The Board of Governors will hold a special meeting at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, July 23, in Billingsly Student Center’s Connor Ballroom.

An agenda for the meeting is attached.

In addition, the Budget Audit Committee will meet at 2 p.m., followed by the Academic Affairs Committee at 2:40 p.m. The meetings will be held in a hybrid format, with some members attending in person and others virtually.

Following the special meeting, the board will meet in closed executive session under:

610.021 (1) Legal actions, causes of action or litigation involving a public governmental body and any confidential or privileged communications between a public governmental body or its representatives and its attorneys. However, any minutes, vote or settlement agreement relating to legal actions, causes of action or litigation involving a public governmental body or any agent or entity representing its interests or acting on its behalf or with its authority, including any insurance company acting on behalf of a public government body as its insured, shall be made public upon final disposition of the matter voted upon or upon the signing by the parties of the settlement agreement, unless, prior to final disposition, the settlement agreement is ordered closed by a court after a written finding that the adverse impact to a plaintiff or plaintiffs to the action clearly outweighs the public policy considerations of section 610.011, however, the amount of any moneys paid by, or on behalf of, the public governmental body shall be disclosed; provided, however, in matters involving the exercise of the power of eminent domain, the vote shall be announced or become public immediately following the action on the motion to authorize institution of such a legal action. Legal work product shall be considered a closed record;

310.021 (3) Hiring, firing, disciplining or promoting of particular employees by a public governmental body  hen personal information about the employee is discussed or recorded.

If any media representative has questions or problems opening the attached file, please contact Board Secretary Laura Boyd at 417-625-9501 or