January 21, 2021

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Board of Trustees meets for ultimate time in 2020 – UofSC News & Activities



The university’s Board of Trustees met Tuesday (Dec. 15), as well as various board
committees. Here’s a rundown of steps the board took.

Academic packages extra, modified

The Educational Excellence and Pupil Practical experience committee encouraged, and the complete
board authorized, the addition of the adhering to degree programs:

  • B.S. in Audio Market Research
  • B.A. in Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • M.A. Languages, Literatures and Cultures
  • M.S.N. in Nurse Training
  • Certificate of Graduate Scientific studies in Nursing Education
  • Ph.D. in Psychology
  • Ph.D. in Informatics
  • B.S. in Civil Engineering Dual Degree
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Dual Diploma
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering Dual Diploma
  • M.P.H. Twin Degree with Nanjing Professional medical College
  • M.H.A. Dual Diploma with Nanjing Clinical College
  • 100 percent on the net shipping and delivery of the B.S. in Built-in Information Technology
  • 100 p.c on line delivery of the B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies

Software modifications to the M.Ed. in Understanding Layout and Engineering, M.Ed. and M.A.T.
in Particular Instruction an M.B.A./Pharm.D. mix diploma and M.D. degree were accepted,
as very well as the identify improvements for the Accelerated MBA to the a single-year MBA the Certificate
in Innovative Graduate Analyze in Library and Facts Science to the Certification in
Specialised Analyze in Info Science and the institution of the new Cardiovascular
Translational Investigation Center.

Board approves contracts, leases and resolutions

The Governance committee, adopted by the comprehensive board, accepted a lease between the
USC Growth Foundation and the Faculty of Songs for the rental of Greene Avenue
United Methodist Church at 1100 Greene St., and a lease concerning USC Instructional Basis
and the College or university of Engineering and Computing for the assets at 1000 Catawba St.
that serves as the McNair Middle labs.

The next contracts were also permitted:

  • a new settlement with Pepsi Beverage Co. to be the principal beverage provider for the
    bookstore and eating functions through 2023, which does not protect vending machines
    on campus or pouring legal rights at athletic amenities
  • the transfer of insurance funds from the college to the USC Academic Basis
    to full the demolition of Pritchard’s Island Analysis Facility
  • a rental agreement with Holiday break Inn for 90 rooms from Dec. 30 as a result of March 1 to be
    used for probable quarantine and isolation of pupils who examination positive or have
    been uncovered to COVID-19
  • a visiting college student arrangement among Woman Margaret Hall College or university at the University
    of Oxford and the Darla Moore College of Company in which two international business
    college students for each year will review at Oxford
  • the purchase of two pieces of products for the diagnostic genomic laboratory in the
    College or university of Pharmacy from Illumina for the reason of Protected screening
  • a memorandum of knowledge concerning Lexington County University District 1 and the College
    of Schooling to help deal with the scarcity of principals and directors, in which
    the university will offer you the M.Ed. in Educational Administration to experienced teachers
    and the university district will fork out a flat price for a cohort of 20 contributors
  • a rental arrangement concerning the Nationwide Resource Center Initial Calendar year Practical experience and
    College students in Transition and the Hyatt Regency Seattle, which moves the beforehand accepted
    2021 meeting to 2026 thanks to COVID-19 cancellations
  • a gift settlement for the University Libraries in which John and Margaret Downs donate
    a assortment of far more than 400 memorabilia objects, such as 26 guitars, from the rock
    band KISS to boost the Libraries’ popular new music collections
  • an amendment in the Charles S. and Donna H. Bryan Well being Science Library Present Naming
    Arrangement to enable for cessation of payments right until ground is broken if construction
    on the health and fitness sciences facility at Bull Avenue has not started by 2024
  • a reward settlement concerning Joey Rose, LLC and Gamecock Athletics, which involves the
    donation of a horse named Cracker Jack for the equestrian crew to use in competitiveness
  • 10 Architectural Solutions Indefinite Quantity Contracts for professional companies
    to give preparing and structure companies on a strictly managed, when-requested and
    as-essential basis from Boudreaux Group, FWA Group, Garvin Layout Team, Goodwyn, Mills
    & Cawood (GMC), GMK Associates, Inc., Jumper Carter Sease, POND, Quackenbush Architects
    + Planners, Stevens & Wilkinson, and Watson Tate Savory
  • a five-yr work contract for the choosing of new head football coach Shane Beamer.

The committee and full board also adopted a U.S. Section of Power resolution that
excludes all the members of the Board of Trustees other than the chair and vice-chair
from completing security clearance demands connected to a challenge at the Savannah
River Nuclear Plant, which also excludes them from obtaining categorised info.

Additional board steps

Through the system of the meeting, the Board of Trustees took action on a slate of
objects. They permitted minutes from committee and comprehensive board meetings in 2020, the Finance and Infrastructure committee agenda from Nov. 13, and current mission statements from USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate. Acceptance
was also granted for the implementation of fines for pupil non-compliance with the
spring 2021 essential testing method.

The board further permitted staff issues related to honorary tutorial titles,
and tenure and marketing, as nicely as changes to the School Manual to explain the
language around the inclusion of college in college funds committees.

Trustee Richard A. Jones Jr. was elected to the South Carolina Investigate Foundation,
and John Spears was elected to the unexpired phrase in the 2nd judicial district of
the university’s Board of Readers.


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