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Board Meeting Agenda Items

As of 10/2/2019 (MEA)

Subject to Amendment

January Board Meeting

  • In even-numbered years, Board Member Elections update
  • Report by the External Audit Firm of the prior year’s independent financial audits
  • Foundation end-of-the-year report
  • SC Economic Interest Form reminder (due in March)
  • In odd-numbered years, the Board Chair elected at the previous Oct. BOT Meeting will have selected/re-confirmed Board Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs as well as determined Board Member Committee assignments
  • HD(s) and CS(s) for May Commencement 
  • Office of Institutional Diversity Annual Assessment Report
  • New Grad. and/or Undergraduate programs/majors as needed
  • Enrollment Update
  • Athletics Strategic Plan Update
  • Budget, BEA and Capital Projects Updates
  • IT Update
  • Quarterly Budget Adjustments
  • Development/Foundation/Alumni Affairs Updates
  • Student Affairs and Athletics Updates
  • Legislative Update
  • Marketing and Communications Update
  • Reports at every quarterly BOT Meeting include those from the Provost, 250th Project Director, Gen. Counsel, Speaker of the Faculty, Staff Adv. Comm. Chair, Board of Trustees Chair, President, SGA and GSA Presidents, Foundation Board Chair, Alumni Asso. and Cougar Club Presidents as well as the Report on the Strategic Plan

April Board Meeting

  • May Commencement Degree Approval
  • Announcement of Distinguished Fac. Awards
  • Announcement of Tenure and Promotion Roster Faculty – motion to congratulate
  • Resolution for Housing and Food Service Fees
  • Spring Enrollment Update
  • Distribution of SACSCOC Ethics Disclosure Form after BOT submitted Economic Interest Form
  • Thank you to retiring SGA and GSA Presidents as well as Faculty Senate Speaker and/or Staff Advisory Committee Chair as appropriate
  • Update re Board Candidate Elections in even-numbered years
  • In even-numbered years, thank you to retiring Board Members
  • New Grad. and/or Undergraduate programs/majors as needed
  • Athletics Strategic Plan Update
  • Office of Institutional Diversity Update
  • Quarterly Budget Adjustments
  • Budget, BEA and Capital Projects Updates
  • Audit updates as needed
  • IT update
  • Development/Foundation/Alumni Affairs Updates
  • Student Affairs and Athletics Updates
  • Legislative Update
  • Marketing and Communications Update
  • Reports at every quarterly BOT Meeting include those from the Provost, 250th Project Director, Gen. Counsel, Speaker of the Faculty, Staff Adv. Comm. Chair, Board of Trustees Chair, President, SGA President, GSA President, Foundation Board Chair, Alumni Asso. President and Cougar Club President as well as the Report on the Strategic Plan

June Board Meeting

  • Resolution for Budget, Fees and Tuition
  • Legislative Update
  • Enrollment Report
  • Strategic Plan Report
  • In even-numbered years, introduction of new Board Members (New Board Member Orientation in May)
  • In even-numbered years, brief outline provided re Board Officer and Trustees Emeriti nomination process re nominees accepted by the Audit and Gov. Comm. in August and not before August
  • Strategic/Generative Retreat Agenda items for BOT and President’s Retreat

August Board Meeting

  • December HD(s) and Commencement Speaker(s) Approval
  • In even-numbered years, Board Members nominate Board Officers and Board Emeriti by way of  the Audit and Governance Committee
  • New Grad. and/or Undergraduate programs/majors as needed
  • Athletics Strategic Plan Update
  • Office of Institutional Diversity Update
  • Budget, BEA and Capital Projects Updates
  • Audit updates as needed
  • IT update
  • Development/Foundation/Alumni Affairs Updates
  • Student Affairs and Athletics Updates
  • Marketing and Communications Update
  • Legislative Updates
  • Reports at every quarterly BOT Meeting include those from the Provost, 250th Project Director, Gen. Counsel, Speaker of the Faculty, Staff Adv. Comm. Chair, Board of Trustees Chair, President, SGA President, GSA President, Foundation Board Chair, Alumni Asso. President and Cougar Club President as well as the Report on the Strategic Plan

October Board Meeting

  • In even-numbered years, Board Officer Elections and Trustees Emeriti Elections
  • December Commencement Degree Approval
  • Updates on Summer Campus Renovations
  • Faculty Tenure and Grievance Resolutions, if needed
  • Fall Enrollment Update
  • NCAA Academic Success Rate
  • Future Legislative Initiatives Report
  • Board of Trustees Self-Evaluation
  • New Grad. and/or Undergraduate programs/majors as needed
  • Athletics Strategic Plan Update
  • Office of Institutional Diversity Update
  • Quarterly Budget Adjustments
  • Budget, BEA and Capital Projects Updates
  • Audit updates as needed
  • IT update
  • Development/Foundation/Alumni Affairs Updates
  • Student Affairs and Athletics Updates
  • Marketing and Communications Update
  • Legislative Updates
  • Reports at every quarterly BOT Meeting include those from the Provost, 250th Project Director, Gen. Counsel, Speaker of the Faculty, Staff Adv. Comm. Chair, Board of Trustees Chair, President, SGA President, GSA President, Foundation Board Chair, Alumni Asso. President and Cougar Club President as well as the Report on the Strategic Plan