Council of Trustees hold quarterly meeting

BLOOMSBURG—Bloomsburg University’s Council of Trustees held its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 approving the system-financed renovation of the Kehr Union Building’s heating, ventilation, and air conditioning unit (HVAC) as well as a Child Life Specialist certificate.

Also, during the meeting, the Trustees:

  • Approved the review of negotiated or awarded contracts/purchases in amounts less than $10,000 to the vice president of administration and finance for annual renewal.
  • Approved resolution certifying the Bloomsburg University Foundation’s, Community Government Association, Inc.’s and Husky Research Corporation, Inc.’s compliance with Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and Board of Governors’ policies.
  • Approved the 2017-18 Audit Report and
  • Approved the Capital Project Request for the renovation of McCormick Hall and the facilities maintenance building relocation project.

In addition, President Bashar Hanna granted faculty emeritus status to: Ralph Feather, Jr, Department of Teaching and Learning; Raymond Pastore, Ph.D., Department of Teaching and Learning; Zahira Khan, Ph.D., Department of Mathematical and Digital Sciences; and Michelle Ficca, Ph.D., Department of Nursing. Also, non-instructional emeritus status was granted to Mary Amick, Department of Nursing.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 8,900 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.