Board of Visitors Meeting Summary of Actions/Discussions


The James Madison University Board of Visitors met Friday, June 4, 2010, in the Board Room of Madison's 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 the April 2, 2010 BOV meeting minutes;

  • Elected and approved officers;

  • Received the President�s report by Dr. Linwood Rose;

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

  • Received an update about the Institute for Stewardship of the Natural World from Christie-Joy Brodrick-Hartman;

  • Heard and approved a reorganization plan for the College of Arts and Letters presented by Dr. David Jeffrey;

  • Approved the 2010-2011 budget presented by Mr. Charles King;

  • Approved the real estate purchase of 101 � 103 Grace Street and 420 � 572 Chesapeake Avenue.

Was told by President Linwood H. Rose:

  • that JMU received the Governor�s Environmental Excellence Award;

  • that JMU was named one of the country�s most responsible environmental colleges by the Princeton Review�s Guide to 286 Green Colleges;

  • that E-Hall was certified LEED Gold;

  • that JMU recently honored the achievements of 3,700 graduates;

  • that JMU�s Alternative Break Program was recognized as the National Program of the Year for 2010;

  • that a JMU Honors graduate, Eric Pasciuti, earned a Fulbright Award to teach in Taiwan;

  • that JMU is this year�s winner of the Financial Literacy Leadership Award from the National Student Loan Program;

  • that JMU�s debate team was named the top public program in the nation;

  • that JMU�s lacrosse team won the CAA championship and went to the Elite 8 in the NCAA tournament and coach Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe was named national coach of the year;

  • that JMU�s baseball team won the CAA regular season crown;

  • that President Rose was appointed to Governor McDonnell�s Higher Education Commission.

Published: Friday, June 4, 2010

Last Updated: Monday, November 13, 2017

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