Board of Visitors

Board of Visitors Meeting May 2, 2014

The Board of Visitors of Christopher Newport University met on May 02, 2014 at 2:40 p.m. in the Board Room of the David Student Union with Rector Preston White, presiding.

Present from the Board

  • Mr. Bill Downey
  • Ms. Vicki Siokis Freeman
  • Mr. Andy Hughes
  • Ms. Ann N. Hunnicutt
  • Mr. Bruce Jennings
  • Ms. Delceno Miles (for part of the meeting)
  • Mr. Scott Millar
  • Ms. Margo D. Taylor
  • Mr. W. L. Thomas, Jr.
  • The Hon. Ronald Tillett
  • Mr. Preston White

Absent from the Board

  • Mr. Gary Byler
  • Mr. Bryan Meals
  • Mr. Mark Rodgers

Present from the University

  • President Paul Trible
  • Ms. Beverley Mueller, Executive Assistant

Rector White stated that this meeting is called for the purpose of the annual performance evaluation of the President as required by the Code of Virginia and at his request, Secretary Scott Millar called for a motion to enter closed session under the Freedom of Information Act Section 2.2-3711(a)(1) Personnel. Mr. White provided the motion, seconded by Ms. Freeman and it passed by unanimous vote of the Board.

The Board returned to open session at 3:35 p.m. and Rector White asked for a roll call certifying that only public matters were discussed that were identified in the motion by which the executive or closed meeting was called. Board Members Ms. Hunnicutt, Mr.
Thomas, Ms. Taylor, Mr. Tillett, Mr. Downey, Mr. Millar, Mr. Jennings, Ms. Freeman, Mr. Hughes and Rector White certified to the above.

The Rector and Board expressed their appreciation for the extraordinary performance of the President and for his hard work and success in meeting the goals and priorities of the University. President Trible thanked the Board for their support and said his success could not be possible without the amazing team he works with each day.

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

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