SRU trustees to meet June 2-3


North Hall

May 31, 2022

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University's council of trustees will meet June 2-3. Committee meetings scheduled for both days, as well as the 11 a.m., June 3, quarterly business meeting, will take place in the Smith Student Center, Room 321.

Scheduled committee meetings include:

  • Academic and Student Affairs, 2-3 p.m., June 2.
  • Finance and Administrative Affairs, 3:15-4:30 p.m., June 2.
  • Governance, 8:30-9:30 a.m., June 3.
  • University Advancement, 9:30-10:30 a.m., June 3.

The agenda for the Academic and Student Affairs Committee includes:

  • An update on diversity, equity and inclusion efforts from Anthony Jones, chief diversity officer.
  • An enrollment update from Amanda Yale, chief enrollment management officer.
  • A student affairs programming update from David Wilmes, chief student affairs officer.

The agenda for the Finance and Administrative Affairs Committee includes:

  • Presentations from David Jacobson of CliftonLarsonAllen regarding the University's audit plan and Rebecca D'Imperio regarding the Sightlines facility asset management presentation.
  • A review of SRU's dining services meal plan rates for the 2022-23 fiscal year from Chris Cole, director of auxiliary operations and student services.
  • Updates on the University's budget and comprehensive planning process assumptions narrative from Carrie Birckbichler, vice president for finance and administration.
  • A review of contracts, fixed assets and service and supply purchase orders; the quarterly financial report; and the facilities and planning project list.

The agenda for the Governance Committee includes:

  • Welcoming of new student trustee, Brooklyn Graham, a junior political science major from Kittanning.
  • An update on the Pennsylvania Association of Councils of Trustees from Jeff Smith, SRU trustee.
  • A presidential search committee update from Smith.
  • The election of council officers for the 2022-23 academic year.
  • A review of the University's order of succession.
  • A review of proposed council meetings dates for the 2022-23 academic year.
  • A resolution of service honoring Lynne Motyl, chief human resources officer, who will retire in June.
  • A resolution reappointing Lia Paradis, professor of history, as the SRU representative to the State System Faculty Council to participate in non-executive session meetings as a non-voting liaison to the University council of trustees for the 2022-23 academic year.

The agenda for the University Advancement Committee includes:

  • Quarterly reports related to development, alumni relations and the SRU Foundation, Inc.
  • Presentation of a resolution honoring Jerry Bejbl, '63, who passed away March 20. Bejbl was the first SRU graduate to donate more than $1 million in lifetime giving.
  • Presentation of a resolution to rename the SRU softball field in honor of Jan Kasnevich, who spent more than 30 years associated with The Rock as student-athlete, assistant women's basketball coach, head softball coach and head field hockey coach.

At the quarterly business meeting, the council will hear the President's Report, receive reports from its standing committees, and review finance and divisional reports.

Scheduled action items include:

  • Approval of the University's order of succession.
  • Approval of the faculty liaison to the council of trustees.
  • Approval of the renaming of SRU's softball field.
  • Approval of the dining services fee for the 2022-23 academic year.
  • Approval of the University's Green Fund.
  • Approval of council officers for the 2022-23 academic year.

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