Board of Visitors Meeting, January 7, 2005
Summary of Actions/Discussions
Approved minutes for this meeting (Microsoft Word Format)
The James Madison University Board of Visitors met Friday, January 7, 2005, in the Board Room of JMU's College Center. Following is a summary of actions taken by the board and key areas of discussion at the board meeting:
- Approved updates to the Faculty Handbook including a revised tenure decision date which allows for protracted General Assembly sessions.
Approved recommendations by the office of Admissions to study for 6 years the new SAT II test before considering to include it as a formal component of admissions requirements.
Approved an increase in summer session tuition fees.
Approved purchase of the Rockingham Memorial Hospital property for $50.6 million and property on Grace Street currently leased by the university.
Approved designs for the finance building and a new educational and administrative facility at the JMU Arboretum.