Regents to Consider Fiscal 2007 University, Auxiliary Operating Budgets

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

June 27, 2006 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider a proposed $86.6 million operating budget and a proposed $26.5 million auxiliary operating budget, both for fiscal 2007, when its meets June 28.

The Regents also will consider a fiscal 2008-2009 $88 million capital budget request to be submitted to the Department of Higher Education.

The meeting is scheduled for 1:45 p.m. in the One U.S. Bank Plaza at 7th and Washington, 35th floor, in St. Louis. Prior to the meeting, the Regents, at 10 a.m., will tour the Lift for Life Academy charter school sponsored by Southeast.

The meeting will begin with consideration of a motion to go into a closed session for appropriate considerations. When the open session reconvenes, there will be an announcement of action taken during the closed session.

The Board will then consider approving the off-campus delivery of the Bachelor of Science in Social Work program. The Regents also will consider a new option for the Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science program, Faculty Senate Bill 06-A-04 on the Five-Year Academic Calendar and a resolution and policy with respect to funding projects through the issuance of bonds.

The Board will consider a resolution of support for a Title III Strengthening Institutions Grant and revised installment payment plan options.

The Regents will hear the President’s Report, which will include a report on the LPN to RN Program at the Kennett Area Higher Education Center, a Department of Higher Education report item on Three Rivers Community College, a Southeast alumnus nominated to head the U.S. Marine Corps and a report on a Mississippi Delta Grassroots event.

The Board will receive informational materials on Missouri Department of Higher Education approved program changes.

The Regents will consider a motion to go into a closed session for appropriate considerations. When the open session reconvenes, the final item of business on the agenda will be consideration of a motion to adjourn.