implementation of the Settlement Agreement; however, he moved to revoke any further
indemnification of fees and costs of Dr. King Alexander incurred that are inconsistent
with implementation of the settlement agreement.
1 Ms. Hays rescinded her second.
l Mr. Adams seconded and the roll was called with the following voting:
\ Mr. Adams, yes; Ms. Burr, yes; Mr. Ellison, yes; Mrs. Ford, yes; Ms. Hays, yes;
, Dr. Morgan, yes; Mr. Stout, yes; Mr. Taylor, abstain; Mrs. Travis, yes; Mrs. Winchester, l
F yes; and Mrs. Buchanon, no. With nine ayes, one no and one abstention, motion carried. j
The Board recessed for lunch at 11:55 a.m. l
Committee meetings began at 1:00 p.m. and ended at 2:45 p.m.
Regular Quarterly Meeting reconvened
The quarterly meeting reconvened at 3:00 p.m.
Minutes of the Quarterly Meeting of the Board of Regents held on December 8,
Ms. Hays moved, seconded by Mrs. Ford, that the Minutes of the Quarterly
Meeting held on December 8, 2006, be approved as presented. Motion carried.
• Introduction of New Staff in the President’s Office
Dr. Dunn introduced Josh Jacobs, who joined the President’s Office on February l
as Special Projects Coordinator after coming from Illinois, where he worked as a Senate
Liaison and lobbyist for the state education board. He will be taking on any piece or body
of work that could be seen as a project for the President’s Office.
Dr. Dunn then introduced Rebecca Watts, who joined the President’s Office on
February 15, 2007, as Deputy to the President after working as Chief of Staff for the
Illinois Board of Education. She will handle many day-to-day operations and paperwork
I in the President’s Office.
· Frankfort Legislative Reception and Legislative Update
Dr. Dimn asked Associate Vice President Bob Jackson to talk about what has been
going on both legislatively and major gift pledges.
Mr. Jackson handed out a news article on fundraising at colleges and universities
pointing out that nationally the giving level is up nine percent compared to the last several
years. Since July 1, 2006, Murray State University has raised about $3.65 million in
comparison to last year of about $1.9 million.