MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION
Agenda
Regular Meeting

July 14-15, 2005

Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology
2100 16th Avenue South
Great Falls, MT 59406


Administrative/Budget Items
Academic/Student Affairs Items
Workforce Development Items
Consent Agenda

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." 

THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005

Board of Education Meeting

Agenda

7:00 a.m.        Continental Breakfast for meeting participants – G 45/46
7:15 a.m.        Workforce Development Committee meeting - Dean's Conference Room
8:00 a.m.        Hospitality Room - G 23
8:00 a.m.        Board of Education Convenes - G 45/46

Noon              Lunch for the Board of Education - G 45/46 

Board of Regents Meeting

The Full Board may take action on any item on the following Agenda.  

(Public Comment is welcome during all meetings)
1:00 p.m.        Board of Regents Convenes

I.    ROLL CALL

II    ADMINITRATIVE/BUDGET ITEM

a.   ITEM 128-1004-R0705 – Authorization to Proceed, Series J 2005 and Series K 2010 Refunding and Facilities Improvement Revenue Bonds and to Utilize Variable and Fixed Rate Debt Instruments, with an Interest Rate Swap Agreement; The University of Montana-Missoula   Support Documentation   Debt Management Policy   Bond Document    Master Agreement

III.    ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS ITEM

a.   ITEM 128-109-R0705  - Approval of Best and Brightest Scholarship distribution plan; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Attachment 1    Attachment 2     Memo     Explanation
b.   Level II Memo

IV.    WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT ITEM

a.   ITEM 128-106-R0705 – Consideration of Study for School of Rural Medicine; Office Commissioner of Higher Education

V.  CONSENT AGENDA
Staff Items:
a.   ITEM 128-100-R0705 – Staff; Office Commissioner of Higher Education
b.   ITEM 128-1000-R0705 - Staff; The University of Montana-Missoula
c.   ITEM 128-1500-R0705 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
d.   ITEM 128-1503-R0705 - Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Geophysical Engineering Upon William R. Sill; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
e.   ITEM 128-1504-R0705 - Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Upon Larry Twidwell; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
f.    ITEM 128-1500A-R0705 - Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Technology
g.   ITEM 128-1600-R0705 - Staff; The University of Montana Western
h.   ITEM 128-1900-R0705 - Staff; The University of Montana-Helena College of Technology
i.    ITEM 128-2000-R0705 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
j.    ITEM 128-2001-R0705 - Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Exercise Science upon Ellen Kreighbaum; MSU-Bozeman
k.   ITEM 128-2300-R0705 - Staff; Ag Experiment Station
l.    ITEM 128-2400-R0705 - Staff; Cooperative Extension Service
m.  ITEM 128-2700-R0705 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
n.   ITEM 128-2850-R0705 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

Labor Agreements/Other Items:
a.   ITEM 128-101-R0705 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 400; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Agreement
b.   ITEM 128-102-R0705 – Approval of Tentative Agreement of Communications and Graphic Communications International Union; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Agreement
c.   ITEM 128-103-R0705 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with Butte Teamsters Union Local # 2; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Agreement
d.   ITEM 128-104-R0705 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 400, Colleges of Technology; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Agreement
e.   ITEM 128-105-R0705 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with Montana District Council of Laborers; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Agreement
f.    ITEM 128-108-R0705 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with The Vocational Technical Educators of Montana; Office Commissioner of Higher Education    Memo   Agreement
g.   ITEM 128-110-R0705 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with the University Faculty Association; The University of Montana-Missoula    Memo    Agreement

Administrative/Budget Items:
a.   ITEM 128-1003-R0705 - Authorization to Replace Arena Floor – Adams Center; The University of Montana-Missoula   Attachment
b.   ITEM 128-1502-R0705 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
c.   ITEM 128-2002-R0705 - Authorization to Expend Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman


1:30 p.m.         The BOARD ADJOURNS and goes directly into Strategic Planning Session
5:00 p.m.         Strategic Planning Session RECESSES
5:30 - 7:00        Reception for all attendees at Giant Springs - Heritage State Park, 4600 Giant Springs Road (music, refreshments, etc.) – hosted by Great Falls College of Technology


FRIDAY, July 15, 2005

7:00 a.m.          Regents breakfast with Classified Staff Representatives - Dean's Conference Room
7:00 a.m.          Continental Breakfast for meeting participants – G 45/46
8:00 a.m.          Board Reconvenes for Strategic Planning Session – G 45/46
Noon                Boxed lunches – Board, CEOs, and Staff

VI.  STRATEGIC PLANNING SESSION ADJOURNS on completion business

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