At the January Board of Trustees meeting: -The board approved the insurance renewal proposal from Employers Mutual Corporation of $290,902. -Dr. Duane Dunn gave an update of Land Use and Facilities plan, which is part of the FY2014 institutional goals. -Dunn presented a proposal to change from the original Land Use and Facilities plan. -Dunn reviewed a change to a proposed indoor hitting facility south of the tennis courts as well as improvements to the softball facilities. -The board came to the agreement that the college needs to move forward with the proposed changes to the Land use and Facilities plan, urging the president to work with the architect on plan and cost estimates. -Dr. Janese Thatcher, Kim Zant, and Larry McLemore along with National Carriers have developed an opportunity for truck drivers to be able to earn an associate’s degree through online classes. -The college has developed a social media committee to use social media more effectively. -Andrea Yoxall gave an overview of her department in which has helped increase visibility of alumni relations, and the foundation through a Facebook. -The Admissions Department has made several changes over the past year. Nereida Lujan is the admissions/events coordinator who creates, coordinates, and oversees events and activities for recruiting. She also chairs the IMPACT committee. -Norma Jean Dodge gave an overview of her department being the director of Business and Industry. Her department is involved in community enrichment, Kids College, job fairs, and contract training. She said the community would see changes in the Measurement and Pipeline and Gas Compressor institutes. Measurement and Pipeline will come to be on campus in fall 2014.