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2010
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Trustees meet, approve university matters - Sept. 2010

COLUMBUS – The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved a variety of personnel, fiscal and construction-related matters at its meeting Friday (9/17).

FY 2011 Current Funds Budget approved
The board approved the Current Funds Budget for the 2011 fiscal year. The budget provides for an overall spending level of $4.7 billion for all campuses, an 8.6 percent increase over FY 2010. The Columbus Campus General Funds will increase by 8.7 percent, primarily to support undergraduate financial aid and semester conversion activities.

Regional Campus board appointments approved
The board approved the appointment of the following individuals to Marion Regional Campus board:
• Melissa Lester (student) – effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2011
• Yusuf Farah (student – Delaware Center) – effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2011

Board committee members appointed
The board approved the appointment of members to the following committees:

Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee
Algenon L. Marbley, Chair
Douglas G. Borror, Vice Chair
Brian K. Hicks
Linda S. Kass
Janet B. Reid
Clark C. Kellogg
Brandon N. Mitchell
G. Gilbert Cloyd (Charter Trustee)
Robert M. Duncan
David G. Horn (Faculty Member)
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Advancement Committee
G. Gilbert Cloyd, Chair (Charter Trustee)
Linda S. Kass, Vice Chair
Douglas G. Borror
Brian K. Hicks
Clark C. Kellogg
Alexis L. Swain
Michael Clark (Alumni Assn Member)
Donald H. Schriver (Alumni Assn Member)
John B. Gerlach (Foundation Brd Member)
David T. Kollat (Foundation Brd Member)
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Agricultural Affairs Committee
John C. Fisher, Chair
Robert Boggs, Vice Chair (ex officio)
William G. Jurgensen
Brandon N. Mitchell
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Audit and Compliance Committee
Robert H. Schottenstein, Chair
John C. Fisher, Vice Chair
Ronald A. Ratner
Algenon L. Marbley
William G. Jurgensen
James Bachmann
James Gilmour
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Committee on Trusteeship
Alex Shumate, Chair
Janet B. Reid, Vice Chair
John C. Fisher
Linda S. Kass
Alexis L. Swain
G. Gilbert Cloyd (Charter Trustee)
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Finance Committee
Robert H. Schottenstein, Chair
Alan W. Brass, Vice Chair
Alex Shumate
Walden W. O’Dell
John C. Fisher
Ronald A. Ratner
William G. Jurgensen
Jeffrey Wadsworth
Alexis L. Swain
Jo Ann Davidson
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Medical Affairs Committee
Alan W. Brass, Chair
Jeffrey Wadsworth, Vice Chair
Brian K. Hicks
Robert H. Schottenstein
Algenon L. Marbley
Janet B. Reid
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Physical Environment Committee
Ronald A. Ratner, Chair
Douglas G. Borror, Vice Chair
Walden W. O’Dell
William G. Jurgensen
Clark C. Kellogg
Brandon N. Mitchell
Leslie H. Wexner (ex officio)

Personnel actions approved
The board approved the following personnel appointments:
• Sandra J. Anderson has been named Deputy General Counsel and Associate Vice President in the Office of Legal Affairs effective Aug. 16, 2010
• James Cowan has been named professor and holder of The M.S. Newman Professorship in the Department of Chemistry, effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2013
• Terry D. Foegler has been named associate vice president for Physical Planning and Real Estate in the Office of Administration and Planning, effective September 13, 2010, through September 30, 2013
• Brendan P. Foley has been named vice president for Financial Planning and Analysis in the Office of Business and Finance, effective October 1, 2010, through June 30, 2013
• Datta V. Gaitonde has been named professor and holder of The John Glenn Chair for Technology and Space Exploration, and Ohio Research Scholar in Advanced Propulsion Systems Integration in the Department of Aerospace Engineering, effective September 7, 2010, through June 30, 2015
• Robert S.D. Higgins has been named director of the Comprehensive Transplant Center, professor and holder of The John H. and Mildred C. Lumley Chair in Medicine in the College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2015
• Mark B. Landon has been named professor and holder of The Richard L. Meiling Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine, and chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• William L. MacDonald has been appointed Executive Dean of the Regional Campuses in the Office of Academic Affairs, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• Brian E. Roe has been appointed professor and holder of The Francis B. McCormick Professorship in Agricultural Marketing and Policy in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Developmental Economics, effective October 1, 2010, through September 30, 2015
• Radu V. Saveanu has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of OSU Harding Hospital, effective July 1, 2010
• Ronald M. Sega has been appointed vice president and Enterprise Executive for Energy and the Environments in the Office of Research, effective September 1, 2010, through August 31, 2013

Reappointments
• John C. Byrd has been reappointed as professor and holder of The D. Warren Brown Designated Professorship in Leukemia Research in the College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• Michael A. Caligiuri has been reappointed as professor and holder of The John L. Marakas Nationwide Insurance Enterprise Foundation Chair in Cancer Research at The Arthur G James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• J. Layne Moore has been reappointed associate clinical professor and holder of the Richard J. and Martha D. Denman Professorship for Clinical Research in Epilepsy in the College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• Sampath Parthasarathy has been reappointed professor and holder of The Karl P. Klassen Chair of Thoracic Surgery in the College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• Electra D. Paskett has been reappointed professor and holder of The Marion N. Rowley Designated Chair in Cancer Research in the College of Medicine and The Arthur G James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• Sanjay Rajagopalan has been reappointed professor and holder of The John W. Wolfe Professorship in Cardiovascular Research in the Dorothy M. Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute, effective July 1, 2010, through June 30, 2014
• Larry S. Schlesinger has been reappointed professor and holder of The Samuel Saslaw Professorship in Infectious Diseases in the College of Medicine, effective July 1, 2010 through June 30, 2014

Revocation of Degree
The board approved the revocation of the Doctor of Philosophy degree of Elisabeth Ann Nixon.

Resolutions in memoriam adopted
The board approved adoption of resolutions in memoriam for the following:
• Austin E. Showman, professor emeritus in the Ohio State University Extension, who died on August 6, 2010
• George R. Wilson, professor emeritus in the Department of Animal Science, who died on March 30, 2010

University Development Report accepted
The board accepted the University Development Report for September 2010, which included the establishment of The Julius Skestos and Diana Skestos Chair in Urology, The Dale A. Seiberling Professorship in Food Engineering, and The Vernon L. Tharp Professorship in Food Animal Medicine; as well as 28 new named endowed funds totaling nearly $7.1 million in private gifts to the university.

Construction projects approved
The board authorized the university to enter into or increase professional services contracts for the following projects:
• Renovation of Sullivant Hall and to create a new home for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum. The project scope has increased, bringing increases in both design authorization and total project budget. Design authorization will increase from $2.7 to $3.0 million; the total project budget is increased from $22.1 to $24.4 million. Funding will be provided by state appropriations, development funds, and department general funds.

Amendments to Medical Staff bylaws approved
The board approved adoption of a series of amendments to the Bylaws and the Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff of The Ohio State University Hospitals.

Amendments to the Classified Civil Service Rules approved
The board approved adoption of a series of amendments to the Classified Civil Service Rules.