At its May 3 meeting on campus, the University of Southern Indiana Board of Trustees heard a report on the outcome of the 2013 Indiana General Assembly and a new two-year state budget. Cindy Brinker, vice president for Government and University Relations provided a summary of the legislative session.
Summary highlights included:
The University also will hold a public hearing the week of May 20 to discuss proposed tuition and mandatory fees for 2013-2015.
A full summary of the biennial budget can be found at www.usi.edu/govrelations
In other business, the Board approved the Presidential Evaluation Policy discussed and reviewed at its meetings on January 10, 2013, and March 7, 2013; approved promotions, retirements and emeritus titles; and reviewed the New Program Development Plan revised by the Academic Planning Council on March 25, 2013. The plan includes new baccalaureate degrees in anthropology and environmental science proposed for this year, as well as additional bachelor, master and doctoral degrees in coming years. The Board also reviewed a report on current and proposed construction projects.
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