WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA
                             BOARD OF REGENTS
                             EXECUTIVE SESSION
                             December 13, 1995
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At 6:35 p.m. Chairman Roth called the meeting of the Board of Regents to order.  It was
moved and seconded to recess to Executive Session in the Cottonwood Room of the Memorial
Union and to reconvene in open session of the Board of Regents at 7:00 p.m. in the Kansas
Room of the Memorial Union.  Motion passed.

At 6:41 p.m. the Board convened in Executive Session in the Cottonwood Room of the
Memorial Union.  Present were Mr. Dick, Mr. Ferrell, Mr. Felker, Mr. Maag, Mrs. Parks, Mrs.
Porter and Mr. Roth.

At 7:00 p.m. the Board of Regents convened in open session in the Kansas Room of the
Memorial Union.  No action was taken.  The Board stood in recess.

    _________________________________
    Kenneth P. Hackler
    Secretary, Board of Regents
                       WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA
                             BOARD OF REGENTS
                                  MINUTES
                             December 13, 1995
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I.  Chairperson Roth reconvened the meeting of the Board of Regents in the Kansas Room
    of the Memorial Union at 7:07 p.m.

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

III.Approval of Minutes

    It was moved and seconded to approve the Minutes of the November 15, 1995 meeting
    as circulated.  Motion passed unanimously.

IV. New Business

    A. Neighborhood Revitalization Plan; Interlocal Agreement Renewal

       It was moved and seconded to approve continuing participation in the Neighborhood
       Revitalization Plan as amended and renewal of the Interlocal Agreement with the
       City of Topeka for our participation in the plan.  Motion passed unanimously.

    B. Pinegar Smith Company Proposal for Apartment Complex

       Chairperson Roth introduced Mr. John Pinegar of the Pinegar Smith Company.  Mr.
       Pinegar, in turn, introduced Douglas E. Smith and Matthew Sabatini who are
       partners with Mr. Pinegar in the proposed apartment complex at the corner of 19th
       Street and Washburn Avenue.  Mr. Pinegar supplemented the information provided
       earlier to the Board of Regents by noting that it was their intent that the exterior of
       the structure be, to the extent possible, masonry; that all units will be two to three
       bedrooms with one and a half to two baths; and they hope to keep the rent to
       around the $500 mark.

       It was moved and seconded to approve the administration recommendation on the
       item.  Motion passed unanimously.

       Board action authorizing the administration to:  (a) send a letter in support of
       the project to the Topeka-Shawnee County Planning Commission; (b) direct
       the Director of the institute for Community Partnership to work with the area
       Neighborhood Improvement Associations and the City Council exploring the
       potential for inclusion of the project site in a "Multi-Family District" in the
       Neighborhood Revitalization Plan; and, (c) grant access by fiber optic cabling
       (or other means) to the structure, at the complex owners' expense, for
       utilization by students enrolled at the University.

    C. International Village Proposal

       Chairperson Roth introduced Mr. Jerry Wittmer who outlined a proposal for
       construction of housing on the University's campus for international students and
       honor students.  He said that he proposes to have housing which would have the
       European or Spanish village look utilizing the existing family housing units and
       constructing three additional four-plexes.  Mr. Wittmer
       indicated that the units as renovated could house up to 150 students.  Mr. Wittmer
       circulated photocopies of a site plan, an existing one-bedroom floor plan, a central
       common facility plan, and a two-bedroom unit floor plan prepared by his architect
       Vern Nelson of Leawood, Kansas.  He said he envisions that the agreement by and
       between he and the University would be not unlike the lease agreements by and
       between the University and the fraternities/sororities located on the campus.  The
       administration is to continue to develop the proposal in conjunction with Mr.
       Wittmer.

    D. Marketing Study; Follow-up on June 21, 1995 Board Discussion

       The Board of Regents received a revised agenda item concerning the marketing
       study.  After some discussion led by Professor Wunder, it was moved and seconded
       to authorize the administration to solicit proposals for conducting a marketing study
       for the University and to request funding for such a study, not to exceed $50,000
       from the Washburn Endowment Fund.  Motion passed unanimously.

    E. Career Services Advisory Board

       Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Sheley, presented this item for information
       only.  He also circulated a memorandum dated December 13, 1995 soliciting from
       the Regents any nominations they might have for the award of an honorary degree
       at the 1996 Commencement Ceremonies.

    F. Insurance Policy Renewals/Cancellations effective January 1, 1996

       It was moved and seconded to approve the order of the insurance policies
       enumerated in the agenda item IV. F.

    G. Investment Annual Reporting Requirements

       Vice President for Administration, Mr. Mosiman, presented the Investment Annual
       Reporting Requirements in conformance with established Regent policy.  It was
       moved and seconded to authorize the administration to invest its idle funds in the
       municipal investment fund when banks do not bid for placement of such funds
       better than the statutory rate; and to sell 600 shares of Western Resources, 234
       shares of Southwestern Bell and 3,168 shares of Albertsons stock.  Motion passed
       unanimously.

    H. Purchases over $25,000

    1. Purchase of Three Studio TV Cameras for KTWU

         It was moved and seconded to approve the purchase of three studio TV
         cameras for KTWU as outlined in the agenda item.  Motion passed unanimously.

          1.  three BTS LDK-9SR camera heads with accessories with
         installation and check-out for $176,943.30;
          2.  three Canon Ph20X Super 6 lens, 120 mm f/1.4 with 2X extender
         Servo Zoom and Manual Focus for $120,000.00;
          3.  three Pedestal Osprey plus 1-stage Steering/Vinten-TSM model
         3741, part #1100-4860 for $32,376.00; and
          4.  three Vinten 3388-5 MK 7B fluid heads at $19,611.00.

    I. Personnel

       1. Faculty Personnel

         It was moved and seconded to approve the change in rank for Julie Newman
         from instructional assistant to instructor effective December 1, 1995.

     * 2. Administrative Appointment

         It was moved and seconded to approve the appointment of Richard R. Robbins
         as Coordinator of Academic Advising, Center for Learning and Academic
         Support Services, effective January 2, 1996 at an annual basic salary of
         $35,750.00 to be prorated for the remainder of fiscal year 1996.  Motion
         passed unanimously.

    J. Financial Reports

    1. Public Fund Investments

         It was moved and seconded to approve the investments listed on agenda item
         IV.J.1.  Motion passed unanimously.

    2. Liquidated Claims Approval

         It was moved and seconded to approve the liquidated claims as reported in the
         agenda item IV.J.2.  Motion passed unanimously.

    3. Quarterly Endowment Fund Report

         It was moved and seconded to accept the Quarterly Endowment Fund Report. 
         Motion passed unanimously.

* K.  An ad hoc Board of Regents budget committee was appointed to be
      comprised of Mayor Felker and Mr. Maag.

     * Item(s) added at the meeting with the consent of the Board.

It was moved and seconded to adjourn.  The meeting of the Board of Regents adjourned at
8:08 p.m.

    _________________________________
    Kenneth P. Hackler
    Secretary, Board of Regents





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