WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA
                             BOARD OF REGENTS
                                  MINUTES
                               May 31, 1995


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I.  Chairperson Ferrell called the meeting to order at 5:37 p.m. in the Kansas Room of the
    Memorial Union.

II. Present were:  Mr. Felker, Mr. Ferrell, Mrs. Hines, Mr. Kimbrough, Mr. Maag, Mrs.
    Parks, Mrs. Porter and Mr. Roth.

    It was moved and seconded to recess to Executive Session for a period not to exceed
    45 minutes for the purpose of discussing a personal matter and to reconvene in open
    session in the Kansas Room at 6:15 p.m.  Motion passed.  The Board recessed to
    Executive Session at 5:37 p.m.

    At 6:15 p.m. the Board reconvened in open session in the Kansas Room.

III.   Approval of Minutes

    It was moved and seconded to approve the Minutes of the May 10, 1995 meeting as
    circulated.  Motion passed unanimously.

IV. New Business

    A. Review of Piper Jaffray

       Mr. Al Moore of the Commerce Bank and Trust made a presentation to the Board
       of Regents concerning the placement of assets of charitable remainder unitrusts
       currently invested in Piper Jaffray Institutional Government Income Fund.  Mr.
       Moore's recommendation was that the shares of Piper Jaffray Institutional
       Government Income Fund be sold and replaced by shares in the Franklin U. S.
       Government Securities Fund.  It was moved and seconded to follow Mr. Moore's
       recommendation with respect to the assets in the charitable remainder unitrust. 
       Motion passed.  It was moved and seconded to accept the recommendation of Mr.
       Mosiman, Vice President for Administration and Treasurer, concerning quasi-
       endowment funds presently invested in the Piper Jaffray Government Income Fund. 
       Mr. Mosiman's recommendation was that the shares in the Piper Jaffray
       Government Income Fund be sold and that the assets then be transferred to the
       Washburn Endowment Association for management purposes.  It was moved and
       seconded to approve Mr. Mosiman's recommendation. Motion passed unanimously.

    B. FY 1997 Budget Request

       It was moved and seconded to authorize the administration to submit to the Kansas
       Board of Regents the FY 1997 Budget Request appended to agenda item IV.B. 
       Motion passed unanimously.

    C. Karlyle Woods Biological Field Station Laboratory

       It was moved and seconded to approve the project of construction of a laboratory
       facility at Karlyle Woods, to approve the award of an architectural services
       agreement with Bobko/Associates Architects for project architectural services, and
       approval of the projected budget of $145,379.  Motion passed unanimously.

    D. Faculty Personnel

       It was moved and seconded to approve agenda items IV.D.1. through IV.D.6. 
       Motion passed unanimously.

       By action of the Board of Regents, the following were approved:

       1.   transfer of $1,044 from position line #16500-04-02 to position line #28000-04-02; and, the
            transfer of $1,044 from position line #16500-04-02 to position line #28000-01-02;
       2.   to increase the annual basic salary for Dr. Sally Hastings $900 and to promote her to the rank of
            Assistant Professor, transferring $900 from #15500-31-0 to #15000-04-2;
       3.   to change Dr. Bill Wagnon's contract from a 9-month to a 12-month appointment with .75 as
            departmental chair and .25 as the director of the Department for Kansas Studies, transferring
            $11,148 from #15600 (Computer Information Science-Other Salaries) to #21500 (History
            Faculty), increasing Dr. Wagnon's annual basic salary to $64,860;
       4.   to increase Reference Service Librarian position line #46000-09-1 from a .5 FTE position to a
            1.00 FTE position, transferring $14,460 from Library Materials (46032) to position line
            #46000-90-1 for a full-time salary amount of $28,920;
       5.   to award Thomas Gallegos a $2,000 administrative stipend, transferring $2,000 from position
            line #29700-02-2 to position line #29700-01-2 for FY'95-96 to serve as interim chair of the
            Department of Human Services in the 1995-96 academic year; and,
       6.   to increase position line #29800-01-02 by $96 for a total amount of $52,584 transferring to such
            line $96 from position line #29500-21-0.

It was moved and seconded to recess to Executive Session for a period not to exceed fifty
minutes for discussion of a personnel matter, to reconvene in the Kansas Room at 8:00 p.m.
following such Executive Session.  Motion passed.  The Board recessed to Executive Session
at 7:19 p.m.

At 8:00 p.m. the Board reconvened in open session in the Kansas Room.  It was moved and
seconded to recess to Executive Session for discussion of a personnel matter for a period not
to exceed thirty minutes, reconvening in open session at 8:30 p.m. in the Kansas Room of
the Memorial Union.  Motion passed unanimously.

At 8:30 p.m. the Board reconvened in open session in the Kansas Room.  It was moved and
seconded to recess to Executive Session for a period not to exceed ten minutes for the
discussion of a personnel matter, reconvening in open session not later than 8:40 p.m. in the
Kansas Room.  Motion passed unanimously.

At 8:34 p.m. the Board reconvened in open session.  It was moved and seconded to adjourn. 
Motion passed.

The Board of Regents adjourned its meeting at 8:34 p.m.







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    Kenneth P. Hackler
    Secretary, Board of Regents





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