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MSU Board of Regents and Audit Committee hold meeting

The Morehead State University Board of Regents held a meeting on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2021, in the Adron Doran University Center.

Four of MSU’s Regents were sworn in by Judge David Allen Barber. They included regents Wayne Martin and Eric Howard along with Student Regent Emily Wiley and Staff Regent Dr. Joel Pace. The board also re-elected Eric Howard as chair, Sanford Holbrook as vice chair, Jacqueline Graves as secretary and Mary Fister-Tucker was appointed treasurer.

The board also accepted the recommendation from the audit committee to revise the University’s debt policy and approved the revisions based on utilizing Moody’s Higher Education Scorecard.

In other action, the board also approved:
  • Faculty Compensation Plan
  • Coaching Contracts
  • Promotion to Librarian
  • Revisions to the Student Conduct Code
  • Emergency Operation Plan
  • OVC Governing Board Certification

During the meeting, Morehead State Athletic Director and Volleyball Coach Jaime Gordon gave an overview of MSU’s athletic programs. Members of the volleyball team along with Coach Preston Spradlin’s men’s basketball team were recognized for their OVC Championships last season and appearances in the NCAA Tournament.

MSU President Dr. Jay Morgan also shared a University outlook including strategic goals for the 2021-22 academic year.

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Members of MSU’s Board of Regents, pictured (L-R) - Front row: Student Regent Emily Wiley, Faculty Regent Dr. Annie Adams, Regent Terri Walters, and Staff Regent Dr. Joel Pace. Back row: MSU President Dr. Jay Morgan and Regents Sanford Holbrook, Eric Howard, Arthur Walker, Craig Preece, Wayne Martin and Adam Hinton.

Judge David Allen Barber administered the oath of office to (L-R) Eric Howard, Emily Wiley, Dr. Joel Pace and Wayne Martin.

MSU Athletic Director and Volleyball Coach Jaime Gordon and the Eagle Volleyball team were recognized for their championship season by the board.

Head Coach Preston Spradlin and the Eagle Men’s Basketball team were recognized for their winning season last year.