BOT to look at athletics, vote on EIU-UPI contract

Staff Report

The Board of Trustees will have its first meeting of the semester at 1 p.m. Friday in the Grand Ballroom of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union.

The board will look at its responsibilities for intercollegiate athletics and athletic director Tom Michael will present during the president’s report on intercollegiate athletics.

A purchase approval will be discussed for trash collection and disposal services and an updated Lantz structure maintenance, which was discussed among the board last year.

The newly updated UPI contract will also be discussed and potentially approved at the meeting.

The president’s report will also discuss the civil rights Title IX report.

Summary of purchases $100,000 – $249,999 will be talked about, and FY 2018 deposit and investment reports will be reported to the board.

University highlights, other matters and public comments will be presented as well.

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