SRU trustees to meet June 13-14


Council of Trustees to meet June 13 and 14

Slippery Rock University’s council of trustees will meet June 13-14 in the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center.

June 10, 2024

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. — Slippery Rock University's council of trustees will meet June 13-14, in the Russell Wright Alumni House and Conference Center. Committee meetings are scheduled for both days. The quarterly business meeting is at 10:30 a.m., June 14. For those who wish to attend the meetings but are unable to do so in person, a Zoom option is available with advanced registration. All meetings are open to the public.

  • Scheduled committee meetings include:
  • Academic and Student Affairs, 2-3:30 p.m., June 13.
  • Finance and Administrative Affairs, 3:45-4:30 p.m., June 13.
  • Governance, 8:30-9 a.m., June 14.
  • University Advancement, 9-10 a.m., June 14.

The agenda for the Academic and Student Affairs Committee includes presentations from the following administrators from their respective areas:

  • Michael Zieg, provost and vice president for academic affairs.
  • Anthony Jones, chief diversity officer.
  • Michael May, interim vice president for enrollment management.
  • David Wilmes, chief student affairs officer.

The agenda for the Finance and Administrative Affairs Committee includes:

  • A presentation about facility asset management by Talis Vitols and Luke Cantrell from Gordian (Sightlines).
  • A financial update by Carrie Birckbichler, vice president for finance and administration.
  • Information items regarding the CliftonLarsonAllen auditing service, the comprehensive planning process, contracts, purchases, financial reports, facilities and planning projects, human resources personnel items and a divisional report.

The agenda for the Governance Committee includes:

  • Nomination of council executive officers for academic year 2024-25.
  • Meeting dates for 2024-25
  • Information items regarding upcoming events and a review of council bylaws.

The agenda for the University Advancement Committee includes presentations from the following administrators from their respective areas:

  • Erin Bryer, interim vice president for university advancement.
  • Kelly Bailey, director of alumni engagement.
  • Dave Hollenbaugh, executive director of the SRU Foundation, Inc., with Mark Palmer, chair, SRU Foundation Board of Directors, providing the foundation's quarterly report.

At the quarterly business meeting, the council will hear the President's Report, receive reports from its standing committees, and review contracts, active projects for facilities and planning, human resources personnel items, budget/finance updates and divisional reports.

Scheduled action items include:

  • Vote on the council officers for the 2024-25 academic year.
  • Vote on the council meetings dates for the 2024-25 academic year.

More information, including a link to meeting materials, is available on the council of trustees webpage.

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