CSU Board of Governors Meeting Highlights

August 4-6, 2021 | Key Highlights relating to CSU Pueblo

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4, 2021

COMMENCE BOARD MEETING

BOARD MEETING – CALL TO ORDER

  1. EVALUATION COMMITTEE
    1. The CSU Board of Governors extends CSU Pueblo President Timothy Mottet’s contract for an additional five years, until 2026, and as part of the negotiation agrees to invest a total of more than $5 million in additional funds for the campus over that same period.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2021

RECONVENE BOARD MEETING

EVALUATION COMMITTEE (Executive Session)

Armando Valdez, Chair

RECONVENE BOARD MEETING IN OPEN SESSION

2. CHANCELLOR’S REPORT (5)

  • Board education around critical higher ed topics of both local and national importance (11)
  • Retention and Persistence – Tony Frank
  • Board Training, BOG Policy 130 – Jason Johnson
  • Action on Board Policy 100, 104, 105 and 128 (36)  APPROVED
  • Vaccine mandate discussion: Previously supported by CSU System and board: CSU campuses will require vaccination of faculty, staff and students, once FDA approved.
  • Decision was made to continue to support the previous recommendation and allow each campus to establish polices based on their needs and local health recommendations.
  • CSU Spur Update

3. CSU REPORTS (47)

  • Student Report – Presented by Christian Dykson (10 min.) (48)
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Melinda Smith (10 min.) (61)
  • President’s Report – Presented by Joyce McConnell (25 min.) (62)
  • CST – Sub-deadlines presentation (81)

4. CSU GLOBAL REPORTS (101)

  • Student Report – Presented by Paige Martinez (10 min.) (102)
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Sara Metz (10 min.) (103)
  • President’s Report – Presented by Pam Toney (25 min.) (106)
  • New Strategic Plan and Direction – Vision and Strategy (103)

6. CSU-PUEBLO REPORTS (191)

  • Student Report – Presented by Mikayla Lerch (10 min.) (192)
    • Mikayla shared the ASG’s Goals for the year, Initiatives and Upcoming events: (192)
      • Sustain Inclusivity and Diversity
      • Maintain Accessibility
      • Promote Student Engagement
      • Encourage Involvement in Community
      • Advocate for Fair and Exceptional Educational Standards
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Chris Picicci (194)
    • Shared campus and  faculty highlights (194)
  • President’s report – Presented by Tim Mottet (199)
  • Highlights included:
    • Update on our efforts on our goal of developing our people:
      • Hiring of Kat Abernathy
      • Alternative Work Arrangement
      • Financial monitoring processes put into place
      • Focusing on compensation analysis of faculty, staff and classified staff
        • Established compensation goals and ranges
  • Employee Compensation Report and Analysis presentation

7. ANNUAL ATHLETICS REPORTS (142)

  • Supreme Court Ruling on NCAA Student Payments – Jason Johnson
  • Colorado State University Pueblo – Presented by Paul Plinske, Athletic Director (143)
  • Colorado State University – Presented by Joe Parker, Athletic Director (159)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 6, 2021

BOARD MEETING – CALL TO ORDER

8. BOARD CHAIR’S AGENDA (212)

9. PUBLIC COMMENT (213)

10. AUDIT AND FINANCE COMMITTEE (214).

Russell DeSalvo, Chair

Audit Items

  • Internal Audit Dashboard (217)
  • Status of FY 21-22 Audit Plan (218)
  • Review of Audit Reports Issued (219)
  • Status of Past Due Audit Recommendations (222)

Finance Items

  • FY 2023 Campus Budget Scenarios (Initial FY 2023 Budget) (226)
  • Action on Annual Approval of Institutional Plan for Student Fees: CSU and CSU Pueblo APPROVED (231)
  • CSU System Treasury Update (246)  APPROVED

11. ACADEMIC AND STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE (249)

Steve Gabel, Chair

  • New Degree Programs (25)
    • CSU – Graduate Certificate Substance Use Disorder Identification and Treatment
  • CSU Faculty Manual Changes (253)
    • Section C.2.1.9.3 Membership and Organization
  • CSU Global Faculty Handbook Revision (256)
  • CSU Pueblo Faculty Handbook Revision (301)
  • Program Review Schedule 2021-2022– CSU (307), CSU Pueblo (310)
  • Approval of Degree Candidates – CSU(312), CSU Pueblo (314), CSU Global
    • CSU Degree Report 2019-20 (313)
    • CSU Promotion and Tenure (315)
  • System-wide Reports
  • Faculty Activity Report – CSU (328), CSU-Pueblo (341),

12. REAL ESTATE/FACILITIES COMMITTEE (350)

Russell DeSalvo, Chair

Executive Session

Open Session

None

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