CSU Board of Governors Meeting Highlights

December 3, 2020 – Key Highlights relating to CSU-Pueblo

Note: A complete list of CSU Board of Governors board meetings, including agendas and board materials can be found on the CSU System homepage at: https://csusystem.edu/event/regular-board-meeting-3/

Pages numbers, indicated in red below, are in reference to pages found in “Meeting Materials” found at the above link.

Thursday, December 3, 2020

Public Comment

Board Chair’s Agenda

Chancellor’s Report Page 6

  • Strategic Mapping Update 10
  • Spur at National Western Update
  • Government Affairs Update
  • Federal Update – Gavin Clingham
    • Elections almost complete
      • Control of senate yet to be determined
      • President to be inaugurated Jan. 21
      • Congress convenes Jan. 23
      • President-Elect Biden’s transition plan
      • Opportunities:
        •  More institutional support
        • Focus on research funding
        • Higher Ed regulation evaluation
        • New policies on international students including  DACA
        • FASFA simplification
  • State Update – Mike Feeley
    • November Election:
      • Funding formula
      • Stacking Credentials
  • Chief Education Innovation Officer Strategy Report – Becky Takeda Tinker 19
  • Joint Banner Project Update – Pat Burns 28
    • Provided update on CSU Pueblo’s activities related to Banner and other IT-related transitions

Audit and Finance Committee Page 41

Jane Robbe Rhodes, Chair

Audit Items

  • Internal Audit Dashboard 44
  • Status of FY 2020 Audit Plan 45
  • Review of Audit Reports Issued 46
  • Status of Past Due Audit Recommendations 49

Finance Items

  • FY 2022 Governor’s Budget Request 54
  • FY 2021 1st Quarter Financial Statements 56
  • Campus Budget Updates and Tuition Discussion 59
    • CSU Pueblo Budget Update Page 64
  • Action on Approval of CSU Pueblo FY 21 Amended Course and Program Fees 72 APPROVED
  • Action on Reserves Report and Reserves Withdrawal 76  APPROVED
  • CSU System Treasury Update 79
  • Action on the Third Amendment to the Fifteenth Supplemental Resolution 81 APPROVED
  • Action on CSURF Capital Lease Annual Line of Credit Renewal 89 APPROVED

Colorado State University Reports Page 94

  • Student Report – Presented by Hannah Taylor 95
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Stephanie Clemons 98
  • President’s Report – Presented by Joyce McConnell 100

CSU-Pueblo Reports Page 139

  • Student Report – Presented by Hanna Douglass 140
    • Updates included:
      • Student Survey
      • Pueblo Rape Crisis Services Project
      • Mentorship Program
      • Transportation Service
      • Student Emergency Fund
      • Winter Wonderland
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Neb Jaksic Page 142
    • Highlights included:
      • Faculty Activities
        • Teaching
        • Scholarly and Creative Activities
        • Service
      • Faculty Senate:
        • October Faculty Senate Meeting (10/19/2020, 3:30 – 5:10 pm, Zoom)
        • Passed Motions
          • Institutional Requirements for Baccalaureate Degrees
        • November Faculty Senate Meeting (11/16/2020, 3:30 – 5:30 pm, Zoom)
  • President’s Report – Presented by Timothy Mottet Page 144
    • Highlights included:
      • President Mottet thanked our students who endured and lived with us during this difficult time of COVID-19 and proud of this class
      • The HLC reaffirmation visit check-in went positively in November, and we are awaiting the formal letter
      • Men’s Golf team ranked number 3 in the country
      • Cyber Wolves competed nationally and ranked number 19 out of 900+
      • Plans for spring will reflect last fall: 30% F2F and 70% online or blended
      • Spring convocation will focus on developing our people and the concept of learning
      • Fall 2021 Enrollment
      • Establishing learning experiences
      • Thanked the BOG for their support of CSU Pueblo

CSU-Global Reports Page 152

  • Student Report – Presented by Nicole Hulet 153
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Harriet Austin 154
  • President’s Report – Presented by Pamela Toney 156

Academic and Student Affairs Committee Page 160

Steve Gabel, Chair

  • Faculty Manual Changes – Appendices 160
  • Program Summary Review: CSU 185
  • CSU Pueblo 212
    • Art
    • Business Management BSBA
    • Business Management MBA
    • Computer Information Systems
    • Mass Communications and Center for New Media
    • Music
    • Physics
    • Social Work
    • World Language-Spanish
  • Sabbatical Requests 2021-22: CSU 231, CSU Pueblo 238
  • System-wide Reports
    • Student Success and Enrollment:
    • CSU Global 239
    • CSU Pueblo 249

Annual Research Reports Page 269

  • CSU Pueblo CSU Pueblo – Mohamed Abdelrahman 270
    • Submitted 23 new proposals
    • Doubled funding from 2019
    • Notable  awards: 
      • Puente – NSF: Cyber Security (Wolves success)
      • La Junta awarded:
      • InHEAR awarded: Stem related fields
    • ICR
      • Established a new webinar series
      • New newsletter
      • First Virtual Conference
    • CSU – Alan Rudolph 299

Annual Safety/Clery Reports Page 366 POSTPONED until February Board due to lack of time

  • Jannine Mohr CSU Highlights 373
  • Johnna Doyle CSU-Pueblo Highlights 445

Real Estate/Facilities Committee 490

Russell DeSalvo, Chair

  • Naming of CSU Pueblo indoor training center “The ART” APPROVED

Open Session

  • Action on approval of the Solar Power Purchase Agreement with Namaste 492 APPROVED

Approval of Consent Agenda 495 APPROVED

  • Colorado State University System
  • Minutes of the October 2, 2020 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting
  • Minutes of the October 8-9, 2020 Board Meeting and Committee Meetings
  • Colorado State University
  • Faculty Manual Changes: Appendices

 Board Chair Agenda 521

Executive Session 522

Evaluation Committee – (Executive Session) 523

Kim Jordan, Chair

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