Reports, a grant application, and three employments highlighted a meeting Tuesday evening of the North Central Missouri College Board of Trustees.
Diana Michaelis of Princeton was employed for the full time cashier and admissions position. Ray Summers of Chillicothe will be an outreach instructor for tractor electronic systems. Lisa Gray of Weatherby was hired as a clinical instructor for the nursing program at Trenton.
Trustees approved a federal grant application of nearly one point eight million to continue
Green Hills Head Start for the year beginning February 1st. It includes over 448 thousand dollars in non-federal matching resources. 237 children are to be served in Head Start in the next program year.
Student senate officers were introduced led by its president, Loren Fox of Trenton.
Director of Operations Tyson Otto reported a crane will assist in making repairs to the
lightning-damage wind turbine at the Barton farm campus.
College President Neil Nuttall and Trustees President Steve Busch, among others, attended a
meeting Monday with Governor Nixon who's proposing an increase in higher education funding. Doctor Nuttall stated a majority of the requested increase involves performance-based funding.
Dean of allied health Janet Vanderpool gave trustees an update on various nursing programs.
Dean of students Kristen Alley reported 38 thousand dollars worth of tuition waivers for the
2012-13 school year. And she noted 65 percent has already been used of the current budget on tuition waivers. The amount has been increasing through the years among college employees and children to the extent that Doctor Nuttall wants to put guidelines into policy for trustees to consider next year.
NCMC Foundation Director Teresa Cross reported over 260 thousand dollars has been raised
since February for the gifts in action scholarship campaign. This includes 73 hundred dollars from the golf tournament. She's also finalizing announcement of a sixth named scholarship for NCMC.
Trustees also met in executive session for personnel, real estate, and legal.