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UVI Board of Trustees to Meet on March 14 on St. Croix

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, in the Great Hall North West Wing conference room on the St. Croix 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 Moorhead. 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 fiscal year 2010 appropriation request from the Virgin Islands government and ratification of the fiscal year 2010 operating budget. The Board will also consider a proposed technology fee increase. Other items slated for action include proposed by-law and procedural changes to the Board of Trustees. The creation of an audit committee, a proposed change in the nominating process and a proposed statement of expectations are on the agenda. The Board will also consider ratification of a meeting date change for the group's annual retreat.

The Research and Technology Park Board will give an update. The Board will also review a presentation of UVI's key performance indicators. The meeting will also include discussion of consent agenda items pertaining to many ongoing University projects.

The Board will go into executive session before being adjourned. Executive session agenda items include a UVI presidential search update.

The UVI Board of Trustees last met on Jan. 30-31 in a special session on St. Thomas.