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February 15, 2024

Kansas Board of Regents February meeting university updates

Submitted by Division of Communications and Marketing

The Kansas Board of Regents meeting on Feb. 14 included several items related to K-State. For more information about these items, see the February meeting agenda PDF or view the recorded meeting on YouTube.

Consent agenda

The board approved K-State's request to enter into a real estate lease and interlocal agreement with the city of Manhattan. 

K-State received approval to accept the program statement to construct an equipment storage building at the Hays Agricultural Research Center. 

Shanna Legleiter, chief human resources officer, was appointed to serve as the Retirement Plan Committee's human resources representative.

Discussion agenda 

The Regents approved revisions to the board's course and program approval policies applicable to universities' out-of-service area, face-to-face offerings to align with the amended Johnson County Education Research Triangle Authority Act, or JCERTA. Amendments will only impact courses and programs offered at K-State Olathe.

K-State received approval to offer a degree completion program for the Bachelor of Science in aeronautical technology-professional pilot, which is currently offered at K-State Salina, at the New Century Airport in Kansas City.

The Regents approved student health insurance benefits and premium rates for plan year 2024-2025.

On Thursday, Feb. 15, the Regents will enter into executive session to discuss matters related to security measures at K-State.

Read more about these items.