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #2 in the amount of ($114.00) and zero (0) additional days to
       the contract of Air Control Engineering. Approval is requested from the Bureau of
       Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

       Staff Approval Date: February 5, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to repair an underground
       steam leak in front of the Hogarth Center and to reconcile the controls allowance.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Two (2) change orders for a total amount
       of $19,223.00

       Project Initiation Date: January 18, 2008

       Design Professional: Atherton Consulting Engineers

       General Contractor: Air Control Engineering

       Contract Award Date: October 12, 2009

       Project Budget: $250,000

       Funding Source(s): HB 246, Laws of 2007


    9. UM-IHL 107-299, Peabody Renovation Preplan

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Schematic Design Documents as submitted by Shafer and Associates,
       design professional. Approval is requested from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and
       Real Property.

       Staff Approval Date: February 2, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: January 21, 2010

       Design Professional: Shafer and Associates

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A


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       Project Budget: $350,000

       Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008


    10. UM-IHL 207-279, Old Chemistry Interiors

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #5 in the amount of $14,813.90 and fourteen (14) additional
       days to the contract of Panola Construction Company.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to provide window lights
       with tempered glass and trim to match the doors and to move a wall between rooms.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Five (5) change orders for a total amount
       of $109,519.42

       Project Initiation Date: May 18, 2006

       Design Professional: McCarty Company

       General Contractor: Panola Construction Company

       Contract Award Date: February 18, 2009

       Project Budget: $4,500,000

       Funding Source(s): Internal R&R funds


    11. UM-IHL 207-294, Residential Colleges

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #16 in the amount of $15,304.00 and zero (0) additional days to
       the contract of Harrell Construction Group, Ltd.

       Staff Approval Date: January 28, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to provide a seal at the
       bottom of the lake, approximately 2,000 yards of clay material.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Sixteen (16) change orders for a total
       amount of $2,104,546.00

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       Project Initiation Date: January 18, 2007

       Design Professional: Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd and Eley & Associates, A Joint
       Venture

       General Contractor: Harrell Construction Group, Ltd.

       Contract Award Date: February 28, 2008

       Project Budget: $46,500,000

       Funding Source(s): University of Mississippi EBC bond funds


    12. UM-IHL 207-311, New Building for UMMC School of Pharmacy

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved the award of contract to Chris Albritton Construction Company, Inc.,
       the lower of seventeen (17) bidders for a total contract amount of $8,359,000.

       Staff Approval Date: January 28, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: May 22, 2008

       Design Professional: Eley Guild Hardy Architects

       General Contractor: Chris Albritton Construction, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: January 28, 2010

       Project Budget: $9,730,789

       Funding Source(s): Federal Grants (6C76HF09730 and C76HF09730); Internal R&R
       funds; Indirect cost reimbursements


    13. UM-IHL 207-318, Brown Hall Fire Sprinkler System

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Schematic Design Documents as submitted by SSR Ellers, design
       professionals.

       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by SSR Ellers, design professionals.

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       Staff Approval #3: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

       Staff Approval Date: (#1) January 26, 2010; (#2-3) January 28, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: January 15, 2009

       Design Professional: SSR Ellers

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $600,000

       Funding Source(s): Internal Auxiliary R&R funds


    14. UM-IHL 207-321, North Residential College, Bid Package I

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $3,033.00 and zero (0) additional days to
       the contract of Craft Croswell, Inc.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to change floor covering
       from VCT to porcelain tile.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: One (1) change order for a total amount of
       $3,033.00

       Project Initiation Date: March 19, 2009

       Design Professional: Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd.

       General Contractor: Craft Croswell, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: July 1, 2009

       Project Budget: $25,000,000

       Funding Source(s): University of Mississippi EBC bond funds and private gifts


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    15. UM-IHL 207-321, North Residential College, Bid Package L

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $16,860.00 and zero (0) additional
       days to the contract of Security Fire Protection Company, Inc.

       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Change Order #2 in the amount of $990.00 and zero (0) additional days
       to the contract of Security Fire Protection Company, Inc.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Change Order Justification: Change Order #1 is necessary to furnish recessed
       sprinkler heads in all ceilings. Change Order #2 is necessary to add seven (7) sprinkler
       heads in the library area.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Two (2) change orders for a total amount
       of $17,850.00

       Project Initiation Date: March 19, 2009

       Design Professional: Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd.

       General Contractor: Security Fire Protection Company, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: July 1, 2009

       Project Budget: $25,000,000

       Funding Source(s): University of Mississippi EBC bond funds and private gifts


    16. UM-IHL 207-321, North Residential College, Bid Package N

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Change Order #2 in the amount of $23,631.96 and zero (0) additional
       days to the contract of Advance Electric Co., Inc.

        Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Change Order #3 in the amount of $23,631.96 and zero (0) additional
       days to the contract of Advance Electric Co., Inc.




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       Staff Approval #3: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Change Order #4 in the amount of $6,396.52 and zero (0) additional days
       to the contract of Advance Electric Co., Inc.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Change Order Justification: Change Order #2 is necessary to furnish and install
       dimmer and plywood in A/V cabinet, install conduit and power for projection screen A
       with additional conduit, and to install contactors for exterior lighting. Change Order #3 is
       necessary to relocate an existing light pole on east side of North Residential College and
       to change light fixtures. Change Order #4 is necessary to furnish and install under counter
       lighting in kitchen and work room.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Four (4) change orders for a total amount
       of $43,235.99

       Project Initiation Date: March 19, 2009

       Design Professional: Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd.

       General Contractor: Security Fire Protection Company, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: July 1, 2009

       Project Budget: $25,000,000

       Funding Source(s): University of Mississippi EBC bond funds and private gifts


    17. UM-IHL 207-326, Elevator Replacements at Martin Hall

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Design Development Documents as submitted by SSR Ellers, design
       professionals.

       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by SSR Ellers, design professionals.

       Staff Approval #3: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

       Staff Approval Date: January 28, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: September 17, 2009


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       Design Professional: SSR Ellers

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $805,000

       Funding Source(s): Student Housing Auxiliary R&R funds


    18. UM-IHL 207-329, Triplett Alumni Center Renovation

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $4,740.00 and zero (0) additional days to
       the contract of Hooker Construction, Inc.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary for the removal of asbestos
       containing floor tile.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: One (1) change order for a total amount of
       $4,740.00

       Project Initiation Date: September 17, 2009

       Design Professional: Foil Wyatt Architects

       General Contractor: Hooker Construction, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: December 17, 2009

       Project Budget: $1,998,104

       Funding Source(s): University of Mississippi Alumni Association, Internal R&R funds,
       and private donations


    19. UM-IHL 207-332, Golf Course Road Improvements

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by Engineering Solutions, Inc., design
       professional.


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       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved the award of contract to Bennett Construction, the lower of five (5)
       bidders for a total contract amount of $303,970.

       Staff Approval Date: (#1) January 28, 2010; (#2) January 29, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: November 19, 2009

       Design Professional: Engineering Solutions, Inc.

       General Contractor: Bennett Construction, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: January 29, 2010

       Project Budget: $490,000

       Funding Source(s): Internal Auxiliary R&R funds


    20. USM-IHL 108-255, Textbook Services Center Renovation

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $3,378.25 and twenty (20) additional days
       to the contract of DC General Contractors, Inc.

       Staff Approval Date: January 29, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to provide meters, provide
       an additional fiber optic run, add a knee wall to cover conduit along exterior walls, and to
       reconcile a $10,240 credit. Approval is requested from the Bureau of Building, Grounds,
       and Real Property Management.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: One (1) change order for a total amount of
       $3,378.25

       Project Initiation Date: N/A

       Design Professional: Landry & Lewis Architects, P.A.

       General Contractor: DC General Contractors, Inc.

       Contract Award Date: May 12, 2009

       Project Budget: $1,500,000


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       Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008


    21. USM-IHL 208-267, Dormitory Replacement

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #5 in the amount of $86,141.00 and zero (0) additional days to
       the contract of Yates and Sons Construction Co.

       Staff Approval Date: February 1, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary for the replacement of
       primary switch, to add residential hood suppression systems in suites, and to mount porch
       lights.

       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Five (5) change orders for a total amount
       of $1,477,465.00

       Project Initiation Date: March 14, 2007

       Design Professional: Landry & Lewis Architects, P.A.

       General Contractor: W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company

       Contract Award Date: November 12, 2008

       Project Budget: $45,000,000

       Funding Source(s): University of Southern Mississippi EBC bond funds


    22. USM-IHL 208-267-A, Dormitory Replacement, Phase I

       Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
       approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $3,746.00 and one hundred twenty-two
       (122) additional days to the contract of Yates and Sons Construction Co.

       Staff Approval Date: February 1, 2010

       Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to install a fire suppression
       system on the range hood complete with power shutdown and fire alarm interlocks. This
       change order additionally includes a $2,000 credit for increasing the contract time by 122
       calendar days.




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EXHIBIT 4
March 18, 2010
 
       Total Project Change Orders and Amount: One (1) change order for a total amount of
       $3,746.00

       Project Initiation Date: March 14, 2007

       Design Professional: Landry & Lewis Architects, P.A.

       General Contractor: W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Company

       Contract Award Date: November 12, 2008

       Project Budget: $45,000,000

       Funding Source(s): University of Southern Mississippi EBC bond funds


    23. USM-IHL 208-281, Chain Technology HVAC Upgrade

       Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by Atherton Consulting Engineers,
       Inc., design professional.

       Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
       staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

       Staff Approval Date: February 1, 2010

       Project Initiation Date: August 17, 2007

       Design Professional: Atherton Consulting Engineers, Inc.

       General Contractor: N/A

       Contract Award Date: N/A

       Project Budget: $700,000

       Funding Source(s): University year-end funds in a plant account




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EXHIBIT 5
March 18, 2010


SYSTEM - REPORT OF PAYMENTS TO OUTSIDE COUNSEL

Legal fees approved for payment to outside counsel in relation to litigation and other
matters:

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by David Ware & Associates
(statements dated 12/1/09, 2/11/10 and 2/11/10) from the funds of Mississippi State University.
(These statements, in the amounts of $2,500.00, $2,000.00 and $1,500.00, respectively,
represent services and expenses in connection with labor certifications.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                         6,000.00

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell
& Berkowitz (statements dated 11/23/09, 12/17/09 and 1/7/10) from the funds of the University
of Mississippi Medical Center. (These statements represent services and expenses in connection
with MS Commission on Environmental Quality vs. UMMC - $2,807.00; MS Commission on
Environmental Quality vs. UMMC - $666.50 and MS Commission on Environmental Quality vs.
UMMC - $4,434.00, respectively.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                         7,907.50

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens &
Cannada (statements dated 11/24/09, 11/24/09, 1/25/09, 1/25/09 and 12/28/09) from the funds of
the University of Mississippi Medical Center. (These statements represent services and expenses
in connection with General Rep. of the Medical School and Facility Family Practice Plans-
UMMC North Clinic - $5,384.20; General Rep. of the Medical School and Facility Family
Practice Plans-UMMC North Clinic - $3,276.00; General Rep. of the Medical School and
Facility Family Practice Plans-UMMC North Clinic - $9,580.50; General Rep. of the Medical
School and Facility Family Practice Plans-UMMC North Clinic - $4,889.22 and General Rep. of
the Medical School and Facility Family Practice Plans-UMMC North Clinic - $5,332.00,
respectively.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        28,461.92

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Page, Mannino, Peresich &
McDermott (statements dated 12/18/09) from the funds of the University of Mississippi Medical
Center. (These statements represent services and expenses in connection with cases styled
Kermode - $250.30, Kermode - $3,410.77, Seid - $2,844.20 and Thornton - $11,270.88,
respectively.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        17,776.15




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EXHIBIT 5
March 18, 2010

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Adams & Reese (statement dated
12/7/09) from the funds of the University of Southern Mississippi. (This statement represents
services and expenses in connection with legal fees related to personnel issues.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                         1,125.00

Legal fees approved for payment to outside counsel in relation to patent and other matters:

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens &
Cannada (statements dated 1/15/10) from the funds of Mississippi State University. (These
statements represent services and expenses in connection with the following patents: “Compact
Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer-Canada” - $4,297.16; “Compact Time-of-Flight Mass
Spectrometer-Germany” - $112.50; “Compact Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer-United
Kingdom” - $42.50; “Compact Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer-Japan” - $17.00; “Organic
Wood Preservatives” - $832.70; “Methods of Preparation of Live Attenuated Bacterial Vaccines”
- $1,368.00; “Self-Propelled Rotary Excavator” - $17.00; “Moisture Density Detector” -
$532.50; Shaw-Shikimate Surfactant Test Provisional” - $720.00 and Srinivasan-Elusieve
Processing CIP Application” - $405.00.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                         8,344.36




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CONSENT
AGENDAS
   BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
                        CONSENT AGENDA
                       ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                         April 14 – 15, 2010
                            Page 1 of 11

1. SYSTEM – APPROVAL OF ACADEMIC PROGRAM MODIFICATIONS
  Board Policy 503: Program Modifications states: “As part of its broad constitutional
  authority to govern the universities, the Board shall exercise its authority to modify programs
  offered by the universities generally or at various units of the universities.”
  In accordance with Board policy, approval is requested for the following academic program
  modifications.

  DELETE
  a. Delta State University requests permission to delete the BSEd in Biology Education
     (CIP 13.1399) degree.

  b. Mississippi Valley State University requests permission to delete the BS in Recording
     Industry (CIP 50.0909) degree.

  RENAME
  c. Mississippi State University requests permission to rename the BS in Physical
     Education (CIP 13.1314) to the BS in Kinesiology (no CIP change) and rename the MS
     in Physical Education (CIP 13.1314) to the MS in Kinesiology (no CIP change) to better
     align both degree names with the curriculum and with the academic unit name where
     both degrees (BS and MS) reside. The proposed name changes will require minimal
     resources (e.g., change of campus signs, stationery, recruiting materials, etc.), which will
     be covered by existing funds within the Department of Kinesiology.

  d. The University of Mississippi requests permission to rename the BA in Journalism (CIP
     09.0401) to the BAJ in Journalism (no CIP change) to distinguish the undergraduate
     journalism degree from other BA degrees offered at the university and to align the name
     with the new academic unit where the degree resides. The proposed name change will
     require minimal resources (e.g., change of campus signs, stationery, recruiting materials,
     etc.), which will be covered by existing funds within the Meeks School of Journalism.

  e. The University of Southern Mississippi requests permission to rename the MATL in
     Teaching of Language (French/Spanish/German) (CIP 13.1306) to the MATL in
     Teaching of Languages (no CIP change) to align the name with current emphasis areas
     and facilitate curricular expansion into other areas such as Chinese and Arabic. The
     proposed name change will require minimal resources (e.g., change of campus signs,
     stationery, recruiting materials, etc.), which will be covered by existing funds within the
     Department of Foreign Languages and Literature.
 BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
                      CONSENT AGENDA
                     ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                       April 14 – 15, 2010
                          Page 2 of 11

f. The University of Southern Mississippi requests permission to rename the BA in Speech
   Communication (CIP 09.0101) to the BA in Communication Studies (no CIP change) to
   align the name with the current terminology recognized nationally and the current name
   of academic unit where the degree resides. The proposed name change will require
   minimal resources (e.g., change of campus signs, stationery, recruiting materials, etc.),
   which will be covered by existing funds within the Department of Communication
   Studies.

g. The University of Southern Mississippi requests permission to rename the BS in Office
   Administration (CIP 52.0201) to the BS in Instructional Technology (no CIP change) to
   align the name with changes to the curriculum. The proposed name change will require
   minimal resources (e.g., change of campus signs, stationery, recruiting materials, etc.),
   which will be covered by existing funds within the Department of Technology.

REORGANIZE
h. The University of Southern Mississippi requests permission to reorganize the BA in
   Sociology (CIP 45.1101) by adding a BS in Sociology curriculum option to give
   baccalaureate-level sociology students the flexibility to focus more on the applied side of
   the discipline within their plan of study. As a result of this modification, students may
   obtain a BA in Sociology or a BS in Sociology (no CIP change) degree. Degrees offered
   at the same institutions in the same discipline and at the same level are often aggregated.
   Since the institution currently offers the BA in Sociology, offering the BS in Sociology
   does not constitute a new independent degree program. The reorganization will require
   minimal resources, which will be covered by existing funds within the Department of
   Anthropology and Sociology.

   STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval Items a-h.
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                        CONSENT AGENDA
                       ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                         April 14 – 15, 2010
                            Page 3 of 11

2. SYSTEM – APPROVAL OF NEW ACADEMIC UNITS
  Board Policy 502: New Academic Programs and Units states: “Requests to establish new
  degree programs, colleges, schools, departments, institutes, and centers will be
  considered by the Board on a schedule and in accordance with guidelines and procedures to
  be determined by the Commissioner after consultation with the Institutional Executive
  Officers.”
  In accordance with Board policy, approval is requested for establishing the following
  academic units.

  CENTERS AND INSTITUTES
  a. The University of Mississippi Medical Center requests permission to establish the
     Mississippi Institute for the Improvement of Geographic and Minority Health. This
     extensive scope institute will provide a regional (Southern Delta States) network for
     collaboration on research and training programs aimed at addressing health disparities.
     The institute will be initially funded with a $5.3 million federal grant. Establishment
     of the proposed institute will increase opportunities for acquiring future external
     funding to support operations.

  b. The University of Southern Mississippi requests permission to establish the Center for
     Composite Matrix Science within the School of Polymers and High Performance
     Materials. This limited scope center will provide a single focus point for product
     branding, increased collaboration, and retention of high technology jobs and companies
     in Mississippi. The center will be funded with external grant funds.

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval Items a and b.
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                        CONSENT AGENDA
                       ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                         April 14 – 15, 2010
                            Page 4 of 11

3. SYSTEM - ACADEMIC UNIT MODIFICATIONS
  Board Policy 502: New Academic Programs and Units states: “Requests to establish new
  degree programs, colleges, schools, departments, institutes, and centers will be considered
  by the Board on a schedule and in accordance with guidelines and procedures to be
  determined by the Commissioner after consultation with the Institutional Executive Officers.”
  In accordance with Board policy, approval is requested for modifying the following
  established academic units.

  RENAME
  a. Mississippi University for Women requests permission to rename the Women’s Center
     for Entrepreneurship to the Center for Creative Entrepreneurship to better reflect the
     center’s expanded mission and to broaden the potential funding sources from which the
     center can seek external funding. The name change will require minimal resources,
     which will be covered by existing university funds.

  REORGANIZE AND RENAME
  b. The University of Mississippi requests permission to reorganize the Department of
     Management Information Systems and Production Operations Management by
     moving Production Operations Management faculty and associated resources from the
     existing unit to the Department of Marketing. This reorganization will create a more
     strategic alignment for developing supply chain management courses and research
     collaboration. Additionally, the university will rename the Department of Management
     Information Systems and Production Operations Management to the Department of
     Management Information Systems. The reorganization and renaming will require
     minimal resources, which will be covered by existing funds within the School of
     Business Administration.

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval Items a and b.


4. SYSTEM – APPROVAL OF DEGREES TO BE CONFERRED IN MAY 2010
  Board Policy 510: Awarding of Degrees states that “Degrees granted by institutions under
  the governance of the Board are awarded by and with the consent of the Board and are
  countersigned by the President of the Board. Recommendations for the awarding of degrees
  to students by the various institutions must be made no later than the Board meeting prior to
  the commencement at which such awards will be made.”
  In accordance with Board policy, the institutions below requests permission to award degrees
  at the following levels in May 2010 provided each candidate has met all requirements for the
  degree.
    BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF STATE INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER LEARNING
                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
                             Page 5 of 11

Institution            Degree to be Conferred                                   Number   Subtotal   Total
Alcorn State University
        Undergraduate
                       Associate of Science in Nursing                              37
                       Bachelor of Science                                         464
                       Bachelor of Science in Nursing                               40
                       Bachelor of Arts                                             54
                                                                                             595
        Graduate
                       Master of Science in Agriculture                             14
                       Master of Science in Biology                                  9
                       Master of Science in Education                               64
                       Master of Science in Nursing                                 10
                       Master of Arts in Teaching                                   31
                       Master of Science in Computer Science                         1
                       Master of Business Administration                            14
                       Master of Science in Workforce Education Leadership          18
                                                                                             161
                                                                                                     756

Delta State University
        College of Arts and Sciences
                        Bachelor of Arts                                            30
                        Bachelor of Fine Arts                                       15
                        Bachelor of Music                                            1
                        Bachelor of Music Education                                  3
                        Bachelor of Science                                         51
                        Bachelor of Science in Education                            13
                        Bachelor of Science in Social Justice and Criminology       10
                        Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies            17
                        Bachelor of Social Work                                     22
                                                                                             162
        College of Business
                       Bachelor of Business Administration                          73
                       Bachelor of Commercial Aviation                              13
                                                                                              86
        College of Education
                      Bachelor of Arts                                              13
                      Bachelor of Science                                           37
                      Bachelor of Science in Education                              22
                                                                                              72
        School of Nursing
                      Bachelor of Science in Nursing                                25
                                                                                              25
        School of Graduate Studies
                      Master of Business Administration                             20
                      Master of Commercial Aviation                                  4
                      Master of Education                                           75
                      Master of Professional Accountancy                             3
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                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
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Institution            Degree to be Conferred                       Number   Subtotal   Total
                       Master of Science in Community Development        5
                       Master of Social Justice and Criminology          5
                       Master of Science in Nursing                      8
                       Educational Specialist                            3
                       Doctor of Education                               2
                                                                                 125
                                                                                         470

Jackson State University
        Undergraduate
                       Bachelor of Arts                                 55
                       Bachelor of Business Administration             168
                       Bachelor of Music                                 1
                       Bachelor of Music Education                       4
                       Bachelor of Science                             409
                       Bachelor of Science Education                    14
                       Bachelor of Social Work                          45
                                                                                 696
        Graduate
                       Doctor of Philosophy                              9
                       Specialist in Education                           6
                       Master of Arts                                   17
                       Master of Arts in Teaching                        5
                       Master of Business Administration                 3
                       Master of Music Education                         2
                       Master of Professional Accountancy                8
                       Master of Public Health                           6
                       Master of Public Policy and Administration        8
                       Master of Science                                26
                       Master of Science in Education                   23
                       Master of Science in Teaching                     2
                       Master of Social Work                            14
                                                                                 129
                                                                                         825

Mississippi State University
        College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
                       Bachelor of Landscape Architecture               19
                       Bachelor of Science                             121
                       Master of Landscape Architecture                  2
                       Master of Science                                25
                       Doctor of Philosophy                             14
                                                                                 181
        College of Architecture, Art, and Design
                       Bachelor of Architecture                         36
                       Bachelor of Fine Arts                            35
                       Bachelor of Science                              15
                                                                                  86
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                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
                             Page 7 of 11

Institution            Degree to be Conferred                        Number   Subtotal   Total
        College of Arts and Sciences
                        Bachelor of Arts                                195
                        Bachelor of Science                             226
                        Bachelor of Social Work                          25
                        Master of Arts                                   21
                        Master of Public Policy and Administration       21
                        Master of Science                                32
                        Doctor of Philosophy                              9
                                                                                  529
        College of Business
                       Bachelor of Business Administration              295
                       Master of Business Administration                 55
                       Master of Science Business Administration          2
                       Doctor of Philosophy                               1
                                                                                  353
        College of Education
                      Bachelor of Science                               364
                      Bachelor of Music Education                         7
                      Master of Arts in Teaching                          2
                      Master of Arts in Teaching Secondary                5
                      Master of Science                                  61
                      Master of Science Instructional Technology          7
                      Educational Specialist                              8
                      Doctor of Philosophy                               14
                                                                                  468
        College of Engineering
                      Bachelor of Science                               227
                      Master of Engineering                               3
                      Master of Science                                  35
                      Doctor of Philosophy                               19
                                                                                  284
        College of Forest Resources
                       Bachelor of Science                               35
                       Master of Science                                 14
                       Doctor of Philosophy                               2
                                                                                   51
        College of Veterinary Medicine
                       Master of Science                                  1
                       Doctor of Philosophy                               1
                       Doctor of Veterinary Medicine                     71
                                                                                   73
        School of Accountancy
                      Bachelor of Accountancy                            67
                      Master of Professional Accountancy                  9
                      Master of Taxation                                  6
                                                                                   82
                                                                                         2107
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                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
                             Page 8 of 11

Institution            Degree to be Conferred                       Number   Subtotal   Total
Mississippi University for Women
        Undergraduate
                        Associate of Science in Nursing                 54
                        Bachelor of Arts                                54
                        Bachelor of Fine Arts                            3
                        Bachelor of Science                            183
                        Bachelor of Science in Nursing                  68
                        Bachelor of Music                                4
                                                                                 366
        Graduate
                       Master of Education                              16
                       Master of Science                                14
                       Master of Arts in Teaching                        3
                                                                                  33
                                                                                         399

Mississippi Valley State University
        College of Arts and Sciences
                        Bachelor of Arts                                16
                        Bachelor of Science                             60
                        Bachelor of Science Education                    3
                                                                                  79
        College of Professional Studies
                       Bachelor of Arts                                 33
                       Bachelor of Science                             114
                       Bachelor of Social Work                          33
                                                                                 180
        College of Education
                      Bachelor of Science                              114
                                                                                 114
        College of Graduate Studies
                      Master of Science                                 26
                      Master of Arts                                     9
                      Master of Arts in Teaching                        13
                      Master of Social Work                             17
                      Master of Business Administration                  4
                                                                                  69
                                                                                         442

University of Mississippi
        College of Liberal Arts
                       Bachelor of Arts                                428
                       Bachelor of Science                              38
                       Bachelor of Fine Arts                            25
                       Bachelor of Music                                 7
                                                                                 498
        School of Engineering
                      Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering        5
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                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
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Institution           Degree to be Conferred                                 Number   Subtotal   Total
                      Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering                   20
                      Bachelor of Science in Computer Science                     6
                      Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering              11
                      Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering              17
                      Bachelor of Science in Geological Engineering               9
                      Bachelor of Engineering                                     3
                                                                                           71
        School of Education
                      Bachelor of Arts in Education                             218
                                                                                          218
        School of Pharmacy
                      Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences              2
                      Doctor of Pharmacy                                         60
                                                                                           62
        School of Business
                      Bachelor of Business Administration                       417
                                                                                          417
        School of Accountancy
                      Bachelor of Accountancy                                    89
                                                                                           89
        School of Applied Sciences
                       Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice                   63
                       Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science                   53
                       Bachelor of Science                                       96
                       Bachelor of Social Work                                   17
                       Bachelor of Science in Family and Consumer Sciences        9
                       Bachelor of Arts in Parks and Recreation Management        8
                       Bachelor of Paralegal Studies                             15
                                                                                          261
        School of Journalism and New Media
                      Bachelor of Arts                                           62
                                                                                           62
        Graduate School
                     Master of Arts                                              99
                     Master of Criminal Justice                                   2
                     Master of Science                                           77
                     Master of Fine Arts                                          6
                     Master of Accountancy                                       26
                     Master of Business Administration                           35
                     Master of Taxation                                           7
                     Master of Education                                         44
                     Master of Music                                              5
                     Specialist in Education                                     13
                     Doctor of Arts                                               1
                     Doctor of Education                                          6
                     Doctor of Philosophy                                        64
                                                                                          385
        Law School
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                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
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Institution            Degree to be Conferred                                Number   Subtotal   Total
                       Juris Doctor                                             149
                                                                                          149
                                                                                                 2212

University of Mississippi Medical Center
        Undergraduate
                       Bachelor of Science in Nursing                           129
                       Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences       12
                       Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology                      5
                       Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene                     19
                       Bachelor of Science in Health Informatics and
                                                                                 12
                       Information Management
                       Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences                    21
                                                                                          198
        Graduate/Professional
                      Master of Occupational Therapy                             32
                      Master of Science in Nursing                               30
                      Master of Science                                          23
                      Doctor of Physical Therapy                                 43
                      Doctor of Medicine                                        113
                      Doctor of Dental Medicine                                  36
                      Doctor of Philosophy                                       26
                                                                                          303
                                                                                                  501

University of Southern Mississippi
        College of Arts and Letters
                        Bachelor of Arts                                        252
                        Bachelor of Fine Arts                                    29
                        Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies                    25
                        Bachelor of Music                                        11
                        Bachelor of Music Education                              15
                        Bachelor of Science                                      17
                        Master of Arts                                           24
                        Master of Art Education                                   2
                        Master of the Arts in Teaching of Language                6
                        Master of Fine Arts                                       6
                        Master of Music                                          12
                        Master of Music Education                                 3
                        Master of Science                                        10
                        Doctor of Musical Arts                                    2
                        Doctor of Philosophy                                     19
                                                                                          433
        College of Business
                       Bachelor of Arts                                           1
                       Bachelor of Science                                       10
                       Bachelor of Science in Business Administration           265
                       Master of Business Administration                         21
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                         CONSENT AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
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Institution           Degree to be Conferred                      Number   Subtotal   Total
                      Master of Professional Accountancy               1
                                                                               298
        College of Education and Psychology
                      Bachelor of Arts                                14
                      Bachelor of Science                            237
                      Master of Arts                                  10
                      Master of Education                             37
                      Master of Library and Information Science       26
                      Master of Science                                7
                      Specialist in Education                         10
                      Doctor of Education                              7
                      Doctor of Philosophy                            26
                                                                               374
        College of Health
                      Bachelor of Arts                                34
                      Bachelor of Science                            104
                      Bachelor of Social Work                         25
                      Master of Public Health                         32
                      Master of Science                               30
                      Master of Social Work                           30
                      Doctor of Audiology                              6
                      Doctor of Philosophy                             3
                                                                               264
        School of Nursing
                      Bachelor of Science in Nursing                 121
                                                                               121
        College of Science and Technology
                       Bachelor of Arts                               21
                       Bachelor of Science                           241
                       Master of Arts                                  2
                       Master of Science                              50
                       Doctor of Philosophy                           35
                                                                               349
                                                                                      1839

System Total                                                                                  9551


       STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval this item.
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                     CONSENT AGENDA
                 BUDGET, FINANCE & AUDIT
                       April 14-15, 2010
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1. UMMC – ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES AGREEMENT

  Agenda Item Request: The University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC)
  requests approval to enter into an environmental (housekeeping) services agreement with
  Hospital Housekeeping Services, Ltd.

  Contractor’s Legal Name: Hospital Housekeeping Services, Ltd. (HHS)

  History of Contract: HHS is the current contractor that UMMC Hospital utilizes to
  outsource its environmental services. The original HHS contract was approved by the
  Board in January 2007 for a total of $18 million for a three-year period. Most recently,
  the Commissioner granted an extension through April 30, 2010.

  Specific type of contract: New contract

  Purpose: The purpose of this contract is to provide environmental services for UMMC
  at a level that in-house managers have not been able to successfully achieve.

  Scope of Work: The agreement provides for management personnel, labor force, duties
  to be performed, training, supplies, payment and fees, and service level agreements for
  the specified 1,526,466 square feet of cleanable square footage.

  Term of contract: Three-years – May 1, 2010 to April 30, 2013

  Termination Options: The agreement contains a no-fault termination clause clearly
  stating that the contract may be terminated by either party by providing (90) days written
  notice to the other party prior to the expiration of any term.

  Contract Amount: The total cost for the three-year contract period is $17,405,042. The
  contract includes both fixed and variable fee components plus a contingency fee.
                          Training Programs, Corporate Support and
          Fixed Fee       Overhead                                   $     884,016.00

          Variable Fee    Estimated Labor Costs                          14,918,965.56

          Contingency     5% Labor Costs for Anticipated Mandated
                          Federal Wage Increases                           773,248.00

          Contingency     Anticipated Growth in Square Footage             828,812.00
                          Cleaning Area

          Total Costs for Three-Year Contract Period                 $ 17,405,041.56
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                     CONSENT AGENDA
                 BUDGET, FINANCE & AUDIT
                       April 14-15, 2010
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 Funding Source for Contract: The contract will be funded by hospital patient revenue.

 Contractor Selection Process: A request for proposals was issued January 2010. Four
 proposals were received. The four proposals evaluated were HHS, Janiking, Riteway
 and Servicemaster. A value analysis team evaluated bids from these vendors and selected
 HHS as the winning bid submission.

        HHS                     $     17,405,042
        Janiking                      20,598,057
        Riteway                       21,886,128
        Servicemaster                 19,351,134

 HHS was the lowest bid and it was determined HHS was also the best bid as the
 contractor has significantly more experience in housekeeping in like size hospitals than
 the other three bidders and also provided more aggressive service level agreements.

 Staff Recommendation: Based on Board Policy 707.01, Land, Property and Service
 Contracts, Board approval is required prior to execution of the contract for all
 other land, personal property, and service contracts that require an aggregate total
 expenditure of more than $250,000. The agreement has been reviewed and
 approved by the Attorney General’s Office. Board staff recommends approval of
 this item.
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2. UM – APPROVAL TO ESCALATE THE INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS
   BUDGET

  The University of Mississippi requests approval to revise the Intercollegiate Athletics
  budget. The budget escalation is necessary to provide salary adjustments and to
  compensate for additional operating expenses from a sell-out season.


                                   Original FY         Revision/        Revised FY 2009-
       Consolidated              2009-10 Budget       Escalation           10 Budget
 Salaries, Wages, & Fringe
 Benefits                    $       14,453,614   $       914,875       $    15,368,489
 Travel                               3,491,050                  -            3,491,050
 Contractual Services                13,141,229           120,000            13,261,229
 Commodities                          2,435,595           104,027             2,539,622
 Capital Outlay:
  Other than equipment                       -                     -                 -
  Equipment                            291,000                      -          291,000
 Total Capital Outlay                  291,000                     -           291,000
 Transfers:
  Debt service                        5,286,894                   -           5,286,894
  Other                               1,029,800            700,000            1,729,800
 Total Transfers                      6,316,694            700,000            7,016,694
 Total                       $       40,129,182   $      1,838,902      $    41,968,084




  Funding Source for Budget Escalation: The escalation is funded from ticket sales
  revenue.

  Staff Recommendation: Based on Board Policy 701.06, Budget Escalations and
  Revisions, all escalations of the several institutions and separately budgeted units
  must be submitted through the Commissioner to the Board of Trustees for approval
  prior to implementation. Board Staff recommends approval of this item.
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3. UM – APPROVAL TO ESCALATE THE AUXILIARY BUDGET

  The University of Mississippi requests approval to revise the Auxiliary budget. The
  budget escalation is necessary to cover additional merchandise for resale, realign budget
  between categories, increase personnel costs, and cover general operating cost increases.


                                Original            Revision/                Revised
       Consolidated        FY 2009-10 Budget       Escalation           FY 2009-10 Budget
  Salaries, Wages, &
  Fringe Benefits          $       7,751,672   $         375,700         $        8,127,372
   Travel                            165,250                        -              165,250
   Contractual Services            8,990,665             134,950                  9,125,615
   Commodities                     6,872,665             560,000                  7,432,665

   Capital Outlay:
    Other than equipment                   -                        -                       -
    Equipment                        716,000                    -                  716,000
  Total Capital Outlay               716,000                    -                  716,000
   Transfers:
    Debt service                   4,005,255            43,000                    4,048,255
    Other                          2,137,479                    -                 2,137,479
   Total Transfers                 6,142,734            43,000                    6,185,734

   Total                   $      30,638,986   $       1,113,650         $       31,752,636



  Funding Source for Budget Escalation: The escalation is funded from self-generated
  revenue.

  Staff Recommendation: Based on Board Policy 701.06, Budget Escalations and
  Revisions, all escalations of the several institutions and separately budgeted units
  must be submitted through the Commissioner to the Board of Trustees for approval
  prior to implementation. Board Staff recommends approval of this item.
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Note: Project numbers beginning with the prefix "GS" designate projects that the Bureau
of Building provides management oversight for and are funded partially or wholly with
state Bureau of Building bond revenues. Project numbers beginning with the prefix "IHL"
designate projects that are funded from university self-generated sources including but not
limited to donations, fees, and grants.

Board Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects

The Board must approve the initiation of a project for the construction of new facilities,
repairs and renovations to existing facilities and requests for a capital outlay with a total
project budget of $250,000 or more regardless of how the projects are financed. It is the intent
of the Board that its appropriate staff under the direction of the Commissioner shall be
involved in all phases of building projects requiring approval by the Board. All construction,
repairs, and renovation projects with a total budget under $250,000 may be approved by the
Institutional Executive Officer.

Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval

When funding has been secured from whatever source, each institution shall bring all new
projects to the Board for the approval of the project initiation and the appointment of a design
professional, as required in Board Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects. This
request shall include a detailed description of the work to be accomplished, the total budget,
the funding source and the design professional recommended to the Board for approval.

After the Board has granted approval of both the initiation of a project and the appointment of
a design professional, no further Board action or approval is required for the completion of
the project if the following conditions are met:

           1. The detailed description of the work to be accomplished, as specifically
              approved by the Board within the project initiation, has not changed.
           2. The total project budget has not increased beyond the amount specifically
              approved by the Board as part of the project initiation;
           3. The funding source has not changed from that specifically approved by the
              Board as part of the project initiation; and
           4. The design professional previously approved by the Board has not changed.

If the above four conditions have been met, the Board’s Real Estate and Facilities staff,
through the Commissioner, shall have the authority to approve any and all necessary
documents related to the completion of the subject construction project, including the
approval of construction documents, the advertisement and receipt of bids, the approval of a
bid, the award of a contract and any change orders.
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Prior to the commencement of construction, the Board must approve the exterior design of the
major buildings that have aesthetic impact on the overall campus, regardless of the cost of the
project. This requirement applies to all buildings and facilities on an institution’s property
even if the land is leased to an institution’s affiliated entity or a private developer.

Board Policy §905(A), Real Estate Management

Prior Board approval is required for the execution of all leases, easements, oil and mineral
leases, and timber sales.


APPROVAL OF INITIATIONS OF PROJECTS/APPOINTMENTS OF
PROFESSIONALS


IHL PROJECTS

       1. ASU-IHL 201-246, Belles Lettres Hall Renovations

           Project Request: Alcorn State University requests permission to initiate a project to
           renovate Belles Lettres Hall and to appoint Robert Parker Adams as design
           professional.

           Design Professional: Robert Parker Adams

           Purpose: Alcorn State University is requesting this project in order to completely
           renovate the interior of Belles Lettres Hall which is a historical building located on
           the Lorman campus. Alcorn State University is seeking approval to initiate the
           project in accordance with Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval, that requires each
           institution to bring all new projects to the Board for the approval of the project
           initiation and the appointment of a design professional, as required in Board Policy
           §902, Initiation of Construction Projects.

           Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010

           Date of Original Construction: 1830

           Date of Last Renovation: 1994
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    Project Budget:
                                            Estimated
       Construction Cost:                  $316,000.00
       Architectural and Engineering Fees:   28,000.00
       Miscellaneous Project Costs:          16,000.00
       Contingency:                          40,000.00

       Total Project Budget                   $400,000.00

    Funding Source(s): The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act-National Park
    Services-Department of Interior [28-09-HC-18101] ($400,000)

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


 2. ASU-IHL 201-247, Agriculture Science Demonstration Park

    Project Request: Alcorn State University requests permission to initiate a project to
    construct the Agriculture Science Demonstration Park and to appoint Mills & Mills
    Architects as design professionals.

    Design Professional: Mills & Mills Architects

    Purpose: Alcorn State University is requesting this project in order to renovate the
    dairy facility and the fruit orchard facility to complete its Agricultural Demonstration
    Park. The park will also include the newly constructed Environmental Ecology
    Center. These facilities will be used to educate and introduce middle school and high
    school students to animal science, food product production, ecology, and
    Mississippi’s natural resources. Alcorn State University is seeking approval to
    initiate the project in accordance with Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval, that
    requires each institution to bring all new projects to the Board for the approval of the
    project initiation and the appointment of a design professional, as required in Board
    Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects.

    Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010

    Date of Original Construction: 1967

    Date of Last Renovation: 1980
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    Project Budget:
                                            Estimated
       Construction Cost:                  $ 829,500.00
       Architectural and Engineering Fees:    73,500.00
       Miscellaneous Project Costs:           42,000.00
       Contingency:                          105,000.00

       Total Project Budget                  $1,050,000.00

    Funding Source(s): United States Department of Agriculture ($1,050,000)

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


 3. ASU-IHL 201-248, Mound Bayou Research and Extension Center

    Project Request: Alcorn State University requests permission to initiate a project to
    renovate the Mound Bayou Research and Extension Center and to appoint Mills &
    Mills Architects as design professional.

    Design Professional: Mills & Mills Architects

    Purpose: Alcorn State University is requesting this project in order to renovate the
    existing facilities located in Mound Bayou Research and Extension Center. The
    project will renovate the administration building, the public meeting hall, the
    equipment shed, and the cold storage building. Alcorn State University is seeking
    approval to initiate the project in accordance with Board Policy §904(A), Board
    Approval, that requires each institution to bring all new projects to the Board for the
    approval of the project initiation and the appointment of a design professional, as
    required in Board Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects.

    Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010

    Date of Original Construction: 1977

    Date of Last Renovation: 1990
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    Project Budget:
                                            Estimated
       Construction Cost:                  $276,500.00
       Architectural and Engineering Fees:   24,500.00
       Miscellaneous Project Costs:          14,000.00
       Contingency:                          35,000.00

       Total Project Budget                   $350,000.00

    Funding Source(s): United States Department of Agriculture ($350,000)

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


 4. UMMC-IHL 209-534, Parking, Roadways, and Infrastructure Renovations

    Project Request: The University of Mississippi Medical Center requests permission
    to initiate a project to renovate parking, roadways, and infrastructure and to appoint
    Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects, P.A. as design professionals.

    Design Professional: Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects, P.A.

    Purpose: The University of Mississippi Medical Center is requesting this project in
    order to start the process of planning for surface parking, roadways and infrastructure
    projects pursuant to the UMMC Master Plan. The University of Mississippi Medical
    Center is seeking approval to initiate the project in accordance with Board Policy
    §904(A), Board Approval, that requires each institution to bring all new projects to
    the Board for the approval of the project initiation and the appointment of a design
    professional, as required in Board Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects.

    Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010

    Date of Original Construction: N/A

    Date of Last Renovation: N/A
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    Project Budget:
                                              Estimated
       Construction Cost:                  $ 9,100,000.00
       Architectural and Engineering Fees:     595,000.00
       Miscellaneous Project Costs:             30,000.00
       Contingency:                          1,425,000.00

       Total Project Budget                   $11,150,000.00

    Funding Source(s): Interest Income ($625,000) and Educational Building
    Corporation ($10,525,000). Funds for design fees are currently available. The
    balance will be provided through a proposed EBC bond issue.

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


 5. UMMC-IHL 209-535, Learning Resources Building Renovations, 2010

    Project Request: The University of Mississippi Medical Center requests permission
    to initiate a project to renovate the Learning Resources Building and to appoint
    Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects, P.A. as design professionals.

    Design Professional: Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons Architects, P.A.

    Purpose: The University of Mississippi Medical Center is requesting this project in
    order to reconfigure existing Learning Resources Library space to create student
    interaction areas and administrative office areas. Presently, the University of
    Mississippi Medical Center’s administrative functions are located in the Learning
    Resources Building and other campus buildings. This project will renovate existing
    office areas so that these administrative functions can be relocated from across
    campus and consolidated in a defined location for greater support and efficiency. The
    University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking approval to initiate the project in
    accordance with Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval, that requires each institution
    to bring all new projects to the Board for the approval of the project initiation and the
    appointment of a design professional, as required in Board Policy §902, Initiation of
    Construction Projects.

    Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010

    Date of Original Construction: 1980
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    Date of Last Renovation: 1994

    Project Budget:
                                             Estimated
       Construction Cost:                  $1,625,000.00
       Architectural and Engineering Fees:    141,390.00
       Miscellaneous Project Costs:                 0.00
       Contingency:                           233,610.00

       Total Project Budget                   $2,000,000.00

    Funding Source(s): Interest Income ($142,000) and Educational Building
    Corporation ($1,858,000). Funds for design fees are currently available. The balance
    will be provided through a proposed EBC bond issue.

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


 6. UMMC-IHL 209-536, Children’s Hospital Elevator, 2010

    Project Request: The University of Mississippi Medical Center requests permission
    to initiate a project for the Children’s Hospital Elevator project and to appoint The
    McCarty Company Design Group, P.A. as design professionals.

    Design Professional: The McCarty Company Design Group, P.A.

    Purpose: The University of Mississippi Medical Center is requesting this project in
    order to provide two new service elevators to supplement the three existing elevators
    serving the Children’s Hospital. The existing elevators are used by the public,
    laundry transport, patient meal deliveries, and equipment and are not of sufficient size
    to transport patients with associated support equipment in an efficient manner. Two
    new, dedicated service elevators would provide for separation of patient care services
    and allow direct, expedited transfer of patients from Pediatric O.R. to the Pediatric
    ICU Unit and to patient rooms. The University of Mississippi Medical Center is
    seeking approval to initiate the project in accordance with Board Policy §904(A),
    Board Approval, that requires each institution to bring all new projects to the Board
    for the approval of the project initiation and the appointment of a design professional,
    as required in Board Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects.

    Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010
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    Date of Original Construction: 1991

    Date of Last Renovation: 2004

    Project Budget:
                                             Estimated
       Construction Cost:                  $3,000,000.00
       Architectural and Engineering Fees:    272,000.00
       Miscellaneous Project Costs:                 0.00
       Contingency:                           428,234.00

       Total Project Budget                   $3,700,234.00

    Funding Source(s): Interest Income ($272,000) and Educational Building
    Corporation ($3,428,234). Funds for design fees are currently available. The balance
    will be provided through a proposed EBC bond issue.

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


 7. USM-IHL 208-297, Dormitory Replacement, Phase II

    Project Request: The University of Southern Mississippi requests permission to
    initiate a project for Phase II of student housing on the Hattiesburg campus.

    Design Professional: N/A

    Purpose: The University of Southern Mississippi is requesting this project in order
    to move to the next phase of student housing which will allow the university to
    engage a financial advisor to further investigate the technical and fiscal aspects of the
    project. The scope of the project consist of constructing approximately 950 beds of
    student housing to replace outdated 1960’s vintage dormitories that are in
    deteriorating condition and to demolish three of the old dormitory buildings. The
    project is for replacement housing and will not result in additional beds in the
    inventory. The University of Southern Mississippi is seeking approval to initiate the
    project in accordance with Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval, that requires each
    institution to bring all new projects to the Board for the approval of the project
    initiation and the appointment of a design professional, as required in Board Policy
    §902, Initiation of Construction Projects.

    Project Initiation Date: April 15, 2010
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       Date of Original Construction: N/A

       Date of Last Renovation: N/A

       Project Budget:
                                                Estimated
          Construction Cost:                  $43,000,000.00
          Architectural and Engineering Fees:   2,800,000.00
          Miscellaneous Project Costs:          1,000,000.00
          Bond Issue Expenses:                  1,100,000.00
          Contingency:                          2,100,000.00

          Total Project Budget                   $50,000,000.00

       Funding Source(s): To be determined by the results of the financial analysis
       provided by the financial advisor

       Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


APPROVAL OF BUDGET INCREASES AND/OR CHANGES OF SCOPE

BUREAU OF BUILDING PROJECTS

    8. UM- GS 107-297, Waste Water Treatment Plant

       Project Request: The University of Mississippi requests approval to increase the
       project budget for the Waste Water Treatment Plant project from $1,800,000 to
       $2,200,000 for an increase in the amount of $400,000.

       Project Phase: Design Phase

       Design Professional: Engineering Solutions, Inc.

       General Contractor: N/A

       Purpose: The project is currently in the design phase. This is the second budget
       escalation request made for this project by the university. The university asked for
       permission to increase the budget at the November 19, 2009 IHL Board meeting.
       Permission was granted to increase the budget $300,000 from $1,500,000 to
       $1,800,000 with the thought that the increased amount would enable the project to
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    move forward. The project was bid on January 14, 2010 and the lowest bidder was
    considered too high. The project was rebid after clarification and thorough
    explanation of the scope and complexity was given to all prospective bidders. More
    reasonably priced bids were received by the university on March 11, 2010. A fully
    functional and sized system can be delivered if the project budget is increased
    $400,000 to a total project budget of $2,200,000. The university considers this
    project a necessity and its continuation is required in order to remain in compliance
    with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Mississippi Department
    of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) regulations. The University of Mississippi is
    acting in accordance with Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval, that requires each
    institution to submit all project budget increases to the Board for approval.

    Project Initiation Date: June 18, 2008

    Project Budget:


                         Original Budget     Proposed Budget        Amount (+/-)
    Construction
                           $1,578,295.00       $1,843,000.00        $ 264,705.00
    Costs
    Architectural and
                           $ 122,990.21        $ 159,723.08         $    36,732.87
    Engineering Fees
    Miscellaneous
                           $   13,000.50       $    21,999.00       $     8,998.50
    Project Costs
    Contingency            $   85,714.29       $ 175,277.92         $    89,563.63

    Total Project
                           $1,800,000.00       $2,200,000.00        $ 400,000.00
    Budget


    Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008 ($1,500,000); HB 246, Laws of 2007
    ($100,000); Internal R&R funds ($600,000)

    Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.
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IHL PROJECTS

    9. UMMC-IHL 209-529, 4 East Renovations

       Project Request: The University of Mississippi Medical Center requests approval to
       increase the project budget for the 4 East Renovations project from $580,425 to
       $753,000 for an increase in the amount of $172,575.

       Project Phase: Design Phase

       Design Professional: Mark Vaughan

       General Contractor: N/A

       Purpose: The project is currently in the design phase. This is the first budget
       escalation request made for this project by the university. The escalation in the project
       budget is required based on the results of the bids received on January 26, 2010. The
       project budget provided by the design professional was under estimated and did not
       reflect the market value of the work that was confirmed with receipt of bids. The
       University of Mississippi Medical Center is acting in accordance with Board Policy
       §904(A), Board Approval, that requires each institution to submit all project budget
       increases to the Board for approval.

       Project Initiation Date: October 15, 2009

       Project Budget:


                             Original Budget      Proposed Budget        Amount (+/-)
       Construction
                              $ 517,800.00          $ 607,300.00         $    89,500.00
       Costs
       Architectural and
                              $    44,163.00        $   58,334.00        $    14,171.00
       Engineering Fees
       Miscellaneous
                              $    10,000.00        $   18,980.00        $     8,980.00
       Project Costs
       Contingency            $     8,462.00        $   68,386.00        $    59,924.00

       Total Project
                              $ 580,425.00          $ 753,000.00         $ 172,575.00
       Budget
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       Funding Source(s): Student Tuition and Fees ($753,000)

       Staff Recommendation: Board staff recommends approval of this item.


APPROVAL OF OTHER REAL ESTATE REQUEST

    10. DSU-GS 102-224, Fire Station Phase I

       Project Request: Delta State University requests approval of a long term land lease
       with the City of Cleveland for the construction of a new fire station on city property.

       Purpose: Delta State University is requesting the approval of a ninety-nine (99) year
       land lease in order to allow for the construction of a new fire station that will provide
       fire protection services to the Delta State University campus. Delta State University
       is acting in accordance with Board Policy §905(A), Real Estate Management, which
       requires prior Board approval for the execution of all leases, easements, oil and
       mineral leases, and timber sales. A copy of the land lease is on file with the Office of
       Real Estate and Facilities.

       History of Project: During the 2008 legislative session, a $250,000 line item was
       added to Delta State University’s bond bill allocation for the purpose of constructing
       a fire station. At its August 2008 Board meeting, the IHL Board approved the project
       initiation with a budget of $250,000 and the appointment of Shafer and Associates as
       design professional. Shafer and Associates completed design through Construction
       Documents and estimated the Phase I cost to be $821,163 which exceeded the
       original project budget. As a result, Delta State University requested a project budget
       escalation. The project budget escalation was approved by the Board on January 21,
       2010 for an increase of $650,000 from $250,000 to $900,000. The City of Cleveland
       agreed to provide the $650,000 which is the difference between the state line item
       appropriation of $250,000 and the remaining funds needed to meet the $900,000
       project budget. Board staff approved construction documents and approved a request
       to advertise for receipt of bids on March 9, 2010 as referenced in item #1 of the
       Information Agenda. Due to state funds being involved in the project, the City of
       Cleveland will lease the land upon which the fire station will be built to Delta State
       University. In turn, Delta State University will pay the City of Cleveland $12,000 per
       year to lease the land and to receive fire protection services on the Delta State campus
       provided by the City of Cleveland. Delta State University has previously entered into
       a similar long term lease with the City of Cleveland for the construction of the
       commercial aviation building at the city airport.
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    Terms of Lease: Delta State University is requesting approval a ninety-nine (99)
    year lease term with a $12,000 annual payment from Delta State University to the
    City of Cleveland that will provide for the lease of the land the fire station occupies
    and for the receipt of fire protection services provided by the City of Cleveland to the
    Delta State University campus.

    Project Budget: $900,000

    Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008 ($250,000); City of Cleveland
    ($650,000)

    Staff Recommendation: The Attorney General’s Office has reviewed and
    approved this item pending approval of the associated inter-local agreement by
    the Opinions Division of the Attorney General’s Office. Board staff recommends
    approval of this item.


 11. UM-Approval of New Lease for Chi House Foundation

    Project Request: The University of Mississippi requests approval of a thirty (30)
    year lease with the Chi House Foundation, LLC for Lot 317 at the University of
    Mississippi.

    Purpose: The Chi House Foundation, LLC is attempting to purchase the fraternity
    house located on Lot 317 at the University of Mississippi from the current owners,
    the Rampant Lion Foundation. The property will be used to house a university
    recognized Greek organization upon approval of a sublease by the university. The
    University of Mississippi is acting in accordance with Board Policy §905(A), Real
    Estate Management, which requires prior Board approval for the execution of all
    leases, easements, oil and mineral leases, and timber sales. A copy of the land lease
    is on file with the Office of Real Estate and Facilities.

    Terms of Lease: The Chi House Foundation is requesting a lease of thirty (30) years
    for Lot 317 that will commence on May 1, 2010 or upon the date that Chi House
    Foundation, LLC is able to close the purchase of the house, whichever is later, and
    end April 30, 2040. The Chi House Foundation, LLC will pay the University of
    Mississippi the sum of $50 in cash in hand and $50 a year due on or before July 1st of
    each year during the term of this lease.
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    Staff Recommendation: The Attorney General’s Office has reviewed and
    approved this item. Board staff recommends approval of this item.
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APPROVAL OF PERSONNEL ACTION REQUESTS

1. Change of Status

   MSU

   Peter Ryan; from Associate Vice President Intern/Professor; salary of $109,541; E&G
   Funds; to, effective April 16, 2010, Interim Associate Provost/Professor; salary of
   $145,000; E&G Funds

   Gary Jackson; from Associate Professor and Director of Human Sciences; salary of
   $139,292; E&G Funds; to, effective April 16, 2010, Interim Associate Vice President for
   Academic Affairs/Associate Professor; salary of $145,000; E&G Funds

   Teresa Gammill; from Research Program Director; salary of $80,000; to, effective April
   16, 2010, Assistant Vice President for Research; salary of $123,000; E&G Funds

   Extension of multi-year athletic contracts

   UM

   Stephen A. Holeman; Head Women’s Soccer Coach; Athletics; from contract period of
   January 01, 2009 to December 31, 2012; salary of $98,000 per annum; Auxiliary Funds;
   to new contract period of January 01, 2010 to December 31, 2013, Auxiliary Funds;
   $98,000 annual salary to $104,000 annual salary

   USM

   Demetrius Adams; Assistant Football Coach, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics;
   from a contract period of April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2011; salary of $100,000 per
   annum; Auxiliary Funds; to a new contract period of April 1,2010 to March 31, 2012; no
   change in salary

   Robert Blake Anderson; Assistant Football Coach, Department of Intercollegiate
   Athletics; from a contract period of April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2011; salary of $115,000
   per annum; Auxiliary Funds; to a new contract period of April 1, 2010 to March 31,
   2013; salary of $165,000 per annum as a result of change in duties; Auxiliary funds

   Chris Kapilovic; Assistant Football Coach, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics; from
   a contract period of April 1,2009 to March 31, 2011; salary of $100,000 per annum;
   Auxiliary Funds; to a new contract period of April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2012; salary of
   $115,000 per annum as a result of change in duties; Auxiliary Funds
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                         April 14-15, 2010
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   Patrick Washington; Assistant Football Coach, Department of Intercollegiate Athletics;
   from a contract period of April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2011; salary of $100,000 per
   annum; Auxiliary Funds; to a new contract period of April 1, 2010 to March 31, 2012:
   no change in salary

2. Emeritus Status

   DSU

   Collier Bethea Parker, Dean, College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Art, 26
   years


3. Rehired Retirees

   Rehired retirees making more than $20,000 who are on contract during Fiscal Year 2010

   USM

   Mary Ann Everett; former position: Social Worker; new position: Consultant;
   compensation not to exceed $34,560; period of contractual engagement for assistance on
   a grant March 22, 2010 to June 30, 2010

   Carolyn Townes; former position: Social Worker; new position: Consultant;
   compensation not to exceed $27,000; period of contractual engagement for assistance on
   a grant March 22, 2010 to June 30, 2010

4. Terminations

   MUW

   Eric Daffron, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; effective June 30, 2010

   Homer Wesley, Vice President for Student Affairs; effective June 30, 2010
REGULAR
AGENDAS
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                              REGULAR AGENDA
                          BUDGET, FINANCE & AUDIT
                               APRIL 14-15, 2010
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    1. SYSTEM – FY 09 SYSTEM AUDIT REPORT PRESENTATION


    2. SYSTEM – PROFESSIONAL MULTI-YEAR TUITION INCREASES

         The Board was presented multi-year professional tuition rates for first review in March 2010.
         Approval is requested for the multi-year professional tuition rates for Mississippi State
         University and the University of Mississippi for fiscal years 2011 and 2012 and for the
         University of Mississippi Medical Center for fiscal years 2011 through 2014.
.
         STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Based on Board Policy 702.03 – Approval of Tuition,
         Fees and other student charges: The establishment or waiver of tuition and room
         and board charges must be approved by the Board. Staff recommends approval of the
         Resident and Non-Resident Professional Tuition Requests for FY 2011 to FY 2012 for
         Mississippi State University and the University of Mississippi and FY 2011 to FY 2014
         for the University of Mississippi Medical Center.


    3.   SYSTEM – ROOM AND BOARD INCREASES

         Multi-year room and board increases effective with the fall 2010 academic term were
         presented to the Board of Trustees at the March 2010 meeting for a 30-day consideration
         period by the Board. Final consideration and action is requested to approve the increases in
         room and board rates at all institutions effective for fiscal year 2011 only.

         STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Based on Board Policy 702.03 – Approval of Tuition,
         Fees and other student charges: The establishment or waiver of tuition and room and
         board charges must be approved by the Board. Staff recommends approval of the
         proposed housing and board (food) rates increases for FY 2011.


    4. SYSTEM – UPDATE ON INTERNAL CONTROL PLAN


    5. SYSTEM – PROPERTY INSURANCE UPDATE


    6. UMMC – APPROVAL OF FINANCIAL ADVISOR, BOND COUNSEL AND
       UNDERWRITER

         First Southwest Company-Financial Advisor
         Watkins, Ludlam, Winter and Stennis - Bond Counsel
         Morgan Stanley-Lead Underwriter
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University: The University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Medical Center
Educational Building Corporation

Contractor’s Legal Name: First Southwest Company

Agenda Item Request: The University of Mississippi Medical Center and the Medical
Center Educational Building Corporation wish to engage First Southwest Company to serve
as financial advisor for an EBC bond issue with a maximum debt amount of up to $50
million. UMMC and MCEBC also want the Board to approve Morgan Stanley as the
underwriter, and Watkins, Ludlam, Winter, & Stennis as bond counsel.

History of Project/Contract: UMMC and EBC wish to do a bond issue for up to $50 million
in projects in this fiscal year. As shown on the attached project list, five projects have
been previously approved by the Board. The final three projects are being sent to the
Board for initiation this month on the Real Estate Consent Agenda.

Regarding the financial advisor, First Southwest has served as financial advisor to UMMC
and MCEBC since 2008. They also advise the University of Mississippi.

Specific type of contract: Request to initiate an educational building corporation bond issue
and engage First Southwest Company as financial advisor, Morgan Stanley as underwriter,
and Watkins, Ludlam, Winter & Stennis as bond counsel

Purpose: To engage the financial advisor to move forward with the bond issue.

Scope of Work: First Southwest will serve as financial advisor for the upcoming bond issue
and will lead the financial team.

Term of contract: The specific contracts will be finalized at the closing of the bond issue.

Termination Options: This item will be addressed later in the bond issue process.

Contract Amount: This item will be addressed later in the bond issue process.

Funding Source for Contract: Interest income and hospital patient revenue


Contractor Selection Process: First Southwest has served as UMMC’s financial advisor
since 2008.
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Staff Recommendation: Staff has reviewed the Financial Analysis report and has
prepared internal analysis of the projected bond amount. The pro-forma debt service
coverage ratio is projected to be approximately 3.5 times with the new debt after
FY2012. Staff recommends approval of the financial advisor’s report, bond counsel,
and the underwriter.
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                         April 14 – 15, 2010
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1. STATE – 2010 APPROVAL OF ACCREDITATION OF MISSISSIPPI NURSING
   DEGREE PROGRAMS

  Pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. §37-129-1, based on the evaluation of annual reports
  documenting compliance with the state nursing accreditation standards, Board approval is
  requested for the accreditation of Mississippi Nursing Degree Programs as indicated below.


                                                    PROGRAM            ACCREDITATION
             SCHOOL OF NURSING                        TYPE                STATUS
   Alcorn State University                             ADN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       BSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       MSN          Continuing Accreditation
   Coahoma Community College                           ADN          Initial Accreditation
   Copiah-Lincoln Community College                    ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Delta State University                              BSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       MSN          Continuing Accreditation
   East Central Community College                      ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   East Mississippi Community College                  ADN          Initial Accreditation
   Hinds Community College                             ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Holmes Community College                            ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Itawamba Community College                          ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Jones County Junior College                         ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Meridian Community College                          ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Mississippi College                                 BSN          Continuing Accreditation
   Mississippi Delta Community College                 ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College            ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Mississippi University for Women                    ADN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       BSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       MSN          Continuing Accreditation
   Northeast Mississippi Community College             ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Northwest Mississippi Community College             ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Pearl River Community College                       ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   Southwest Mississippi Community College             ADN          Continuing Accreditation
   University of Mississippi Medical Center            BSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       MSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       DNP          Initial Accreditation
   University of Southern Mississippi                  BSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       MSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       DNP          Initial Accreditation
   William Carey University                            BSN          Continuing Accreditation
                                                       MSN          Continuing Accreditation

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval of this item.
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1. SYSTEM – APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO BOARD POLICY 902
   INITIATION OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

  Due to the inflation over time of the costs of construction projects and to expedite the
  progress of smaller projects, the following amendments to Board Policy 902 Initiation of
  Construction Projects are proposed. The proposal is for final approval of the amended
  policy below:

  902           INITIATION OF CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

                The Board must approve the initiation of a project for the construction of
                new facilities, repairs and renovations to existing facilities and requests for
                a capital outlay with a total budget of $250,000 or more exceeding
                $1,000,000 regardless of how these projects are financed. It is the intent
                of the Board that its appropriate staff under the direction of the
                Commissioner shall be involved in all phases of building projects
                requiring approval by the Board. All construction, repairs and renovation
                projects with a total budget under $250,000 of $1,000,000 or less may be
                approved by the Institutional Executive Officer. However, all projects
                utilizing any state bond funds, including Ayers funds, must be initiated
                with STAFF approval from the Office of Real Estate and Facilities. No
                further approvals are required by IHL staff for projects of $1,000,000 or
                less unless the budget changes. All budget changes for these projects must
                be reported to the Office of Real Estate and Facilities.


  STAFF RECOMMENDATION:                Board staff recommends approval of this item.
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1.   SYSTEM - APPROVAL OF NEW BOARD POLICY 1111 DIGITAL AND
     ELECTRONIC COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

     Federal statutory revisions require universities that receive federal funds to adopt
     a policy prohibiting digital and electronic copyright infringement and a plan for
     dealing with same by July 1, 2010. Therefore, approval by the Board of the
     following Board policy is requested. In light of the July 1, 2010 effective date of
     the federal requirements on this matter, Board staff asks that the Board waive its
     requirement that this proposed new policy be approved for first reading, and then
     approved again at a subsequent Board meeting. Staff is requesting Board approval
     to make this new policy effective immediately upon approval of same.

     1111 DIGITAL AND ELECTRONIC COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

     Each university shall develop and implement a policy on copyright infringement
     as related to digital or electronic infringement which specifically addresses illegal
     downloads and peer to peer file sharing. The university policy must disclose to
     students, employees and any other users or prospective users of the university’s
     technology services/system the specific university policies related to digital and
     electronic copyright infringement by way of illegal downloads and/or peer to peer
     file sharing. The terms “illegal downloads” and “peer to peer file sharing” must be
     clearly defined within the university policy, and examples of both acceptable and
     unacceptable uses of the university’s technology services must be provided. The
     university policy must provide a summary of the federal penalties for illegal
     downloads and peer to peer file sharing, as well as the specific university
     penalties for using university property for illegal downloads or peer to peer file
     sharing. In addition, the university policy must include an appeal process for
     appealing any penalties imposed by the university. The policy must also offer, to
     the extent practicable, legal alternatives to illegal downloading. The policy must
     also specifically make reference to the applicable federal regulations mandating
     this university policy on illegal downloads and peer to peer file sharing (34 C.F.R.
     Section 668).

     Each university must require that all users of university technology electronically
     acknowledge that they are aware of and agree to follow the subject university
     policy.

     In addition to the requirement to develop and implement the subject university
     policy, the universities must develop and implement a written plan to combat the
     unauthorized distribution of copyrighted material. This written plan must include
     one or more technology based deterrents, mechanisms for informing users of the
     university’s technology systems/services about the appropriate uses of
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     copyrighted materials, procedures for addressing violations, and procedures for
     reviewing the effectiveness of the written plan.

     The universities must submit drafts of the required university policy and plan to
     the Board’s legal staff at the IHL Board Office for review and approval by May
     31, 2010. After review and approval by the Board’s legal staff, the approved
     policies and plans must then be implemented and in effect by July 1, 2010.

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval of this
     item.

2.   DSU - APPROVAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN DELTA
     STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE CITY OF CLEVELAND

     Delta State University requests approval of an Interlocal Agreement with the City
     of Cleveland. The Mississippi Department of Transportation requires an Interlocal
     Agreement between the city and university before the department will proceed
     with the Statesman Boulevard project. This project will provide for the
     construction of a new boulevard from Highway 8 to Delta State University’s
     athletic complex. It was initially funded through the Delta Region Transportation
     Development Program and the City of Cleveland. The project initiation was
     approved in February of 2009. The original budget as approved in February of
     2009 was $1,837,500. Additional earmarks have been received, increasing the
     budget to $4,900,000. This project will benefit both Delta State University and
     the City of Cleveland. Under the proposed agreement, among other things, Delta
     State University will manage the construction of the project and the city will
     provide up to $367,000 for funding the project.
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               INTERLOCAL COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT

                                   BETWEEN

                        DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY

                                       AND

                         CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

    This INTERLOCAL COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT (this "Agreement") is
    executed by and between DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (the "University"),
    and the CITY OF CLEVELAND (the "City"), a body politic of the State of
    Mississippi, effective as of the ____ day of _______________, 200__.
                                WITNESSSETH:

           WHEREAS, Mississippi Code Annotated ' 17-13-7 authorizes all local
    governmental units of the State to enter into written contractual agreements with
    one another for joint or cooperative action to provide services and facilities.
            WHEREAS, the City is a code charter municipality and is authorized to
    enter into this Agreement pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated ' 17-13-7 and
    it may independently exercise the power, authority and responsibility to engage in
    the functions and perform the services outlined below; and

            WHEREAS, DSU represents it is independently authorized to perform
    those functions or services contemplated by this Agreement; and

          WHEREAS, the City and DSU desire to enter into an Interlocal
    Agreement for the purpose of constructing AStatesman Boulevard@; and

            WHEREAS, both the City and the Institutions of Higher Learning
    adopted this agreement by resolution at their regular April Board meetings, with
    those resolutions being attached hereto as Exhibits AA@ and AB@.

            WHEREAS, the University has on its schedule of construction, a project
    to design and construct a road, AStatesman Boulevard@, which will connect
    Highway 8 with the Delta State University athletic complex ; and
           WHEREAS, the University reasonably estimates that the total cost of
    constructing the Highway Project will be $4,900,000.00; and
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            WHEREAS, the City has determined that it is in the best interest of the
    City to take such action as may reasonably be necessary to facilitate and
    accelerate the construction of the Statesman Boulevard Project as this project will
    ease traffic flow on Highway 8 and in the surrounding Cleveland neighborhood;
    and
            WHEREAS, the City proposes to accelerate the Statesman Boulevard
    Project by advancing to the University a total of $367,000.00 to be used for the
    construction of the Statesman Boulevard Project; and
           WHEREAS, the City proposes to use municipal funds for said
    appropriation; and
            WHEREAS, the University and the City have found that the construction
    of the Statesman Boulevard Project is feasible, beneficial, and within the financial
    resources of both the City and the University, and will be of benefit both the City
    and University and, in turn, the general public; and
           WHEREAS, the University and the City desire to work in coordination
    and cooperation with each other in a government-to-government relationship for
    the benefit of both parties; and
           NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and
    promises set forth herein, and other good and valuable consideration, the
    University and the City do hereby agree as follows:
    I.      PURPOSE
            The purpose of this Cooperative Agreement is to establish a protocol for,
    and define the respective responsibilities and obligations of the University and the
    City with respect to their joint and cooperative efforts to provide advance funding
    for and completion of the Statesman Boulevard Project, which is located within
    the corporate boundaries of the City.
           The University proposes to construct the Statesman Boulevard Project
    with federal funds as well as the appropriation from the City. The University will
    oversee all aspects of the construction of the project.
    II.   ADMINISTRATION AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PARTIES
          The City does not assume jurisdiction or responsibility for the Statesman
    Boulevard Project except with respect to certain funding as provided for in this
    Cooperative Agreement.
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          A separate entity or administrative body is not created under the
    Cooperative Agreement.
           A.     The University hereby covenants, warrants and agrees as follows:

                  1.      To conform throughout the Project to appropriate
                          details and requirements of all applicable state and
                          federal laws.
                  2.      To complete design plans for the Project. This will include
                          all outstanding activities and documents normally
                          associated with design of a federal aid road project.
                  3.      To provide construction management for the Project.
                  4.      To proceed with the advertisement, receipt of bids, and
                          opening of bids and award of contract or contracts for
                          construction of the Project.
                  5.      To administer the Project construction contract or contracts,
                          including making all payments to the contractors, and to
                          complete the construction of the Project with other legally
                          available funds of the University.
                  6.      To comply, in the conduct of this Highway Project, with
                          the provisions of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
                  7.      Upon satisfactory completion, to accept the Project as part
                          of the University and to maintain it in accordance with all
                          applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
                  8.      To manage the engineering, bid and construction process in
                          a manner that furthers the purpose of this Agreement which
                          is the construction of the Project as expeditiously as
                          practical.

          B.      The City hereby covenants, warrants and agrees as follows:

                  1.      To appropriate to Delta State University an amount of not
                          to exceed $367,000.00 which will provide funding for the
                          Statesman Boulevard Project.
                  2.      The City shall assist the University in every reasonable and
                          appropriate manner in providing the University with
                          financial, statistical and other records and reports as may be
                          requested or required by state and federal regulations and
                          guidelines.
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    III.   AMENDMENTS

           This Cooperative Agreement may be amended in writing as mutually
    agreed upon by the parties.
    IV.    DISPOSITION OF PROPERTY

            Throughout the operation of this Cooperative Agreement and following its
    expiration, all property attendant to the Statesman Boulevard Project shall remain
    property of the University and the City takes no interest whatsoever in the
    property.
    V.     SEVERABILITY

            Should any provision of this Cooperative Agreement be found to be
    unconstitutional, or otherwise be contrary to the laws of the State of Mississippi
    or the United States of America, to the extent that it is reasonably possibly to do
    so, the remainder of this Cooperative Agreement shall remain in full force and
    effect.
    VI.    AUTHORITY

           Authority for this Agreement has been granted by the Mississippi State
    Legislature pursuant to Sections of the Code.


     SO EXECUTED AND AGREED THIS _____ DAY OF ___________, 200__.

                                   DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MISSISSIPPI

                                   By: ___________________________________
                                      President, Delta State University

                                   CITY OF CLEVELAND, MISSISSIPPI

                                   By: ____________________________________
                                       Billy Nowell, Mayor
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     Signature page of the Interlocal Cooperative Agreement between the Mississippi
     Transportation

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval of this
     item pending approval by the Opinions Division of the Attorney General’s
     Office.

3.   DSU - APPROVAL OF INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN DELTA
     STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE CITY OF CLEVELAND

     Delta State University requests approval of an Interlocal Agreement between
     Delta State University and the City of Cleveland. The agreement will provide for
     the joint construction, operation and maintenance of a new fire station on city
     property that will serve the university and the city. The new fire station will be
     located on the west side of Cleveland near the city airport. During the 2008
     legislative session, a $250,000 line item was added to Delta State’s bond bill
     allocation for this purpose. At its August, 2008 meeting, the IHL Board approved
     the project construction with a budget of $250,000 and the appointment of design
     professionals Shafer & Associates. Shafer & Associates has completed the design
     and has estimated Phase I costs at $821,163. Under the Interlocal Agreement, the
     City of Cleveland has agreed to provide the difference in the state appropriation
     and the funds needed, up to $650,000. Because state and city funds are involved
     on the project, a land lease and inter-local agreement are required to execute the
     project.

             INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF
               CLEVELAND AND DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY FOR THE
             CONSTRUCTION AND FACILITATION OF FIRE STATION NO.
                  3 TO BE LOCATED AT THE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT

             This Agreement is made and entered into this _______ day of
     _______________ 2010, by and between Delta State University (“DSU”) and the
     City of Cleveland (“City”), a code charter municipality organized under the laws
     of the State of Mississippi.

            WHEREAS, Mississippi Code Annotated § 17-13-7 authorizes all local
     governmental units of the State to enter into written contractual agreements with
     one another for joint or cooperative action to provide services and facilities.

             WHEREAS, the City is a code charter municipality and is authorized to
     enter into this Agreement pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated § 17-13-7 and
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    it may independently exercise the power, authority and responsibility to engage in
    the functions and perform the services outlined below; and

            WHEREAS, both the City and the Institutions of Higher Learning adopted
    this agreement by resolution at their regular April Board meetings, with those
    resolutions being attached hereto as Exhibits “A” and “B”.

            WHEREAS, DSU represents it is independently authorized to perform
    those functions or services contemplated by this Agreement; and

            WHEREAS, the City and DSU desire to enter into an Interlocal
    Agreement for the purpose of establishing, maintaining and operating a fire
    station located on what is now the Municipal Airport property. This fire station
    will provide services to the Delta State campus, the airport facility (which houses
    Delta State equipment and its flight program) and the City of Cleveland residents
    living within the surrounding area; and

           WHEREAS, the City will lease, for a period of ninety-nine (99) years, to
    DSU, that certain piece of property which is currently a part of the Municipal
    Airport property complex and is more particularly described as follows:

           Commencing at the Northeast corner of Section 18, Township 22
           North, Range 5 West, Cleveland, Bolivar County, Mississippi, run
           North 89° 59' 00" West for 2,973.35 feet to an iron pipe, thence
           South 2° 00' 00" East for 2,185.67 feet to an iron pipe, thence
           South 89° 42' 26" East for 2,200.58 feet to an iron rod, thence
           South 00° 28' 50" West for 25.04 feet to an iron rod and the Point
           of Beginning, thence South 00° 16' 29" West for 355.03 feet to an
           iron rod, thence North 75° 45' 31" West for 115.37 feet to an iron
           rod, thence North 53° 24' 22" West for 121.26 feet to an iron rod,
           thence North 41° 51' 03" West for 170.08 feet to an iron rod,
           thence North 47° 05' 21" West for 66.21 feet to an iron rod, thence
           North 59° 00' 20" West for 67.44 feet to an iron rod, thence North
           00° 15' 33" East for 50.05 feet to an iron rod, thence South 89° 42'
           26" East for 430.45 feet to the Point of Beginning and containing
           2.24 acres more or less.

           This property will be used to construct the City of Cleveland’s Fire Station
    No. 3 (“fire station”).

            WHEREAS, the City will further appropriate to DSU as necessary up to
    $650,000.00 in funds to be used towards the construction of the fire station on this
    leased property; and
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             WHEREAS, DSU will also contribute $250,000.00 towards the
    construction of the fire station and any additional monies appropriated specifically
    for this project; and

           WHEREAS, the fire station will become a part of DSU’s inventory of
    buildings; and

           WHEREAS, DSU agrees to provide insurance to cover the costs of any
    physical loss or destruction to any part of the fire station; and

           WHEREAS, DSU will allow the City of Cleveland and the City of
    Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department exclusive use and control of the fire station;
    and

           WHEREAS, the City of Cleveland will provide insurance coverage for
    any loss or destruction to any personal property housed at the fire station; and

            WHEREAS, for and in consideration of the representations and recitations
    herein above and the covenants that follow herein below, the parties herein enter
    into the agreement pursuant to Mississippi Code Annotated § 17-3-7 to authorize
    DSU to contract for the installation and construction of Fire Station No.3 under
    the following terms and conditions:

    1.     The City shall:

           (A)    Lease to DSU for a period of ninety-nine (99) years, the following
           described real property (See Lease Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit
           “C”);

           (B)    Provide fire protection for the municipal airport, DSU and the
           surrounding areas through the City of Cleveland Volunteer Fire
           Department;

           (C)     Provide insurance coverage for the personal property housed in
           Fire Station No. 3;

           (D)     Contribute up to $650,000.00 as necessary toward the construction
           of Fire Station No.3.
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    2.     DSU shall:

           (A)     Oversee the construction of Fire Station No.3;

           (B)     Afford the City exclusive use and control of Fire Station No. 3 for
           as long as the lease of the real property by the City to DSU is in effect;

           (C)     Contribute $250,000.00 or any additional funds appropriated
           specifically for the construction of the project.

    3.     The City and DSU agree that:

           (A)     If, at any time, DSU or the Institutions of Higher Learning fail to
           allow the City exclusive use and control of Fire Station No. 3, then the
           aforementioned agreement to lease the real property occupied by Fire
           Station No. 3 will be null and void.

           (B)     The term of this agreement is for a period of ninety-nine (99)
           years. This agreement may be re-negotiated for a longer term in
           accordance with the lease agreement attached hereto as Exhibit “C”.
           Upon the termination of this lease either by default by DSU or DSU’s
           abandonment of the property or DSU is no longer in existence, then the
           property shall revert back to the City together with all improvements
           thereon.

    4.     Entire Agreement

            It is understood that this Agreement (and attached lease) contains the
    entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any and all prior agreements,
    arrangements, or understandings between the parties relating to the subject matter.
    No oral understandings, statements, promises, or inducements contrary to the
    terms of this Agreement exist. This Agreement cannot be changed or terminated
    orally. No verbal agreement or conversation with any officer, agent or employee
    of the City, either before or after the execution of this Agreement, shall affect or
    modify any terms or obligations hereunder.

    5.     Amendment

           No Amendment to this Agreement shall be effective and binding unless
    and until it is reduced to writing and signed by duly authorized representatives of
    both parties.
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    6.     Mississippi Law

            This Agreement has been made under and shall be governed by the laws
    of the State of Mississippi.

    7.     Place of Performances

           Performance and all matters related thereto shall be in Cleveland, MS.

    8.     Authority to Enter Contract
           Each party has the full power and authority to enter into and perform this
    Agreement, and the person signing this Agreement on behalf of each party has
    been properly authorized and empowered to enter into this Agreement. The
    persons executing this Agreement hereby represent that they have authorization to
    sign on behalf of their respective corporations.

    9.     Waiver

            Failure of any party, at any time, to enforce a provision of this Agreement,
    shall in no way constitute a waiver of that provision, nor in anyway affect the
    validity of this Agreement, any part hereof, or the right of the City party thereafter
    to enforce each and every provision hereof. No term of this Agreement shall be
    deemed waived or breach excused unless the waiver shall be in writing and signed
    by the party claimed to have waived. Furthermore, any consent to or waiver of a
    breach will not constitute to or waiver of or excuse of any other different or
    subsequent breach.

    10.    Agreement Read

          The parties acknowledge that they have read, understand and intend to be
    bound by the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
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     DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY              CITY OF CLEVELAND

     By:___________________________ By:________________________________
     Date:___________________             Billy Nowell, Mayor
                                          Date: ___________________


                                                ATTEST:


                                                _____________________________
                                                Wendy McClain, City Clerk
     APPROVED:

     _____________________________              __________________________
     John Lindsey, CAO City of Cleveland        Date

     _____________________________              ___________________________
     Jamie F. Jacks, City Attorney              Date


     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval of this
     item pending approval by the Opinions Division of the Attorney General’s
     Office.

4.   UMMC - APPROVAL TO SETTLE TORT CLAIM

     The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking Board approval for
     settlement of Tort Claim No. 1199.

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval of this
     item.

5.   UMMC - APPROVAL TO SETTLE TORT CLAIM

     The University of Mississippi Medical Center is seeking Board approval for
     settlement of Tort Claim No. 1568.

     STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Board staff recommends approval of this
     item.
INFORMATION
 AGENDAS
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                      INFORMATION AGENDA
                        ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
                          April 14 – 15, 2010
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1. USM – ACADEMIC PROGRAM SUSPENSION

  The University of Southern Mississippi has suspended enrollment into the academic
  programs below. It is anticipated that these programs will be deleted after the students
  currently enrolled have graduated.

  a.   BSBA in Economics (CIP 52.0601)
  b.   BSBA in Management Information Systems (CIP 52.1201)
  c.   BS in Technical/Occupational Education (CIP 13.1309)
  d.   EdS in Adult Education (CIP 13.0101)
  e.   MA in Art Education (CIP 13.1302)
  f.   MEd in Adult Education (CIP 13.0403)
  g.   MS in Early Intervention (CIP 13.1099)
  h.   MS in Technology Education (CIP 13.9999)

  Note: Although students may earn degrees from suspended academic programs, no
  additional students will be allowed to enroll in suspended programs. If the institution does
  not request that a suspended program be deleted or removed from suspension within 3
  academic years, the Office of Academic and Student Affairs will delete the program from the
  academic program inventory per the Academic Guidelines.

  http://www.mississippi.edu/oasa/downloads/academic_and_administrative_guidelines.pdf


2. SYSTEM – OFFERING AN EXISTING ACADEMIC PROGRAM VIA DISTANCE
   LEARNING

  a. Mississippi State University is offering the Master of Science in Forestry program
     online to expand student access by providing an alternative program delivery method to
     traditional classroom instruction.

  b. The University of Southern Mississippi is offering the Master of Science in Medical
     Technology program online to expand student access by providing an alternative
     program delivery method to traditional classroom instruction.
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SYSTEM: REAL ESTATE ITEMS APPROVED SUBSEQUENT TO THE MARCH 18,
2010 BOARD MEETING SUBMISSION DEADLINE

NOTE: THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE APPROVED BY THE BOARD'S REAL
ESTATE AND FACILITIES STAFF ACCORDING TO BOARD POLICY §904 (A)
BOARD APPROVAL WHICH STATES:

Board Policy §904(A), Board Approval

When funding has been secured from whatever source, each institution shall bring all new
projects to the Board for the approval of the project initiation and the appointment of a design
professional, as required in Board Policy §902, Initiation of Construction Projects. This
request shall include a detailed description of the work to be accomplished, the total budget,
the funding source and the design professional recommended to the Board for approval.

After the Board has granted approval of both the initiation of a project and the appointment of
a design professional, no further Board action or approval is required for the completion of
the project if the following conditions are met:

           1. The detailed description of the work to be accomplished, as specifically
              approved by the Board within the project initiation, has not changed.
           2. The total project budget has not increased beyond the amount specifically
              approved by the Board as part of the project initiation;
           3. The funding source has not changed from that specifically approved by the
              Board as part of the project initiation; and
           4. The design professional previously approved by the Board has not changed.

If the above four conditions have been met, the Board’s Real Estate and Facilities staff,
through the Commissioner, shall have the authority to approve any and all necessary
documents related to the completion of the subject construction project, including the
approval of construction documents, the advertisement and receipt of bids, the approval of a
bid, the award of a contract and any change orders.

Change Order Approval Note: No change orders approved by Board staff, as reflected
within any of the following informational agenda items, increase the Board approved total
project budget. The total project budget as approved by the Board provides for a
contingency fund, which allows for an increase in the construction budget of between five
and ten percent. Any increase in the total project budget caused by a change order, would
require Board approval and could not be approved by Board staff.
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1. DSU-GS 102-224, Fire Station Phase I

   Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Contract Documents as submitted by Shafer and Associates, design
   professional. Approval is requested from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real
   Property.

   Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids. Approval is requested from the
   Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

   Staff Approval Date: March 9, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: August 21, 2008

   Design Professional: Shafer and Associates

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $900,000

   Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008; Appropriations from the City of Cleveland


2. DSU-GS 102-232, Campus Roof Repairs

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
   approved Schematic Design Documents as submitted by Shafer and Associates, design
   professional. Approval is requested from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real
   Property.

   Staff Approval Date: March 8, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: September 16, 2009

   Design Professional: Shafer and Associates

   General Contractor: N/A
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   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $650,652

   Funding Source(s): HB 1722, Laws of 2009


3. JSU-GS 103-219, Johnson/Dansby Replacement

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
   approved Change Order #4 in the amount of $62,062.32 and zero (0) additional days to
   the contract of Harrell Contracting Group, LLC. Approval is requested from the Bureau
   of Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

   Staff Approval Date: March 5, 2010

   Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary to provide boring for fiber
   optic cable, modifying the mechanical and electrical service to include materials for
   future expansion, and to add four (4) surface mounted lights in the crawl space area.

   Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Four (4) change orders for a total amount
   of $104,309.34

   Project Initiation Date: November 20, 2003

   Design Professional: Vernell Barnes Architect/Foil Wyatt Architects-A Joint Venture

   General Contractor: Harrell Contracting Group, LLC

   Contract Award Date: March 30, 2009

   Project Budget: $13,773,590.88

   Funding Source(s): SB 2010, Laws of 2004; HB 1641, Laws of 2006 and HB 246,
   Laws of 2007
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4. MSU-IHL 205-234, MSU Research Park Road

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Schematic Design Documents as submitted by Neel-Schaffer, Inc, design
   professional.

   Staff Approval Date: February 22, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: September 21, 2007

   Design Professional: Neel-Shaffer, Inc.

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $2,460,000

   Funding Source(s): Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT)


5. MSU-IHL 205-235 F, Demolition of Suttle Hall

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Schematic Design Documents as submitted by LPK Architects, P.A.,
   design professional.

   Staff Approval Date: February 10, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: April 16, 2008

   Design Professional: LPK Architects, P.A.

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $29,960,000 is the total project budget for phases 205-235A-F

   Funding Source(s): MSU Educational Building Corporation Bonds (EBC)
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6. MSU-IHL 205-245, Spencer Track Renovations

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved the award of contract to Panola Construction Company, the lower of
   seven (7) bidders for a total contract amount of $2,782,000.

   Staff Approval Date: March 2, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: June 18, 2009

   Design Professional: CHA Sports, Inc.

   General Contractor: Panola Construction Company

   Contract Award Date: March 2, 2010

   Project Budget: $3,200,000

   Funding Source(s): MSU (returned Southeastern Conference Escrow) and Private
   Funding (MSU Bulldog Club)


7. MSU-IHL 205-250, Addition to CAVS Dynamometer Building

   Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Construction Documents as submitted by Foil Wyatt Architects, design
   professionals.

   Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

   Staff Approval Date: (#1-2) March 2, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: January 21, 2010

   Design Professional: Foil Wyatt Architects

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A
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   Project Budget: $350,000

   Funding Source(s): Federal Funds


8. MSU-IHL 205-252, Tennis Court Parking Lot

   Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Construction Documents as submitted by Michael T. Muzzi, AIA, AUA,
   design professional.

   Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

   Staff Approval Date: (#1-2) March 8, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: February 18, 2010

   Design Professional: Michael T. Muzzi, AIA, AUA (MSU Campus Architect)

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $400,000

   Funding Source(s): MSU Parking Services


9. MSU-IHL 213-138, Renovation of MSU/CVM Cage Wash Facilities

   Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Construction Documents as submitted by Thomas Shelton Jones &
   Associates, design professional.

   Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

   Staff Approval Date: (#1-2) March 2, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: May 14, 2009
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   Design Professional: Thomas Shelton Jones & Associates

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $311,595

   Funding Source(s): National Institutes of Health/National Center for Research
   Resources


10. UM-GS 107-297, Waste Water Treatment Plant

   Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Construction Documents as submitted by Engineering Solutions, design
   professional.

   Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved request to advertise for receipt of bids.

   Staff Approval Date: (#1-2) March 9, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: June 18, 2008

   Design Professional: Engineering Solutions

   General Contractor: N/A

   Contract Award Date: N/A

   Project Budget: $1,800,000

   Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008; Auxiliary R&R funds


11. UM-GS 107-298, Coulter Hall 1B

   Staff Approval #1: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Change Order #5 in the amount of $19,241.00 and zero (0) additional
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   days to the contract of Tri-Star Mechanical. Approval is requested from the Bureau of
   Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

   Staff Approval #2: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved Change Order #6 in the amount of $51,763.00 and zero (0) additional
   days to the contract of Security Fire Protection Company, Inc. Approval is requested
   from the Bureau of Building, Grounds, and Real Property.

   Staff Approval Date: March 2, 2010

   Change Order Justification: Change Order #5 is necessary to paint all exposed
   sprinkler pipes in laboratories and to paint standpipes in stairwells. Change Order #6 is
   necessary to provide materials, labor, and equipment for the accommodation of user
   supplied equipment in an ICP (Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometer), new
   light fixtures, electrical connections, and modifications to existing stainless steel
   ductwork .

   Total Project Change Orders and Amount: Six (6) change orders for a total amount of
   $173,729.18

   Project Initiation Date: June 18, 2008

   Design Professional: Barlow Eddy Jenkins, P.A.

   General Contractor: Tri-Star Mechanical

   Contract Award Date: May 22, 2009

   Project Budget: $5,208,000

   Funding Source(s): HB 1641, Laws of 2008; Internal R&R funds


12. UMMC-IHL 209-505, New Pediatric Emergency Room Renovations

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved the award of contract to Evan Johnson and Sons Construction, Inc., the
   lower of eight (8) bidders for a total contract amount of $4,588,000.

   Staff Approval Date: February 15, 2010
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   Project Initiation Date: November 16, 2007

   Design Professional: Dale/Morris Architects, PLLC

   General Contractor: Evan Johnson and Sons Construction, Inc.

   Contract Award Date: February 15, 2010

   Project Budget: $5,633,275

   Funding Source(s): Pediatrics Outpatient Clinic Fund


13. UMMC-IHL 209-510, Guyton Contract III Renovations

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved the award of contract to Evan Johnson and Sons Construction, Inc., the
   lower of fifteen (15) bidders for a total contract amount of $11,908,000.

   Staff Approval Date: February 10, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: June 17, 2008

   Design Professional: Simons Associates/Eley Associates-A Joint Venture

   General Contractor: Evan Johnson and Sons Construction, Inc.

   Contract Award Date: February 10, 2010

   Project Budget: $16,500,000

   Funding Source(s): UMMC Educational Building Corporation (EBC) and Interest
   Income

14. UMMC-IHL 209-511, Student Lounge Renovations 2008

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved the award of contract to Coleman Hammons Construction Co., the
   lower of seven (7) bidders for a total contract amount of $557,000.

   Staff Approval Date: February 22, 2010
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   Project Initiation Date: August 21, 2008

   Design Professional: M3A Architecture

   General Contractor: Coleman Hammons Construction Co.

   Contract Award Date: February 22, 2010

   Project Budget: $715,341

   Funding Source(s): Student Tuition


15. UMMC-IHL 209-515, Surgical Short Stay Renovation

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board staff
   approved Change Order #1 in the amount of $80,338.00 and eighty (80) additional days
   to the contract of Evan Johnson and Sons Construction, Inc.

   Staff Approval Date: March 2, 2010

   Change Order Justification: The change order is necessary for increased demolition
   costs, and to address conflicts for access between this project and two others.

   Total Project Change Orders and Amount: One (1) change order for a total amount of
   $80,338.00

   Project Initiation Date: November 21, 2008

   Design Professional: Cooke Douglas Farr Lemons, Ltd.

   General Contractor: Evan Johnson and Sons Construction, Inc.

   Contract Award Date: August 24, 2009

   Project Budget: $7,735,000

   Funding Source(s): Hospital Patient Revenue
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16. UMMC-IHL 209-528, Stadium Parking Paving

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved the award of contract to ADCAMP Inc., the lower of four (4) bidders
   for a total contract amount of $884,000.

   Staff Approval Date: March 4, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: September 17, 2009

   Design Professional: Cooke Douglass Farr Lemons, LTD

   General Contractor: ADCAMP Inc.

   Contract Award Date: March 4, 2010

   Project Budget: $1,020,000

   Funding Source(s): Hospital Patient Revenue and Interest Income


17. Education and Research Center-GS 111-040, Fire Alarm System

   Staff Approval: In accordance with Board Policy §904 (A) Board Approval, Board
   staff approved the award of contract to Total Electric, the lower of six (6) bidders for a
   total contract amount of $304,000.

   Staff Approval Date: March 4, 2010

   Project Initiation Date: September 6, 2006

   Design Professional: Watkins & O’Gwynn Consulting Electrical Engineers

   General Contractor: Total Electric

   Contract Award Date: March 4, 2010

   Project Budget: $500,000

   Funding Source(s): SB 2988, Laws of 2003; HB 1634, Laws of 2006; and HB 1641,
   Laws of 2008
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SYSTEM - REPORT OF PAYMENTS TO OUTSIDE COUNSEL

Legal fees approved for payment to outside counsel in relation to litigation and other
matters:

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Phelps Dunbar (statement dated
2/23/10) from the funds of Mississippi State University. (This statement, in the amount of
$350.00, represents services and expenses in connection with Wade vs. MS Cooperative
Extension Service.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        350.00

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by David Ware & Associates
(statements dated 2/11/10, 2/12/10, 2/18/10 and 3/1/10) from the funds of Mississippi State
University. (These statements, in the amounts of $1,500.00, $397.00, $370.82 and $2,500.00,
respectively, represent services and expenses in connection with labor certifications.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        4,767.82

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens &
Cannada (statements dated 12/22/09, 1/20/10 and 2/9/10) from the funds of the University of
Mississippi. (These statements, in the amounts of $6,185.00, $1,836.00 and $3,621.60,
respectively, represent services and expenses in connection with legal fees related to the
purchase of Campus Walk Apartments from American Campus Communities.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                       11,642.60

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Butler, Snow, O’Mara,
Stevens & Cannada (statements dated 2/17/10) from the funds of the University of
Mississippi Medical Center. (These statements represent services and expenses in
connection with General Advice - UMMC-North Clinic - $3,182.00 and General
Representation of the Medical School and Facility Practice Plans - UMMC-North Clinic -
$881.50.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        4,063.50
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Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Ogletree, Deakins, Nash,
Smoak & Stewart (statements dated 1/11/10 and 2/9/10) from the funds of the University
of Mississippi Medical Center. (These statements, in the amounts of $2,107.00 and
$100.84, respectively, represent services and expenses in connection with the Bernard v.
UMMC case.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                         2,207.84

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Page, Mannino, Peresich &
McDermott (statements dated 1/26/10) from the funds of the University of Mississippi
Medical Center. (These statements represent services and expenses in connection with
cases styled Kermode - $3,382.50, Kermode - $1,290.00, Kermode - $4,768.50, Seid -
$6,575.25 and Thornton - $90.00.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        16,106.25

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Watkins, Ludlam, Winter &
Stennis (statement dated 2/18/10) from the funds of the University of Mississippi Medical
Center. (This statement represents services and expenses in connection with financial
concerns.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                           157.50

Legal fees approved for payment to outside counsel in relation to patent and other
matters:

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Butler, Snow, O’Mara,
Stevens & Cannada (statements dated 2/11/10) from the funds of Mississippi State
University. (These statements represent services and expenses in connection with the
following patents: “Compact Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer-Canada” - $25.50;
“Compact Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometer-Germany” - $160.50; “Compact Time-of-
Flight Mass Spectrometer-Japan” - $476.62; “Organic Wood Preservatives” - $1,642.50;
“Live Attenuated Catfish Vaccine” - $42.50; “Self-Propelled Rotary Excavator” - $42.50;
“Shaw-Shikimate Surfactant Test Provisional” - $5,205.00 and “Srinivasan-Elusieve
Processing CIP Application” - $2,701.20.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                        10,296.32

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Butler, Snow, O’Mara, Stevens &
Cannada (statements dated 7/28/09, 11/12/09, 11/18/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 1/20/10 and
1/29/10) from the funds of the University of Mississippi. (These statements represent services
and expenses in connection with the following patents: “Commercialization Efforts for the
University of Mississippi - Chick Separation/Anxiety-Depression (SAD Model)” - $3,910.00;
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“Commercialization Efforts for the University of Mississippi – Chick Separation – Anxiety-
Depression (SAD Model)” - $380.00; “Utilizing Tactile Speech Feedback for Stuttering and
Other Speech/Fluency/Motor Initiation Disorders” - $215.00; “Utilizing Tactile Speech
Feedback for Stuttering and Other Speech/Fluency/Motor Initiation Disorders”- $3,461.50;
“Complexes and Compounds for Light Emitting Applications” - $812.50; “Complexes and
Compounds for Light Emitting Applications” - $1,282.50 and “Utilizing Tactile Speech
Feedback for Stuttering and Other Speech/Fluency/Motor Initiation Disorders” - $2,175.50.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                         13,049.50

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Hershkovitz & Associates
(statements dated 11/6/09, 11/20/09, 12/30/09, 12/30/09, 12/30/09, 12/30/09, 12/30/09 and
12/30/09) from the funds of the University of Mississippi. (These statements represent services
and expenses in connection with the following patents: “Dihydroartemisinin &
Dihydroartemisitene Dimers as Anti-Cancer and Anti-Infective Agents” - $696.56; “Japan-
Method of Preparing Delta-9-Tetrahydrocannibinol” - $576.10; “Europe-Methods of Controlling
Toxicity of Aminoquinoline” - $125.00; “Europe-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
Tetrahydrocannibinol” - $125.00; “Australia-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
Tetrahydrocannibinol” - $125.00; “Australia-Dihydroartemisinin & Dihydroartemisitene Dimers
as Anti-Cancer and Anti-Infective Agents” - $895.78; “Australia-Design and Synthesis of
Optimized Ligands for PPAR” - $1,461.26 and “Japan-Synthesis of Epothilones and Related
Analogs” - $2,435.18.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                          6,439.88

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Hunton & Williams
(statements dated 6/25/09, 7/14/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09,
7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09,
7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09,
7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09,
7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09,
7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09, 7/31/09,
9/5/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09,
11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09,
11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09,
11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09,
11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09, 11/6/09,
11/6/09, 12/9/09,12/22/09, 12/22/09, 12/22/09, 12/22/09, 12/22/09, 12/22/09 and
12/22/09) from the funds of the University of Mississippi. (These statements represent
services and expenses in connection with the following patents: “Brazil-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $200.00; “Japan-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
Tetrahydrocannabinol” - $312.50; “Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $80.00;
“Canada-Design and Synthesis of Optimized Ligands for PPAR” - $80.00; “Canada-
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Transmucosal Delivery of Cannabinoids” - $96.25; “Mexico-Transmucosal Delivery of
Cannabinoids” - $96.25; “Transmucosal Delivery of Cannabinoids” - $80.00; “Canada-
Synthesis of Epothilones and Related Analogs” - $392.50; “Europe-Synthesis of
Epothilones and Related Analogs” - $352.50; “Europe-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
THC” - $40.00; “South Africa-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $80.00; “Australia-
Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $40.00; “Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $40.00; “South Korea-Stable Suppository Formulations Effecting
Bioavailability of Delta-9-THC” - $40.00; “Australia-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $80.00; “Brazil-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Canada-
Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “China-Method of Preparing Delta-
9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Hong Kong-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” -
$80.00; “Hungary-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $232.50; “Israel-Method
of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Japan-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $152.50; “Norway-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $120.00; “New
Zealand-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $40.00; “Poland-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $40.00; “Russia-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $40.00; “Singapore-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $40.00; “South
Africa-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $40.00; “Austria-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Belgium-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $80.00; “Denmark-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00;
“Finland-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “France-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Germany-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $80.00; “United Kingdom-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00;
“Greece-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Ireland-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Italy-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $80.00; “Netherlands-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00;
“Portugal-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $40.00; “Spain-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Sweden-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $40.00; “Switzerland-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00;
“Australia-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene Dimers and Anti-Cancer
Agents” - $80.00; “Canada-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene Dimers and
Anti-Cancer Agents” - $80.00; “Europe-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene
Dimers and Anti-Cancer Agents”- $80.00; “Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $96.25;
“Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $96.25; “Potent Immunostimulatory Extracts from
Microalgae” - $80.00; “Canada-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene Dimers and
Anti-Cancer Agents” - $120.00; “Europe-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene
Dimers and Anti-Cancer Agents” - $120.00; “Mexico-Dihydroartemisinin and
Dihydroartemisitene Dimers and Anti-Cancer Agents” - $96.25; “New Zealand-Method
of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $280.00; “Electropulsation Mediated Drug Therapy for Nail
Disorders” - $40.00; “Compositions for the Prevention/Prophylactic Treatment of Poison
Ivy Dermatitis” - $120.00; “Method for the Preparation and Derivitization of Hydroxy
Metabolites of Artemisisin and 10-Deoxyartemisinin” - $80.00; “Canada-Potent
Immunostimulatory Component in Microalgae Extract” - $80.00; “Method of Preparing
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Delta-9-THC” - $40.00; “Denmark-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $75.00;
“Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $80.00; “General Patent Matters” - $240.00;
“Design and Synthesis of Optimized Ligands for PPAR” - $80.00; “Transmucosal
Delivery of Cannabinoids” - $80.00; “Synthesis of Epothilones and Related Analogs” -
$160.00; “Europe-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $200.00; “South Africa-Stable
Suppository Formulations Effecting Bioavailability of Delta-9-THC” - $200.00;
“Australia-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC” - $160.00; “Canada-Method of Preparing
Delta-9-THC” - $80.00; “Stable Suppository Formulations Effecting Bioavailability of
Delta-9-THC” - $320.00; “Australia-Stable Suppository Formulations Effecting
Bioavailability of Delta-9-THC” - $240.00; “Canada-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $80.00; “China-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Hong
Kong-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Hungary-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $685.00; “Israel-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $200.00; “Norway-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “New
Zealand-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $240.00; “Poland-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $160.00; “Russia-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $160.00; “Singapore-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00;
“South Africa-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Austria-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Belgium-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $200.00; “Denmark-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00;
“Finland-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “France-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Germany-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $200.00; “United Kingdom-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” -
$200.00; “Greece-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Ireland-Method
of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Italy-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $200.00; “Netherlands-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00;
“Portugal-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Spain-Method of
Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00; “Sweden-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $200.00; “Switzerland-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $200.00;
“Australia-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene Dimers and Anti-Cancer
Agents” - $80.00; “Canada-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene Dimers and
Anti-Cancer Agents” - $80.00; “Europe-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene
Dimers and Anti-Cancer Agents” - $80.00; “Australia-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC
Esters” - $80.00; “Canada-Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Europe-
Method of Preparing Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “New Zealand-Method of Preparing
Delta-9-THC Esters” - $80.00; “Potent Immunostimulatory Extracts from Microalgae” -
$40.00; “Potent Immunostimulatory Extracts from Microalgae” - $40.00; “Australia-
Methods of Controlling Toxicity of Aminoquinoline-G71” - $40.00; “Europe-Methods of
Controlling Toxicity of Aminoquinoline-G71” - $80.00; “Compositions Containing
Delta-9-THC Amino Acids Esters and Preparation Process” - $120.00; “Method for the
Preparation and Derivitization of Hydroxy Metabolites of Artemisisin and 10-
Deoxyartemisinin” - $80.00; “General Advice” - $1,950.00; “Canada-Transmucosal
Delivery of Cannabinoids” - $285.32; “US-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
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Tetrahydrocannabinol” - $2,502.00; “Canada-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
Tetrahydrocannabinol” - $297.00; Canada-Method of Preparing Delta-9-
Tetrahydrocannabinol Esters” - $407.00; “Australia-Dihydroartemisinin and
Dihydroartemisitene Dimers as Anti-Cancer and Anti-Infective Agents” - $283.00;
“Canada-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene Dimers as Anti-Cancer and Anti-
Infective Agents” - $407.00 and “Europe-Dihydroartemisinin and Dihydroartemisitene
Dimers as Anti-Cancer and Anti-Infective Agents” - $1,728.00.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                       22,034.32

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Stites & Harbison (statements dated
11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09,
11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09,
11/20/09, 11/20/09, 11/20/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09,
12/16/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 12/16/09, 1/27/10, 1/27/10, 1/27/10, 1/27/10, 1/27/10, 1/27/10,
1/27/10, 1/27/10 and 1/27/10) from the funds of the University of Mississippi. (These statements
represent services and expenses in connection with the following patents: “Underwater Biomass
Assessment Device and Method” - $384.56; “In-Furnace Reduction of Nitrogen Oxide by a
Biomass Derivative” - $775.00; “Feeding Particles at Various Modes without Moving
Connections at System Periphery” - $333.60; “Australia-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” -
$1,436.95; “Canada-Purified Amphotericin-B” - $361.90; “France-Highly Purified
Amphotericin-B” - $393.45; “Germany-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” - $537.27; “Great
Britain-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” - $345.14; “Ireland-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” -
$521.59; “US-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” - $3,330.50; “Saururus Cernuus Extracts and
Compounds Inhibiting Cellular Responses to Hypoxia” - $240.00; “Multi-domain Plate Acoustic
Wave Devices” - $404.52; “China-High-Speed Data Compression Based on Set Associative
Cache Mapping Techniques” - $96.00; “Paris-High-Speed Data Compression Based on Set
Associative Cache Mapping Techniques” - $544.20; “Vietnam-High-Speed Data Compression
Based on Set Associative Cache Mapping Techniques” - $390.00; “Paris-High-Speed Data
Compression Based on Set Associative Cache Mapping Techniques” - $4,983.46; “Canada-
Stabilized Formulation of Triamcinolone Acetonide” - $575.00; “Stabilized Formulation of
Triamcinolone Acetonide” - $93.00; “Bioadhesive Hot-Melt Extruded Film for Topical and
Mucosal Adhesion Applications” - $1,490.00; “Delivery of Medicaments to the Nail and
Perionychium via ‘Etching’” - $625.00; “Agents with Selective K-Opioid Receptor Activity” -
$40.50; “In-Furnace Reduction of Nitrogen Oxide by a Biomass Derivative” - $93.00; “Japan-
Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” - $837.00; “US-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” - $3,397.44;
“Multi-domain Plate Acoustic Wave Devices” - $135.04; “Paris-High-Speed Data Compression
Based on Set-Associative Cache Mapping Techniques” - $93.00; “High Speed Data
Compression Based on Set-Associative Cache Mapping Techniques” - $110.40; “Canada-
Stabilized Formulation of Triamcinolone Acetonide” - $133.50; “Method of Detecting Vibration
and Sound Signatures of Human Footsteps” - $133.92; “A Corrugated and Ported Prism Engine
Nozzle for Reduction of Supersonic Jet Exhaust Noise” - $250.00; “Development of Isoflavones
for Targeting Cryptosporidium Parvum Infection” - $124.00; “Canada-Highly Purified
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Amphotericin-B” - $435.68; “Japan-Highly Purified Amphotericin-B” - $434.00; “Canada-
Delivery of Medicaments to the Nail and Perionychium via ‘Etching’” - $426.34; “US-Delivery
of Medicaments to the Nail and Perionychium via ‘Etching’” - $522.78; “Canada-Stabilized
Formulation of Triamcinolone Acetonide” - $2,879.05; “US-Stabilized Formulation of
Triamcinolone Acetonide” - $1,644.50; “General Patent Matters” - $67.50 and “Agents with
Selective K-Opioid Receptor Activity” - $40.64.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                      29,659.43

Payment of legal fees for professional services rendered by Stites & Harbison (statements dated
10/26/09) from the funds of the University of Mississippi Medical Center. (These statements
represent services and expenses in connection with the following patents: “System for Diagnosis
and Prediction of Therapy” - $192.00; “Temporary Mucosal Gastric Electrical Stimulation
Device” - $1,393.50; “General” - $1,800.00; “Targeted Delivery of Medicaments Including
Doxorubicin” - $248.00; “Inhibition of Cancer Metastasis by Cell Penetrating Peptides” -
$310.00; “Thermally Targeted Delivery of Medicaments” - $713.00 and “Thermally Targeted
Delivery of Therapeutic Peptides” - $310.00.)

       TOTAL DUE……………………………….…….………………$                                      4,966.50
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1. SYSTEM – 2010 SPRING COMMENCEMENT SCHEDULES

  Alcorn State University
         Time/Date:        8:30 a.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010
         Location:         Jack Spinks Stadium
         Speaker:          The Honorable Lillie Sanders, Circuit Judge,
                           Natchez, Mississippi


  Delta State University
         Time/Date:        10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010
         Location:         Walter Sillers Coliseum
         Speaker:          Dr. Bettye Neely, Trustee, Mississippi Board of Trustees
                           of State Institutions of Higher Learning
                           Grenada, Mississippi


  Jackson State University
  Graduate Commencement
        Time:      6:00 p.m., Friday, May 7, 2010
        Location:  Lee E. Williams Athletics and Assembly Center
        Speaker:   Anita Estell
                   Shareholder, Polsinelli Shughart PC
                   Washington, DC

  Undergraduate Commencement
        Time:       8:00 a.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010
        Location:   Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium
        Speaker:     DeMarco Morgan, CNN Anchor
                     New York


  Mississippi State University
         Time:             9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 1, 2010
         Location:          Humphrey Coliseum
         Speaker:          Chief Justice William L. Waller, Jr.

         Time:             2:00 p.m., Saturday, May 1, 2010
         Location:         Humphrey Coliseum
         Speaker:          U.S. District Court Judge, Sharion Aycock
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Mississippi University for Women
       Time:           10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010
       Location:       Rent Auditorium of Whitfield Hall
       Speaker:        Mr. Blake Wilson
                       President of the Mississippi Economic Council


Mississippi Valley State University
       Time:           10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010
       Location:       R.W. Harrison Health, Physical Education
                       and Recreation Complex
       Speaker:        To Be Announced



The University of Mississippi
       Time/Date:      9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 8, 2010
       Location:       The Grove
       Speaker:        Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy


The University of Mississippi Medical Center
       Time:          10:00 a.m., Friday, May 21, 2010
       Location:       Mississippi Coliseum
       Speaker:       We have no speaker for Commencement


The University of Southern Mississippi
       Time/Date:      9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 15, 2010
       Location:       M. M. Roberts Stadium
       Speaker:        TBD
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                                  Page 3 of 5



2.   SYSTEM – APPROVAL OF ITEMS CONSIDERED SUBSEQUENT TO THE MARCH
     18, 2010 BOARD MEETING

     In compliance with Board Policy 701.01 Land, Property, and Service Contracts, “The
     Commissioner is authorized and empowered to approve renewals of services expenditure
     contracts if the original contract was previously approved by the Board of Trustees, and the
     contract amount does not exceed 110% of the current contract”. This must be made prior to
     implementation and subsequently reported to the Board of Trustees.

     Budget Escalations and Revisions, the following item has been approved by the Commissioner
     on behalf of the Board and is available for inspection in the Board Office.

      a. Approval of the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s (UMMC) extension to its
         agreement with Hospital Housekeeping System, Ltd. (HHS). UMMC submitted a request
         for approval of a new three-year agreement with HHS. Contingent upon the Board’s
         approval, the effective date will be May 1, 2010. In reviewing the new agreement and
         referring back to recent approval, the interim request was only through March 31, 2010.
         This leaves a one-month period in which there is no formal contract coverage. It has
         been determined that UMMC’s initial extension request was erroneously submitted for a
         two-month period. It should have been for three months, or through April 30, 2010. As
         such UMMC is requested that the extension be granted through April 30, 2010.


      b. Legislation requires that the Board of Trustees pre-approve hiring any former
         employee under contract for an amount exceeding $20,000 per year, who is also
         receiving a State of Mississippi retirement benefit. These items are presented on the
         Personnel Agenda for Board approval; while rehired retirees making more than
         $20,000, who are NOT on contract, are presented as information items.

          Rehired retirees making more than $20,000 who are NOT on contract during fiscal
          year 2010; re-employment period effective January to June 2010:

          MSU

          Patricia Bell; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation
          of $27,500

          Tumutal Bell; former position: Director II; new position: MASEP Instructor;
          compensation of $26,800
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 Katherine Black; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500

 Don Brantley; former position: Superintendent; new position: Lecturer;
 compensation of $32,010

 Monte Brasfield; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500;

 Laura Bryan; former position: Associate Professor; new position: Lecturer;
 compensation of $64,020

 Mary Sue Cooper; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation
 of $27,500

 Terry Crow; former position: Professor; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $36,500

 Willie Davis; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500

 Donnette Darnell; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation
 of $27,500

 Paula Fulton; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500

 Dorothy Herbison; former position: Principal; new position: Lecturer;
 compensation of $32,010

 Linda Herrod; former position: Principal; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $22,500

 Rose Lyles; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500

 Fay Mathis; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $32,010

 Patsy Moore; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500
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 Julia Pendley; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $27,500

 William Reeves; former position: Teacher/Coach; new position: Lecturer;
 compensation of $27,500

 Diane Reynolds; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation
 of $32,010

 Leah Stinson; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation of
 $32,010

 Kathleen Wilson; former position: Teacher; new position: Lecturer; compensation
 of $32,010

 Wilbur Wilson; former position: Professor; new position: Lecturer; compensation
 of $60,000

 Peggy Yarbrough; former position: Assistant Principal; new position: Lecturer;
 compensation of $27,500

				
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