Last Wednesday, the board approved the third and final reading of a resolution in support of retiring Prospector Pete and dissociating the university from the Gold Rush era. The board also passed for final reading the resolution outlining their stance on various state bills. Finally, the board elected one Social Justice and Equity Committee Student At-Large, Justin Woolfolk.
Chief Academic Officer Jordan Doering reported to the board that the university is anticipating a grant to help professors find affordable textbook solutions. He also reported the future construction plans for the addition of gender-neutral restrooms. Doering added that the university has stated that while the looming budget cuts will not result in any layoffs, there will not likely be any new hires.
To learn more, check out Senate agendas and minutes