Montana Board of Regents Meeting


Agenda
Regular Meeting
January 17-18, 2002
Helena College of Technology of UM
1115 North Roberts
Helena, MT 59601


ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE


Other than the meeting starting time, the times listed are approximate.  These approximate times are intended to give meeting participants a rough idea of the amount of discussion contemplated, but the Board will move to the next part of the agenda upon the completion of the prior topic.  In addition, agenda items may be rearranged unless an item is listed as having a "time certain."    


WEDNESDAY, January 16, 2002

   8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Board of Regents’ Retreat - Montana Higher Education Complex
  The Retreat will focus on Board Governance- NOTICE - The Board may make decisions regarding Board operating procedures.

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Student Center

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors—Student Center

6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Social for all meeting attendees – Airport Campus, 2300 Airport Road - Be sure to dress in very warm, casual clothing.

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2002

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Room 146
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Student Center

THURSDAY, JANUARY 17, 2002

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Student Center

7:30 a.m.  

EXECUTIVE SESSION—Dean's Conference Room

8:30 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)—Student Center

(or on completion of Executive Session)

11:00 a.m.

CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS (agendas attached)

(NOTE: Time tentative, depending on completion of work session)

 

Academic and Student Affairs Committee — Student Center

 

Administrative/Budget Committee — Classroom 146


12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and ChancellorsStudent Center


1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENES—Student Center

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Minutes of the October 19, 2001 Conference Call Meeting as circulated and Minutes of the November 15-16, 2001 Regular Meeting as circulated

   

III.

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a.

ITEM 114-1000-R0102 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula

b.

ITEM 114-1500-R0102 - Staff; Montana Tech of the University of Montana

c.

ITEM 114-1900-R0102 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of the University of Montana

d.

ITEM 114-2000-R0102 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

e.

ITEM 114-2300-R0102 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station

f.

ITEM 114-2400-R0102 - Staff; Cooperative Extension Service

g.

ITEM 114-2700-R0102 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings

h.

ITEM 114-2800-R0102 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern

i.

ITEM 114-2801-R0102 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Languages on Professor David Westenskow; Montana State University-Northern

j.

ITEM 114-2850-R0102 - Staff; Montana State University, Great Falls College of Technology

Other:

a.

ITEM 114-101-R0102 – Nominations to the Student Loan Advisory Council; MGSLP  MEMO

b.

ITEM 114-107-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters; Montana University System  MEMO

c.

ITEM 114-108-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with Print, Publish and Media Sector of the Communication Workers of America, Local 1470, and Graphic Communication International Union, Local 242-C; Montana University System  MEMO

d.

ITEM 114-109-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers; Montana University System  MEMO

e.

ITEM 114-110-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters; Montana University System   MEMO

f.

ITEM 114-111-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with Montana University System Maintenance Painters Union; Montana University System  MEMO

g.

ITEM 114-112-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with The University of Montana-Missoula College of Technology Faculty Association; Montana University System  MEMO

h.

ITEM 114-113-R0102 - Approval of tentative agreement with Montana State University-Northern Federation of Teachers; Montana University System   MEMO

i.

ITEM 114-117-R0102 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with AFSCME Local 2235 Montana State University-Northern; Montana University System   MEMO

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IV. 

STUDENT REPORTS

V.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VI.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VIII.

OLD BUSINESS

 

a.

Update on Negative Fund Balances  Reports – Laurie Neils
b. ITEM 114-116-R0102 - MUS FY 02 Budget Modifications - Estimated Tuition Revenue; MUS
 
 

3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m.

Regents meet with Faculty Representatives followed by representatives of Staff Senate—Student Center

FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2002

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Room 146

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees -  Student Center

8:30 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—Student Center

 

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

9:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN

 

Community College Reports on Economic Development Efforts - Written Reports

10:30 a.m. TIME CERTAIN

 

Report on the Montana Economy – Paul Polzin, Bureau of Business and Economic Research, UM

VIII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

IX.

NEW BUSINESS 
a. Appeal
  b. ITEM 114-106-R0102–Leadership College; Montana University System  Memo
c. ITEM 114-114-R0102 – New Policy on Negative Fund Balances; Montana University System
d. ITEM 114-115-R0102 – New Policy on Use of Timber Sales Revenues, Establishment of Balance Budget Reserve Accounts; Montana University System
e. Board of Regents Meetings: An Alternative Format; Regent Mercer

 12:00 noon

BOARD ADJOURNS

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ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

AGENDA

NOTE: Time tentative, depending on completion of Board's work session.


I.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 

a.

Level I Memo

II.

NOTICES OF INTENT

a. NOTICE OF INTENT – Approval of a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. NOTICE OF INTENT – Addition of an Option in Forensic Anthropology to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. NOTICE OF INTENT – Addition of an Option in Cultural and Ethnic Anthropology to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. NOTICE OF INTENT – Addition of Option in Forensic Anthropology to the Master of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. NOTICE OF INTENT – Approval of Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Toxicology; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. NOTICE OF INTENT – Approval to Establish a Center for Structural and Functional Neuroscience; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. NOTICE OF INTENT – Approval of Proposal to Add the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Equine Studies; The University of Montana Western
h. NOTICE OF INTENT – Authorization to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Animal and Range Sciences; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. NOTICE OF INTENT – Authorization to Create an Undergraduate Minor in Coaching Science; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. NOTICE OF INTENT – Authorization to Implement the Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training; Montana State University-Billings
III.

SUBMISSION

a. ITEM 114-301-R0102  - Approval of Proposal to Add a Certificate Program in Heavy Equipment Maintenance; Flathead Valley Community College
b. ITEM 114-401-R0102 - Approval to rename Associate of Applied Science in Nursing to Associate of Science in Nursing; Miles Community College
c. ITEM 114-1005-R0102 - Approval to Transfer the Department of Social Work from the College of Arts and Sciences to the School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 114-2004-R0102 – Mission / Vision Statement; Montana State University-Bozeman
   

V.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 113-105-R1101 – Approval of Changes to Level II Procedures; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education REVISED
b. ITEM 113-106-R1101 - Academic Policy on Continuous Enrollment for Transfer Students; Montana University System REVISED
c. ITEM 113-107-R1101 - Degree Check Sheet Requirement; Montana University System REVISED
d. ITEM 113-1901-R1101  - Approval of Proposal to Add an Associate of Applied Science Option for Small Business Management Technology and a Small Business Entrepreneurship Certificate of Completion to the existing Accounting Technology program; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
e. ITEM 113-2005-R1101 – Authorization to Establish a National Science Foundation Center for Learning and Teaching in the West; Montana State University-Bozeman and The University of Montana-Missoula (submitted by Montana State University-Bozeman)
f. ITEM 113-2702-R1101 – Authorization to reorganize the College of Education and Human Services; Montana State University-Billings
     

V.

OTHER

a. Updated Transfer Report   Attachments

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

 NOTE:  Time tentative, depending on completion of Board's work session.


I.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a.

ITEM 112-114-R0901 – Revised Policy 204.3 – Commissioner of Higher Education; Duties; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education AS AMENDED Deferred from November 15-16, 2001 meeting

b.

ITEM 113-108-R1101 – Revision of Policy 940.13 – Veterans’ Fee Waiver; Montana University System AS REVISED   MEMO and substitute policy
 

c.

ITEM 114-104-R0102 – Information Technology Policies; Montana University System  Policy
     

II.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

 

a.

ITEM 114-118-R0102 - Authorization of Institutional Name Changes from Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana to The University of Montana – Helena College of Technology, and from the Montana State University College of Technology – Great Falls to Montana State University – Great Falls College of Technology; Montana University System
  b ITEM 114-1001-R0102 Certificate of Completion, Center for Student Success, Series E 1998  Facilities Improvement and Refunding revenue Bonds; The University of Montana-Missoula
     

III.

ACTION AGENDA

 

a.

ITEM 113-110-R1101 – New Policy on Montana University System/Employee Joint Ventures; Montana University System  MEMO

 

b.

ITEM 114-102-R0102 – Revise Regents Policy 501.1 - High School Honor Scholarship to allow high schools to award High School Honor Scholarships up until June 30th of the award year; MGSLP  Revised Policy

 

c.

ITEM 114-103-R0102 – Revise Regents Policy 940.13, Procedures:   Section 3.  Continued eligibility for fee waiver  Revised Policy

 

d.

ITEM 114-105-R0102 – Montana Family Education Savings Program - Program Enhancements; Montana University System
e. ITEM 114-1002-R0102 – Increase Purchase Price Within Property Acquisition Zone; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 114-1003-R0102 – Renovation of McGill Hall for the Media Arts Program; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. ITEM 114-1004-R0102 - Electronic Scoreboard for Washington-Grizzly Stadium; The University of Montana-Missoula
 

h.

ITEM 114-2001-R0102 – Authorization to Remove Auxiliary Units from Revenues Pledged to Repayment of Bonds to be used for Other University Purposes; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. ITEM 114-2002-R0102 – Authorization to Replace Outdoor Track Facilities; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. ITEM 114-2003-R0102 – Authorization to Paint Existing Areas of Auxiliaries Services; Montana State University-Bozeman

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