WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA
                             BOARD OF REGENTS
                                  MINUTES
                               July 26, 1995
______________________________________________________________________________

I.  Chairperson Roth called the meeting to order in the Kansas Room of the Memorial
    Union at 4:10 p.m.

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

III.   Approval of Minutes

    It was moved and seconded to approve the Minutes of the July 12, 1995 meeting
    as circulated.  Motion passed.

IV. 1995-96 Budget and Public Hearing

    It was moved and seconded to approve the 1995-96 Budget and to direct that it be
    filed subsequently with the appropriate agencies.  Chairman Roth asked for public
    comment.  No comments or questions were raised.  The motion passed.

V.  Old Business

    A. Investment Policies

       Mr. Ferrell inquired as to the status of the class action suit against KPMG Peat
    Marwick.  Mr. Mosiman circulated the most recent copy of a letter from the
    attorneys and stated that things were moving ahead and that the first settlement
    should arrive early in 1996.  Board members may call Mr. Mosiman for additional
    information and he will keep the Board informed of the progress of the case.

VI. New Business

    A. Expenditures over $25,000

       1.Contract Awards--Street/Parking Lots

         It was moved and seconded to approve the award of a contract to Andrews
       Asphalt and Construction in the amount of $102,000 and to Bettis Asphalt and
       Construction in the amount of $31,800 for several street/parking lot projects, all
       as detailed in the agenda item.  Motion passed.

       2.Purchase of X-Terminals

         It was moved and seconded to purchase 37 X-terminals for use in five
       departments from Tektronix, Inc., all as detailed in the agenda item.  Motion passed.

    B. Masters in Criminal Justice

       It was moved and seconded to approve the proposal for the establishment of the
    degree program for a Masters in Criminal Justice as recommended by Dr. Sheley.  The
    program was approved by the University Council and is recommended by the General
    Faculty.  The program would commence in the Fall semester of 1996, pending the
    approval of the Kansas Board of Regents.  Police Chief Beavers stated his strong
    support for the establishment of the degree program.  Motion passed.

Mayor Felker arrived at the meeting at 4:26 p.m.

   *   C.Personnel Items

       Dr. Sheley circulated three additional items for the agenda:

       1.Increase contract for position #295001-21-0 (Dr. Judy Diffley) in the amount
       of $1,204 to correct an error in calculation.

       2.Transfer $2,936 from #39000-21-0 to #39000-02-1 to hire Baili Zhang as the
       new Assistant to the Director of the International Center.

       3.Create a new position line #33000-52-2 to hire a part-time, one semester
       instructor (Mary Ellen Sable) in the School of Nursing.

       It was moved and seconded to approve all three items.  Motion passed.

  * D. Gerald Michaud Gift--"Wings of Freedom" Bronze Sculpture

       Dr. Thompson circulated the agenda item requesting approval to accept the bronze
       sculpture "Wings of Freedom" from Gerald Michaud.  The acceptance is subject to
       having funds for a base, lighting and landscaping.  Dr. Thompson reported that the
       Campus Beautification Committee is considering three locations for the sculpture
       and would consult with the artist prior to placement.  It was moved and seconded
       to accept the gift from Mr. Michaud pending funding availability for the base,
       lighting and landscaping.  Motion passed.

It was moved and seconded to recess to Executive Session for a period not to exceed one
hour for the purpose of discussing personnel matters and to reconvene at 5:37 p.m. in open
session in the Kansas Room.  Motion passed.

At 5:30 p.m. the Board reconvened in open session in the Kansas Room.

Dr. Thompson requested input from Board members with regard to the position currently being
advertised for the half-time Director of the Institute for Community Partnership, particularly
with regard to the relationship of the University with the Neighborhood Improvement
Associations.

It was moved and seconded to adjourn.  Motion passed.  The Board of Regents meeting
adjourned at 5:35 p.m.
         _________________________________
         Carol Lyon Vogel
         Asst.Secretary, Board of Regents





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