May 16, 2006
Aguilar to retire from Cowley
Having spent the past 11 years working as a library assistant at Cowley College, Roxie Aguilar submitted a letter of retirement to the Board of Trustees during its regular monthly meeting Monday night.
Aguilar will retire from Cowley on June 1. Her primary roles at the college include overseeing the library during evening hours and Sundays. She is responsible for giving library orientation to students, and helping patrons with reference, computer and general circulation needs. She also selects and cuts out newspaper articles for the vertical file collection.
The Board was also presented first readings on four policies, including Records Retention, Graduation Requirements, Class Rosters, and Assignment of Grades. The Board approved the final reading on the Immunization Policy.
In other matters, the Board:
1. Viewed a summer enrollment report that indicates as of May 10, full-time equivalency was 867, which is up from 672 on May 10, 2005.
2. Received a recommendation from Tony Crouch, Vice President of Business Services, on which companies should be involved in the construction projects being done to the Storbeck Dormitory and the Mulvane Industrial Technology facility.
3. Discussed the KACCT/COP Retreat, which will take place June 16-17 at Pratt Community College.
4. Accepted the resignation of John Gage as shipping and receiving specialist, effective May 29.
5. Approved the employment of Rhett Joy as computer graphics faculty, effective Aug. 1.
6. Approved the employment of Danny Boling as groundskeeper, effective May 16.
7. Accepted not to renew the employment contracts of Martin Colling, Shawn Lamberson, Ryan Paruch, and John J. Ramstack for the 2006-07 school year.
8. Approved compensation for sponsorships of college activities.
9. Approved the request from certain faculty members that have completed their contractual obligations at the end of the school year, to have advanced payment of their salaries for June and July.
10. Held a 30-minute executive session to discuss professional negotiations, non-elected personnel, property acquisition, and consult with legal counsel.