Utah System of Higher Education Virtual Meeting Wednesday, February 2, 2022
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
Board Members Present Harris H. Simmons, Chair
Aaron Osmond, Vice-Chair
Nina R. Barnes, Vice-Chair
Jesselie B. Anderson
Stacey K. Bettridge
Lisa Michele Church
Arthur E. Newell
Office of the Commissioner Dave R. Woolstenhulme, Commissioner of Higher Education
Geoffrey Landward, Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel
Brynn Fronk, Executive Assistant to the Utah Board of Higher Education
Spencer Jenkins, Chief Student Affairs Officer
Malissa Jones, Office Manager
Juliette Tennert, Chief Financial Officer
Other Guests Robin Burr, Chief Facilities Officer, University of Utah
Mark Harlan, Athletics Director, University of Utah
Jason Perry, Vice President for Government Relations, University of Utah
Val Peterson, Vice President for Administration & Strategic Relations, Utah Valley University
Taylor Randall, President, University of Utah
Natalie Tippets, Special Assistant to the Vice President, University of Utah
Frank Young, Associate Vice President for Facilities Planning, Utah Valley University
Present Board Members Absent Jera L. Bailey
Committee of the Whole
Chair Simmons called the meeting to order at 7:30 a.m.
Non-State Funded Building Requests
Utah Valley University
Val Peterson presented Utah Valley University’s Champion Building and Lehi Campus North Building
requests with the Board members. Vice-Chair Barnes made the motion to approve the proposed UVU projects for legislative action. Board member Datta seconded the motion and the motion passed.
University of Utah
President Taylor Randall introduced the University of Utah’s project. Mark Harlan and Robin Burr
reviewed the New Football Indoor Facility project request with Board members. Board member Arthur Newell made a motion to approve the Football Indoor Facility at the University of Utah. Board member Datta seconded the motion and the motion passed.
Commissioner Woolstenhulme and Spencer Jenkins provided a legislative update to the Board
Vice-Chair Barnes made a motion to adjourn. Board member Shawn Newell seconded the motion and the motion passed.
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