FLORENCE---The Francis Marion University Board of Trustees will hold its quarterly meeting at 11:30 a.m. Friday, June 3, at the Cottage on campus.
The trustees will consider four resolutions and will approve the university’s 2005-06 operating budget.
The first resolution will deal with setting student fees for next year, including costs for the new nursing program. The second resolution projects a $37.7 million university budget for the next fiscal year which begins June 1. The third resolution will convey 9.5 acres of Pee Dee Educational Research Corp. property adjoining the campus to the university in exchange for a 99-year lease of the property to that organization. The last resolution involves approval for issuing $1.2 million of general obligation bonds to fund construction of the Student Activity Center project.
The trustees will hear reports from their standing committees and from the university president Fred Carter. The trustees will also elect new officers.
Committee meetings will be held earlier in the day Friday at the Cottage. The Executive Affairs Committee will meet at 8:45 a.m. in the Pee Dee Electric Cooperative Room. At 9:15 a.m., the Financial Affairs and Responsibility Committee will meet in the Hendrick Dining Room, and the Planning and Accreditation Committee will meet in the Pee Dee Electric Room. At 10 a.m., the Academic Affairs and Shared Governance Committee will meet in the Hendrick Dining Room, while the Student Affairs and Athletics Committee meets in the Pee Dee Electric Room. At 10:45 a.m., the Alumni Development Committee meets in the Pee Dee Electric Room, while the University Development Committee meets in the Hendrick Dining Room.
The board will attend a cookout on the patio of the Cottage following the meeting.
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