SB 220-1_ Filed 02/25/2004, 07:28 Frenz

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    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 220 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 22; (04)MO022002.2. -->     Page 2, between lines 22 and 23, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 23-13-18-4; (04)MO022002.2. -->     "SECTION 2. IC 23-13-18-4 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 4. (a) The board of trustees of Vincennes University shall consist of ten (10) trustees. Nine (9) shall be appointed by the governor, one (1) of whom must be a resident of Knox County and one (1) must be an alumnus of Vincennes. In addition, the governor shall appoint one (1) trustee who is a full-time student of the university during his the governor's term.
    (b) To aid the governor in the selection of the student member, a search and screen committee is created consisting of one (1) representative of the governor and at least four (4) students chosen by the elected student government representatives of the student body. The committee shall establish the mode and criteria to be used in the selection of student nominees to serve on the board of trustees. The committee shall submit a list of at least five (5) names to the governor for his the governor's consideration. The governor shall select one (1) of these names for appointment as a trustee of the university in accordance with the provisions of this chapter.
    (c) There shall be four (4) three (3) ex officio members of the board: the president of the university, the superintendent of the Vincennes Community School Corporation, the superintendent of the South Knox School Corporation, and the superintendent of the North Knox School Corporation.
    (d) The term of each appointed trustee shall be for three (3) years,

except that of the student appointee, who shall serve a one (1) year term. When a vacancy occurs in the membership of the board of trustees, such vacancy shall be filled by the board for the unexpired term. The appropriate number of appointive trustees shall be appointed prior to the first Monday of October of each year, and that first Monday shall be the first day of their terms.
    (e) The annual meeting of the board shall be held on the first Monday of October of each year. Special meetings may be called by the president of the board or by any four (4) trustees.
    (f) Six (6) trustees shall constitute a quorum at any regular or special meeting of the board.
    (g) The trustees shall serve without compensation, except that each member is entitled to the salary per diem as provided by IC 4-10-11-2.1 and to reimbursement for travel, lodging, meals, and other expenses as provided in the state travel policies and procedures established by the department of administration and approved by the state budget agency.

SOURCE: IC 23-13-18-7; (04)MO022002.3. -->     SECTION 3. IC 23-13-18-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2004]: Sec. 7. (a) The trustees shall appoint to preside over and govern the said university a president.
    (b) The president and professors shall instruct and give lectures to the students of the said university, according to such plan of education as the said trustees may approve and direct.
    (c) The president and professors, or a majority of them, shall be styled and called the "faculty of the university". The faculty shall have the power:
        (1) of enforcing the rules and regulations adopted by the said trustees for the government and discipline of the said university;
        (2) for granting and confirming by, and with the consent of the trustees such degrees in the liberal arts and sciences to such students of the said university, who by their proficiency in learning the said professors shall think entitled to them, as are usually granted and conferred in other universities in the United States; and
        (3) to grant to such graduates diplomas, under the common seal of the said university, to authenticate, and perpetuate the memory of such graduations.

    (d) The said president and professors shall hold their offices during the pleasure of the trustees. and the president of the university, ex officio for the time being, shall be considered as one (1) of the trustees of said university.".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 220 as printed February 20, 2004.)


Representative Frenz

MO022002/DI 44     2004