Download

View Options:

Show Everything
Hide Everything

September 20, 2019 at 9:00 AM - Board Meeting

Agenda
Call to Order
Roll Call/Declaration of a Quorum
Adoption of Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Attachments:
Special Presentation by Steven Gentile, Chief Fiscal Policy Officer, Tennessee Higher Education Commission
 
Speaker(s):  Steven Gentile
Campus Spotlight
Election of Officers
Committee Appointments by Board Chair
Action Items
A. Academic Policies and Programs/Student Life Committee Report and Recommendations
A.i. Adoption of Minutes
Attachments:
B. Students Affairs Committee Report and Recommendations
B.i. Adoption of Minutes
C. Audit Committee Report and Recommendations
C.i. Adoption of Minutes
Attachments:
D. Business and Finance Committee Report and Recommendations
D.i. Adoption of Minutes
Attachments:
D.ii. Consideration of Campus Property Acquisitions
Background Information:  The Business and Finance Committee is responsible for recommending the approval of the lease, purchase, and disposal of real estate totaling more than $500,000 to the Board of Trustees.  APSU acquires property that is within close proximity of campus and that is a part of the Campus Master Plan.
 
Attachments:
Description:  Proposed Implementation Date: Fall 2019

Item Details:
APSU is seeking Board approval in acquiring property that is in close proximity of campus and that can be used to expand the campus foot print. The requested property acquisitions include:
  • 211 College Street
  • 303 College Street
  • 309 North 2nd Street
  • 313 North 2nd Street
  • 319 North 2nd Street
E. Executive Committee Report and Recommendations
E.i. Adoption of Minutes
Attachments:
E.ii. Consideration of Amendment to Bylaws
Background Information:  Public Chapter 869 (2016), also known as the Focus on College and University Success (FOCUS) Act, established that the management and governance of Austin Peay State University be vested in the University’s Board of Trustees. The authority, purpose, duties, and responsibilities of the Board and Trustees are delineated in TCA § 49-8-101. The Board adopted bylaws and rules for the organization and conduct of its business at its March 30, 2017 meeting.
The Office of Legal Affairs recommends amending the bylaws to allow for chairs of Board committees to serve for two years.
 
Description:  Proposed Implementation Date: September 20, 2019

Item Details: See attachment.
 
E.iii. Consideration of the Revised Presidential Base Compensation, Performance Evaluation, and Incentive Plan for Fiscal Year 2019-2020
Background Information:  A Presidential Base Compensation, Performance Evaluation, and Incentive Plan was developed last fiscal year. The plan aligns with the University’s strategic plan. The revised plan will be used to set the base compensation for the President, evaluate the President, and set an incentive amount for fiscal year 2019 - 2020.
Description:  Proposed Implementation Date: Fiscal Year 2019 - 2020

Item Details:
See the attached revised plan.
 
F. Other Business
F.i. Naming Requests for Coach George Fisher Conference Room, Lisa Dahin Ross Classroom, and Downey Baseball Operations Center and Clubhouse & Downey-Moore Creative Department Suite
Background Information:  The Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees are requested to approve the naming of:
  • Coach George Fisher Conference Room
  • Downey Baseball Operations Center and Clubhouse & Downey-Moore Creative Department Suite
  • Lisa Dahin Ross Classroom
Description:  See attached descriptions.
F.ii. Consideration of Student Affairs Committee Charter and Revised Academic Affairs Committee Charter
Background Information:  In order to conduct the business of the Board of Trustees in an effective and efficient manner, and in accordance with the bylaws, the Board will establish committees as it considers appropriate or necessary and will define the duties of such committees. 
 
Description:  Proposed Implementation Date: September 20, 2019

Item Details:
The President is proposing to separate the Academic Policies and Programs/Student Life Committee into two committees- the Academic Affairs Committee and the Student Affairs Committee. This necessitates the revision to the Academic Policies and Programs/Student Life Committee Charter and the adoption of the Student Affairs Committee Charter.
 
F.iii. Consideration of Board Meeting Calendar for 2020
Background Information:  The Focus on College and University Success Act (FOCUS Act) requires the Austin Peay State University Board of Trustees to meet a minimum of four times per year. The following calendar is proposed for the 2020 year. Committees of the board will meet electronically or telephonically as necessary between board meetings and the day before scheduled board meetings as necessary. 
 
Attachments:
Description:  Proposed 2020 meeting dates are as follows:
  • Spring: March 19 and 20
  • Summer: June 4 and 5
  • Fall: Sept. 17 and 18
  • Winter: Dec. 3 and 4
Information Items
A. Student Affairs Division Overview
B. Discussion from THEC’s Innovative Governance Convening
C. President’s Report
D. President’s Interim Items
D.i. Review of Contracts and Agreements
Background Information:  The following constitutes a record of business transacted at the University since the previous meeting of the Board of Trustees under the authority of the Board Policy 1:024 (Board of Trustees Delegation of Authority), which grants the President authority to act for the Board regarding all matters concerning contracts and agreements between the University and an outside entity.  
 
Description:  Item Details: See attached.
 
D.ii. Review of State Building Commission Actions
Background Information:  The following constitutes a record of business transacted between the University and the State Building Commission since the previous meeting of the Board of Trustees under the authority of the Board Policy 1:024 Board of Trustees Delegation of Authority. 
 
Description:  Item Details:  See attached.
 
Adjourn
<< Back to the Public Page for Austin Peay State University