Notification of Board of Trustees Actions

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November 16, 2020 Board of Trustees Meeting

During a virtual Zoom meeting of the Board of Trustees meeting on November 16, 2020,  the Board approved the following actions:

Proposed Change to Board of Trustee Policy 308 – Accreditation

The Board of Trustees accepted the recommendation of the Academic & Student Affairs Committee and approved the proposed changes to Board of Trustees Policy 308 – Accreditation Policy to incorporate the principles of Unified Accreditation.

Confirmation of Faculty and Student Representatives to the Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees approved the appointments of the Faculty and Student Representatives to the Board of Trustees as presented.

Consent Agenda

Acceptance of Minutes

The following meeting minutes were approved as presented:
September 2, 2020 – Finance, Facilities, Technology Committee
September 14, 2020 – Academic & Student Affairs Committee
September 14, 2020 – Human Resources & Labor Relations Committee
September 28, 2020 – Board of Trustees Meeting
October 13, 2020 – Executive Committee Meeting

The Board of Trustees reviewed the following agenda items as forwarded by the Academic and Student Affairs Committee to the Consent Agenda from its meeting on October 26, 2020:

Awarding of Academic Degrees

The Board of Trustees of the University of Maine System accepted the recommendation of the Academic and Student Affairs Committee and authorized the awarding of degrees during Commencement ceremonies for the 2020-2021 academic year to those students fully recommended by the appropriate faculties and the presidents of the respective institutions of the University of Maine System.

The Board of Trustees reviewed the following agenda items as forwarded by the Finance, Facilities, & Technology Committee to the Consent Agenda from its meeting on October 28, 2020:

Lease Authorization Request, Cutler Health Center, UM

The Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of the Finance, Facilities, Technology Committee and authorized the University of Maine System acting through the University of Maine to enter a lease with Eastern Maine Medical Center for approximately 11,763 net square feet of space at the Cutler Health Center, subject to review and approval of all final terms and conditions by the University of Maine System Treasurer and General Counsel.

Lease Authorization Request, Kell Street Interceptor Pumping Station, UM

The Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of the Finance, Facilities, Technology Committee and authorized the University of Maine System acting through the University of Maine to enter a continued lease with Town of Orono for a parcel of land known as the Kell Street Interceptor pumping station, subject to review and approval of all final terms and conditions by the University of Maine System Treasurer and General Counsel.

Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting of the Board of Trustees will be held on January 25, 2021, via Zoom.