WEST VIRGINIA BOARD OF EDUCATION
Board Conference Room
Capitol Building 6, Room 353
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, West Virginia
February 25, 2002
President Sandra M. Chapman called the teleconference meeting of the West Virginia Board of Education to order at 8:35 a.m. on February 28, 2002, in the Board Conference Room, Capitol Building 6, Room 353, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia.
Members present: Vice-President Paul J. Morris, Secretary James J. MacCallum, Barbara N. Fish, J. D. Morris, Howard M. Persinger, Jr., Ronald B. Spencer, David Stewart, State Superintendent of Schools and J. Michael Mullen, Chancellor, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission. Member absent: Sheila M. Hamilton.
Upon motion by Ronald B. Spencer, seconded by Howard M. Persinger, Jr., the Board approved the agenda.
Rebecca Tinder, General Counsel to the Board and the Department, addressed the Board regarding the Supreme Court decision in Dorsey C. Scott.
Following discussion, the Board directed Dr. Stewart to pursue amendment of W.Va. Code §18A-3-6.
The next meeting of the West Virginia Board of Education will take place on March 6-7, 2002 in Charleston, West Virginia.
Upon motion by Ronald B. Spencer, seconded by Barbara N. Fish, the Board adjourned at 9:16 a.m.
Minutes approved by the Board on March 7, 2002.
Sandra M. Chapman, President