USHE BOARD OF REGENTS
FRIDAY, May 15, 2020
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM FINANCE AND FACILITIES COMMITTEE
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
BOARD OF REGENTS
TELECONFERENCE, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
FRIDAY, MAY 15, 2020
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
Office of the Commissioner
Institutional Presidents Present
Chair Simmons called the meeting to order at 10:02 a.m. He welcomed everyone to the last meeting of the Board of Regents 50 year history.
Committee of the Whole
Resolution for Bob Garff (TAB I)
Chair Simmons read a resolution honoring Bob Garff. Regent Wright made a motion approve the resolution; Regent Anderson seconded the motion and the motion passed.
Resolution for J. Lynn Dougan (TAB J)
Chair Simmons read a resolution honoring former Regent J. Lynn Dougan. Regent Jones made a motion approve the resolution; Regent Jibson seconded the motion and the motion passed.
Resolution for Board of Regents (TAB K)
Chair Simmons read a resolution acknowledging the many years of service provided by the members of the Board of Regents. Regent Barnes made a motion approve the resolution; Regent Stoddard seconded the motion and the motion passed.
General Consent Calendar (TAB L)
On a motion by Regent Mozafari and seconded by Regent Prince the following items were approved on the Regents’ General Consent Calendar
Adoption of Policy R430, Deep Technology Initiative (TAB M)
Geoff Landward noted this policy is a result of SB 96 which passed during the legislative session and established the Deep Technology Initiative. Regent Jones made a motion to approve as outlined in TAB M; the motion was seconded by Regent Jensen and the motion passed.
2019-2020 USHE Annual Report (TAB N)
Commissioner Woolstenhulme noted this is a culmination of the work done within the Commissioner’s office and Board of Regents. This is an information item only; no action was taken.
Jessica Gilmore provided an overview of CTE/TE. This was a discussion item only; no action was taken.
The Leavitt Partners provided updates on the Coivd-19 task force and facilitated a discussion on opening institutions again. There was also a discussion on enrollment and budget issues. This was a discussion item only; no action was taken.
On a motion by Regent Lund and seconded by Regent Anderson, the meeting was closed.
The meeting adjourned at 11:45 a.m.