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Academic Year 2019-2020

Board of Trustees' Meetings

Read MinutesJune 30, 2020

Special Meeting of the Board

A special meeting of the Cowley College Board of Trustees was held Tuesday 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.

Read MinutesJune 15, 2020

Board approves 2020-2021 operating budget

Cowley College’s Board of Trustees approved the 2020-2021 proposed operating budget of $21,973,170 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 MinutesJune 1, 2020 (special meeting)

Chair Arnett requested an Executive Session to discuss non-elected personnel, regarding the routine annual Presidential performance appraisal, pursuant to the exception for discussion relating to non-elected personnel, for one hour, with no action to follow.

Read MinutesMay 18, 2020

Arnett takes part in first meeting as Board Chair

Dr. Harold W. Arnett presided over his first meeting as Board Chair during the monthly Cowley College Board of Trustees 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 40 people while maintaining adequate social distancing. The meeting was also live streamed to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesApril 20, 2020

Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting conducted via teleconference due to COVID-19

Based on mandates by local, state and federal health officials prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 individuals, the monthly Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting was conducted via teleconference Monday, April 20, to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesMarch 27, 2020

Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting live streamed due to COVID-19

Based on mandates by local, state and federal health officials prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 individuals, the monthly Cowley College Board of Trustees meeting was live streamed Friday in the McAtee Dining Center to comply with social distancing guidelines.

Read MinutesFebruary 17, 2020

Advising overview, TRiO/IMPACT program update given at Board meeting

The Cowley College Board of Trustees received an advising overview and TRiO/IMPACT program update during its regularly scheduled meeting held Monday in the McAtee Dining Center.

Read MinutesJanuary 21, 2020

Darren Burroughs named head baseball coach at Board of Trustees meeting

After 30 years as an assistant coach to his brother, Dave, Darren Burroughs takes over the reins of the Cowley College baseball team heading into the 2020 season. The announcement was made at the Cowley College Board of Trustees regularly scheduled monthly meeting Tuesday night in the McAtee Dining Center.

Read MinutesDecember 16, 2019

Juden named Board Chair at regular monthly Board meeting

Following a Christmas dinner sponsored by Great Western Dining Monday night in the McAtee Dining Center, Bob Juden was named the Chairman of Cowley College’s Board of Trustees during the school’s regular monthly meeting.

Read MinutesNovember 18, 2019

Board meets with area legislators

The Cowley College Board of Trustees had an opportunity to meet with area legislators prior to Monday’s meeting of the Board of Trustees held in the McAtee Dining Center. Students and staff also had a chance to visit with the legislators during a legislative meet and greet.

Read MinutesOctober 21, 2019

Board approves naming of Cowley College Softball Field in honor of legendary coach

After careful review and consideration of documentation, the naming advisory committee unanimously recommended the Cowley College Softball Field be named the Ed Hargrove Softball Field, in honor of former coach Ed Hargrove, during Monday night’s meeting of the Board of Trustees held at the Cowley College Short General Education Center Community Room in Wellington, KS.

Read MinutesSeptember 16, 2019

Board of Trustees meeting held at Cowley College's main campus in Arkansas City

Cowley College's Board of Trustees gathered Monday evening in the President's Private Dining Room located inside the Patrick J. McAtee Dining Center to discuss items of business during its annual monthly meeting.

Read MinutesAugust 12, 2019

Board approves operating budget; mill levy remains unchanged

The Cowley College Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2019-2020 operating budget for the college during Monday night's meeting of the Board held at the Allied Health Center in Winfield. The projected operating budget mill levy of 19.060 remains unchanged from the year before.

Read MinutesJuly 15, 2019

Board hears of enrollment increase at Cowley College

Cowley College's Board of Trustees had an opportunity to hear of the college's increase in enrollment during the annual monthly meeting held Monday in the McAtee Dining Center.

Summer enrollment increased in headcount by approximately five percent from this same date a year ago, and fall headcount continues to pace ahead of this same time last year.