CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS
The Board approved a 12-month extension of the consultation agreement with Jerry Burch as legislative consultant to the university.
The Board approved an intergovernmental agreement with the City of Springfield.
The Board approved purchasing and activity reports for June.
Concerning academic employees, the Board approved the retirement of Dale Dreckman, biomedical sciences; the appointments of Amy Ackerson, lecturer to instructor of nursing; Amy Ackerson, director of nursing/administrative duties; and Linda Collins, lecturer, CFD.
Concerning non-academic employees, the Board approved the appointment of Faith M. Grace, administrative assistant I, TRiO Student Services (grant funded).
The Board also approved expenditures to implement several capital projects approved by students.
The Board approved purchasing and activity reports for May-June.
Facilities and equipment
The Board approved/renewed the following contracts: the second renewal of the contract for FY11 job order contracting services; DeWitt and Associates, Inc. for the FY13 job order contracting services – electrical repair and replacement; Gold Mechanical, Inc. for the FY13 job order contracting services – insulation repair and replacement; Connelly Plumbing Co. for the FY13 job order contracting services – plumbing repair and replacement.
Ranked academic appointments (assistant professor unless otherwise noted): Jason M. Hausback, music; Paul B. Schweiger, biology; Amy Stokes, marketing; Larry L. George, professor, modern and classical languages (50% FTE).
Unranked faculty appointments: Debra A. Price, visiting instructor, fashion and interior design.
Academic resignations: James Broucek, religious studies; Adam L. Joyce, media, journalism and film; Jennifer Krawec, counseling, leadership and special education; Kathleen S. Schmidt, mathematics.
Faculty retirements: Neosha A. Mackey, library services.
Faculty leave without pay: Lanya M. Lamouria, English.
Academic change-of-status: Steven T. Dodge, department head reappointment, physician assistant studies and clinical associate professor, physician assistant studies; Karen L. Brown, to faculty emeritus, management; Cheryl Johnson, to faculty emeritus, Greenwood Lab School.
Academic reappointments: The Board approved the reappoint of non-tenured, unranked faculty.
Granted tenure: COLLEGE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION: finance and general business, K. Stephen Haggard, associate professor. COLLEGE OF NATURAL AND APPLIED SCIENCE: chemistry, Adam Wanekaya, associate professor.
Non-academic appointments: Jermaine L. Henderson, assistant coach, intercollegiate athletics; Carol C. Rawlings, custodial apprentice, custodial services; Ted J. Marre Jr., custodian I, custodial services; Carol L. Oerding, custodian I, custodial services; Elizabeth A. Elliott, academic administrative assistant I, physician assistant studies; Brian C. Kincaid, business incubator coordinator, Center for Business and Economic Development; Stacey R. Trewatha-Bach, training specialist, human resources; Dominiece T. Hoelyfield, career resources specialist, Career Center.
Non-academic resignations: Henry E. Rees, computer services; Erika M. Rhodes, geography, geology and planning; Jeffrey P. Johnson, Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning; Jerise Freeman, intercollegiate athletics; Marcus T. Fisher, intercollegiate athletics; Shaista Y. Lunden, School of Agriculture; Skylar A. Martin-Brown Jr., Center for Biomedical and Life Sciences; Carly M. Stubblefield, intercollegiate athletics; Marcie L. Venter, Center for Archaeological Research; Tiffany D. Akre, intercollegiate athletics; Betzabe Rodriquez, Child Development Center.
Non-academic retirements: Robin E. Meeks, athletic training.
Non-academic deceased:Joseph W. Hewitt, library.
Non-academic changes-of-status: Donald W. Northrip, to manager of BearPass card operations, computer services; David J. Collins, to head athletics coach, intercollegiate athletics; Cassandra A. Henne, to clinical education coordinator, Southwest Missouri Area Health Education Center; Charlotte C. Hardin, to assistant to VP for multicultural programs, multicultural programs; Robert I. Kincaid, to co-curricular student ombudsperson, multicultural programs; Juan Meraz, to interim assistant VP for multicultural services and coordinator for diversity outreach and recruitment, multicultural services; Richard L. Monroe, to technical operations and marketing, bookstore; Sarah I. Morrissey, to administrative assistant II, cooperative engineering program; Julie R. Blacksher, to human resources records technician, human resources; Michael A. Polm, to maintenance foreman, facilities maintenance; Kimberly R. Sahr, to coordinator of student conduct, office of student conduct; Michael C. Webb, to preventative maintenance coordinator, facilities maintenance; Robert L. Seaman, to custodial inventory and equipment repair foreman, custodial services.
In addition, the Board approved salary adjustments-rolling car allowances into base salary for nonacademic employees, an overview of benefits for FY13 coaches and administrative staff and additional fringe benefits to be funded by Missouri State University and the Missouri State University Foundation.
Interim President Clif Smart gave a report. The Board approved the 15 key performance indicators for the Springfield Campus.
Interim Provost Frank Einhellig also gave a report.The Board approved a new Bachelor of Science in health services.
Allen Kunkel, associate vice president for research and economic development, gave a report on sponsored research activities.
DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Dr. Ken Coopwood, vice president for diversity and inclusion, gave a report. The Board approved an amendment to the G1 06 diversity and recruitment policy.
WEST PLAINS CAMPUS
Dr. Drew Bennett, Missouri State University-West Plains chancellor, reported on activities at the West Plains campus. The Board heard reports from representatives of the West Plains Faculty Senate, Staff Senate and SGA.
The Board approved the Missouri State University-West Plains 2012-2016 Long-Range Plan.
Paige Oxendine, SGA president, gave a report.
Dr. Earl Doman, vice president for student affairs, also gave a report.
Brent Dunn, vice president for university advancement, reported on development activities for the month of May.
The Board approved rental rates for space in the Kenneth E. Meyer Alumni Center for various departments and university related offices.
Steve Foucart, interim chief financial officer, gave a report. The Board approved the internal operating budget for the year ending June 30, 2013, consisting of $164,830,634 in budgeted operating revenues, $79,052,661 in budgeted non-operating revenues, $228,225,501 in budgeted expenses, $(15,168,637) in budgeted transfers and $1,182,955 in budgeted non-recurring allocations.
The Board approved additional purchasing activities.
Ken McClure, vice president for information and administrative services gave a report. The Board approved the FY14 capital appropriations request. The Board also approved Conference Technologies, Inc., $89,888.00, for the McQueary Family Health Sciences Hall instructional technology system.
The Governors also approved Cannon Design in conjunction with the study of Sunvilla Tower and for a U.S. government lease for real property, Lease No. 12EKW0031C, regarding the National Weather Service’s VHF transmitter on the university’s VHF tower, as well as a first amended lease agreement for general office and education space for Park Central Office Building, and 3rd floor of Levy-Wolf Building and a lease agreement regarding farm property owned by Leo Journagan and Beverly Jean Journagan.
Dixie Williams, Staff Senate chair, gave a report.
The Board voted to reaffirm “plus/minus” grading on the Springfield Campus.
Following the meeting, the Board met in closed session.
The next regular Board meeting will take place at 9 a.m. Aug. 3 in PSU 313.