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NOTICE OF MEETINGS OF

THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF

ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

 

 

The Alabama A&M University Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled Board meeting on Friday, October 28, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, Forum A/B, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203. The purpose of the meeting will be to receive information and consider all matters which may properly come before the Board at that time.

 

Notice is also given that meetings of committees of the Board of Trustees of Alabama A&M University are scheduled to occur on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at The Westin Birmingham, Camelia Room, 2221 Richard Arrington, Jr. Blvd. N., Birmingham, Alabama 35203 and Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel, Forum A/B, 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Boulevard North, Birmingham, Alabama 35203.

 

The schedule for the committee meetings is as follows:

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Academic Affairs & Research .............................................. 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Audit & Investment .............................................................. 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Business & Finance .............................................................. 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Governance .......................................................................... 5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

 

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Marketing, Development & Technology ............................... 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Student Affairs ................................................................... 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Athletics ............................................................................10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 

Since the business to be addressed and discussed in the various committee sessions may affect the overall interests of the University, in addition to Trustees who are members of the individual committees, all members of the Board of Trustees of the University are invited to attend any or all of the committee meetings. Consequently, more than a quorum of the Board may be present from time to time during such sessions. However, no action will be taken by the Board itself during such sessions.

 

As always, you are invited to attend and observe the proceedings of the meetings of the Board and the committees of the Board.

 

 

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Alabama A&M University

Normal Alabama

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SUB-COMMITTEE MEETINGS

WESTIN HOTEL – CAMELLIA ROOM

2221 Richard Arrington, Jr., Blvd. N.

Birmingham, Alabama 35203

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2016

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

 

(WEDNESDAY’S MEETINGS: HELD IN THE WESTIN CAMELLIA ROOM;

THURSDAY’S MEETINGS: HELD IN THE SHERATON/BJCC FORUM A/B)

   

Note:  Based on the items requiring discussion and action, times have been allotted for each committee.  Please note that should all of the allotted time not be needed, the schedule will be adjusted accordingly and committees may meet earlier than scheduled.  Please plan accordingly.

 

LUNCH FOR BOARD MEMBERS                                        12:00 p.m. – 1:00 P.M.

Lunch Location: Westin Ballroom C/D

 

BUSINESS AND FINANCE                                                   1:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M.

I.           Action Items

            1.    Line of Credit Renewal

            2.    Deposit of Endowed Scholarship Funds to Foundation

            3.    Official Travel Expenses for First Lady

 

II.         Informational Items

            1.  General Updates

            2.  FY16 Financial Update

            3.  Capital Projects and Master Plan Update

            4.  University Major Contracts

 

AUDIT AND INVESTMENT                                                    3:00 P.M. – 3:30 P.M.

 

I.          Action Item

            1.   Multi-year engagement of external auditor

 

ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & RESEARCH                                   3:30 p.m. – 5:00 P.M.

I.             Action Items

              1.    Request to add Traditional Concentrations in

                     (a)  Logistics and Supply Chain Management

                     (b)  Management

              2.    Request to add Online Concentration in

                     (a)  Management

              3.    Request to Develop and offer Online Concentration and Major in

                     (a)  Logistics and Supply Chain Management

              4.    Request to Deactivate Agribusiness Management and Agricultural

                     Economics Concentrations

               5.    Request to change name of Teacher Service Center to

                     The Center The Center for Educator Preparation and Certification

                     ServicesServices

               6.    Request to change the Name of Concentration in African American

                      Studies to Africana Studies Studies to Africana Studies

 

II.            Informational Items

              1.    General Updates

               2.    Termination of MOUs

                      a)    Direct TV

                      b)    Pinnacle Schools

               3.    Requirements – Teacher Certification

 

III.          Report of the Faculty Senate President

 

 

GOVERNANCE                                                                      5:00 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

 

          I.          Action Item

                     1.  Revision to Bylaws related to sub-committee minutes

 

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Alabama A&M University

Normal, Alabama

BOARD OF TRUSTEES SUBCOMMITTEE MEETINGS

 

SHERATON HOTEL (BJCC)

2101 Richard Arrington, Jr., Blvd.

Birmingham, Alabama 35203

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2016

8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

  

(THURSDAY’S MEETINGS: HELD IN THE SHERATON/BJCC FORUM A/B

AND NOT THE WESTIN)

 

 

BREAKFAST FOR BOARD MEMBERS                                   :30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast Location: Sheraton/BJCC Forum A/B

(same location as meetings)

 

MARKETING, DEVELOPMENT & TECHNOLOGY               8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

 

I.           Marketing Action Items

             1.   Revision of Naming Policies

 

II.          Marketing Informational Items

             2.  Total Giving

             3.  Capital Campaign

             4.  Alumni Giving

             5.  Upcoming Projects

 

III.        Information Technology Services Action Items – None

 

IV.        Information Technology Services Informational Items

            1.  FY 2016-17 Focus

            2. Completed Projects

            3. Upcoming Projects

 

STUDENT AFFAIRS                                                             9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

 

I.          Action Items – None

 

II.         Student Affairs Informational Items

            1.  Updates from the Office of Student Affairs

            2.  Enrollment Management Updates

            3.  Professional Development Updates

            4.  Leadership Development and Campus Activities

            5.  Veterans Affairs and Disability Services

            6.  Report of President of the Student Government Association

 

OTHER                                                                                10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

 

1.        ATHLETICS                                                                    

I.         Action Items – None

II.       Athletics Informational Items

          1.  APR Data Review Updated Timeline

          2.  Academic Improvement Plan

          3.  Men’s & Women’s Basketball Schedule and important dates

          4.  Men’s & Women’s Basketball Game Guarantees

          5.  Staff Updates

 

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ALABAMA A&M UNIVERSITY

Normal, Alabama

Board of Trustees Meeting

Sheraton/BJCC Forum A/B

Birmingham, Alabama

Friday, October 28, 2016

8:30 a.m.

 

AGENDA

 

A.    Invocation by The Reverend Arthur Price, 16th Street Baptist Church,      

        Birmingham, AL

B.     Roll call of members

C.     Adoption of Agenda

D.    Approval of minutes and recommendations of the sub-committee meetings

        for FY16

E.     Approval of minutes of meeting of June 24, 2016   

F.      Election of officers

G.    Report and recommendations of Presidential Review Committee

H.    Report of the President Pro Tempore

 

I.       Reports and Committees

        1.   Permanent Committees

        Ø  Business and Finance

            A.    Action items

                   1.      Line of Credit Renewal

                   2.      Deposit of Endowed Scholarship Funds to Foundation

                   3.      Official Travel Expenses for First Lady

             B.     Informational Items

 

        Ø  Academic Affairs and Research

             A.    Action items

                    1.      Request to add Traditional Concentrations in

                             (a)    Logistics and Supply Chain Management and

                             (b)   Management

                    2.      Request to add Online Concentration in

                            (a)    Management

                   3.      Request to Develop and offer Online Concentration and Major in

                           (a)    Logistics and Supply Chain Management

                   4.      Request to Deactivate Agribusiness Management and 

                            Agricultural Economics Concentrations

                   5.      Request to change name of Teacher Service Center to The 

                            Center for Educator Preparation and Certification Services

                    6.    Request to change the Name of Concentration in African 

                             American Studies to Africana Studies

            B.    Academic Affairs Informational Items

            C.    Deactivation of MOU for Direct TV and the Pinnacle Program

            D.    Faculty Senate

                   1.   Report of Faculty Senate President

 

            Ø  Development and Technology

            A.    Marketing, Communications and Advancement Action items

                   1.      Revision of Naming Policies

            B.     Marketing Informational Items

            C.     Information Technology Services Action Items – None

            D.    Information Technology Services Informational Items

 

            Ø  Audit and Investment

            A.    Action Item

                   1.      Multi-year engagement of external audit firm

            B.     Informational Items

 

            Ø  Athletics

             A.    Action Items – None

             B.     Informational Items

 

            Ø  Student Affairs

            A.    Action Items – None

            B.     Informational Items

 

  2.      Special Committees

           Ø  Governance Committee

                A.    Action Item – Revision to Bylaws related to sub-committee minutes

                B.     Informational Items

 

J.     Communications, appeals, petitions

K.    Old Business

L.     New Business

M.   Executive Session

N.    Adjournment

 

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Alabama A&M University
303 Patton Hall
Normal, AL 35762-1027
(256) 372-5654
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