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VII. NEW BUSINESS


1. Action Item: Approval is requested for the appointment of Distinguished Professors, to be announced in the spring of 2014.


Unanimously approved on a motion duly made and seconded.


2. Action Item: Approval is requested for the awarding of the University Medal to be announced at a later date.


Unanimously approved on a motion duly made and seconded.


3. Action Item:  Approval is requested for two resolutions amending, rescinding and/or revoking previously approved policies.


RESOLUTION TO AMEND PRIOR RESOLUTIONS


WHEREAS , The Trustees of Indiana University (the “Board”) believe it to be in the best interest of Indiana University to amend, by way of technical update, resolutions which have outdated provisions; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution” concerning police power to designated officers, as adopted April 24, 1971, was predicated on Indiana Code 20-12-3.5, which has now been repealed; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution” concerning the authority of Indiana University to serve civil process, as adopted on August 2, 1983, was predicated on Indiana Code 20-12-3.5, which has now been repealed; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution Concerning Re-Purchase Agreements,” as adopted June 22, 1985, references the “Secretary of University,” the “Controller of Indiana University,” and the “Director, Cash Management, Indiana University,” which are outdated titles; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution Concerning International Agreements,” as adopted June 20, 1987, references the “Dean of International Programs,” which is an outdated title; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution Concerning International Agreements,” as adopted June 20, 1987, does not allow for signature by the Treasurer of Indiana University as appropriate pursuant to current practice and policy; and

WHEREAS , the “Exercise of Eminent Domain”, as adopted November 4, 1988, was predicated on Indiana Code 4-17-6-1 and Indiana Code 20-12-6-2, which both have now been repealed; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , that the Board hereby amends the above named resolutions as follows:

  1. The “Resolution” concerning police power to designated officers, as adopted April 24, 1971, is hereby updated to reflect the current Indiana Code citation, IC 21-39-4, and is specifically updated to include the expanded jurisdiction statutory provision therein; and
  2. The “Resolution” concerning the authority of Indiana University to serve civil process, as adopted August 2, 1983, is hereby updated to reflect the current Indiana Code citation, IC 21-39-4 and, specifically, IC 21-39-4-5; and
  3. The “Resolution Concerning Re-Purchase Agreements,” as adopted June 22, 1985, is hereby updated to reflect the following current titles:
    1. “Secretary of University” shall be updated to “Secretary of the Board of Trustees of Indiana University;”
    2. “Controller of Indiana University” shall be updated to “Associate Vice President & University Controller of Indiana University;” and
    3. “Director, Cash Management, Indiana University” shall be updated to “Managing Director Treasury Operations of Indiana University;” and
  4. The “Resolution Concerning International Agreements,” as adopted June 20, 1987, is hereby updated to reflect the following current title:
    1. “Dean for International Programs” shall be updated to “Vice President for International Affairs;” and
  5. The “Resolution Concerning International Agreements,” as adopted June 20, 1987, is hereby updated such that where approval in writing is required for an agreement, the Treasurer of the University may sign such agreement, subsequent to the President’s approval, as this reflects the current practice and policy of the University; and
  6. The “Exercise of Eminent Domain”, as adopted November 4, 1988, is hereby updated to reflect the current Indiana Code citation, IC 21-31-2-4. This resolution shall be renamed “Acquisition and Use of Property” to reflect the current Indiana Code Article title.

RESOLUTION TO REVOKE PRIOR RESOLUTIONS AND TO RESCIND SPECIFIC POLICY


WHEREAS , The Trustees of Indiana University (the “Board”) believe it to be in the best interest of Indiana University to revoke and rescind resolutions and policies no longer relevant to or having an effect on the University; and

WHEREAS , the “Indiana University Board of Trustees Policy on Investments in Corporations Which Have Business Operations in South Africa” adopted November 1, 1985 served as an anti-apartheid measure; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution” adopted on June 6, 1990 regarding the Board’s amendment of the 1985 policy with respect to Subject Corporations served as an anti-apartheid measure; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution Concerning Libraries” adopted June 20, 1987 authorized each IU library to apply for membership in InCOLSA, which no longer exists; and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution of The Trustees of Indiana University Regarding Institutional Identity” adopted May 8, 1992, which approved the proposed identity program for use by Indiana University and all its units, was rendered obsolete by the June 2006 “Resolution of the Board of Trustees Endorsing a University-Wide Integrated Image Strategy;” and

WHEREAS , the “Resolution” adopted December 15, 1995 concerning the Strategic Directions Charter specified planning framework that is no longer being used; and

WHEREAS , the ROTC Policy (ACA-60), effective May 3, 1991, addresses “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell,” which is no longer in effect.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED , that the Board hereby rescinds and revokes the above named resolutions and policy.


Unanimously approved on a motion duly made and seconded.


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