Hill College Board of Regents March 2019 meeting summary

  Robin DeMott
  Thursday, March 21, 2019 4:30 PM
  General Events

Hillsboro, TX

HILLSBORO, TEXAS--The Hill College Board of Regents regular meeting was held Tuesday, March 19, 2019 in the Bob Bullock Dining Room of the Hill College Cafeteria in Hillsboro. The meeting was called to order by Regent President David Teel at 12:09 p.m. 

The February 2019 regular meeting minutes were reviewed. Regent Jennifer Nowlin motioned, and Regent Dwight Lloyd seconded the motion to approve the minutes. The minutes were unanimously approved. 

Vice President of Administrative Services Billy Don Curbo presented the February 2019 financial report. Regent Dr. William Auvenshine moved to approve the report, and Lloyd seconded the motion. The financial report was approved as presented. 

Hill College President Dr. Pam Boehm presented the President’s Report. The annual board retreat will be held June 13 at the Cleburne Technical Center. The Texas Heritage Museum will host an open house for museum members and donors March 26. The open house will showcase an inaugural art exhibition titled “Friends: Art from a Day at Russell Farm” in the new art gallery as well as 16 new artifact updates. Also on the March 26, the Performing Arts Series program will present the Rastrelli Cello Quartet at 7:30 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public and will be held in the Performing Arts Center at the Hill County Campus.

Texas Tech University (TTU) will be hosting a scholarship fundraiser May 25 in Cleburne for Hill College students who are planning transferring on to TTU. The Century Club recently met and approved funds for repairs to the Gazebo at the Hill County Campus.

Athletic Director and Head Rodeo Coach Paul Brown presented the Athletic Report. The women’s basketball regional tournament was recently held and the team ended their season 21-10 overall, 14-2 in conference and won the Conference championship. Four players made all-conference, one player was selected for all-region and Scott Hyland, head coach, was recognized as coach of the year. The men’s basketball team ended their season 20-10, 15-1 in non-conference, 5-9 in conference and were one out of going to the tournament. Four players were recognized as all-conference. The North Texas Junior College Athletic Association recently recognized 23 Hill College athletes for the regional team. Baseball is currently 16-7 overall and 6-2 in conference. The softball team is 3-20 overall and 0-10 in conference. The San Antonio College Rodeo Showdown was held last month and the men’s rodeo team won the showdown. The men’s rodeo team is currently in third place in the region. The home rodeo will be held April 5-6 with performances Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday afternoon at 2 p.m.

Under new business, Curbo presented for consideration a resolution authorizing MBS Multi-Bank Securities, Inc. as an approved broker for the purchase of CDs. Auvenshine motioned, Lloyd seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Vice President Dr. Kerry Schindler presented the 2020-2021 academic calendar for approval. Nowlin motioned, Regent Charles Bryant seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Schindler presented for consideration clinical affiliation agreements between the Hill College Health Sciences programs and Waco Cardiology, Navarro Regional Hospital and Bentley Heart/Ft. Worth. Nowlin motioned, Auvenshine seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Vice President for Student Services Lizza Trenkle presented for consideration of approval a licensing partnership agreement with Learfield Licensing LLC and Hill College. Nowlin motioned, Regent Jolene Lehmann seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Trenkle presented for consideration of approval an affiliation agreement with Colonial Manor Nursing Center/Advanced Healthcare Solutions and Hill College Continuing Education Certified Nurse Aide Program. Bryant motioned, Regent Secretary Karen Brackin seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Director of Human Resources Jamie Jaska presented for consideration of approval of TASB Policy #35 Update. Lehmann motioned, Brackin seconded the motion, and the motion carried. 

Under personnel considerations, Jaska presented for approval of three voluntary resignations of the student navigator, the multimedia manager and the Johnson County Campus librarian. Nowlin made a motion to accept, Lloyd seconded, and the motion passed.

 With no further business to conduct, Brackin motioned to adjourn, Lehmann seconded, and the meeting adjourned at 12:59 p.m.