SRU Trustees to meet June 8-9


Thomas Breth and Cheryl Norton

Slippery Rock University President Cheryl Norton and Trustee Thomas Breth applaud a student presentation during a March 24 meeting of the University Council of Trustees.

June 5, 2017

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. - Slippery Rock University's council of trustees will meet June 8-9. Committee meetings will take place in Room 322 of the Smith Student Center. The quarterly business meeting will take place at noon, June 9 in Room 321 of the Smith Student Center. All meetings are open to all students, faculty, staff and community members who would like to attend.

Agenda items for the June 8 committee meetings include reports from the Academic and Student Affairs Committee, the Finance Committee and the University Advancement Committee.

The Academic and Student Affairs Committee will meet at 1 p.m., June 8 to hear from Kurt Schimmel and David Valentine, professors from the School of Business, who will present the Master of Science in Health Information Management program for approval by the Council and subsequent advancement to the State System's board of governors. The committee will also hear from Joseph Cali, professor of safety management, on a request to rename the Strain Behavioral Science Building the Strain Safety Building. The committee will also receive updates on the University's action plan from SRU President Cheryl Norton and enrollment numbers from Amanda Yale, associate provost for enrollment management.

The Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m., June 8 to present a review of the audit plan presentation; a review of the Sightlines facility asset management presentation; an update on the University's budget and master plan; a review of a resolution for the University to transfer administration of McKeever Environmental Learning Center back to the Pennsylvania Department of Generals Services or other appropriate state agency; a review of current contracts, fixed assets and service and supply purchase orders; a quarterly financial report; a review of the facilities and planning project list; and review of personnel appointments, which includes instructional, tactical leadership, operational leadership, grant-funded, non-faculty and support staff.

The June 8 schedule will conclude with the University Advancement Committee meeting at 3:30 p.m. to hear an update from the Slippery Rock Foundation, Inc.

The Governance Committee will meet at 10 a.m., June 9 to review the University's order of succession plan for presentation to the State System board of governors; the elections of officers; and to receive an update on the presidential search process.

The Council's quarterly business meeting at noon will call for action to be taken on the approval of the meeting agenda and minutes from the March 9 special and March 23-24 COT meetings; a review of committee reports and of those items forwarded by the committees for action by the full council.

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