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UVI Board of Trustees to Meet June 13 on St. Thomas Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 13, in the Administration and Conference Center on the St. Thomas campus. The meeting will convene with regular session agenda items. President LaVerne E. Ragster will give the President's Report, followed by Chairman's Comments from Board Chairman Alexander A. Moorhead. This will be Dr. Ragster's last Board meeting as UVI's president. Following the Chairman's Comments, the Board will consider the agenda items that require action.

Items requiring the Board's action include ratification of the approval for the Research and Technology Park (RTP) to use its Ridge Property as collateral for a loan or line of credit for operating expenses. The Board will also vote on the appointment of three permanent members to the Foundation for the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Directors. The nominating committee will present for action a slate of candidates for the Board's 2009-2010 chair and vice chair positions. Also requiring action is a resolution to elect Attorney Henry C. Smock to the Research and Technology Park Board of Directors to replace Attorney Debra Watlington as a trustee-member on that board.

The Board will review a presentation of UVI's key performance indicators. The meeting will also include discussion of consent agenda items pertaining to ongoing University projects.

The Board will go into executive session before being adjourned.

The UVI Board of Trustees last met on Saturday, March 14, on the St. Croix campus.