Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

SUB 233

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Waded Cruzado Daniel Adams Kenning Arlitsch Kregg Aytes Michael Babcock Jeff Bader
Charles Boyer Matt Caires Kari Cargill Leon Costello Tracy Ellig Chris Fastnow
Brett Gunnink Alison Harmon Cathy Hasenpflug Maggie Hayes Robert Hawks Bob Hietala
Karlene Hoo Chris Kearns Greg Kegel Garrett Leach Ilse-Mari Lee Terry Leist
Shelley McKamey Helen Melland Bob Mokwa Chris Murray Kim Obbink Mark Nook
Kellie Peterson Renee Reijo Pera Nicol Rae Jyl Shaffer Jerry Sheehan Royce Smith
Sylvia Sparkman Dan Stevenson Amy Stix Susan Wolff    
  • Call to Order
    President Waded Cruzado
    • President Cruzado called the meeting to order at 8:30 AM.
  • Approval of Minutes for December 7th, 2016
    • There was a motion, by Michael Babcock to approve the December 7th, 2016, minutes; Shelley McKamey seconded the motion. The minutes were approved unanimously.
  • University Wide Information/ Announcements
    • No announcements
  • Old Items
    • Updates to the Procurement Policy
      Kellie Peterson, Legal Counsel
      • Kellie shared that the update to Procurement Policy involved linking it with the Contract Policy. The policy was put forth for a vote and it was approved unanimously.
  • New Items
    • Update to Trademark Policy
      Kellie Peterson, Legal Counsel
      • Kellie shared that the update to Trademark Policy involves adding the following provision: "Authorization for the use of University Trademarks for the promotion of an alcoholic beverage may only be granted by the President. Any vendor authorized to use the University Trademark for the promotion of alcohol must enter a separate agreement with the University in which the vendor agrees to follow this policy, the requirements of the Alcohol Marketing Guidelines, and any special conditions required by the University."
      • The policy will be posted for thirty days and brought back to the February 1st meeting for a vote.
  • Informational Items
    • Update re: Romney Hall Design Process
      Dan Stevenson, Associate Vice President, University Services
      • Dan Stevenson briefed the Council about the need for Romney Hall, including showing renderings of the much-needed classrooms.
    • Strategic Plan Update - Learning Goal
      Chris Fastnow, Director, Office of Planning & Analysis
      • Chris Fastnow Shared an update on the Learning Goal of the MSU Strategic Plan.
  • Public Comments
    • There were no public comments offered.
  • Updates
    • President Cruzado suspended updates in order to honor Chancellor Mark Nook, as this is his last University Council meeting, prior to moving to his position as President of Northern Iowa.

Note: The next University Council meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, March 1st, 2017.