The Board of Trustees will discuss the annual diversity report, approving a new undergraduate major of study and discontinuing the university's same-sex domestic partner programs at its next round of meetings on Friday.
The day starts at 8:30 a.m. and will continue with five other meetings in the L.A. Pittenger Student Center throughout the day.
Committee meetings allowing the public will be held at at 8:30, 8:45, 9 and 10:15 a.m. A general board meeting will also be open to the public at 2 p.m.
- 8:30 a.m.: Regular meeting — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Forum Room
- The board will appoint an Academic and Student Affairs committee chair and an Audit and Compliance committee member.
- 8:45 a.m.: Audit and Compliance committee meeting — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Forum Room
- The committee will review investment audit reports and review the quarterly investment portfolio.
- 9 a.m.: Finance, Facilities and Planning committee meeting — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Forum Room
- The board will discuss changes to the university's Voluntary Employee Beneficiary Association Trust (VEBA) and the discontinuation of same-sex domestic partner programs. The paid parental leave policy and adjustments to the sick leave policy will also be discussed.
- Vice President Bernard Hannon will provide design information for the new golf facility and the Dr. Don Shondell Practice Center.
- 10:15 a.m.: Academic and Student Affairs committee meeting — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Forum Room
- The committee will be approve an undergraduate major in applied behavioral analysis with an emphasis in autism.
- A university diversity update will be provided.
- 1 p.m.: Executive session — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Forum Room (closed to public)
- The board will discuss classified documents and receive information about and interview prospective employees.
- 2 p.m.: Regular meeting — L.A. Pittenger Student Center, Forum Room
- The board will go over decisions made in the previous meetings.
- The Student government Association will give a presentation, and Interim President Terry King will give a presidential report.