At Colorado Mountain College’s March 21 meeting at Morgridge Commons in Glenwood Springs, trustees approved a consent agenda, set meetings for the 2018-19 year, and approved modifications to a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit organization in Leadville and a contract with an architect. In work sessions on March 20 and 21, trustees also discussed updating the college’s strategic plan and reviewed capital projects under consideration.

Trustees voted unanimously to approve the college’s fall sabbatical requests, an amendment to the MOU with Get Outdoors Leadville!, trustee committee memberships and a charge to external auditors. Trustees also approved board meeting dates for 2018-19. As occurs on an annual basis, the final schedule for 2018-19 board meetings will be posted on

Trustees voted to amend the contract for architects Anderson Mason Dale for a Spring Valley capital project, to include increased design coordination costs.

Trustees also voted to approve the remodel of two wings of the residence hall at Steamboat Springs. Over the past two summers, all three of the college’s residence halls, including those in Leadville and Spring Valley, have been undergoing remodeling, one wing at a time.

Trustees unanimously approved a policy, recommended by Faculty Senate and vetted by College Council, clarifying the process and criteria for earning “professor emeritus” status.

In the strategic planning work session, trustees heard highlights from collegewide leadership’s recent discussion on updating CMC’s strategic plan, Reaching New Heights (2014-18). As there was for the current plan, there will be various opportunities for trustee, employee, community and student input in developing Reaching New Heights 2.0.

In the capital planning work session, trustees explored details about designs, scheduling and budgeting of various projects under consideration.