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Board of Trustees' Meetings

Academic Year 2020-2021

March 15, 2021

Dr. Rittle provides Board with college update

Cowley College president Dr. Dennis C. Rittle provided a college update during the annual monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees held Monday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room.

Read MinutesFebruary 22, 2021

Wilson takes part in first meeting as Board Chair

Christina Henson of SJHL, LLC, provided Cowley College with its annual audit review during Monday’s Board of Trustees meeting held in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The meeting was also held via Zoom.

Read MinutesJanuary 19, 2021

Wilson tabbed Chair of Cowley College Board of Trustees

The Cowley College Board of Trustees appointed Gary Wilson to assume the duties of Chair of the Board during Tuesday night’s meeting held in the Earle N. Wright Community Room following a tie vote and a resultant coin-flip. Wilson was elected to serve a 4-year term on the Board of Trustees, starting in January 2018. His current term expires in January 2022.

Read MinutesDecember 14, 2020

Cowley College conducts final Board meeting of 2020

Cowley College president Dr. Dennis C. Rittle provided a college update during the final Board of Trustees meeting of 2020. The meeting, which was held virtually via Zoom, was conducted on Monday, December 14.

Read MinutesNovember 16, 2020

Cross country teams honored at November Board meeting

Fresh off competing at the NJCAA Division II National Championships Saturday in Fort Dodge, Iowa, the Cowley College women and men’s cross country teams were recognized in attendance at Cowley College’s monthly Board of Trustees meeting held Monday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room.

Read MinutesOctober 19, 2020

Abrams takes part in first meeting on the Board

Steve Abrams, who served as the Kansas State Senator from the 32nd District from 2009 until 2017, took part in his first meeting as a member of the Cowley College Board of Trustees during the regularly scheduled monthly meeting held Monday, October 19 in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The meeting was held in the spacious Wright Room in order to safely increase community access with an approximate gathering limitation of 60 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also live streamed to increase access due to social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesSeptember 21, 2020

Sumner Campus plays host to Board of Trustees meeting

The Cowley College Board of Trustees regularly scheduled meeting was held Monday in the Bill and Marjorie Short Community Room of the Short General Education Center located in Wellington, KS. The meeting was held in the spacious Short Community Room in order to safely increase community access with an approximate gathering limitation of 60 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also available as a Zoom virtual option to increase access due to social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesAugust 10, 2020

Swan, Foster take part in Board of Trustee meeting

Recently appointed to fill vacant seats on the Cowley College Board of Trustees, JoLynn Foster and Christopher Swan took part in the regularly scheduled meeting held Monday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The meeting was held in the spacious Wright Room in order to safely increase community access with an approximate gathering limitation of 60 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also live streamed to increase access due to social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesAugust 8, 2020

A work session of the Board of Trustees of Cowley College was called to order on August 8, 2020 at 9:00am, in the Wright Community Room inside of the Brown Center, 215 S. 2nd Street in Arkansas City.

Read MinutesJuly 20, 2020

Foster, Swan selected to fill vacant seats on Cowley’s Board of Trustees

The Cowley College Board of Trustees appointed JoLynn Foster to fill the vacant seat of Bob Juden, a 1.5-year term, and Christopher L. Swan to fill the vacant seat of Jill Long, a 3.5-year term, during its regularly scheduled meeting held Monday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The meeting was held in the spacious Wright Room in order to safely increase community access with an approximate gathering limitation of 60 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also live streamed to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesJuly 13, 2020

Candidate Forum

Looking to fill its Trustee vacancies, Cowley College’s Board of Trustees held a Candidate Forum Monday in the Earle N. Wright Community Room. The meeting was held in the spacious Wright Room in order to safely increase community access with an approximate gathering limitation of approximately 60 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also live streamed to comply with social distancing guidelines.


For minutes from previous years, go to the Minutes Archives.