Board of Visitors Meeting Summary of Actions/Discussions

From: Public Affairs

June 15, 2009

The James Madison University Board of Visitors met Monday, June 15, 2009, in the Board Room of Madisonís Festival Conference and Student Center.

Following is a summary of actions taken by the board and key areas of discussion at the board meeting:

  • Approved April 13, 2009 BOV meeting minutes;

  • Election of Officers;

  • Heard and approved committee reports from Athletics, Development, Audit, Education & Student Life, and Finance & Physical Development;

  • Received a Financial Aid update presented by Ms. Lisa Tumer, Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships, and Mr. Brad Barnett, Senior Associate Director of Financial Aid and Scholarships;

  • Approved recognition resolutions;

  • The 2009-2010 budget was presented by Mr. Charles King, Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance;

  • 2009-2010 budget was approved;

Was told by President Linwood H. Rose:
  • that Jamey Szalay, JMU Junior, earns Goldwater Scholarship;

  • that Zachary Bortolot, assistant professor of Integrated Science and Technology, wins Sustainable Business and Entrepreneurship Competition;

  • that Traci Cox, JMU Alumna, prepares for Fulbright Assignment in Slovakia;

  • that Jeff Forbes was named CAA Menís Golf Co-coach of the year;

  • that Softball won the CAA championship;

  • that JMU was invited to join the Chesapeake Crescent;

  • that JMU was approved for Level II Authorization.

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