President Englert talked about the budget and immigration restrictions.
The merit scholarship program was reviewed and changed after it was overdrawn by $22 million.
Ken Lawrence will become Montgomery County's first African-American commissioner.
Search committees will interview candidates this semester and select two deans before Fall 2017.
The former provost says his suit against a former president was resolved.
After a multimillion-dollar donation to the school, it will be named for Lew Klein.
Hai-Lung Dai, the former provost, will now serve as vice president for international affairs.
Former provost Hai-Lung Dai filed suit against former president Neil Theobald, alleging slander and libel.
In its last meeting of 2016, the Board announced Steve Charles as its newest member and the Faculty Senate President Michael Sachs asked the board to consider naming the university a sanctuary campus.
A petition with more than 900 signatures will make its way to the president and provost before the end of the semester.