Regents to Consider Room and Board Rates for FY13

Photo of studentsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 22, 2012 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider room and board rates for fiscal 2013, including the Residence Life budget and rental rates for non-traditional housing, when it meets March 23.

The meeting is scheduled for 1 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of Robert A. Dempster Hall.

The meeting will begin with a swearing in ceremony for Thomas M. Meyer of Cape Girardeau, a new member of the Board of Regents, and Kevin Magnan of Festus, Mo., a new student representative to the Board of Regents. The oath of office will be administered to both by the Honorable Timothy Patterson, retired circuit judge from Hillsboro, Mo. Meyer will serve a six-year term expiring Jan. 1, 2018.  He replaces Albert Spradling of Cape Girardeau whose term on the Board expired. Magnan replaces Brian Kelly of Brentwood, Mo., whose term also has expired.

Following the swearing-in ceremony, the Regents will consider resolutions of honor for outgoing Regents Spradling and Kelly.

In other business, the Regents will consider approving an incidental fee rate equal to the in-state graduate incidental fee for students enrolled in the online Master of Science in criminal justice, Master of Science in organizational management and Master of Education Technology effective with the fall 2012 semester.

The Board also will consider a schedule of major capital projects and maintenance and repair items for fiscal 2013.

The Board will consider several consent items, including several academic program changes and Faculty Senate bills.

The Regents will hear the President’s Report and receive informational items.

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