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Office of the Board of Trustees

Contact: phone 202.274.5700

Beverly Franklin, Executive Secretary
phone 202.274.6258  |   email bfranklin@udc.edu

Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are held in Building 39, 3rd Floor Board Room

Audit, Budget and Finance Committee Meeting – Nov. 5, 2014 @ 6 pm
Academic and Student Affairs Committee Meeting – Nov. 6, 2014 @ 6 pm

UDC's Board of Trustees

Joseph L. Askew, Jr., Esq.

Josephy L. Askew, jr. Esq.

Joseph L. Askew, Jr. joined Verizon Washington, DC in 1999.  He holds the position of Vice President, State Government Affairs where he is responsible for working with Washington, DC and Maryland legislative and executive officials on policy matters (technology, healthcare, labor, and tax) that impact innovation, investment and the company’s ability to operate and compete in the market place in seeking to meet consumers and investors growing demands.

Prior to joining Verizon, Joseph worked as a commercial lending officer for Bank of America, formerly NationsBank, legislative clerk for the Committee on Public Works and the Environment for the Council of the District of Columbia, legislative intern for Congresswomen Lynn Woolsey (D-6th-CA), and served as a commissioned officer for the United States Army Military Police Corp.

Joseph is a boardmember of the DC Arc, Board of the Trustees at the University of the District Columbia, MD and DC Utilities Association, and DC Economic Partnership. He is also serves as a government affairs representative to the Washington Government Relations Group, Maryland Chamber of Commerce, DC Chamber of Commerce, MD Tech Council and DC Political Action Committee.  

Joseph graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and a minor in Public Administration.  He holds a juris doctorate from the District of Columbia School of Law. He has been admitted to the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court Bar.

He is also a graduate of Leadership Greater Washington and Leadership Fayetteville and a current member of Leadership Montgomery County.

Past Meetings

Regular Meeting - September 16, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Pres. Report | Sponsored Prog. | Univ. Anti-Disrimination and Harrassment Policy | Ext. of the Appointment of Dr. Rachel Petty | Appoint. of Dr. Connie Webster as Acting Assoc. Provost for Aca.Prog. | Appoint. of Dr. Kathleen Dockett as Prof. Emeritus | Appoint. of Dr. Robert L. Burgdorf as Prof. Emeritus | Perfor. Mgmt | Final Rulemaking - Tuition Increase | Amendment to DCMR8 | BG Check | Audio | Minutes

Executive Committee - September 16, 2014 @ 4:30pm | Agenda | Audio

Facilities Committee - Sepember 9, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda

Budget and Finance Committee September 4, 2014 @ 6:30pm | Agenda | Audio

Joint Meeting of the Budget and Finance and Student Affairs Committees - September 4, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio

Student Affairs Committee -September 4, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Audio

Audit, Administration and Governance Committee - August 26, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Audio

Academic Affairs Committee Meeting - August 21, 2014 @ 5 pm | Agenda | 8 11 14 Resolution - Approval of the 7th Master Agreement | Memo from General Counsel to President re 7th Master Agreement | Resolution Emeritus for Kathleen Dockett 8-13-14 | Audio

Executive Committee Meeting | Tues. July 15, 2014 @ 5:30pm | Agenda | Policy Package - Anti-Discrimination Policy | Policy Package - Sponsored Programs Policies | Position Description - Provost and Vice President Academic Affairs | Webster FIS 07-10-2014 | Webster Position Description for Associate Provost for Academic Programs | Webster Resolution Connie Webster appointment as Acting Associate Provost - July 9, 2014 | July 15 2014 Resolution for Dr Rachel Petty | July 15, 2014.FIS - Dr Petty Reappointment | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Regular Meeting: Tue., June 10, 2014 @ 6pm - Agenda | FIS.$4 3M (Detail Explanation) | FIS.Intellectual Property | Updated_TuitionProposal_Board Package_05072014 | 2014 Intellectual Property Policy - Final draft | President's Report June 2014 | Resolution Reprogramming of Funds (Funding Swap)- Revised | Resolution Intellectual Property Policy | FIS.Reduction in Force - Revised 5-22-14 | Resolution Student Trustee Elections | Please see the meetings page for additional documents. | Audio | Minutes

Facilities: Tue, June 3, 2014 @ 6pm - Agenda | Audio

Academic Affairs: Thur, May 29, 2014 @ 5pm - Agenda | Audio

Audit, Administration & Governance Committee: Tues, May 20, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Audio

Joint Meeting of the Budget and Finance and Student Affairs: Thur May 15, 2014 @ 6 pm | Agenda | Updated Tuition Proposal Board Pkg | FIS-$43M Budget Reprogramming Request | Audio | Transcript

Student Affairs: Thur, May 15, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Student Trustee Election Procedures- Revised | Student Trustee Election Summary of Changes Memo | Student Trustee Election Timeline 2014 | Student Trustee Elections Resolution | Audio | Transcript

Community College: Thur, May 15, 2014 @ 3pm | Agenda | UDC-CC WDLL $2 5M Enhancement Information (financial breakdown) | UDC-CC Workforce Development FY15 Budget Enhancement | Academic Affairs - April 2014 Report - jme edits (2) | Audio | Transcript

Regular Board of Trustees Meeting: April 29, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | President's Report | Resolution Conferral of Honorary Degree Upon Edwin J Nichols | FIS Honorary Degree Edwin J Nichols | Honorary Degree Nominee - Edwin Nichols | Resolution UDC LSIC | UDC LSIC Term Sheet to BOT | Resolution SEAS | SEAS Laboratory Project Renovation | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Facilities Committee: Tue. Apr. 22, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio

Student Affairs Committee: Thur, Apr. 17, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio | Transcript | Minutes

Budget and Finance Committee: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Academic Affairs Committee: Thur, Apr 10 @ 5pm | Agenda | Audio

Audit, Administration and Governance Committee: Mon, Apr 7, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | DCMR Chapter 1 Summary of Proposed Changes Memo 4-3-14 | DCMR Chapter 1 proposed redline 4-3-14 | Cover Letter | Compensation Plan 2014 | Audit Results Presentation | Audio

Committee of the Whole: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Facilities Committee: Tue., April 1, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Rescheduled Regular Board Meeting: Thur, Mar 27, 2014 @ 5pm | FY15 Budget Development BOT 20140325 enhancement included V1 | President's Report March 2014 | Resolution Reprogramming of Funds | FIS - $4 3M Budget Reprogramming Request (Tuition Shortfall) | FIS - FY14 Academic Affairsa Flagship Reprogramming Request - $1 6M | FIS - FY14 Indirect Cost Reprogramming Request - $396598 | Resolution.FY2015 Budget Request | Audio | Transcript | Minutes

Facilities Committee: Mon, Mar 24, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Resolution LSIC Lease

Budget and Finance Committee: Wed, Mar 19, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Documents: Fund Balance Letter | FIS - Use of Fund Balance | FIS - FY14 Academic Affairs Flagship Reprogramming Request | FIS - FY14 Indirect Cost Reprogramming Request | FIS - Budget Reprogramming Request | Resolution FY 2015 Budget Request | Resolution Fund Balance | FY15 Budget Development | Resolution Reprogramming of Funds | Audio | Minutes

Academic Affairs Committee: Thur. Mar 13, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda - CANCELLED

Rescheduled Student Affairs Committee Meeting: Wed, Mar 12, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Student Affairs Committee Meeting: Date Rescheduled from February 27 to March 3, 2014 @ 6pm - Agenda | February Student Affairs Monthly Committee Report | CAP-DC Spring 2014 Workshop Schedule

Facilities Committee Meeting: Tue, March 4, 2014 - CANCELLED

Budget and Finance Committee Meeting: March 3, 2014 - CANCELLED

Audit, Administration & Governance Committee Meeting: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Special Meeting: Tues, Feb. 18, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Vision 2020 Strategic Plan Meeting Materials | FIS - MA Adult Education | Resolution MA Adult Education Program | Resolution Termination of Academic Programs | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Facilities Committee Meeting: Tue, Feb 4, 2014 @ 6pm - CANCELLED

Joint Committee Meeting: Thur, Jan 30, 2014 @ 6pm | Agenda | Review of UDC's "Provisional Approval" for Participation in the Federal Student Aid Programs | Audio

Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees: Tue, Jan. 28, 2014 @ 5pm | Agenda | Resolution - MA Adult Ed. Prog. | FIS - MA Audit Ed. Prog. | Resolution - Termination of Acad. Prog. | Resolution - Approval of the University Mission, Vision and Core Values | Resolution - Approval of the Vision 2020 Strategic Plan | Vision 2020 Strategic Plan final for BOT Approval | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Student Affairs Committee
Thur, Jan. 16, 2014 @ 6pm
Agenda | January 2014 Committee Report | UDC/DSI Records Management Review and Recommendations Study Summary
| Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Budget and Finance Committee
Wed, Jan. 15, 2014 @ 6pm
Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Audit, Administration and Governance Committee
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 @ 5pm
Agenda
| Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Academic Affairs Committee
Tue, Jan. 7, 2014 @ 4pm
Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript

Facilities Committee
Tue, Jan 7, 2014 @ 6pm
Agenda | Audio | Minutes | Transcript