Radisson Hotel

Two Waterfront Place

Morgantown, West Virginia

June 18, 2005


Call to Order

Vice President Lowell E. Johnson called the meeting of the West Virginia Board of Education to order at 9:35 a.m. on June 18, 2005, in Wharf Room A-B of the Radisson Hotel, Two Waterfront Place, Morgantown, West Virginia.

The following members were present: Vice President Johnson, Secretary Priscilla M. Haden, Sandra M. Chapman, Sheila M. Hamilton, Jenny N. Phillips (via telephone for a portion of the meeting) and Ronald B. Spencer. Members absent were: President Barbara N. Fish, Delores W. Cook, Burma Hatfield, and ex officios David L. Stewart, State Superintendent of Schools, J. Michael Mullen, Chancellor, the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and James L. Skidmore, Chancellor, the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education.


Approval of Agenda

Upon motion by Mr. Spencer, seconded by Ms. Haden, the Board unanimously approved the agenda.


Interviews for State Superintendent of Schools

Ms. Chapman, in accordance with W.Va. Code 6-9A-4(b)(2)(A), moved that the Board enter into executive session to conduct interviews for the position of State Superintendent of Schools. Mrs. Hamilton seconded the motion and it was carried unanimously. The Board entered into executive session at 9:37 a.m.


Return from Executive Session

The Board returned from Executive Session at 7:05 p.m. at which time Vice President Johnson announced no action was taken and no decisions were made.


Future Meetings

The next special meetings of the Board will be held June 21, 2005 at 9:30 a.m. at Stonewall Resort in Roanoke and June 27, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. in Charleston, West Virginia. The next regular meeting of the Board will be held July 13-14, 2005 in Charleston, West Virginia.



Upon motion by Mrs. Hamilton, seconded by Ms. Haden, the Board adjourned at 7:07 p.m.

Minutes approved by the Board on July 14, 2005.


Barbara N. Fish, President


Priscilla M. Haden, Secretary

Minutes were recorded by

Virginia M. Harris

Executive Secretary to

the Board.