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March Board Briefing Report

Date: March 7, 2007
Phone: 269-471-3322

The Andrews University Board of Trustees met for their twice-yearly full board meeting this past weekend, March 2-5, on the campus of Andrews University. University president, Niels-Erik Andreasen, met with faculty and staff on Monday, March 5, to give the president's briefing.

Included in the Board's agenda were reports from Spiritual Life, Financial Administration, Student Life, Academic Administration, Enrollment Management and the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary. The Board approved 2007-08 budget assumptions, and indicators look positive that Andrews will end the year on a solid financial footing. The trustees also heard a preliminary report from a separate ad hoc bylaws committee regarding changes to the corporation bylaws that may be recommended at the June 3 constituency meeting.
Faculty and staff appointments were approved by the Board, some of which include:

Glynis Bradfield, Director of the Curriculum and Instruction Resource Center Linking Educators (CIRCLE), School of Education
Marcus Frey, Guest Housing & Convention Services Coordinator
Shanna Leak, Undergraduate Admissions
Jeffrey Smith, Marketing Director for WAUS-FM
Aimee Vitangcol, Asst. Registrar
Greggory Morrow, Director of Aquatics
 Lisa Jardine, Director of Development
Ann Gibson, Professor of Accounting
 Douglas Jones, Chair, Department of English
Miroslav Ki?, Chair, Department of Theology & Christian Philosophy
 Peter Swanson, Chair, Department of Christian Ministry
Keila Sanchez, Andrews Academy Spanish Teacher

The following retirements were also approved:

Jane Thayer, Religious Education, 16 years
Sandra White, James White Library, 21 years
Cleon White, Andrews Academy, 28.5 years
Sharon Gillespie, Behavioral Sciences, 19 years
Elaine Manley, Andrews Academy, 18.5 years
Joan DeWitt, Graduate Records, 13 years
Irene Touchard, Lamson Hall, 13 years
George Knight, Church History, 30 years
 Jake Fortney, Technology Education, 2.5 years

A constituency meeting is scheduled for June 3, 2007, and the next full board meeting is scheduled for October 2007.

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