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2009 - October 2009

2010 - March 2010 | June 2010 | October 2010

2011 - February 2011 | March 2011 | June 2011 | October 2011

2012 - February 2012 | March 2012 | June 2012 | October 2012

2013 - March 2013 | June 2013October/November 2013 | December 2013

2014 - January 2014March 2014 | April 2014 | June 2014 | October 2014

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OCTOBER 2009

1. RESOLUTION: Approval of UVI Senate By Laws

2. RESOLUTION: To Suspend Work on the Development of the Hotel Project

3. ACTION: Approval of Nominating Process for Election of Chair and Vice Chair of the Board (no resolution)

4. ACTION: Ratification of an Amendment to the budget for the renovation and upgrading of the President's Residence & Guest House, which was recommended by the Finance and Budget Committee

5. ACTION: Approval of the Date of the Inauguration of Dr. David Hall (no resolution)

6. ACTION: Approval of a change in language to the 2.E.1 Description of Measure/Accomplishment in VISION 2012 (no resolution)

7. ACTION: Approval of the VISION 2012 Close-Out Report for 2007-2008 (no resolution)

8. ACTION: Approval of Posting on the University's Website, policies and actions taken at the Board Meeting (no resolution)

9. RESOLUTION: Approval of Tenure for the following candidates previously listed as tenure-in-waiting:

I. Janzie Allmacher
II. Aletha Baumann
III. Marc Boumedine
IV. Gary Cox
V. Rosalie Dance
VI. Violeta Donovan
VII. David Gould
VIII. Stanley Latesky
IX. Robert Nicholls
X. Michelle Peterson
XI. Stephen Ratchford
XII. Sandra Romano
XIII. Alice Stanford

10. ACTION: Approval of Special Tenure for the following candidates:

I. Dr. Douglas Larche
II. Dr. Joseph Gaskin.

11. ACTION: Approval of Presidential Goals 2009-2010

12. ACTION: Approval of Board Goals 2009-2010

13. ACTION: Approval of Sabbatical Plan of Dr. LaVerne E. Ragster
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MARCH 2010

1. RESOLUTION: Approval of Name Change of Academic Divisions
a. The Division of Business will be renamed the School of Business;
b. The Division of Education will be renamed the School of Education;
c. The Division of Humanities and Social Science will be renamed the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences;
d. The Division of Science and Mathematics will be renamed the College of Science and Mathematics; and
e. The Division of Nursing will be renamed the School of Nursing.

2. RESOLUTION: Approval of Masters of Arts in Psychology

3. RESOLUTION: Lifting of Moratorium on Restructuring at the University

4. POLICY: Approval of Policy on Conferring Emeritus Status for Trustees

5. ACTION: Approval of Fundraising Goal for Fiscal Year 2010

6. RESOLUTION: Ratification of Actions taken by the Executive Committee since the last meeting of the UVI Board of Trustees which was held on October 31, 2009

7. ACTION: Approval of VISION 2012 Closeout Report for 2008/2009

8. ACTION: Approval of VISION 2012 2009-2012 Measures of Accomplishments

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JUNE 2010

1. ACTION: Approval of Revisions to the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands (FUVI) Bylaws

2. ACTON: Approval of slate of nominees to the FUVI Board of Directors to fill vacancies

3. RESOLUTION: to Approve the Awarding of Honorary Degrees

4. RESOLUTION: Adoption of the University of the Virgin Islands' Audit Committee Charter

5. ACTION: Approval of UVI Board of Trustees Manual

6. ACTION: Ratification of Melvin Evans Center Electrical Rewiring and Upgrade Project

7. RESOLUTION: Approving the Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Budget Revision Number One for the University of the Virgin Islands re: Master of Psychology degree program

8. RESOLUTION: To approve UVI Tuition Remission Policy and Tuition Exchange Program

9. ACTION: Approval of Tenure for the following candidates:

i. Erik Heikkila
ii. Dr. Lonnie Hudspeth
iii. Dr. Adam Parr
iv. Dr. Lomarsh Roopnarine
v. Dr. Hosanna Solomon

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OCTOBER 2010


1. RESOLUTION: To approve a Bachelor of Business Administration program in Hotel and Tourism Management

2. RESOLUTION: To grant Board Chair Emeritus status to Dr. Auguste E. Rimpel, Jr.

3. RESOLUTION: To grant Trustee Emeritus status to Dr. Bernard H. Paiewonsky

4. RESOLUTION: To grant Trustee Emeritus status to Mr. Roy D. Jackson, CPA

5. ACTION: To amend the previously established 2011 alumni giving rate goal of 8.5% to 3% above the final alumni giving rate figure secured in 2010 and also to increase the total fundraising goal to $1.5M for fiscal year 2011.

6. RESOLUTION: To ratify the actions taken by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Trustees since the last meeting of the Board

7. RESOLUTION: To approve Tuition Rate Increase effective Fall 2011

8. RESOLUTION: To approve Increases to Room and Board Rates effective Fall 2011

9. RESOLUTION: To approve establishment of a Deferred Tuition Payment Plan Reinstatement Fee effective Fall 2011

10. ACTION: Amendments to VISION 2012 Closeout Report for 2009-2010

11. RESOLUTION: To Waive the University's Naming Policy to allow the naming of the Science Building to be constructed in the future as the William Sussman Science Building

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February 2011

1. RESOLUTION: Resolution of the Board of Trustees of the University of the Virgin Islands to Amend the Ground Lease with the UVI Research and Technology Park Corporation and Execute a Sublease Agreement

2. RESOLUTION: To approve the Environmental Sustainability Policy

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March 2011

1. POLICY: Approval of an Internal Audit Charter

2. POLICY: Approval of Fraud Policy

3. RESOLUTION: Ratification of actions taken by the Executive Committee:

a. A resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2011 Operating Budget for the University of the Virgin Islands, Revision Number Two

b. A resolution authorizing the University to submit an appropriation request for Fiscal Year 2012 of $33,192,631 for operating expenses, debt service and mandated programs, the deadline for the University's submission of which appropriation request was March 4, 2011.

c. Approved the Guiding Principles proposed by the President to be followed by the University in reducing its operating budget for Fiscal Year 2011-2012

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June 2011

1. RESOLUTION: To approve a rate reduction for eligible graduates of Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College to attend the University of the Virgin Islands under the terms of a Memorandum of Agreement.

a. Memorandum of Agreement

2. RESOLUTION: To establish academic minors at the University of the Virgin Islands.

3. RESOLUTION: Resolution approving amendments to the Bylaws of the Foundation of the University of the Virgin Islands and changing one of the Permanent Directors on the Board of Directors of the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands

4. RESOLUTION: Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Loan

5. RESOLUTION: Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Operating Budget, Revision Number Three, for the University of the Virgin Islands

6. RESOLUTION: To Approve an Updated Sexual Harassment Policy for the University of the Virgin Islands

a. Sexual Harassment Policy

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October 2011

1. ACTION: Bylaw Amendment to correct an inconsistency between the caption on Article VI, Section 7(b) and the text of that provision.

2. ACTION: Trustees unanimously re-elected Trustees Alexander A. Moorhead and Dr. Yvonne E. L. Thraen to the UVI Board for 5 year terms.

3. RESOLUTION: Approving the Fundraising and Alumni Giving Rate Goals for Fiscal Year 2012

4. RESOLUTION: Ratification of Actions taken by the Executive Committee of the Board on Behalf of the Board of Trustees.

a. Approval of Revised Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Operating Budget

b. Criteria for New Hires

5. RESOLUTION: To Select Mr. Edward E. Thomas from among its members to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park Corporation

6. RESOLUTION: Approval of Presidential Goals 2011-2012

7. RESOLUTION: Approval of Board Goals 2011-2012
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February 16, 2012 - Special Meeting of the Board

1. RESOLUTION: Approval of Room Rates for the New Student Residence Hall on the St. Thomas campus effective Fall 2012
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March 2012

1. Ratification of Action taken by the Executive Committee

  • RESOLUTION: Resolution authorizing the University to submit an appropriation-request of $28,104,581 for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 to the Office of Management and Budget of the Government of the Virgin Islands by March 2nd

2. RESOLUTION: Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2011-2012 Operating Budget, Revision Number One for the University of the Virgin Islands

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June 2012

1. RESOLUTION: Amendment to the Rules Governing Appeals to Board

2. RESOLUTION: Approval of Student Code of Conduct
a. Student Code of Conduct

3. RESOLUTION: Board Assessment Tool
a. Board Assessment Tool

4. RESOLUTION: Ratification of Actions Taken by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Trustees since the last meeting of the Board of Trustees which was held on March 10, 2012.
a. Approval of Solar Power proposal
b. Approval of issuance of tablet computers to trustees
c. Approval of Periodic Review Report

  1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
  2. Report Body
  3. Tables, Figures and Appendices

5. RESOLUTION: University of St. Martin Tuition Rate

6. RESOLUTION: Fiscal Year 2013 Operating Budget

7. RESOLUTION: Financial Policies
a. Financial Policies Manual

8. RESOLUTION: Strategic Plan 2017 - Pathways to Greatness
a. Strategic Plan 2017

9. ACTION: Approval of Kiril Sokoloff as a member to Foundation of the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Directors

10. ACTION: Approval of Tenure for the following candidates:
a. Dr. Donna Nemeth
b. Dr. Paul Jobsis

11. RESOLUTION: Structural reorganization regarding the Campus Executive Administrator position + New Structure Organization Chart

12. ACTION: Approval of Board Goals 2012-2013

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October 2012

1. RESOLUTION: Bachelor of Science in Psychology

2. RESOLUTION: Goal for Fiscal Year 2013

3. RESOLUTION: Ratification of Actions taken by the Executive Committee
� Approval of an Amendment to the Board Goals 2012-2013

4. RESOLUTION: To Commend UVI President for his Job Performance

5. RESOLUTION: To grant President Emeritus Status to Dr. La Verne E. Ragster

6. RESOLUTION: Accounts Receivable Write-Off Policy

7. RESOLUTION: Transfer of Endowed Scholarships


8. RESOLUTION: Investment Policy

9. RESOLUTION: Tuition Increase Fall 2013

10. RESOLUTION: Nevis Island Administration Memorandum of Understanding

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March 2013

  1. RESOLUTION: Policy for Retention, Archival and Disposal of documents for the Office of the Board of Trustees
  2. RESOLUTION: Ratification of Actions Taken by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Trustees since the last meeting of the Board of Trustees which was on October 27, 2012
    1. Authorization of a loan to the Research and Technology Park Corporation
    2. Approval of updated Human Resources Manual
    3. Action taken regarding the execution of an agreement for the Solar Energy Project
  3. RESOLUTION:Fiscal Year 2013- 2014 Appropriations Request
  4. RESOLUTION: Memorandum of Understanding between FUVI and UVI
  5. RESOLUTION: Amended Articles of Incorporation of the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands (FUVI)
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June 2013

  1. RESOLUTION: Bachelor of Business Administration: Information Systems and Technology
  2. RESOLUTION: Ratification of Actions Taken by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Trustees since the last meeting of the Board of Trustees which was on March 9, 2013
    1. Easements for Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN)
  3. RESOLUTION: Parking Policy & Traffic Regulations
  4. RESOLUTION:  Fiscal Year 2014 Operating Budget
  5. RESOLUTION: Proposal to Transfer Quasi-Endowment and Certain Restricted Accounts to FUVI for Investment Purposes
  6. RESOLUTION: TIAA-CREF Proposed Changes and Expansions
  7. RESOLUTION:  Acceptable Use Policy
    1. Acceptable Use Policy
  8. RESOLUTION: Renovations for Reichhold Center Funding
  9. RESOLUTION: Memorandum of Understanding between UVI and St. Kitts and Nevis re undergraduate and graduate tuition rates for fall 2013
  10. RESOLUTION: Institutional Peers and Aspiration Peers
  11. ACTION:  Approval of Board Goals 2013-1014
  12. ACTION:  Approval of Tenure for the following candidates
    1. Dr. Kimarie Engerman
    2. Dr. Karen Cooper
  13. RESOLUTION:  Approval of Gift Acceptance Policy
    1. Gift Acceptance Policy
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October/November  2013

  1. RESOLUTION:  Renaming of the Committee on Trustees to the Governance Committee
  2. RESOLUTION:  Goal for Fiscal Year  2014 and Alumni Giving  2014
  3. ACTION TAKEN:  Small Business Development Center Grant Fiscal Year 2014
  4. RESOLUTION:  Tuition Rate Maintenance
  5. ACTION TAKEN:  Presentation of Key Performance Indicators
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December 2013

RESOLUTION: The Board of Trustees considered two resolutions;

  1. Resolution to ratify and affirm actions taken in Executive Session on October 26, 2013 and
  2. Resolution to ratify and affirm actions taken in Executive Session on November 11, 2013.
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January 2014

  1. ACTION: The Chair reported that the Board considered a revised employment agreement and voted to approve it.
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March  2014

  1. RESOLUTION: The Board approved a resolution authorizing the Administration to submit the FY 2015 appropriation-request for operating expenses, debt service and mandated programs.
  2. ACTION:  The Board agreed to have a Special Meeting of the Board to be held on Saturday, April 19, 2014 regarding the proposal for the establishment of a medical school.
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April  2014

  1. ACTION: The board unanimously authorized the President to commence the development process for a medical school at the University of the Virgin Islands.  

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June  2014

  1. RESOLUTION:  Ratification of action taken by the Executive Committee on behalf of the Board of Trustees since the last meeting of the Board of Trustees, which was April 19, 2014.
    1. Awarding degree to student posthumously.
    2. Development of a policy to be recommended to the Board regarding the above matter.
  2. RESOLUTION: Fiscal Year 2015 Operating Budget
  3. RESOLUTION: Career Advancement Policy
    1. Career Advancement Policy
  4. ACTION: Approval of Board Goals 2015
  5. ACTION: Approval of Tenure for the following candidates:
    1. Dr. Kula Francis
    2. Dr. Timothy Faley
  6. ACTION: Amendment to Policy on Conferring Emeritus Status for Trustees
    1. Trustee Emeritus Policy
  7. ACTION: Approval of UVI NEXT PROJECT
    1. UVI NEXT
  8. ACTION: Appointment of Patricia D. Steele, UVI Board of Trustees member, to the UVI Research and Technology Park Board of Directors
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October  2014

  1. RESOLUTION:  To approve Fundraising Goal and Alumni Goal for Fiscal Year 2015 
  2. RESOLUTION:  To approve Tuition increase effective Fall 2015
  3. RESOLUTION:  To approve the sale of Timeshare Properties
  4. RESOLUTION:  To approve the Public Phase for the Capital Campaign and Adjustment to the Campaign Goal
  5. RESOLUTION:  To ratify actions of the Executive Committee taken regarding 
    1. 2013-2014 Presidential Assessment
    2. 2014-2015 Presidential Goals
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Updated 05.25.14