WNMU Board of Regents Virtual Meeting

Western New Mexico University President Dr. Joseph Shepard, pictured far left, stands with members of the WNMU board of regents, including (left to right) former Student Regent Tim Stillman, Chair Jerry Walz, new Board Secretary/Treasurer Janice Baca-Argabright, Vice Chair Dr. Mary Hotvedt, and member Dr. Carl Foster.

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Date(s) - 12/10/2020
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Western New Mexico University Board of Regents Meeting (Virtual)
WNMU Campus
Silver City, NM
Thursday, December 10, 2020

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
11 a.m. Budget & Finance Committee Meeting – Vice President for Business Affairs Office, WNMU Castorena Building

Thursday, December 10, 2020
9 a.m. Executive Session – Virtual

i. For the purpose of discussion of limited personnel matters (report on possible personnel actions) and legal matters subject to attorney-client privilege concerning threatened or pending litigation pursuant to NMSA 1978 Section 10-15-1 (H-2) and (H-7).

10 a.m. Regular Session – Virtual (https://wnmu.zoom.us/j/5755386880)
I. Call to Order / Pledge of Allegiance

II. Approval of Agenda

III. Approval of Minutes of September 10, 2020

IV. Review Date of Next Board Meeting: February 4, 2021, via Zoom

V. President of Student Government (Information) — Ms. Brenda Hernandez

VI. President of Staff Senate (Information) — Mr. Michael Acosta

VII. President of Faculty Senate (Information) — Dr. Susan J. McFeaters

VIII. University President’s Report (Information) — Dr. Joseph Shepard

IX. Program Prioritization & Enhancement (Information) — Dr. Joseph Shepard and Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost Dr. Jack Crocker

X. Old Business

A. None

XI. New Business

A. Five-Year Plan for New Degree Programs — Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost Dr. Jack Crocker
B. Student Handbook Changes — Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Dr. Isaac Brundage
C. FY 21 Mid-Year Budget Adjustment Request (BAR) — Vice President of Business Affairs Kelley Riddle
D. FY 21 Q1 Financial Certification— Vice President of Business Affairs Kelley Riddle

XII. Regents Information Session

A. Public Comments
B. Board Closing Comments

XIII. Adjournment

The Board and participants will convene the meeting virtually in keeping with COVID-Safe Practices. Therefore, the WNMU Board of Regents meeting will be held via Zoom and is open to the public virtually at https://wnmu.zoom.us/j/5755386880.

A recording of the meeting will be posted on the WNMU Board of Regents meetings video archive webpage.

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