文森地区,印第安纳州. ——商人 迈克西弗斯 was elected Chairman of the Vincennes University 校董会 during its annual meeting on Monday, Oct. 2. 此外, 盖尔·鲍格 '24 was sworn in for a history-making second term as Student Trustee.
Sievers has served on the Board since 2006, and most recently served as its First Vice Chair. 西弗斯取代 约翰Stachura (pictured above l-r). Stachura assumed the role of chairman in 2015.
“I am honored and humbled by the trust and confidence bestowed upon me by my colleagues on the 校董会,西弗斯说. “Serving as the chairman of this distinguished university’s Board is a tremendous privilege, and I accept this responsibility with utmost gratitude and dedication. 在一起, we will steer our institution toward a future of growth, 创新, and academic excellence, all while staying true to the University's mission and its commitment to ensuring higher education is affordable and accessible to all. I look forward to collaborating with the Board, and the entire University community as we continue to shape the future of Vincennes University.”
According to 欧博体育app下载 President Dr. 查克•约翰逊, “On behalf of Vincennes University, I extend our congratulations to Chairman Sievers. His wealth of experience and understanding of our institution’s mission, 值, and goals make him an exceptional choice. I am looking forward to this new chapter of his leadership.”
Sievers is the founder of Sievers Construction Company, LLC and Sievers and Companies, 这要求, 发展, and manages investment properties. Some of his most significant development projects include Fox Ridge Estates, 绿色农场, 比尔豪斯中心, and the Vincennes Surgery Center.
Stachura, who was appointed to the Board in 2006, said it was the right time to pass the torch. He will continue to serve as a Trustee. Stachura thanked his fellow Trustees, Dr. 查克•约翰逊, and the University community.
Johnson congratulated Sievers, commended Stachura on his service to the Board, and praised Baugh on her reappointment by 印第安纳州 Gov. Eric霍尔科姆.
绿城堡的树枝, 印第安纳州, is the first 欧博体育app下载 Student Trustee to be re-appointed to the 校董会. The elementary and special education major will serve through Oct. 6, 2024.
董事会秘书 J.R. Gaylor,受托人 里克Schach，及受托人 唐Villwock also received reappointments from Holcomb. They will serve three-year terms through Oct. 4, 2026.
Much of the annual meeting in the Shake Learning Resource Center focused on reports and updates regarding the Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, 欧博体育app下载基金会, 校友会, and Instructional Services.
Academic and Student Affairs Update
Dr. 劳拉•特雷纳说道, 欧博体育app下载 Provost and Vice President of Instructional Services, provided an overview of 16 major initiatives and priorities within Instructional Services that cut across the university system. She highlighted dual credit organization and structure, 远程教育, hybrid and online learning development, Center for Advancement for 教师 Excellence, the 领导 Lunch and Learn Series, focus on inclusive practices, 创新的努力, and other vital areas that are key to the success of students, 教师, and staff and the University's continued excellence.
欧博体育app下载基金会 and 校友会 Update
The Executive Director of the 欧博体育app下载基金会 and Senior Director of Institutional Advancement Kristi Deetz and Director of Development Leslie Kidwell presented an annual update of activities and advancements within the 欧博体育app下载基金会 and 校友会. Deetz shared how the Foundation has seen an 83 percent increase in contributions since 2018, excluding large one-time gifts. The impressive growth is a result of a realignment that better supports the priorities of the University.
Student Government Association and Campus Activities Board Update
Student Government Association President Marissa Bradley and Campus Activities Board Public Relations and Marketing Coordinator Olivia Steward shared a summary of the student-led efforts of the groups. 他们解释了 SGA和CAB serve current 欧博体育app下载 students, highlighting the engaging activities and unique events for students planned throughout the academic year.
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