MINUTES OF THE BOARD OF GOVERNORS
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
OCTOBER 16, 2015, 8:00 A.M.
1. Roll Call
Present- Mr. Joe Carmichael, Governor
Mr. Caleb Doyle, Student Governor
Ms. Virginia Fry, Governor
Dr. Peter Hofherr, Vice Chair of the Board
Mr. Stephen B. Hoven, Chair of the Board
Ms. Beverly Miller, Governor
Mr. Kendall Seal, Governor
Mr. Greg Spears, Governor
Ms. Carrie Tergin, Governor
Present- Clif Smart, President
Rachael Dockery, General Counsel
Ryan DeBoef, Chief of Staff
Matt Morris, Interim Vice President for Administrative and Information Services
Tom Johnson, Director of the Department of Safety and Transportation
John McAlear, Secretary of the Board
2. Presiding --- The presiding officer for the meeting was Mr. Stephen B. Hoven, Chair of the Board of Governors. He called the meeting to order at 8:00 a.m. in the Traywick Parliamentary Room in the Plaster Student Union 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. Hoven 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 October 16, 2015, 8:00 a.m., special meeting of the Board of Governors to consider items of business pursuant to:
a. R.S.Mo. 610.021 (1). “…any confidential or privileged communications between a public governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys…”
b. R.S.Mo. 610.021 (3). “Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees 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…”
Dr. Hofherr moved the approval of the resolution and Ms. Fry seconded the motion.
A roll call vote on the motion was as follows: those voting in favor – Governors Carmichael, Fry, Hofherr, Hoven, Miller, Seal, Spears, and Tergin; those voting against the motion – none.
Mr. Hoven declared the resolution passed unanimously.
4. Adjournment--- Mr. Hoven adjourned the meeting at 8:05 a.m.
John W. McAlear