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CONTACT MISTY YOUNG

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June 12, 2014

 

                                       BOARD OF CURATORS’ ACTIONS

 

Jefferson City, MO- During its meeting on June 12, 2014 the Lincoln University Board of Curators approved the following:

 

1.         A $14,214 Addendum to the $40,000 Resolution for the Rural Business Enterprise Grant.  (For additional information, contact Dr. Ruthi Sturdevant, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost)

 

2.         A proposed Change to the Requirements for Participation at Commencement.  “Commencement will be held once each year in May for students who complete all degree requirements in the previous December or in May.  Students who will complete all requirements during the summer semester will be allowed to participate providing they file for graduation, pay the graduation fee, enroll in all courses needed for graduation, and sign an agreement acknowledging that they understand that their degree will not be conferred until after the end of the summer session.”  (For additional information, contact Dr. Ruthi Sturdevant, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost)

 

3.         A New Master’s Degree Program: The Master of Science in Integrated Agricultural Systems.  (For additional information, contact Dr. Ruthi Sturdevant, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost)

 

4.         The attached Non-Academic Holiday Schedule for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.

 

5.         A change in the last day to drop 16-week courses to coincide with the last date to drop a 2nd 8-week course and/or to withdraw from the University beginning with the Fall 2014 semester.  (For additional information, contact Dr. Ruthi Sturdevant, Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost)

 

6.         The Fiscal Year 2015 General Operating Budget totaling $35,073,833 (assuming an increase in state appropriations of $792,963) and the Auxiliary Budget totaling $5,647,947.  (For additional information, contact Mr. Jerome Offord, Chief of Staff to the President)

 

7.         The Guidance Policy on Implementation of the Affordability Care Act.  (For additional information, Mr. Jerome Offord, Chief of Staff to the President)

 

8.         The Capital Improvement Budget Request for Fiscal Years 2016-2021.  (For additional information, contact Mr. Jerome Offord, Chief of Staff to the President)

 

9.         A recommendation to award Professor Emeritus status to Dr. Connie Hamacher upon her retirement effective July 31, 2014.

 

10.       Tenure for Dr. Said L. Sewell, III - Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost/Professor effective August 15, 2014.  In addition to his $130,000 annual salary, he will receive a housing allowance of $800 per month for one year.

 

The next meeting of the Lincoln University Board of Curators will be held on Thursday, September 11, 2014

 

 

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