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Fort Myers, FL. 33965-6565

Phone: (239) 590-1006
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FGCU Board of Trustees Meets Jan. 17

FORT MYERS, FL - The Florida Gulf Coast University Board of Trustees meets 8:30 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 17 in the Cohen Center (Student Union) ballroom. Meetings are open to the public. Please note that all times indicated on the agenda are estimates and may vary depending on the length of discussion for agenda items.
Meetings are open to the public, with the exception of Executive Sessions.

For more information, contact board liaison Susan Evans at (239) 590-1057 or, or visit the BOT web site

8:30 a.m. Executive Session on Collective Bargaining (Pursuant to 447.605(1), F.S.
9:30 a.m. Conclusion of Executive Session, and Break

9:40 a.m. Call to Order, and Roll Call
9:45 a.m. Standing Report from FGCU Staff Advisory Council (SAC)
9:50 a.m. Standing Report from FGCU Faculty Senate
9:55 a.m. Standing Report from FGCU Student Government
10 a.m. Standing Report from FGCU Foundation Board of Directors
10:05 a.m. President’s Report
10:20 a.m. Consent Agenda
•     Minutes of September 20, 2011
•     Minutes of November 15, 2011
•     Resolution of Appreciation to Trustee Scott Lutgert for his service of Founding Chair of the FGCU Board of Trustees (July 2001-January 2012)
10:25 a.m. Presentation of Resolution of Appreciation
10:30 a.m. Academic/Student/Faculty Affairs Committee Meeting (includes public input)
Action Items: New Degree Program: Bachelor in Music Education (B.M.E.); Nomenclature Change for New Degree Program: B.S. in Human Performance to B.S. in Exercise Science; Nomenclature Change for Existing Degree Program: M.S. in Computer Information Systems to M.S. in Information Systems; FGCU 2010-2011 Annual Report of Governors; Regulation: FGCU-PR4.005 Student Activities Eligibility
10:50 a.m. Finance and Administration Committee Meeting (includes public input)
Information Only: Finance/Budget Update; Unaudited University Financial Statements for Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 2011; Transcripts to the Executive Sessions of June 16, 2009, April 20, 2010 and January 18, 2011
Action Items: FGCU Foundation Independent Auditor’s Report (2010-2011); FGCU Financing Corporation Independent Auditor’s Report (2010-2011); 2012-2013 Student Housing Rental Rates; Procedure for Naming University Buildings and Facilities
11:10 a.m. Audit Committee Meeting (includes input)
Information Only: 2010-2011 Internal Audit Activity Report
Action Items: E-Learning Review; Institutes and Centers Reporting Audit; Travel Expenditures Audit
11:25 a.m. Old Business
11:30 a.m. New Business
Action Item: (1) Report and Recommendation of FGCU Board of Trustees’ Officers Nominating Sub-Committee; and (2) Election of Chair and Vice Chair for 2012-2014
11:45 a.m. Closing Remarks and Meeting Adjournment

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