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Update at 4:52 p.m. on June 18, 2018: Sidelines originally reported that the grant amount was $287 million. The correct amount is $278 million. Photo courtesy of Andrew Oppmann The MTSU Board of Trustees met on Tuesday for their quarterly meeting, where they announced that MTSU’s mechatronics program will be receiving a $278 million software …

Photo courtesy of MTSU News Middle Tennessee State University’s Board of Trustees met on Tuesday in the Student Union Ballroom to approve policy and academic program changes, approve committee reports and hear a report from MTSU President Sidney McPhee. The Board of Trustees is broken up into four standing committees. At each quarterly meeting, each …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor The 10-member Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the oversight of MTSU, met Tuesday in the Student Union Ballroom to discuss and approve motions regarding new building projects, ways to evaluate President Sidney McPhee and to discuss funding through the Tennessee Higher Education Commission. The meeting …

Photo by Andy Heidt / MTSU News The MTSU Board of Trustees approved motions involving increased fees and tuitions and discussed incoming students and statistics on the university’s safety in their quarterly meeting on Monday. Stephen Smith, the chair of the Board of Trustees, began the meeting by explaining how much time and effort the …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Update May 17: This article was updated to clarify that the committee meeting only voted on recommendation for approval of policies, opposed to voting on the full measures themselves. Members of the MTSU Board of Trustees met Monday to discuss academic affairs, student life and athletics, in addition …

Photo and Story by Eric Goodwin / Contributing Writer MTSU held its inaugural Board of Trustees meeting Monday in the Student Union Ballroom. The Board of Trustees formally elected its officers, adopted bylaws and confirmed the student trustee. Marking the first of multiple meetings over the coming years, much time was spent establishing policies that …