Official Proceedings of the One Thousand Four Hundred and Thirty-Eighth Meeting of the Board of Trustees, Columbus, Ohio, December 7, 2007

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This item is the meeting minutes of the Board of Trustees of The Ohio State University held on December 7, 2007 at the Ohio State University Longaberger Alumni House, Columbus, Ohio. President E. Gordon Gee gave the President's Report. The committee reports were then discussed. The consent agenda included the following resolutions: Expression of Congratulations to Jessica Hanzlik, Committee Appointments 2007-08, Naming of Internal Spaces in The 4-H Center, Establishment of a "Master of Professional Communication" Degree, Establishment of a "Master in Environment and Natural Resources" Degree, Amendments to the Code of Student Conduct, Degree and Certificates - Autumn Quarter Commencement, Personnel Actions, Resolutions in Memoriam, University Development Report, Approval to Enter into a Feasibility Study Contract to Enter into Design Contracts to Enter into Construction Contracts and to Increase a Construction Contract, Authorization to Enter into Design Construction Management and Construction Contracts, Five-Year Lease - OSU Medical Center Comprehensive Transplant Center, Change of contract for Pharmacy Benefit Manager, One-Time Separation Incentive Program for the College of Food Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Designation of Appointing Authority and Delegation of Authority for the Administration of Classified Civil Service Staff and Collective Bargaining, Revision to the Policy on Purchasing and Competitive Bidding, Revision of the Endowment Funds Investment Policy, and Appointment of Investment Managers and Reallocation of Funds. Mr. Shkurti gave a PowerPoint presentation on Debt Management Update. The appendices included processes, budgets, building plans, and maps that were not already present in the minutes.