Updates on the University of Wyoming’s COVID-19 response, fall semester enrollment and state budget reductions are on the agenda for the UW Board of Trustees during its regular meeting Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 16-17.
The meeting, the first in-person gathering of the Board of Trustees since the COVID-19 pandemic began in the spring, will take place at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center. UW’s protocols on wearing of masks and physical distancing will be observed.
There will be limited seating for members of the public to observe the meetings in person, but public sessions of the board and its committees may be observed by the public via UW’s WyoCast system.
Several committees of the board will meet through the day Wednesday, starting with the Biennium Budget Committee at 7:30 a.m. An executive session of the full board is scheduled at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday.
Thursday’s meeting of the full board will begin at 8 a.m. The COVID-19 presentation is set for 8:15 a.m.; the enrollment update is on the agenda for 1 p.m.; and the budget reduction discussion follows at 1:15 p.m.
Public testimony will be accepted at 11 a.m. Thursday. Those wishing to offer verbal testimony should go to www.uwyo.edu/trustees/public-comment/web_form.html to fill out the web form. The deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15.
Wednesday’s committee meetings will air at https://wyolinks.uwyo.edu/trusteessept16.
Thursday’s board meeting can be observed at https://wyolinks.uwyo.edu/trusteessept17.
The complete agenda, along with a report that includes background information on agenda items, is available at www.uwyo.edu/trustees/2020-meeting-materials/september_16-18_2020_meeting.html.