Approved Minutes for this Meeting (MS Word Format)

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.

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