December 15, 2023 Meeting

When: 8:00 a.m.

Where: Zoom

December 15, 2023 Audio Recording (91mb MP3 file)

December 15, 2023 Board Meeting Minutes

Amended Agenda ( pdf)

  1. Call to Order
  2. Approval of Proposed Agenda
  3. Approval of Minutes from October 27, 2023
  4. President's Report
  5. Public Participation on Items Germane to the Agenda
  6. Gift, Grant and Contract Report
  7. Research Presentation
    • Speaker: Dr. Federica Brandizzi, MSU DOE--Plant Research Lab
    • Topic: Exploring New Frontiers of Plant Biology Research for a Healthy and Sustainable Future
  8. Personnel Actions and Information Reports (Interim Provost Jeitschko)
  9. Committee Reports and Items Requiring Board Approval
    1. Committee on Budget and Finance (Trustees Vassar (Chair), Knake Jefferson, Pierce, Tebay)
      1. Vision 2050:  An Integrated Facilities and Land Use Plan for Michigan State University and Revisions to the University Zoning Ordinance
      2. MSU Dairy Teaching and Research Center Farmland Acquisition
      3. Authorization to Proceed-MSU Museum-Infrastructure Improvements-Accreditation
    2. Committee on Academic Affairs (Trustees Denno (Chair), Byrum, Kelly, Vassar)
      1. Establishment of the Department of PA (Physician Assistant) Medicine
    3. Committee on Audit, Risk and Compliance (Trustees Kelly (Chair), Denno, Pierce, Scott)
      1. Conflict of Interest-Approval of Contract Terms
      2. Governance Commitments
      3. Authorization of Examination and Release of Certain Documents
    4. Committee on Student Life and Culture (Trustees Tebay (Chair), Byrum, Knake Jefferson, Scott)
      1. Committee Report
  10. Public Participation on Items Not Germane to the Agenda
  11. Liaison Report, Chairperson's Report and Trustees' Comments
  12. Adjourn