MassArt Board of Trustees 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 on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 from 4:15pm-6:15pm in the Huntington Studio on the third floor of the Design and Media Center at 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115.

Below is the anticipated agenda, subject to change:

1.     Call to Order

2.     Public Participation[1]

3.     Adoption of the Agenda

4.     Consideration of the Minutes of Prior Meeting:  November 27, 2018

5.     Report of the President

6.     Report of the Chair

a.      Report of the Student Trustee

7.     Report of the Standing Committees

a.      Executive Committee

                                               i.     To approve the appointment of Robert Perry as Vice President for Administration and Finance, effective February 5, 2019.

                                              ii.     To greatly enhance our efforts to increase the wellbeing and safety of our community through strategies presented in the “If/Then” document, “columns 1 and 3” and to continue the status quo with respect to arming at MassArt (e.g. that CPO’s are not armed). Furthermore, to express deep appreciation to MassArt’s public safety staff.

b.     Administration and Finance Committee

                                             i.     Approval of FY2019 Fiscal Operations Report through December 31, 2018

                                           ii.     Approval of FY2020 Tuition and Fees for Graduate Program

                                         iii.     Approval of FY2020 Tuition and Fees for Professional and Continuing Education

c.      Development Committee

d.     Academic and Student Affairs Committee

                                             i.     To approve sabbatical leave: Jane Marshing, Fall 2019

                                           ii.     To approve the 2019 honorary degree recipient, pending acceptance

8.     Annual Presentation

a.      Campus Health Update: a comprehensive overview of student well-being on campus, including yearly reports

9.     Other Business

a.      To accept the revised Equal Opportunity, Diversity, and Affirmative Action Plan for MA State Universities as approved by the BHE

10.  Adjournment


[1] The Board may reserve one-half hour during the agenda of its regular meetings for public participation. Individuals seeking to speak to the Board should so inform the President’s Office in writing, setting forth the purpose for which they seek to speak, at least 24 hours before the relevant meeting. The Chair shall determine whether said individuals shall be permitted to speak and, if so, for how long they may speak on the designated topic. The Chair may exercise discretion to waive the notice requirement set forth above and invite an individual(s) present at the meeting to address the Board.

Tuesday, February 5 at 4:15pm to 6:15pm

Huntington Studio

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