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Board of Regents - Quarterly Meeting - May 15, 2020

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Board of Regents ~ Second Quarterly Meeting via Zoom


May 15, 2020 – 9:00 a.m. (CT)



Live Stream:http://www.youtube.com/wkunews



  • Call to Order (Mr. Frederick A. Higdon, Chair)
  • Roll Call (Mr. David S. Brinkley, Secretary)



Action Items:

*EX-1   Approval of Addendum to Employment Agreement between Western Kentucky University and Deborah T. Wilkins [p 1 and attached addendum]

*EX-2   Approval of Employment Agreement between Western Kentucky University and Andrea P. Anderson [p 2 and attached agreement]


 Information Item:

  • Appointment of Nominating Committee (Chair Higdon)
  • Bylaws Ad Hoc Committee Report (Secretary Brinkley)

*These items were not presented at the executive committee meeting on April 17 



Action Items:

AA-3   Approval of Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production [pp 9-15 / supporting documents]

*AA-4  Approval of Epidemiology Graduate Certificate [pp 16-19 / supporting documents]

*AA-5  Approval of Accredited Financial Counselor Undergraduate Certificate [pp 20-24 / supporting documents]

AA-6    Approval of Citizenship and Social Justice Undergraduate Certificate [pp 25-29]

*AA-7   Approval of Workplace Communication Undergraduate Certificate [pp 30-33 / supporting documents]

AA-8     Approval of Game Design Undergraduate Certificate [pp 34-38 / supporting documents]

AA-9     Approval of Graphic Design Undergraduate Certificate [pp 39-43 / supporting documents]

AA-10   Approval of Paralegal Studies Undergraduate Certificate [pp 44-47]

AA-11   Approval of Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Sustainability and Geographic Studies [pp 48-56]

AA-12   Approval of University Distinguished Professor Appointments [pp 57-58]

*These items were not presented at the academic affairs committee meeting on April 17 or 23 



Action Items:

FB-1   Approval of Accountants’ Report on Application of Agreed-Upon Procedures, NCAA Compliance Report [p 1 and attached report]

FB-2   Acceptance for Filing the Statement of Revenue & Expenditures [pp 2-3]       

FB-3   Approval of Personnel Actions [p 4 and attached reports]

FB-4   Approval and Authorization for the Privatization of the WKU Store [pp 5-6 and attached memo]         


 Information Item:

  • FY 2021 Budget Development Update [pp 7-8]



Upcoming dates:

  • June 26, 2020 – Special Budget Approval and Committee Meetings
  • August 6, 2020 – Retreat
  • August 7, 2020 – Third Quarterly Meeting
  • October 23, 2020 – Committee Meetings
  • December 11, 2020 – Fourth Quarterly Meeting







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