March 21, 2006

MARCH 21, 2006

1. Roll Call
Present- Mr. Michael Duggan, Governor (by conference call)
Mr. Michael Franks, President of the Board (by conference call)
Mr. Brian Hammons, Governor (by conference call)
Ms. Mary Sheid, Vice President of the Board (by conference call)
Mr. Ryan Sivill, Student Governor
Ms. Phyllis Washington, Governor (by conference call)
Mr. John Winston, Governor (by conference call)

Present- Michael Nietzel, President
John Black, General Counsel
John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding --- The presiding officer for the meeting was Mr. Michael Franks, President of the Board of Governors. He called the conference call meeting to order at 11:00 a.m. originating in Room 209 of Carrington Hall on the campus of Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri.

3. Closed Meeting --- It was determined that the Board of Governors needed to meet in a closed session to consider items of business provided in the Revised Statutes of Missouri. Mr. Franks asked if a resolution authorizing a closed meeting of the Board was prepared. Thereupon, the following resolution was presented for consideration:

BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Governors for Missouri State University that a closed meeting, with closed records and closed vote, be held immediately following this March 21, 2006 special conference call meeting of the Board of Governors to consider items pursuant to:

A. R.S.Mo. 610.021(1). "Legal actions, causes of action, or litigation involving a public governmental body…"

B. R.S.Mo. 610.021(3). "Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting an employee of a public governmental body."

C. R.S.Mo. 610.021(13). "Individually identifiable personnel records, performance ratings, or records pertaining to employees or applicants for employment,…"

Mr. Duggan moved the approval of the resolution and Ms. Sheid seconded the motion.

A roll call vote on the resolution was as follows: those voting in favor – Governors Duggan, Franks, Hammons, Sheid, Washington, and Winston; those voting against – none.

Board President Franks declared the motion was passed 6-0.

4. Adjournment--- Mr. Franks adjourned the meeting at 11:05 a.m. on the motion of Ms. Washington, the second of Ms. Sheid, and the unanimous vote of the Board.

John W. McAlear