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July 15, 2014

Alumni Council Meeting Minutes

July 15, 2104


Allysa Gooden

Amy Thompson-Wells

Bonnie Greenawalt

Drew Sadler

Bob Goodin

Prudence Westholm

Kenneth George

Ken Jessee

Denise Fudge

Carrie Farris

Jan K. Woody

Jasmine Hammond

Randy Burns

Ben Burr

Charles Barnes

I. Welcome and Opening Prayer by President Carrie Farris

II. Approval of Minutes from last meeting (April 24, 2014)

Motion made by Ken Jessee, seconded by Charles Barnes

III. Informational Items

  1. Golden Alumni Reunion '64 Review
    1. Great event with a weeks worth of events including a dinner cruise and tour of Columbia.
  2. LWC Night at the Hot Rods -August 8
  3. Freshman Move-In Day - August 16
    1. Estimate 600 students in this year's freshman class.
  4. First Day of Class - August 20
  5. BRTC - NYC (Review)
  6. LWC Alumni & Friends Scramble - Oct. 4
  7. Homecoming 2014 - September 12-13
  8. Alumni Giving for 2014 - 1,354 alumni donors - "IT'S A NEW RECORD!"
    1. Previous record was set last year (970)
  9. Alumni & Friends Walkway Scholarship Fund
    1. Current Amount in Fund - $22,177.50 ($1,438.50 increase since last meeting)
  10. Theatrefest - Sound of Music (July 17-19 at 7 pm nightly)
  11. Next Alumni Council Meeting - September 13 (Clark Reading Room at 2:30 pm CST)
  12. Campus Update: Brittany Pike '11, Office Manager - Project Success Center
    1. A TRIO grant program serving 140 students on campus. All must be first-generation college students, low income, or have a physical or learning disability.

IV. Old Business

  1. Alma Mater Competition
  2. Online Alumni Cookbook
    1. Allysa Gooden is working with Information Systems to get an online submission form on the LWC website.
  3. Alumni & Friends Walkway Scholarship Campaign
    1. President Luckey approved the use of the main walkway from visitor parking to the administration building. If you are interested in serving on the Walkway Committee please contact Randy's office.

V. New Business

  1. Homecoming Award Ballot and Selection Process
    1. Outstanding Young Alumnus/Alumnae
    2. Distinguished Alumnus
    3. Honorary Alumni
  2. Nominations for Executive Committee Vacancies
    1. President Elect
      1.  Nominees are Jerald Bryant and Allysa Gooden. Ballot will close 30 days prior to next council meeting.
    2. Secretary
      1. Nominee is Prudence Hutchison Westholm. Ballot will close 30 days prior to next council meeting

VI. Adjournment

Motion made by Mr. Barnes and seconded by Dr. Goodin.

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