MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

November 15-16, 2001

 

MSU-Bozeman

P. O.Box 172440

Bozeman, MT 59717-0001

 


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."    


THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2001

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and ChancellorsStrand Union Ballroom D

12:00 to 1:15 p.m. LUNCHEON BUFFET for all participants—Strand Union Ballrooms B/C
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Dinner for Regents, Commissioner Crofts, President Dennison, Chancellors, Deans Moe and Gray, Community College Presidents, and their guests at President Gamble’s Home, 16 Graf Street
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Dinner for all Attendees at the Stadium Club on Campus.  RSVP to 406-994-1893

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2001

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Ballroom C
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2001

10:00 a.m. Pre-Game Event, Montana State University/Montana Power Company Tent Across from the Stadium (all welcome) 10:00 a.m.  Passes will be issued for this event.  A pass will be required to attend.  RSVP to 406-994-1893
12:05 p.m. Kickoff - Cat/Griz Game - a limited number of tickets are available for $29 each.  Make checks payable to Montana State University.  Mail to Office of the President, Montana State University-Bozeman, Bozeman, MT 59717 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2001

 

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

7:30 a.m.  

EXECUTIVE SESSION—Strand Union Room 273 (If needed)

8:00 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

(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 — Strand Union Rooms 275/276

Administrative/Budget Committee — Strand Union Ballroom D


12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives —Strand Union Ballroom D

12:00 to 1:15 p.m. LUNCHEON BUFFET for all participants—Strand Union Ballrooms B/C

1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENES—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

September 27-28, 2001 regular meeting in Billings, Montana

III.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Staff Items:

 

a. ITEM 113-1000-R1101 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula
b. ITEM 113-1600-R1101 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
c. ITEM 113-1900-R1101 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of the University of Montana
d. ITEM 113-2000-R1101 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
e. ITEM 113-2300-R1101 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
f. ITEM 113-2400-R1101 - Staff; Cooperative Extension Service
g. ITEM 113-2700-R1101 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
h. ITEM 113-2800-R1101 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
i.

ITEM 113-2850-R1101 - Staff; Montana State University, Great Falls College of Technology

 

Other:

 

a.

ITEM 113-101-R1101 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with the Montana Nurses Association

b.

ITEM 113-102-R1101 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with AFSCME Local 441
c. ITEM 113-104-R1101 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
d. ITEM 113-111-R1101 - Rural Physicians Incentive Program; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

 

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IV. 

STUDENT REPORTS

V.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VI.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VIII.

OLD BUSINESS

 

a.

Regent Roehm desires to move to reconsider the Board's action of the previous meeting regarding fee waivers related to the terrorist incidents of September 11, 2001.  The purpose of the reconsideration is to clarify and more precisely define the fee waivers authorized by the prior action.  If the motion for reconsideration passes it is Regent Roehm' s intention to offer Item ITEM 113-109-R1101 as a substitute for the then pending (previously adopted) motion.   

ITEM 113-109-R1101 – Revision of Policy 940.13 – Fee Waivers Related to September 11, 2001 Incident; Montana University System  MEMO
b. Perkins Update - Arlene Parisot

c.

Fund Balance Deficit Report - Laurie Neils


3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m.

Regents meet with Faculty Representatives—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

6:30 p.m.

Dinner for Regents, Commissioner Crofts, President Dennison, Chancellors, Deans Moe and Gray, Community College Presidents, and their guests at President Gamble’s Home, 16 Graf Street

6:30 p.m.

Dinner for all Attendees at the Stadium Club on Campus.  RSVP to 406-994-1893


FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2001

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Ballroom C

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees -  Strand Union Rooms 275/276

8:30 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

10:00 a.m.

TIME CERTAIN

Report and Discussion of Montana University System Economic Development Efforts

VIII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

IX.

NEW BUSINESS 

a. Vision Statement for Montana University System Libraries
b. Athletic Report Format - Laurie Neils  MEMO  TEMPLATES

 

 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.

SUBMISSION

a. ITEM 113-105-R1101 – Approval of Changes to Level II Procedures; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
b. 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
c. ITEM 113-106-R1101 - Academic Policy on Continuous Enrollment for Transfer Students; Montana University System
d. ITEM 113-107-R1101 - Degree Check Sheet Requirement; Montana University System
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

 

III.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-1601-R0901 - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Bachelor of Arts Option in Business and Communications to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with Three Options in Computer Technology, Business Administration, and Tourism; The University of Montana Western
b. ITEM 112-1602-R0901 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Preprofessional Health Sciences to the Bachelor of Arts Degree; The University of Montana Western
c. ITEM 112-1603-R0901 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Visual Arts to the Bachelor of Arts Degree; The University of Montana Western
d. ITEM 112-1604-R0901 - Approval of Proposal to Reorganize the Academic Affairs Division into a School of Education, Business, and Technology; a College of Arts and Sciences; and a School of Outreach; The University of Montana Western
e. ITEM 112-2004-R0901 - Authorization to Create a Minor in Management of Information Technology; Montana State University-Bozeman
f. ITEM 112-2006-R0901 - Authorization to Change the Name of the Biology Option within the Existing Biological Sciences Degree to Organismal Biology Option; Montana State University-Bozeman
g. ITEM 112-2007-R0901 - Authorization to Create a New Option within the Biological Sciences Degree: Ecology and Evolution Option; Montana State University-Bozeman
h. ITEM 112-2008-R0901 - Authorization to Create a New Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience with Two Options: 1) Biomedical Sciences, and 2) Cell Biology and Neuroscience; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. ITEM 112-2009-R0901 - Authorization to Establish a Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. ITEM 112-2011-R0901 - Authorization to Create the Division of Agricultural Education/Agricultural Operations Technology in the Department of Entomology; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. ITEM 112-2014-R0901 - Authorization to Create a Minor in International Business; Montana State University-Bozeman

IV.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-1501-R0901 - Approval of Proposal to Establish an Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Informatics; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
b. ITEM 112-2005-R0901 - Authorization to Create a Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Montana State University-Bozeman
c. ITEM 112-2010-R0901 - Authorization to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Computer Science; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM 112-2012-R0901 -  Approval of Proposal to Establish The Center for Entrepreneurship for the New West; Montana State University-Bozeman, College of Business (revised)
e. ITEM 112-2013-R0901 - Authorization to Establish a Center for Research on Chronic Health Conditions in Rural Dwellers; Montana State University-Bozeman

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

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


I.

SUBMISSION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 113-1001-R1101 – Grant of Easement to the City of Missoula for Construction of Detention Basin; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 113-1002-R1101 – Purchase of Property, 645 South 6th East; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 113-1902-R1101 – Conversion of Rental Property, 1121 Sanders; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
d. ITEM 113-2001-R1101 – Increase Authorization for Improvement and Repair of Parking Lots; Montana State University-Bozeman

II.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 113-108-R1101 – Revision of Policy 940.13 – Veterans’ Fee Waiver; Montana University System   MEMO
b. ITEM 113-110-R1101 – New Policy on Montana University System/Employee Joint Ventures; Montana University System  MEMO
c. ITEM 113-2002-R1101 – Authorization to Remodel a Portion of Cooley Lab; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM 113-2003-R1101 – Increase Authorization to Renovate a Portion of AJM Johnson Hall; Montana State University-Bozeman
e. ITEM 113-2004-R1101 – Authorization to Reroof Fieldhouse Dome; Montana State University-Bozeman
f. ITEM 113-2701-R1101 – Authorization to Lease and Renovate Additional Space within the College of Business; Montana State University-Billings

III.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-111-R0901  - Revised Policy 217.1 – Local Executive Boards; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education REVISED
b. ITEM 112-1004-R0901 – Approval to Grant an Easement in University Property for Inclusion in the City Riverfront Trail System; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 112-1005-R0901 – Approval to Negotiate Acceptance of Land as a Gift from Ducks Unlimited; The University of Montana-Missoula

IV.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-101-R0901 – Policy 204.2 - Commissioner Selection Policy – NEW; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education  
b. ITEM 112-114-R0901 – Revised Policy 204.3 – Commissioner of Higher Education; Duties; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
c. ITEM 112-110-R0901 - Security of Data and Information Technology Resources; Montana University System
d. ITEM 112-113-R0901 – Revised Policy 940.27 - Credit Cap on State-Subsidized Tuition Rates; Montana University System REVISED
e. ITEM 113-1601-R1101 – Authorization to Expend up to $90,000 of Computer Use Fees; The University of Montana Western

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