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Hill College Board of Regents April 2017 meeting summary


HILLSBORO, TEXAS--The Hill College Board of Regents regular meeting was held Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Board Room of the Hill College Administration Building in Hillsboro.

The February 2017 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. Vice President of the Board, Bill Galiga, moved and Regent Rick Sullins seconded the motion to approve the minutes. The minutes were unanimously approved.

Vice President of Administrative Services, Billy Don Curbo, presented the financial report for February and March 2017. Regent Dr. Allen Lane moved and Regent Dr. William Auvenshine seconded to approve, and financial report was approved as presented.

Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm introduced the Burleson Leadership class and explained that they toured campus and the Texas Heritage Museum and attended the board meeting with Dr. Lonzetta Allen, psychology instructor, and the Burleson Center Director Ray Roberts, as a class assignment. Boehm also announced that the Museum was recently recognized for excellence by the American Alliance of Museums’ Core Documents Verification program and a certificate was presented.

Athletic Director and Rodeo Coach Paul Brown presented the athletics report including that 19 sophomore student-athletes were recently recognized by NTJCAC for All-Academic Team honors.

Vice President of Student Services Lizza Trenkle presented to the Board the results of the RFP (request for proposal) for a Student Loan Default Prevention and Management Services vendor. Regent Auvenshine motioned and Regent Jennifer Nowlin seconded the motion to continue the partnership with Wright International Student Services (WISS). The motion passed and the bid was awarded to WISS for a three-year contract in the amount of $71,715.00.

Trenkle presented the Campus Carry Draft Policy which is expected to be presented to the Board for final review at the May board meeting.

Vice President of Instruction Rex Parcells presented the University Agreement with Grand Canyon University. Regent Lane motioned and Regent Auvenshine seconded and the motion passed. The agreement provides Hill College nursing graduates an opportunity to pursue a bachelor’s degree in nursing (BSN) with Grand Canyon University.

Parcells presented the Affiliation Agreement with Texas Cardiovascular Institute of Ft. Worth. Regent Tony Marley motioned and Regent Auvenshine seconded to accept the agreement and the motion passed unanimously. This agreement creates hands-on opportunities for Hill College health science students.

Curbo presented property bids for delinquent tax foreclosures to the Board for consideration. Regent Nowlin motioned and Regent Secretary Karen Brackin seconded the motion and the motion was unanimously approved.

Human Resources Director Jamie Jaska presented personnel considerations of new appointments and resignations. Sullins made a motion to accept five staff replacements and three voluntary resignations. Eubank seconded. The motion passed unanimously.

With no further business to conduct, Brackin motioned to adjourn, Nowlin seconded and meeting adjourned at 8:25 p.m.