Missouri State University

March 31, 2014 (HLC)

MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS

MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY

MARCH 31, 2014

I. Roll Call

Present- Ms. Virginia Fry, Governor (by conference call)

Mr. Peter Hofherr, Governor

Mr. Steve Hoven, Vice Chair (by conference call)

Mr. Kendall Seal, Governor (by conference call)

Ms. Carrie Tergin (by conference call)

Also Present- Dr. Kristin L. Mallory, HLC Site Team Member

Dr. Robert John Edleston, HLC Site Team Member

Dr. Michael G. Walraven, HLC Site Team Member

Mr. Kent Hawley, HLC Site Team Member

Mr. Clifton Smart III, President

Dr. Drew Bennett, Chancellor of the West Plains Campus

Ms. Teresa Shipley, Acting Secretary

The meeting was called to order at 9:30 a.m. in Room 208 of the Lybyer Enhanced Technology Center on the campus of Missouri State University in West Plains, Missouri.

II. Discussion with the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) Accreditation Site Team --- The Board members and the HLC members first introduced themselves and gave a brief description of their backgrounds. President Clif Smart and Chancellor Drew Bennett left the meeting at this time. The remainder of the meeting was a discussion regarding the reaffirmation of accreditation of Missouri State University-West Plains.

III. Adjournment - The meeting was adjourned at 10:15 a.m.

Teresa Shipley

Acting Secretary