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TWU Board of Regents Agenda, Nov. 7-8, 2019

Texas Woman’s University
Finance and Audit Committee Meeting Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030
I. Call Finance and Audit Committee Meeting to Order
II. Consider Approval of the Minutes of the Committee Meeting of August 8, 2019
III. Agenda
A. Report on Staff Council
Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Ms. Cynthia Alexander, Staff Council President
B. Report on University Advancement and Philanthropic Progress
Presenter: Dr. Kimberly Russell, Vice President for University Advancement
C. Report on Fall 2019 Enrollment Outcomes and Spring 2020 Enrollment Projections Presenter: Dr. Randall Langston, Vice President for Enrollment Management
D. Report on Capital Construction Project
Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Mr. Rob Ramirez, Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Construction
E. Quarterly Report on Status of the Office of Audit Services Presenter: Mr. Ali Subhani, Director of Audit Services
F. Recommended Approval of Updates to the Audit Plan for Fiscal Year 2020 Presenter: Mr. Ali Subhani, Director of Audit Services
G. Recommended Approval of a New Distance Education Differential Tuition Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance & Administration
H. Recommended Approval of Funds for and Delegation of Authority for the Rigging System in Margo Jones on the Denton Campus
Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Mr. Rob Ramirez, Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Construction
I. Recommended Approval of TWU Grants Awarded from July 2019 – September 2019
Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration, and Dr. Donna Scott Tilley, Vice Provost of Research
J. Recommended Approval of the Naming of the Institute for Women’s Leadership Presenter: Dr. Kimberly Russell, Vice President for University Advancement
K. Recommended Approval of the Naming of the Institute for Women’s Leadership Hall Presenter: Dr. Kimberly Russell, Vice President for University Advancement
IV. Adjourn to Executive Closed Session
A. Deliberations Regarding Security Devices or Security Audits pursuant to Section 551.076 of the Texas Government Code

  1. Deliberation regarding a recently performed security audit
    B. Consultation with Attorney Regarding Legal Matters and/or Contemplated Litigation or Settlement Offers pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code
  2. Consultation regarding contemplated, ongoing, and/or finalized audits and any findings, conclusions, or recommendations related to those audits
    C. Deliberation Regarding Certain Public Power Utilities: Competitive Matters pursuant to Section 551.086 of the Texas Government Code and Consultations with Attorney Regarding Legal Matters and/or Contemplated Litigation or Settlement Offers pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code
  3. Discussion Related to TWU’s Energy Contract with the City of Denton
    V. Reconvene into Open Session and Take Any Possible Action Regarding Matters Discussed in Executive Closed Session
    VI. Adjourn Finance and Audit Committee Meeting
    Texas Woman’s University
    Academic Affairs Committee Meeting Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 1:00 PM 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030
    I. Call Academic Affairs Committee Meeting to Order
    II. Approval of the Minutes of the Academic Affairs Committee Meeting of August 8, 2019
    III. Agenda
    A. Report on Student Success Initiatives
    Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Kapinus, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dr. Joshua Adams, Assistant Provost for Student Success
    B. Report on Campus Outreach in Houston
    Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Kapinus, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Mr. Ron Hovis, Executive Director of Campus Outreach
    C. Report on THECB Grant Highlights – School of Physical Therapy and College of Health Sciences
    Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Kapinus, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Wayne Brewer, Associate Professor, School of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Jennifer Ellison, Assistant Professor, School of Physical Therapy
    D. Faculty Highlight – Dr. Pinky Budhrani-Shani, College of Nursing
    Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Kapinus, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dr. Pinky Budhrani- Shani, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing
    E. Faculty Highlight – Dr. Derek Miketinas, Department of Nutrition and Food Science
    Presenter: Dr. Carolyn Kapinus, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dr. Derek Miketinas, Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition and Food Science
    IV. Adjourn to Executive Closed Session
    A. Deliberations Regarding Personnel Matters Relating to Appointment, Employment, Evaluation, Assignment, Discipline, or Dismissal of Officers or Employees pursuant to §551.074 of the Texas Government Code
  4. Recommend Approval of Emeritus Status of Faculty
  5. Recommend Approval of Faculty for Tenure
    B. Consultation with Attorney Regarding Legal Matters and/or Contemplated Litigation or Settlement Offers pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code
  6. Consultation regarding contemplated litigation and settlement offers
    V. Reconvene into Open Session and Take Any Possible Action Regarding Matters Discussed in Executive Closed Session
    VI. Adjourn Academic Affairs Committee Meeting

    Texas Woman’s University
    Full Board Meeting
    Friday, November 8, 2019 at 9:00 AM 6700 Fannin St, Houston, TX 77030
    I. Call Full Board Meeting to Order
    II. Consider Approval of the Minutes of the Full Board Meeting of August 9, 2019
    III. Consent Agenda
    A. Recommended Approval of Updates to the Audit Plan for Fiscal Year 2020 Presenter: Mr. Ali Subhani, Director of Audit Services
    B. Recommended Approval of a New Distance Education Differential Tuition Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance & Administration
    C. Recommended Approval of Funds for and Delegation of Authority for the Rigging System in Margo Jones on the Denton Campus
    Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration and Mr. Rob Ramirez, Associate Vice President for Facilities Management and Construction
    D. Recommended Approval of TWU Grants Awarded from July 2019 – September 2019
    Presenter: Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration, and Dr. Donna Scott Tilley, Vice Provost of Research
    E. Recommended Approval of Naming of Institute for Women’s Leadership Presenter: Dr. Kimberly Russell, Vice President for University Advancement
    F. Recommended Approval of Naming the Institute for Women’s Leadership Exhibition Hall Presenter: Dr. Kimberly Russell, Vice President for University Advancement
    G. Recommend Approval of Emeritus Status of Faculty
    H. Recommend Approval of Faculty for Tenure
    IV. Presentations
    A. Approved Resolutions
    Presenter: Dr. Kimberly Russell, Vice President of University Advancement
    V. Full Board Agenda
    A. Report on Student Veterans Program
    Presenter: Dr. Monica Mendez-Grant, Vice President for Student Life and Ms. Amy O’Keefe, Executive Director of Campus Alliance for Resource Education
    B. Report on Pioneer Pride Dance Team
    Presenter: Dr. Monica Mendez-Grant, Vice President for Student Life, Dr. Mary E. “Beth” Palmer, Executive Director of Fitness and Recreation, Ms. Allison Fields, Director of the Pioneer Pride Dance Team
    C. Report on Belonging Committee
    Presenter: Dr. Monica Mendez-Grant, Vice President for Student Life, Dr. Stephanie Brown, Associate Vice President for Student Enrichment, Health, and Support, and Dr. Becky Spencer, Associate Professor, Nursing
    D. Report on Health and Wellbeing Initiative
    Presenter: Dr. Monica Mendez-Grant, Vice President for Student Life and Ms. Michelle Kelly-Reeves, Director of the Health and Wellbeing Initiative
    E. Legislative Update
    Presenter: Mr. Kevin Cruser, Director of Governmental and Legislative Affairs
    F. Recommended Approval of Updated Sexual Misconduct Regent Policy
    Presenter: Dr. Monica Mendez-Grant, Vice President for Student Life and Mr. Jason Tomlinson, Vice President for Finance and Administration
    VI. Chancellor and President’s Report
    Presenter: Dr. Carine M. Feyten, Chancellor and President
    VII. Adjourn to Executive Closed Session
    A. Consultation with Attorney Regarding Legal Matters and/or Contemplated Litigation or Settlement Offers pursuant to Section 551.071 of the Texas Government Code
  7. Consultation regarding contemplated litigation and settlement offers
    VIII. Future Business
    IX. Regents’ Remarks
    X. Adjourn Full Board Meeting

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