MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

AGENDA

January 20-21, 2000

 

Montana Higher Education Complex

2500 Broadway

Helena, MT 59620-3101

ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE


ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE


 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2000

 

7:30 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST for meeting participants

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS LUNCH MEETING WITH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES—Conference Room 102


FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2000

 

7:30 a.m.

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST for meeting participants

12:00 p.m.

Lunch on your own


THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2000

 

7:30 am to 9:00 am EXECUTIVE SESSION—Conference Room 177

9:00 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)—Conference Room 102 (on completion of Executive Session)


11:00 am

CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS (agendas attached)

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

Academic and Student Affairs Committee—Conference Room 102B

Administrative/Budget Committee—Conference Room 102A


12:00 to 1:15 p.m. BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives—Conference Room 102

1:15 to 3:30 p.m. Full Board CONVENES—Conference Room 102

I. ROLL CALL

II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

December 28, 1999 Conference Call Meeting

November 18-19, 1999 Regular Meeting in Bozeman

 

III. CONSENT AGENDA

 

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 106-101-R0100 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

b. ITEM 106-102-R0100 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with the United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters

c. ITEM 106-103-R0100 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with the Print, Publishing and Media Sector of the Communications Workers of America and the Graphic Communications International Union

d. ITEM 106-104-R0100 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with the Montana State University-Northern Federation of Teachers

e. ITEM 106-105-R0100 - Appointment of Jim Stipcich and Jessica Kobos to the Student Loan Advisory Council; Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program

f. ITEM 106-106-R0100 - Staff; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education

g. ITEM 106-1000-R0100 - Staff; The University of Montana-Missoula

h. ITEM 106-1004-R0100 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Karen A. Hatcher, Professor and Dean of Library Services, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library; The University of Montana-Missoula

i. ITEM 106-1500-R0100 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

j. ITEM 106-1500A-R0100 - Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

k. ITEM 106-1600-R0100—Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

l. ITEM 106-2000-R0100 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

m. ITEM 106-2700-R0100 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings

n. ITEM 106-2800-R0100 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern

o. ITEM 106-2801-R0100 - Post Retirement Contract for Conrad O. Nystrom; Montana State University-Northern

p. ITEM 106-2802-R0100 - Post Retirement Contract for Rodney L. Reitan; Montana State University-Northern

q. ITEM 106-2850-R0100 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

 

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IV. STUDENT REPORTS

V. COMMITTEE REPORTS

VI. OLD BUSINESS

a. Report on Perkins Grant - Bill Rupe or Bob Carr

b. Task Force on Fees Report SUBMISSION ITEM

c. Continuation of discussion on Fiscal Year 2001 Operating Budget

3:30 p.m. BOARD RECESSES
3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Faculty Representatives—Conference Room 102
4:30 p.m. Regents meet with Staff Representatives—Conference Room 102

FRIDAY, JANUARY 21, 2000

 

8:30 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—Conference Room 102

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

VI. OLD BUSINESS (continued)

VII. NEW BUSINESS

VIII. COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

IX. CAMPUS REPORTS


10:00 am

CONTINUATION OF BOARD'S WORK SESSION—Conference Room 102

a.

Discussion on Accreditation by Dr. Sandra Elman, Executive Director of Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges.

12:00 noon GearUp Kickoff
12:30 p.m.

BOARD ADJOURNS

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Committee Agendas


ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

I. ANNOUNCEMENTS

a. Level I Memo

II. NOTICES OF INTENT

 

a. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Center for Environmental Health Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Certificate of Combination Welding to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Metals Fabrication Technology; College of Technology, Montana Tech of The University of Montana See Submission Agenda Item 106-1501-R0100
c. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Reorganize and Rename the Present Options in the Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Change the Name of the Department to Mathematical Sciences; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
d. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval to Change the Name of the Department of and the Bachelor of Science Degree in Metallurgical Engineering to Metallurgical and Materials Engineering; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
e. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Certificate in Practical Nursing to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Practical Nursing; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana See Submission Agenda Item 106-1901-R0100
f. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Allow Montana State University and the University of Montana to Enter into a Montana University System (MUS) Affiliation Agreement with the University of North Dakota, HealthOne Hospital (Denver) and Sacred Heart Medical Center (Spokane) to Provide the Professional Clinical Laboratory Training
g. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Offer A Non-teaching Undergraduate Minor in Japan Studies; Montana State University-Bozeman
h. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Offer a Master of Fine Arts in Science and Natural History Filmmaking; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Offer a Bachelor of Arts in Music; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Restructure the Biology Department in the College of Letters and Sciences; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diesel Technology; Montana State University-Billings, College of Technology
l. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Systems Technology; Montana State University-Billings, College of Technology
m. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Implement the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Automobile Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology; Montana State University-Billings, College of Technology
n. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Offer a Minor of Business Geographics; Montana State University-Billings
o. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to implement a Two-Year, Farm/Ranch Business Management Certificate Program; Dawson Community College, Glendive, MT
p.

NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Implement a Correctional Officer Certificate Program, Dawson Community College, Glendive, MT


III. SUBMISSION AGENDA

 

a.

Montana University System Academic Program Review: The University of Montana (Chart)

b. ITEM 105-2004-R1199 - Authorization to Establish the Center for Life in Extreme Environments (CLExEN): Thermal Biology Institute; Montana State University-Bozeman
c. ITEM 105-2704-R1199 - Authorization to Establish the Montana Commercial Space Policy Institute; Montana State University-Billings
d. ITEM 105-102-R1199 - Policy 220- Higher Education Centers
e. NOTICE OF INTENT ITEM 106-1501-R0100 - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Certificate of Combination Welding to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Metals Fabrication Technology; College of Technology, Montana Tech of The University of Montana
f. NOTICE OF INTENT ITEM 106-1901-R0100 - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Certificate in Practical Nursing to an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Practical Nursing; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

IV. ACTION AGENDA

 

a.

ITEM 104-1504-R0999 - Authorization to Establish the Center for Environmental Remediation and Assessment; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

b.

ITEM 104-2802-R0999 - Montana Cooperative Development Center (MCDC); Montana State University-Northern


V. OTHER

 

a.

Report on Credit by Examination in the Montana University System, FY 1999

b. Montana State GEAR UP Project:

  • List of Gear Up Partner Schools for FY 2000

  • Progress Report on Director's Search

c. Montana University System Awards/Degrees Conferred 1998-1999

d.

Associate Degrees Awarded - MUS and Community Colleges

 

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE


I. SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 106-1001-R0100—Planning for Construction of School of Journalism Building; The University of Montana-Missoula

b. ITEM 106-1002-R0100—Temporary Research Facilities, Science Complex; The University of Montana-Missoula

c. ITEM 106-1003-R0100 - Construct Traffic Roundabout, Madison and Arthur Streets; The University of Montana-Missoula

II. ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM105-1004-R1199 - Increase Purchase Price Within Property Acquisition Zone; The University of Montana-Missoula

b. ITEM 105-1901-R1199 - Create Property Acquisition Zone; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

c. ITEM 106-300-R0100 - Placement Testing Fee; Flathead Valley Community College

d. ITEM 106-301-R0100 - Application Fee for Degree Seeking Students; Flathead Valley Community College

e. ITEM 106-2701-R0100 - Authorization to Relocate a Softball Field; Montana State University-Billings

f. ITEM 106-2702-R0100 - Authorization to Relocate the Childcare Center; Montana State University-Billings

g. ITEM 106-2851-R0100 - A Revision To An Authorized Easement for Fiber Optic and Copper Cables for Electronic Delivery of Instruction Programming; Montana State University College of Technology-Great Falls

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