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Minutes of Meeting of August 9, 2001

The Shepherd College Board of Governors met on August 9, 2001, at the Cumberland Room, College Center, Shepherd College, Shepherdstown, West Virginia, at 4:00 p.m. in a regular meeting. Members present were: Dr. Anders Henriksson, Robert McMillan, Andrew Michael, Mason Noland, Barbara H. Pichot, Lacy Rice (by phone), John Sherwood, and Dr. Dan Starliper. Also present were President David Dunlop (by phone), members of the Executive Staff, and others.

The Chair convened the meeting of the Board of Governors at 4:00 p.m.

1. MINUTES OF MEETING OF JULY 12, 2001.

M (Sherwood), S (Starliper), that the minutes be approved as drafted, PASSED.

2. PRESIDENT'S REPORT.

Dr. Dunlop reviewed with members the most recent developments of the Higher Education Policy Commission's August 2 meeting, particularly in reference to the Rule on Rules and Policies. Dr. Dunlop announced that the Chancellor has advised that Policy Commission approval of salary policies will not be required and the College is therefore proceeding with the policy promulgated by the Board in July.

3. BY-LAWS.

M (Sherwood), S (Michael) PASSED,

Resolved, that the Shepherd College Board of Governors adopts the By-Laws presented in the August 9, 2001 Board meeting agenda.

4. PRESENTATION BY CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES

Dr. Starliper introduced Anna Mary Walsh, Chair of the Classified Employees Council, and Brenda Feltner, Secretary of the CEC. Dr. Starliper distributed a handout and discussed the higher education system's personnel classifications and particularly the nature of being a 'classified employee' at Shepherd College. The primary concerns of the classified employees were discussed, including safety of the Rt. 480 crosswalk, funding of the new statutory salary schedule, and limiting of conversions of classified positions into non-classified positions.

5. CAMPUS MASTER PLAN.

Mr. David Helpern presented the conceptual Shepherd College Campus Master Plan (Part I and Part II) with the assistance of Mr. John Van Aken. The Master Plan assesses the existing conditions and lays a conceptual framework for a progression of campus development through four phases that would be implemented over a number of years.

The narrative report on the Master Plan will be completed later in the month of August and may become the subject of a special meeting to be set in September.

There being no further business the meeting was adjourned.

Barbara H. Pichot,
Chair

Manny Arvon
Secretary