Regents to Consider Off-Campus Delivery of Agribusiness Degree Option

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

Oct. 28, 2009 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider approving off-campus delivery of a bachelor of science in agribusiness, plant and soil science option when it meets Oct. 29.

The meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. in the University Center Ballroom.

The meeting will begin with consideration of a motion to go into a closed session for appropriate considerations.

When the open session reconvenes, an announcement is expected about action taken during the closed session.

The Regents will then consider approving several consent items, including off-campus delivery in Sikeston, Malden, Kennett and Poplar Bluff, Mo., of the bachelor of science in agribusiness, plant and soil science option. The Board also will consider a master of science in environmental science program, an appointment to the Show Me Center Board of Managers and approval of the Ohio Valley Conference Governing Board Certification Form.

The Board will hear a progress report on contracts and Facilities Management projects and the President’s Report. It will contain information on the 2009 Honor Roll of Donors; the University’s 2010-2011 budget request submitted to the Department of Higher Education; the 2008-2009 American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award; the 2009-2010 “Maintaining Momentum” State of the University Address; Southeast being ranked among the Princeton Review’s 2010 “Best in the Midwest;” the 2008-2009 Southeast Business Review; and A Decade of Education Excellence insert from the Southeast Missourian.

The final item of business on the agenda will be consideration of a motion to adjourn.