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Board of Regents elects officers

Morehead State University’s Board of Regents held its regular quarterly meeting Thursday, June 18, at 9 a.m. in room 329 of the Adron Doran University Center (ADUC).  

The Board of Regents elected Kathy Walker as chair and Eric Howard as vice chair. Mary Fister-Tucker was appointed as treasurer, and Jacqueline Graves was appointed secretary. Officers of the board are elected to a one-year term.  

The board heard an update on the University operating plan for the remainder of the summer and the fall semester; approved an amended operating budget for the current fiscal year; and approved the 2020-21 operating budget, fee schedule and personnel roster. They also conducted their annual evaluation and review of MSU President Dr. Jay Morgan.

In other action, the board adopted a resolution of commendation for 2019-20 MSU Student Government Association President Colby Birkes, approved the Faculty Senate Constitution, ratified the 2020 graduates, and approved the 2020-21 board meeting schedule. Kim Oatman, assistant vice president of facilities and operations, also presented reports on personal service contracts, facilities and the Campus Master Plan. 
 
The board entered a closed executive session at the end of the meeting to discuss matters relating to proposed or pending litigation. No action was taken during the closed executive session.