Members of the group gathered in the public viewing area of the meeting wearing white T-shirts emblazoned with the word “divest.”
Board of Trustees chairman Nelson Carbonell announced Friday the Board would open up its quarterly meetings to students and faculty starting in October.
The new volunteer and alumni engagement task force will use student and alumni perspectives to look at the future of fundraising.
The Board of Trustees is launching a task force that will focus on the student experience, examining everything from residence hall life to affordability.
University President Thomas LeBlanc’s priorities are well-chosen, but students will need to see visible benchmarks that show progress this year.
Board Chairman Nelson Carbonell said trustees will likely not change internal rules to add a voting student but will give student leaders a greater role.
The medical school is getting $3.9 million this fiscal year to step up its labs, classrooms and facilities.
Former SA President Erika Feinman presented the Board with a list of recommendations detailing how to add a student to the University’s highest governing body.
The Board voted to approve the budget for the next fiscal year on Friday, with less funding for large constructions projects and more for financial aid.
Nelson Carbonell, the chairman of the Board, recognized Knapp in a resolution that listed Knapp’s accomplishments as University president.