March 26, 2008

MARCH 26, 2008

1. Roll Call
Present- Mr. Michael Duggan, Vice-Chair (by conference call)
Mr. Gordon Elliott, Governor
Mr. Brian Hammons, Governor (by conference call)
Mr. Ryan Sivill, Student Governor
Ms. Cathy Smith, Governor (by conference call)
Ms. Phyllis Washington, Governor (by conference call)

Absent- Ms. Mary Sheid, Chair
Mr. John Winston, Governor

Present- Paul Kincaid, Chief of Staff
John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding --- The presiding officer for the meeting was Mr. Michael Duggan, Vice-Chair of the Board of Governors. He called the conference-call meeting to order at 10:00 a.m. in Carrington Hall, Room 203 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. Duggan 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 26, 2008 meeting of the Board of Governors to consider items of business 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. Elliott moved the approval of the resolution and Ms. Smith seconded the motion.

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

Mr. Duggan declared the resolution passed unanimously.

4. Adjournment --- Mr. Duggan adjourned the meeting at 10:05 a.m. on the motion of Ms. Washington, the second of Ms. Smith, and the unanimous vote of the Board.

John W. McAlear