Board of Trustees Executive Committee Meeting

In accordance with the Open Meeting Law (MG.L. Chapter 30A, Section 18-25), the following meeting is posted:

There will be a meeting of the Massachusetts College of Art and Design Board of Trustees Executive Committee on Friday,  June 2, 2017 from 9:15am - 10:45am in the Alumni Room on the 11th floor of the Tower Building at 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

Below is the anticipated agenda, subject to change:


1. Call to Order

2. Approval of the Minutes: March 31, 2017

3. Items Requiring a Vote

 a. To Elect Board Officers for FY18, Effective 7/1

   i. Chair

   ii. Vice Chair

 b. To Approve the Board Meeting Schedule for 2017-2018

 c. To Elect Members of Standing Committees (Other than Executive Committee), Effective 7/1

   i. Committee on Academic and Student Affairs

  ii. Committee on Administration and Finance

  iii. Committee on Development

  iv. Committee on External Affairs (Dormant)

 d. To Appoint Standing Committee Chairs, Effective 7/1

  ii. Academic and Student Affairs

  ii. Administration and Finance

  iii. Development

  iv. Committee on External Affairs (Dormant)

 c. Delegation of Authority

  i. Summer Actions: To delegate to the President of Massachusetts College of Art and Design, in conjunction with the Chair and members of the Executive Committee, authority to take such actions over the summer 2017 months, as is deemed necessary or desirable and as permitted by law, until the next regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Trustees. The President shall report to the Board of Trustees on any such action(s) taken under this motion.

  ii. Audit: To delegate the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees to approve the fiscal year 2017 audit for Massachusetts College of Art and Design in order to meet the October 15th deadline of the State Comptroller. The Executive Committee will schedule a special Executive Committee meeting on October 13, 2017 to accept this FY17 audit. The audit will be presented to the full Board in November 2017.

  iii. MSCA Reappointments: To delegate to the President the authority to act as the Board’s designee in taking actions to reappoint MSCA unit members (see Log 17-07 from the 2/7/17 BOT meeting).

 f. Appointment of Interim Provost/Sr. VP of Academic Affairs

  i. To approve the appointment of Dr. Lyssa Palu-ay as provost/interim vice president for academic affairs, effective on July 22, 2017 for a period of up to one year.

 g. President’s Goals for 2017-2018

4. Items for Discussion: None Submitted

5. Reports

 a. Campus Safety Work Group Update

 b. Semi-Annual Presidential Spending Report (Dec & June)

 c. Trustee Self-Assessment

 d. Update on New Trustees

6. Other Business

7. Adjournment

Friday, June 2, 2017 at 9:15am to 10:45am

Tower , Alumni Room

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