Board of Governors to Meet at Concord, Wednesday, April 20

For Immediate Release: 
Apr 11 2005

Board of Governors to Meet at Concord, Wednesday, April 20

Athens, W.Va. – The Concord University Board of Governors will meet on Wednesday, April 20, 2005. This meeting will take place in Marsh Hall (administration building) at Concord University and the schedule is as follows:

9 a.m.: Committee on Academic Affairs (Concord Room), Committee on Student Affairs (Dorothy Bolton Room)

10:15 a.m.: Committee on Finance and Facilities (Concord Room), Committee on External Affairs (Dorothy Bolton Room)

11:30 a.m.: Classified Employees Council (Dorothy Bolton Room)

1:30 p.m.: Full Board Meeting (Concord Room)

An agenda will be available upon request three days prior to the meeting date.

For more information, contact Ms. Nancy Meade, assistant to the president, 1-304-384-5224 or


CONCORD UNIVERSITY NOTES: Persons with disabilities should contact Nancy Ellison, 1-304-384-6086 or 1-800-344-6679, extension 6086 if special assistance or help is required for access to an event scheduled by the University on campus.

In general, the intent of Senate Bill 653 and 703 is to diversify and expand the economy of the state, increase the competitiveness of the state’s workforce and the availability of professional expertise by increasing the number of college degrees produced to the level of the national average and significantly improve the level of adult functional literacy.

Effective July 1, 2001, an institutional board of governors was established as required by SB 653 and 703. The board of governors powers and duties generally include: determining controlling supervisions and managing the financial, business and education policies and affairs of Concord, developing a master plan, demonstrating how the master plan will be used, developing goals and missions, and other items as directed by the legislation.

The board of governors is comprised of 12 people including: nine members appointed by the governor, a full-time member of the faculty, a member of the student body and a member of Concord’s classified employees.

Members of Concord’s governing board are: Dr. Deborah Akers, Princeton, W.Va.; James M. Brown, Beckley, W.Va.; Daniel C. Dunmyer, Princeton, W.Va.; Eugene V. Fife, Charlottesville, Va.; J. Franklin Long, Bluefield, W.Va.; Wayne Meisel, Princeton, N.J.; James L. Miller, board secretary, Princeton, W.Va.; R. T. “Ted” Rogers, Hinton, W.Va.; Margaret Sayre, board chair, Beckley, W.Va.; student representative, Robert "Rocky" Seay; faculty representative, Charles H. Brichford; and classified staff representative, Linda Martin.

Minutes and information about board meetings may be accessed on the University’s web site, log on to, click on “Administration” then “Board of Governors.”