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Contact Bethany Kendrick

Director Public Relations

Labette Community College

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LCC March Board Summary

 

The Labette Community College Board of Trustees met for its regular meeting on Thursday, March 8, 2012, 5:30 p.m. in the Conference Room on the second floor of the Student Union. The following is a summary of the meeting.

 

The Board:

 

Approved the revised agenda as presented;

 

Approved the February 9, 2011 meeting minutes as presented;

 

Public Comment: None

 

Dr. Knox introduced Cathy Kibler, PBL Advisor and she announced the results of the PBL State Conference in Ark City this past weekend.

 

Dr. Knox introduced Joe Renfro, Head Wrestling Coach and he introduced his National Champion Wrestling Team.

 

Approved the appointment of Carl Hoskins to fill the unexpired Trustee term of Dr. Wanda Ladage;

 

Approved to increase incidental fees $1 per credit hour and tuition $1 per credit hour across the board for a total increase of $2 per credit hour and an additional increase of $5 per credit hour for the international students, which would bring the tuition and fee rate from $152 to $159 per credit hour.

 

At 5:52pm adjourned into executive session for the purposed of discussion non-elected personnel for 20 minutes;

 

Reconvened at 6:12pm, approved to non-renew the professional staff contract for Jim Fish and authorized the administration to fill the position;

 

Approved to table the discussion regarding the spending authority for two months;

 

Approved the Professional Staff Employment letter for Rebecca Roach, Student Support Services Academic Advisor English Coordinator at an annual salary of $36,000 effective March 5, 2012;

 

Approved the Radiography Program Review;

 

Approved the following courses: Guitar Ensemble I; Guitar Ensemble II; Guitar Ensemble III; Guitar Ensemble IV;

 

Approved the changes to Policy 1.01 Mission/Vision Statement;

 

Approved the payment of bills;

 

Approved the resignation the following resignations:

 

Approved to proceed with the architectural phase of the health science building with Health Facilities Group with an amount not to exceed $300,000;

 

Faculty Senate Representative Kim Miller gave a short report;

 

SGA Vice-President, Tylie Baumgardner gave a short report;

 

Heard an Administrative Report on comparison of expenditures to the budget from Leanna Newberry, 

 

Heard an instructional report from Lisa Bradley on the PTA program;

 

Dr. Knox gave a short report;

 

Public Comment: Trustee Howerter wanted to say that even though the Trustees may not always agree, he has the utmost respect for all of them and Dr. Knox;

Reminded of the next Board meeting date of Thursday, April 12, 2012; 5:30 p.m., Conference Room, 2nd Floor of Student Union Building.

 

Adjourned at 7:40pm