Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Cleveland State University Update - Board of Trustee's Action

June 23, 2006

Major Actions Taken on Behalf of the Board of Trustees:

  1. Approved minutes of the May 19, 2006 Special Meeting of the Board
  2. Passed a resolution rescinding the two-year term limitation for service as Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  3. Granted the award of tenure at the rank of Professor to Dr. Jeffrey L. Brudney in the Department of Urban Studies
  4. Approved the merger of the Department of Speech and Hearing with the Department of Health Sciences to be known as the Department of Health Sciences effective July 1, 2006
  5. Passed a resolution delegating authority to the Board Officers to negotiate a final agreement for electrical services, and requiring a report of the Officers’ actions back to the full Board
  6. Approved the total University Budget for FY 2007 in the amount of two hundred eleven million six hundred sixty-nine five hundred and 00/100 ($211,669,513)
  7. Authorized the University to participate in the Ohio Department of Administrative Services’ Local Administration Competency Certification Program and directed University officials to take all necessary steps to accomplish that purpose
  8. Approved an increase in the maximum project amount funded by University bonds on the Student Center Phases I & II from $45,000,000 to $80,000,000, and requiring the University administration to bring to the full Board for approval the plan to finance the additional costs associated with the Student Center Phases I and II
  9. Authorized University officials to execute the Permanent Right of Way and Use Easement with the City of Cleveland in relation to the Euclid Corridor Project
  10. Approved the Third Amendment to the Keith Building lease, extending the lease of the 11th, 13th and 14th floors of the Keith Building to July 1, 2010, granting the University the right to lease an additional 3, 344 square feet of space through January 31, 2007, and providing for the abatement of a portion of monthly rent
  11. Passed a resolution delegating authority to the Board Officers to negotiate and approve the final employment contract with head basketball coach Gary Waters
  12. Elected the following to serve for the ’06-’07 Board year: Tim Cosgrove to serve as Board Chairman, Ron Weinberg as Vice Chairman, Ernest Wilkerson as Board Treasurer and Sonali Wilson as Board Secretary