Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

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Waded Cruzado Matt Caires Destini French Chris Kearns Helen Melland Jerry Sheehan
Daniel Adams Kari Cargill Brett Gunnink Greg Kegel Renee Reijo Pera Leslie Taylor
Kenning Arlitsch Nancy Cornwell Maggie Hammett Bob Lashaway Martha Potvin Susan Wolff
Kregg Aytes David Court Robert Hawks Ilse-Mari Lee Nicol Rae  
Jeff Bader Dennis Defa Bob Hietala Terry Leist Lynda Ransdell  
Charles Boyer Chris Fastnow Karlene Hoo Shelley McKamey Michael Reidy  
  • Call to Order
    President Waded Cruzado
    • President Waded Cruzado called the meeting to order at 8:30 AM.
  • Approval of Minutes for December 3rd, 2014
    • Nancy Cornwell moved to approve the minutes for December 3rd, 2014, and Chris Kearns seconded the motion. The minutes were approved unanimously.
  • University Wide Information/ Announcements
    • President Cruzado welcomed MSU's new Vice President of Agriculture and Dean of the College of Agriculture, Dr. Charles Boyer, to MSU. His start date was December 15th, 2014. President Cruzado also informed the Council that the Legislative Session has kicked off and MSU is working hard on its priorities with the help of Tracy Ellig, MSU's Director of External Relations.
  • Old Items
    • MSU Affiliated Campuses International Travel Policy
      Leslie Taylor
      • The MSU Affiliated Campuses International Travel Policy was reposted as a new item in December due to substantial changes to the content. This is a policy for all campuses. It has been posted for comment for 30 days and is up for a vote. Helen Melland moved to adopt the policy; Nancy Cornwell seconded. The policy passed unanimously and will go in effect on March 31, 2015, per Leslie Taylor. Nancy Cornwell thanked the group and said that this policy will be very helpful for her College. "I am so very, very grateful," she said.
  • Updates
    • Members of University Council provided brief updates about their departments.
  • Public Comment
    • No public comment was offered.