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Meeting of the Board of Regents | December 2009

Tuesday, December 1, 2009 - 11:00pm

Cultural Education Trusteeship Committee Minutes

December 15, 2009

Time: 9:45 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.                                  Location:  Room Seminar Room, 5th Floor, EB



Regent James C. Dawson, Chair of the Cultural Education Committee, submitted the following written report.

Your Committee on Cultural Education had its scheduled meeting on December 15, 2009.

In attendance were: Regents Dawson, Bowman, Phillips, and Tilles.

Regent Brooks Hopkins was absent.


Chairs’ Remarks: Regent Dawson greeted everyone and opened the meeting.

Deputy’s Report: Deputy Commissioner Jeffrey Cannell greeted everyone as well.

Clifford Siegfried, Director and Assistant Commissioner for the NYS Museum – presented on the following Regents Item.

CET (D) 1 – Status of Gallery Renewal Projects

Planning for the new galleries is nearly complete - The Natural History gallery and History Gallery have been presented in previous meetings. The current fiscal crisis has put the implementation of the gallery renewal on hold as discussion continues regarding budget and schedule with the NYS Division of Budget.

An opportunity for questions and/or comments was extended to the Committee.

Meeting Adjourned.