Honor and thanks at Trustees meeting

Honor and thanks at Trustees meeting

For immediate release: Dec. 4, 2013

Council of Trustees

BLOOMSBURG — Members of BU’s Council of Trustees thanked student Trustee Marcus Fuller for his service during the Dec. 4 meeting. In a resolution, Fuller, who joined the Trustees in 2011, was recognized for serving “responsibly and with integrity on various committees” and being “a positive role model for all students.” An education major, Fuller will complete student teaching in spring 2014 and graduate in May 2014.

Also during the meeting, five retirees were honored with emeritus status: Dennis Gehris and John Olivo, both Department of Business Education and Information Technology Management, faculty emeritus; Bob Burns, Office of Technology, manager emeritus; and Vicki Beishline, Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences; Colleen Brandon, College of Business; and Bonnie Mordan, Department of Nursing, non-instructional emeritus. Together, they represent 190 years of service to Bloomsburg University.

Also during the brief meeting, the Trustees:

  • Approved the annual resolution certifying the Bloomsburg University Foundation is in compliance with the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors Policy regarding external financial support.
  • Approved the continuation of the Husky Research Corp. as an affiliated organization until March 8, 2019.
  • OK’d adoption of the audit report for the year ending June 30, 2013. The audit was conducted by CliftonLarsonAllen.
  • Heard a presentation on the Bachelor of Applied Science in Technical Leadership by Vince Basile, the program’s interim director.
  • Announced the schedule for upcoming meetings: March 5, June 11, Sept. 17 and Dec. 3, 2014, and March 4 and June 3, 2015.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. BU serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.