Posted: Jan. 26, 2012
The Central Washington University Board of Trustees (BOT) will meet at 9:00 a.m., February 3, at the Hal Holmes Center, located at 209 North Ruby Street in downtown Ellensburg. The meeting will be held in the Ellensburg and Teanaway rooms.
The off-campus meeting is an extension of the CWU-Ellensburg Community Partnership initiative developed during fall 2011, according to the chair of the BOT, Sid Morrison.
“The Ellensburg community and the university are inseparable partners,” said Morrison. “So we’re meeting in place where community residents will feel right at home. Central has a profound impact in community, and we want all people to feel welcome to our discussions.”
Ellensburg businessman Brad Fitterer, CWU president James Gaudino, and the CWU Board of Trustees organized a series of breakfast meetings with representatives of local civic and governmental groups, including those representing K-12 education, social services, the arts, service organizations, business, and city and county government. The purpose of the initiative is to strengthen community partnerships and improve the quality of life for everyone.
The business meeting will be preceded by general discussion of the board at 8 a.m. in the Kittitas Room. The evening prior to the meeting the board will attend a community reception at Gallery One in Ellensburg.
The February 3 business meeting is open to the public. The agenda for the meeting will be available on January 27 at http://www.cwu.edu/~board/index.html.