Report of Regents Cultural Education Committee to The Board of Regents
The Cultural Education Committee held its scheduled meeting on October 3, 2022. All members were present except Regent Tilles, Regent Hakanson, and Regent Tanikawa, who were excused. Chancellor Lester W. Young, Regent Wade S. Norwood, and Regent Kathleen M. Cashin also attended the meeting but did not vote on any action.
New York State Bd. of Regents v. Oscar Davis, et al. [as Trustees of the Mount Vernon Public Library] [CE (A) 1] - The Counsel presented the question of whether the Cultural Education Committee should recommend that the Board of Regents hold a hearing, pursuant to Education Law § 226 (4) and § 3.31 of the Rules of the Board of Regents, for the removal of Oscar Davis Jr., Cathlin Gleason-Boncardo, Hope Marable, Vivien Salmon, and Judy Williams-Davis, as Trustees of the Mount Vernon Public Library.
The Committee recommends that the Board of Regents determine that a hearing in this matter is required, and that the Chancellor convene a hearing panel and designate a chair pursuant, to Education Law §226 and §3.31(u) of the Rules of the Board of Regents forthwith.
The motion passed unanimously.
MOTION FOR ACTION BY FULL BOARD
The Cultural Education Committee recommends, and we move, that the Board of Regents act affirmatively upon the recommendation in the written report of the Committee's deliberations at its meeting on October 4, 2022, copies of which have been distributed to each Regent.