Hill College Board of Regents June 2018 meeting summary

  Hill College
  Monday, June 25, 2018 7:44 AM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

The Hill College Board of Regents regular meeting was held Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in the Hill College Board Room of the Hill County Campus in Hillsboro at 7:05 p.m. The meeting was called to order by Regent President David Teel.

The May 2018 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. Regent Vice President Bill Galiga motioned and Regent Secretary Karen Brackin seconded the motion to approve the minutes. The minutes were unanimously approved.

Vice President of Administrative Services Billy Don Curbo presented the May 2018 financial report. Regent Jennifer Nowlin moved to approve the report and Regent Charles Bryant seconded the motion. The financial report was approved as presented. 

Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm presented the President’s Report. The July board meeting will be held at noon July 17. The President’s Reception was held in conjunction this year with a Cleburne Railroaders game June 14 with record attendance. Dr. Auvenshine and Dr. Boehm attended the Community College Association of Texas Trustees Conference in Ft. Worth. There were great sessions on advising and accreditation. The annual Black and White Gala will be held Aug. 4 at the Omni Hotel in Ft. Worth. The Police Academy application is progressing and a representative from TCOLE recently visited campus. Four faculty summer research grants were awarded in May to Jackie Armstrong, Kyle May, Lori Heintz and Tom Sale. They will make presentations of their findings at All-Staff in August. Two cosmetology graduates were selected by CHI to attend the North American Hairstyling Awards (NAHA) in Las Vegas in July. Kids Kollege will be held June 25-29 and over 70 students are enrolled. Met with representatives from Pinnacle Bank regarding a Jump Start program for dual credit students in Johnson County. Met with the City of Cleburne regarding the streets around the Cleburne Technical Center.

Athletic Director and Head Rodeo Coach Paul Brown presented the Athletic Report. The men’s rodeo team ended up 17th in the nation at the College National Finals Rodeo. John Douch was sixth in the All-around standings and 11th in the nation in steer wrestling. He also compete in tie down roping. Bareback Rider Zack Hibler placed sixth in the bareback riding average standings. All of the coaches are busy recruiting this summer. Twenty-six Hill College sophomore student-athletes have been placed on the North Texas Junior College Athletic Conference (NTJCAC) All-Academic Team for 2018. Thirty-two Hill College athletes earned National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) All-Academic Team honors for 2017-2018. 

Vice President of External Affairs Jessyca Brown and Vice President of Student Services Lizza Trenkle presented the spring 2018 Pathways Initiative for Student Success for the Student Success Initiative report. 

Under new business, Curbo presented approval of bids for consideration an annual dining service agreement between Great Western Dining Service, Inc. of Tipton, Mo. beginning Aug. 20, 2018. Galiga motioned to accept the recommendation, Bryant seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Curbo presented a property bids for delinquent tax foreclosures from Garza Group for $1,500 for the property at 1236 E. James St. in the Cleburne ISD with a total loss of $6,889.07, with a total to Hill College of $94.76.

Regent Dr. William Auvenshine motioned to accept the recommendation, Nowlin seconded the motion. The motion was approved.

Vice President of Student Services presented an educational services training agreement with Unimin Corporation of Cleburne, Texas, and Hill College Continuing Education department. Auvenshine motioned, and Brackin seconded the motion and the motion carried. 

Trenkle presented for consideration of approval for a letter of agreement between Denton ISD Adult Education and Literacy Program and Hill College for adult basic education (ABE) literacy, adult secondary education (ASE/HSE), English as a Second Language (ESL) and civics education, transition classes, career pathways and work-based literacy. Regent Tony Marley moved, and Nowlin seconded the motion and the motion was approved as presented.

Under personnel considerations, Director of Human Resources Jamie Jaska presented personnel considerations for approval of one staff appointment replacement and one faculty appointment replacement.

Auvenshine made a motion to accept, Galiga seconded, and the motion passed. 

Jaska presented for consideration faculty contract renewals for the upcoming academic year. Bryant made a motion to accept, Auvenshine seconded, and the motion passed. 

With no further business to conduct, Brackin motioned to adjourn, Galiga seconded, and the meeting adjourned at 8:04 p.m. 

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