October 18, 2013



OCTOBER 18, 2013, 8:00 A.M.

1. Roll Call

Present- Mr. Stephen Bough, Governor

Ms. Carrie Carroll, Governor

Ms. Virginia Fry, Governor

Mr. Peter Hofherr, Governor

Mr. Stephen B. Hoven, Governor

Ms. Paige Jenkins, Student Governor

Mr. Orvin Kimbrough, Chair of the Board

Ms. Beverly Miller, Vice Chair of the Board

Mr. Kendall Seal, Governor

Absent - Mr. Joe Carmichael, Governor

Also Present- Clif Smart, President

Penni Groves, General Counsel

John McAlear, Secretary of the Board

2. Presiding --- The presiding officer for the meeting was Mr. Orvin Kimbrough, 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. Kimbrough 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 18, 2013, 8:00 a.m., special meeting of the Board of Governors to consider items of business pursuant to:

R.S.Mo. 610.021 (1). “…any confidential or privileged communications between a public governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys…”

R.S.Mo. 610.021 (3). “Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees of a public governmental body…”

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

Mr. Hofherr moved the approval of the resolution and Mr. Hoven seconded the motion.

A roll call vote on the motion was as follows: those voting in favor – Governors Bough, Carroll, Fry, Hofherr, Hoven, Kimbrough, Miller, and Seal; those voting against the motion – none; those absent – Governor Carmichael.

Mr. Kimbrough declared the resolution passed unanimously.

4. Adjournment --- Mr. Kimbrough adjourned the meeting at 8:05 a.m., upon the motion of Mr. Bough, the second of Ms. Fry, and the unanimous vote of the Board.

John W. McAlear