Concord University Board of Governors
April 19, 2011 12:30 p.m.
The Concord Room 201A Marsh Hall
Lane Bailey, Vice Chair Josh Lawson Frank Blackwell, Chair John Mendez Hugh Campbell Brace Mullett, Secretary Steven Collins Amy Pitzer Robert Doc Foglesong Susan Rogers Elliot Hicks Stephanie Stafford
Gregory F. Aloia, President Sharon Manzo, Recorder
Concord University Board of Governors April 19, 2011 - 12:30 p.m.
The Concord Room, 201A Marsh Hall Concord University
I. Call to Order and Determination of Quorum II. Approval of the February 15, 2011 Minutes
III. Committee Reports
A. Academic Affairs Committee Mr. Bailey, Chair/Dr. Smith, Vice President and Academic Dean Action Items
Approval of the Program Proposal for a Master of Social Work
Approval of the New Content Specialization for Special Education under the current M.Ed. Program
Approval of the Program Proposal for a Master of Arts in Health Promotion
Approval of the History Certificate for Prism-WV Professional Development Program
Approval of the Academic Program Review Athletic Training
B. Student Affairs Committee Mr. Hicks, Chair/Dr. Flanigan, Interim Vice President of Student Affairs /Mr. Garrett, Athletic Director
C. External Affairs Committee Mr. Mullett, Chair/Mr. Gamble, Director of Enrollment/Ms. Alicia Besenyei, Interim Vice President of Advancement
D. Finance and Facilities Committee Mr. Mendez, Chair/Dr. Becker, Vice President for Business and Finance
Tuition and Fees/Housing and Dining
Capital Financing Plan for Student Center
EAST Bond Project
Architectural Contract for EAST Bond Project
E. Executive Committee Mr. Blackwell/Mr. Campbell, Director of Human Resources Action Items
Approval of Revisions to Policy #28, Student Financial Aid Policy
Approval of Awarding an Honorary Degree to Secretary Kay Goodwin
Intent to Revise Policy #35, Policy on Hiring Classified Employees
Intent to Revise Policy #6, Policy on Awarding Honorary Degrees
Intent to Plan a Policy on Hiring Non-Classified Employees
Intent to Plan a Policy on Disciplinary Action
Intent to Plan a Policy on Equalization of Overtime and Required Overtime
IV. Presidents Report
V. Executive Session VI. Adjournment
Board of Governors April 19, 2011 Meeting
8:30 8:55 Hospitality Presidents Complex
9:00 10:00 Board Training* Concord Room 10:15-11:15 Board Training* Concord Room 11:30 12:15 Lunch State Room Jerry L. Beasley Student Center 12:30 Full Board Concord Room Board members are invited to tour the Presidents home at the conclusion of the meeting. *Kathy Butler, Vice Chancellor of State Colleges/Senior Director of Academic Affairs, will address issues of the accountability requirement for Boards of Governors and also related approval processes and what that means to the Board.
Concord University Board of Governors Committees 2010-2011
Academic Affairs Lane Bailey, Chair Hugh Campbell Brace Mullett
Doc Foglesong Josh Lawson Susan Rogers
University Staff Bill OBrien
John David Smith George Towers Kendra Boggess
Student Affairs Elliot Hicks, Chair
Amy Pitzer Stephanie Stafford
Josh Lawson Steven Collins
Frank Blackwell University Staff John David Smith Marjie Flanigan
Rick Dillon Kevin Garrett
Brace Mullett, Chair Stephanie Stafford
Steven Collins John Mendez Susan Rogers
University Staff Kent Gamble
Finance and Facilities John Mendez, Chair
Lane Bailey Frank Blackwell
Amy Pitzer Hugh Campbell Doc Foglesong
Elliot Hicks University Staff Charles Becker
William OBrien Rick Dillon
Lane Bailey Frank Blackwell
John Mendez Brace Mullett Elliot Hicks
Concord University Board of Governors February 15, 2011
Teleconference 10:00 a.m.
The Concord Room Marsh Hall - 201A
Chairman Blackwell administered the Oath of Office to Mrs. Myra Susan Rogers, who was recently appointed to the Board. Members present: Mr. Lane Bailey, Vice Chairman; Mr. Frank Blackwell, Chairman; Dr. Hugh Campbell; Mr. Steven Collins; General Doc Foglesong; Mr. Elliot Hicks; Mr. Josh Lawson; Mr. John Mendez; Ms. Amy Pitzer; Mrs. Susan Rogers Members absent: Mr. Brace Mullett, Secretary; Ms. Stephanie Stafford Call to Order and Determination of Quorum - A quorum being present, Mr. Blackwell called the meeting to order. Minutes of the December 14, 2010 Meeting Mr. Bailey moved the approval of the minutes of the December 14, 2010, meeting; Mr. Hicks seconded; motion passed. Reports from the following committees were presented: Academic Affairs Student Affairs External Affairs Finance and Facilities Action Item Finance and Facilities Committee Chairman, Mr. John Mendez, moved the following - Resolved, that the Concord University Board of Governors approve the Universitys modification of capital bonding projects in an amount not to exceed $4.5M for renovation of the Towers dormitory. Motion passed. At the conclusion of the Presidents Report, and there being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 11:20 a.m. ________________________________ ________________________________ Frank Blackwell, Chairman Brace Mullett, Secretary :sm
Academic Affairs Report to the Board of Governors April 19, 2011
An official transcript request and payment is now available on the University web site. Mrs. Susie Lusk, the Associate Registrar and Mr. Jamie Boggs, University webmaster, designed the program. This will be a beneficial service to students and alumni.
There are 4 co-valedictorians for the May Commencement Ceremony. Ms. Amy Leigh Brush, Mr. Andreas Maerki, Ms. April Waller and Ms. Kathleen Sickman all have attained a 4.00 grade point average at Concord.
Carolyn Cox, Registrar, and Charles Becker, Vice President Business and Finance, presented at the spring retreat of the West Virginia Association of Academic Administrators in Canaan Valley. They were selected for their expertise and evaluations were excellent.
Early course selection is underway for current students for the summer and fall 2011 semesters. Early registration for new incoming students will begin on April 8th.
Division of Business
Dr. Kendra Boggess will attend the National Business Education Association National Conference in April 2011
Mr. John Fazio is taking his Comprehensive Examination, April 11th, 2011, in Florida Dr. HeBoong Kwon recently had 2 papers accepted for publication:
o Hong, P. and Kwon, H.B* (2011), Research in Procurement: Review and Prospect, International Journal of Procurement Management, accepted in February 2011. * Corresponding author
o Joo, S.J., Min, H., Kwon, I.H., Kwon, H.B. (2010), Comparative Efficiencies of Specialty Coffee Retailers from the Perspectives of Socially Responsible Global Sourcing. International Journal of Logistics Management, Vol. 21, No. 3.
Drs. Susan Robinett and Boggess will attend the International Conference and Annual Meeting of AACSB in NYC in April 2011
Dr. Andrey Zagorchev has had papers accepted for publication o A Global Approach to Current Economic Trends, Graduate Research Review 2010, Lehigh
University, Bethlehem, PA. o The long-run relation among financial development, technology and GDP: a panel
cointegration study by Andrey Zagorchev, Geraldo Vasconcellos, and Youngsoo Bae. Accepted in Applied Financial Economics, 2011.
o He attended the AACSB Effective Teaching Practices seminar during spring break in Tampa, FL
Division of Fine Arts
On April 4th, Jennifer Robinette defended her dissertation successfully. Congratulations to the new Dr. Robinette
Division of Languages & Literature
Grants from the West Virginia Endowment for the Arts are supporting several programs in the Division of Languages and Literature this semester. The Spanish-language Film Festival, ran from March 14-17, and consisted of showings of four recent feature-length films from Spain, Mexico, and Argentina (to capacity crowds) and a lecture by Dr. Valeria Manzano, University of Chicago on Screening Coming-of-Age: Youth, Politics, and Culture in Contemporary Hispanic Film (which also drew an overflow crowd). On Monday, April 4, Dr. T.J. Anderson, of Hollins University, performed his poetry. Dr. Anderson was accompanied by the Concord Jazz Band and percussionists, under the direction of Professor Casey Cangelosi. West Virginia author Denise Giardina will read from her works on Wednesday, April 6. And noted South African novelist, Zakes Mda, will give a lecture as part of the Artist/Lecture series on April 29. In addition, all of these authors met or will with individual classes during their time on campus. Special recognition is due Dr. Mattew Edwards and Dr. Katherine Arnoldi of the Division of Languages and Literature who made these arrangements.
Division of Natural Sciences
The Division of Natural Sciences hosted the annual R