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March 18, 2020

Kansas Board of Regents March meeting agenda items

Submitted by Communications and Marketing

The Kansas Board of Regents will meet virtually today, March 18. A livestream will be available for individuals to listen remotely. The board will consider the following agenda items related to Kansas State University during the meeting.

Consent agenda

The Regents will approve K-State's request to offer a Bachelor of Science in integrative physiology. Offered by the kinesiology department, the degree will prepare students for different health career paths and health professional schools. The new degree program will be offered beginning fall 2020.

The Regents will approve academic calendars for all state universities for academic years 2022-2023, 2023-2024 and 2024-2025.

The Regents will approve academic year 2020 and 2021 bridge performance agreements. Current agreements end in academic year 2019 and the board's new strategic plan will begin in academic year 2021. Bridge agreements are needed for the purpose of performance funding.

Discussion agenda

The Regents will review undergraduate program data for degree programs with low enrollment at K-State, Emporia State University and Fort Hays State University.

K-State requests approval to name the biological and agricultural engineering department. The name will be announced at the meeting.

The Regents will receive a legislative update from Matt Casey, director of government relations at the Kansas Board of Regents.

Agendas and complete meeting minutes are available online. For live updates on all Kansas Board of Regents meetings, follow @ksregents on Twitter.