CSU Board of Governors Meeting Highlights

October 8-9, 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, October 8, 2020

Evaluation Committee (Executive Session) Zoom and CSU System office

Kim Jordan, Chair

Friday, October 9, 2020

Public Comment

Board Chair’s Agenda

Audit and Finance Committee Page 6

Jane Robbe Rhodes, Chair

Audit Items

  • Internal Auditing Dashboard 9
  • Status of FY 2020 Audit Plan 10
  • Review of Audit Reports Issued 11
  • Status of Past Due Audit Recommendations 14

Finance Items

  • Covid-19 and State Budget Update 18
  • Campus Budget Updates and Tuition Discussion 19
    • Vice President for Finance and Administration, Rojas-Sosa presented 4 scenarios based on -10% and -20% decreases in state funding, a flat enrollment, and 0% and 3% tuition increases.
  • Action on Allocation of Canvas Stadium Revenue 24
  • CSU System Treasury Update 26
  • Action on Authorization of sublease of the State’s SB20-219 COPs 28
    • Resolution for approving lease of property for COP

Colorado State University Reports Page 33

  • CSU Brand Awareness Survey Results 111
    • CSU Communications presented the results of a recent 2020 web survey they conducted to measure the awareness and perceptions of CSU in the marketplace, as compared to results from a survey they conducted in 2018. Results included unsolicited positive references to CSU Pueblo as well. Highlights related to CSU Pueblo between 2018 and 2020 include:  
      • CSU Pueblo was one of top 4 universities in unaided overall awareness of universities in Southern Colorado 
      • Overall unaided awareness of CSU Pueblo increased from 3% to 9% 
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo with parents of HS students increased from 0% to 8%
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo with the general public increased from
        3% to 9%
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo in the Denver/Boulder area increased from 1% to 4%
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo in Northern/Western CO increased from
        2% to 4%
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo in Southern CO increased from 11% to 27%
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo by income increased across all ranges:
        • Less than $25K                   5% to 17%
        • 25K-49K                                1% to 11%
        • 50K-74K                                4% to 9%
        • 75K-99K                                3% to 8%
        • More than $100K              1% to 4%
      • Overall awareness of CSU Pueblo by gender also increased:
        • Females                               3% to 10%
        • Males                                    3% to 6%

CSU-Pueblo Reports Page 134

  • Student Report – Presented by Hanna Douglas 135
    • Updates included:
      • Pueblo Rape Crisis Services Project
      • Mentorship Program
      • Transportation Service
      • Student Emergency Fund
      • Winter Wonderland
  • Faculty Report – Presented by Neb Jaksic 137
    • Highlights included:
      • Faculty Activities
        • Teaching
        • Scholarly and Creative Activities
        • Service
        • 9/21/2020 Faculty Senate Meeting
  • President’s report – Presented by Tim Mottet 140
    • Highlights included:
      • HLC Visit in November
      • Freedom of Speech initiative
      • Enrollment update
      • Funding update
      • COVID 19 Campus Impact Report
      • CSU Pueblo in the news
      • Vision 2028 Progress Update 147
        • Infrastructure & Revenue Generation
        • Student experience and retention
          • Advising
          • Track Center
          • Job description
          • Graduate program

CSU-Global Reports Page 162

Academic and Student Affairs Committee Page 170

Steve Gabel, Chair

  • CSU Pueblo Student Code of Conduct Policy 182
    • Revised to align with updated Title IX guidelines
  • CSU Pueblo Discrimination of Protected Class Harassment Policy 214
    • Title IX component removed since moved to Conduct Policy
  • CSU Pueblo Supplemental Pay Policy 221
    • Revised for clarity
  • Preliminary Enrollment Reports, CSU Global 227, CSU Pueblo 230, CSU 232
    • CSU Pueblo 230
      • Addition of new programs has contributed to enrollment at CSU Pueblo
      • Managed to retain a larger percentage of the continuing student body enrolled for fall 2020
        • Freshman cohort retention is currently trending at 68 percent, up five percentage points from last year – the highest single-year change in the last decade
        • Retention rate for students who entered as transfer students is also at an all-time high and an all-time single year gain of nine percent over 2019 numbers.
      • Largest growth  in graduate and online enrollment
      • MSW
      • Athletic Training
      • Doctor nursing Practice
      • MEdu online
      • Bachelors of Science and Health Sciences largest program this year.

Chancellor’s Report Page 235

  • Highlights included:
    • CSU System-wide update
    • Government Affairs Update
    • Board Policy 130, Board Training and Best Practices 239
    • CSU System Metrics 249
    • Strategic Mapping Update 250
    • Spur at National Western Update 251

Real Estate/Faculties Committee 257

Russell DeSalvo, Chair

Executive Session 262

Open Session

  • Action on National Western Center Long-term Lease with Denver Water

Evaluation Committee (Executive Session) 263

Kim Jordan, Chair

Approval of Consent Agenda Page 264 APPROVED

  • Colorado State University System
  • Minutes of the August 3, 2020 Audit and Finance Committee Meeting
  • Minutes of the August 7, 2020 Board Meeting and Committee Meetings
  • Colorado State University
  • New Degree Program – Doctor of Occupational Therapy
  • Colorado State University Pueblo
  • Student Code of Conduct Policy
  • Supplemental Pay Policy
  • Discrimination of Protected Class Harassment Policy

Executive Session

  • Litigation Report

ADJOURNMENT

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