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2013 News Releases

Longwood University Board of Visitors approves budget, elects officers, takes other actions

July 10, 2013

Longwood University

The Longwood University Board of Visitors took the following actions during its meeting June 14:

• elected a new slate of officers—Marianne Radcliff  ’92, rector; Dr. Judi Lynch ’87, vice rector; Ronald O. White, secretary; and Jane Sheffield Maddux, member-at-large. Radcliff, Lynch and White were reelected to their positions. Maddux replaces Stephen Mobley ’93.

• approved an internal operating budget for fiscal 2013-14. The projected revenue budget is about $109.4 million. The projected expenditure budget is nearly $106.5 million.

• approved allocating up to $1,045,000 from the university’s General Auxiliary Reserves.

• approved an amended and restated memorandum of understanding between Longwood University and the Longwood University Real Estate Foundation.

• approved revisions to the Faculty Policies and Procedures Manual.

• approved revisions to the Student Handbook.

• approved a Six-Year Institutional Plan, as required by the state. 

• approved revisions to the Six-Year Institutional Plan for the Commonwealth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS), of which Longwood is a founding member. CCALS in 2011 was included in the university’s six-year plan, but state officials later asked Longwood to  submit a separate plan.

• repealed outdated parking regulation 8 VAC 50-10 (Motor Vehicle Parking and Traffic Rules and Regulations) and approved Policy 3405 (Motor Vehicle Parking and Traffic Regulations) as a regulation (the Board had previously approved this as a policy only) to replace the repealed regulation.

• approved revisions to the Board of Visitors’ bylaws.           

• approved emerita status for Dr. Ruth Budd, professor of modern languages, who retired at the end of the spring semester. 

• affirmed the hiring of 22 new faculty.