|Board of Trustees > Meeting Archives > March 28, 2005 Minutes|
The Florida State University Board of
Members Present:Dr. Valliere Auzenne, Mr. Jarrett Eady, Mr. David Ford, Dr. Jessie Furlow, Mr. Manny Garcia, Mr. Andy Haggard, Mr. Harold Knowles, Dr. Stanley Marshall, Mr. Jim Smith, Mr. Derrick Brooks, Mrs. June Duda, and Dr. Ann McGee.
Members Absent: Mr. John Thrasher.
1. Call to Order and Welcome
Chairman Jim Smith called the meeting to order and welcomed new Board member Richard McFarlain. Trustee McGee made a motion to suspend the Board of Trustees Operating Procedures section 203D to take up the items listed on the Agenda and any supplemental material that will passed out on March 28th. Trustee Auzenne seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
2. Legislative Update
Ms. Kathleen Daly provided a Legislative update.
3. Governor's Class Size Amendment
Dr. T.K. Wetherell explained the importance of approving a motion to support the Governor's Class Size Amendment. Trustee McGee made a motion to support the amendment. Trustee Haggard seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
4. Consent Items
Trustee Haggard made a motion to approve the consent items. Trustee Duda seconded the motion, which passed unanimously. The following items were approved in this motion:
5. Action Items:
Request for Board of Trustee Consideration of Rental
Rates for Student Housing, 2005-2006
Student Health Insurance
Trustee Eady asked what happens if a student cannot afford the health insurance policy? He said it would be easier to understand the proposal of the specific details were available. After some further discussion, President Wetherell proposed further study prior to bringing back the issue at the next Board meeting.
Authorization to Sell Revenue Bonds/Demolition and Rebuilding of DeGraff Hall
Dr. Coburn explained that the original request for $35 million for the rebuilding of De Graff Hall is being revised to request the level of $37 million. Trustee Haggard made a motion to authorize to sell $37 million in revenue bonds for DeGraff Hall. Trustee Garcia seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Student Fee Assessment/Activity and Service Fee-Panama City Campus
Dr. Coburn indicated that the Panama City campus requested a continuation of the activities and services fee on the Panama City Campus. Trustee Haggard made a motion to continue the student fee assessment/activity and service fee at the Panama City campus. Trustee Duda seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
Approval of Use of Facilities and Equipment Fee for the Department of Oceanography
Mr. John Carnaghi explained the need for a scuba diving fee increase. Trustee Haggard made a motion to increase the use of facilities fee for the Department of Oceanography. Trustee Auzenne seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.
6. President's Report
President T.K. Wetherell provided a brief report.
The meeting adjourned at 10:48 AM.