WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY AT PARKERSBURG
BOARD OF GOVERNORS
April 16, 2009
An emergency meeting of the West Virginia University at
Parkersburg Board of Governors was held on April 16, 2009 by
teleconference in the President’s Conference Room at WVU
Parkersburg beginning at 5:00 p.m. Board members present
were: Cindy Bullock, Matthew Santer, Joe Campbell, William H.
Hopkins, Curtis Miller, Violet Mosser, Gregory K. Smith, and
Keith Burdette. Absent were Gerard El Chaar, Kennad Lee Skeen,
II, Rock Wilson and Kim Starkey. Others present included Dr.
Marie Foster Gnage and Patsy Bee.
Guests present included administrators, faculty, staff,
students, members of the community and the media.
Call to Order
Mr. Campbell, Chair of the WVU at Parkersburg Board of
Governors, called the meeting to order.
Roll Call was taken by Patsy Bee, Executive Assistant to
the President, noting that a quorum was present.
Executive Session Executive Session under the authority of WV
Violet Mosser moved to go into executive session. Cindy Bullock
seconded the motion. Motion carried. At approximately 5:05 p.m.
the WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors moved into Executive
At approximately 6:11 p.m. Ms. Mosser moved that the Board
return from Executive Session. Ms. Bullock seconded the
motion. Motion carried. The WVU Parkersburg Board of Governors
returned to regular session.
Mr. Burdette moved that the Chairman of the WVU at Parkersburg
Board of Governors draft a letter to the Chairman of the WVU
Board of Governors with a copy to the President of West Virginia
University and the Governor of the State of West Virginia
stating concerns with the Trademark License Agreement and
Service Agreement with regards to term limitation of the
trademark license agreement. Ms. Bullock seconded the motion.
After some discussion, Mr. Burdette amended his motion noting
that the motion would only refer to the Trademark License
Agreement and not the Service Agreement. Ms. Bullock seconded
the amendment. The motion passed.
Chairman Campbell reported that process is continuing on the
Memorandum of Understanding and the Service Agreement and should
be finalized soon.
Mr. Campbell announced that he would like for the Board to meet
again on April 27.
With no further business to be discussed, Mr. Burdette moved to
adjourn, Mr. Miller seconded the motion. Motion carried and
the meeting adjourned at 6:16 p.m.
Executive Assistant to the President
____________________________________ Joe D.