Minutes -- May 13, 2004 -- Board of Trustess -- University of Louisville
MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE
In Open Session
May 13 , 2004
The members of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees met on Thursday, May 13, 2004, in the Jefferson Room of Grawemeyer Hall on Belknap Campus, with members present and absent as follows:
Mr. Ulysses L. Bridgeman, Jr., Chairman
Mr. Tommie Burns
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Dr. James R. Ramsey, President
I. Call to Order
Having determined a quorum present, Chair Bridgeman called the meeting to order at 3:05 p.m.
II. Consent Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Board of Trustees, April 8, 2004
Special Executive Committee, April 21, 2004
Special Executive Committee, April 28, 2004
From the Finance Committee
Approval of CBPA Fees, 2004-05
Approval of HSC Special Program Fees, 2004-05
From the Personnel Committee
Approval of Speed Engineering Dean
Chairman Bridgeman read the consent agenda. Hearing no objection, Ms. Abrams made the motion, which Ms. Brown seconded, to approve the consent agenda. The motion passed unanimously.
III. Report of the President
President Ramsey informed the Board that Ms. Denny’s father passed away. He shared information concerning expressions of sympathy and visitation.
Dr. Ramsey reported the Supreme Court declined to hear the Foundation’s appeal of the lower court decision. Dr. Ramsey will update the Board as the legal case progresses.
President Ramsey commended Provost Willihnganz for her successful efforts with the School of Engineering Dean search. The process was very thorough and produced four very strong candidates. The community leaders, faculty, staff and students unanimously recommended Dr. Mickey Wilhelm for the position. Dr. Wilhelm thanked the UofL community for this opportunity. He noted that Speed School is 79 years old and has only had six deans.
Mr. Livingston made a motion, which Ms. Worland seconded, to adjourn the meeting at 3:18 p.m. The motion passed unanimously.