MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

November 20-21, 2003

 

Montana State University-Bozeman

PO Box 172440

Bozeman, MT 


System Issues (Action/Submission & Discussion)

Administrative/Budget Items (Action/Submission & Discussion)

Academic/Student Affairs Items (Action/Submission & Discussion)

Consent Agenda (Staff, Academic/Student Affairs, Administrative/Budget,

Labor Agreements/Other, System)


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."    


Overview of Extracurricular Activities

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2003

3:30 p.m. Budget Committee Meeting - Ballroom D in SUB
6:00 p.m. 

No host bar – Retirement for LeRoy Schramm – Riverside Country Club, 2500 Spring Hill Road, Bozeman

7:00 p.m.  Dinner served (Must give prior RSVP – call Laurie Neils at 444-0320, or lneils@oche.montana.edu for cost and other information)

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2003

 

7:00 a.m.

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

12:00 to 12:50 

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors —Strand Union Ballroom D

12:00 to 1:00 

Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants - Ballrooms B/C SUB

1:00 to 1:50 p.m.

Regents meet with Classified Staff Representatives —  Strand Union Rooms 275/276

6:30

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

6:30 Dinner for all Attendees at the Stadium Club on Campus

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2003

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
12:00 Noon Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants – Ballrooms B/C SUB


Meeting Activities

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2003

6:00 p.m. 

No host bar – Retirement for LeRoy Schramm – Riverside Country Club, 2500 Spring Hill Road, Bozeman

7:00 p.m.  Dinner served (Must give prior RSVP – call Laurie Neils at 444-0320, or lneils@oche.montana.edu for cost and other information)

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2003

 

7:00 a.m.

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

7:30 a.m. – Full Board Convenes–Strand Union Rooms 275/276

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes of the September 24-25-26, 2003 Regular Meeting in Billings, MT

III.

SYSTEM ISSUES

a.

Reauthorization Act Update by OCHE staff – Information Item   Attachment A   Attachment B

b.

Long Range Planning Processes (Retrospective) – Discussion Item – Rod Sundsted

c.

Biennial Budget Planning – Discussion Item – Rod Sundsted

d.

Status report on the Board of Education Indian Education Committee - Regents Hamilton and Roehm   Policy Statement   Jay Treaty (Jay Treaty Cover Page)   Initiatives in Indian Education   MUS New Proposal   Montana Code Annotated 20-1-501   

e.

Residency Policy – Discussion Item - Regent Hamilton

f.

Quality Benchmarks – Discussion Item - Roger Barber  Memo

g.

Economic Road Map Update – Commissioner Stearns

h.

ITEM 121-109-R1103 - Board of Regents Policy and Procedures Manual:  Governance and Organization Section 201.7 – By-Laws  (Revised) – Action Item – Regent Jasmin

Cover memo to Items i., j., and k.

i.

ITEM 121-110-R1103 – Amend Policy 940.24 Collection and Remittance of Fees for Student, Non-profit and Non-partisan Organization; The University of Montana-Missoula – Action Item – Regent Hur

j.

ITEM 121-111-R1103 – Amend Policy 940.24 Collection and Remittance of Fees for Student, Non-profit and Non-partisan Organization; The University of Montana-Missoula – Action Item – Regent Hur

k.

ITEM 121-112-R1103 – Amend Policy 940.24 Collection and Remittance of Fees for Student, Non-profit and Non-partisan Organization; The University of Montana-Missoula – Action Item – Regent Hur

l.

MUS Salaries–Action item—Regent Roehm

4:30 p.m. TIME CERTAIN

m.

Appeal of Greg Weller – (Appellant will appear by telephone)

IV.

ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET ITEMS

a. ITEM 121-101-R1103 – Amend Policy 940.13 – Fee Waivers; Montana University System (Action Item)
b. ITEM 121-103-R1103 – Eliminate Policy 971.7.1 Building and Maintenance Fees; Colleges of Technology (Action Item)  Attachment

c.

ITEM 121-104-R1103 – Tuition Waiver for Dependants (New) – Office of Commissioner of Higher Education (Action Item)

d.

ITEM 121-107-R1103 – Two Year Marketing Proposal; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education (Action Item)  Proposal   Budget

e.

ITEM 121-1003-R1103 – Increase in Authorization for Research Facility; The University of Montana-Missoula (Action Item)
f. ITEM 121-2004-R1103 – Authorization to Renovate the Engineering Physical Sciences (EPS) Building; Montana State University-Bozeman (Action Item)  Attachment
g. ITEM 121-2007-R1103 – Authorization to Construct a Cleanroom in the Engineering Complex; Montana State University-Bozeman (Action Item)  Attachment
h.

ITEM 121-2703-R1103 – Authorization to Install Fire Suppression Systems in Various Residence Halls; Montana State University-Billings (Action Item)

i. ITEM 121-108-R1103 - Authorization to Accept Offer for the Sale of Property Located at 11 Park Road, Havre, Montana; Montana State University-Northern (Submission Item)  Appraisal    Agreement
j. ITEM 121-2006-R1103 – Authorization to Accept a Bequest of the Talon Ranch; Montana State University-Bozeman (Submission Item)  Agreement
k. ITEM 121-2701-R1103 – Authorization to Acquire Real Property; Montana State University-Billings (Submission Item)
l. ITEM 121-2702-R1103 – Authorization to Purchase Real Property (2415 Elm Street); Montana State University-Billings (Submission Item)

V.

ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS ITEMS

a.

ITEM 120-201-R0903 - Approval of Proposal to implement a Two-Year, Outdoor Recreation Management A.A.S. Degree Program as well as a One-Year Certificate Program; Dawson Community College, Glendive, Montana. (Action Item)   Summary    Proposal

b.

Nursing Coordinating Group Report – Regents Roehm and Hamilton
c. ITEM 120-2018-R0903 – Authorization to Establish an Upper Division Nursing Campus in Bozeman; Montana State University-Bozeman (Action Item)   Summary    Proposal  Budget  Business Plan
TIME CERTAIN immediately following Public Comment

d.

ITEM 119-1901-R0503 - Request to establish an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing leading to Licensure as a Registered Nurse; The University of Montana-Helena College of Technology (Action Item) Summary   Letter from Carroll College Attachment   Application  Proposal Proposal Attachment    Letter from Carroll College to Board of Nursing   Budget    Survey Results  
e. Level II Memo (Information Item)
f. ITEM 120-2019-R0903 – Approval of Proposal to Establish a Bachelor of Liberal Studies; Montana State University-Bozeman – Action Item   Proposal
g. ITEM 120-2853-R0903 – Approval of Proposal to Establish an Associate of Arts Degree; Montana State University-Great Falls, College of Technology – Action Item   Summary   Proposal
TIME CERTAIN immediately following Public Comment

h.

Informational session and business plan concerning the Experience One project at Dillon.  UM-W Response   Article    Letters of Support
TIME CERTAIN immediately following Public Comment

i.

ITEM 120-2802-R0903 – Approval of Proposal to Offer the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Plumbing; Montana State University-Northern – Action Item  Summary   Proposal  Attachment  Attachment 2   Appendices 1 - 4  Appendix V
j. Updated College Prep Exemption Report – Information Item – Roger Barber
k. Admission Policies – Information Item – Roger Barber  Policy 301.1
l. UM Admissions Policy – Information Item
m. Resolution on Enrollment Caps – Action Item – Regent Roehm  Cover
n. Level I Memo (Information Item)
o. Writing Proficiency Update Information Item – Jan Clinard  Costs   Consortium

12:00 - 12:50     Board of Regents’ Lunch with Student Representatives – Strand Union Ballroom D

12:00 - 1:00       Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants – Ballrooms B/C SUB

1:00 – 1:50        Regents meet with Classified Staff Representatives – Strand Union Room 275-276


2:00 p.m.

till 5:00 p.m.           THE FULL BOARD RECONVENES – Strand Union Room 275-276

 

Introduction of Montana Educational Talent Search staff from five target areas 


TIME CERTAIN 2:00 p.m.

VI.

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

MCA 2-3-103. Public participation -- governor to ensure guidelines adopted. (1) (a) …..The agenda for a meeting, as defined in 2-3-202, must include an item allowing public comment on any public matter that is not on the agenda of the meeting and that is within the jurisdiction of the agency conducting the meeting. However, the agency may not take action on any matter discussed unless specific notice of that matter is included on an agenda and public comment has been allowed on that matter…….

a. General Public Comment

V. ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS continued
TIME CERTAIN immediately following Public Comment
d.

ITEM 119-1901-R0503 - Request to establish an Associate of Science Degree in Nursing leading to Licensure as a Registered Nurse; The University of Montana-Helena College of Technology  Summary   Letter from Carroll College    Application  Proposal Proposal Attachment    Letter from Carroll College to Board of Nursing   Budget    Survey Results  

h.

Informational session and business plan concerning the Experience One project at Dillon. UM-W Response   Article    Letters of Support

i.

ITEM 120-2802-R0903 – Approval of Proposal to Offer the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Plumbing; Montana State University-Northern  Summary   Proposal  Attachment  Attachment 2    Appendix


5:00 p.m.  BOARD RECESSES
6:30 p.m.  Dinner for Regents, Commissioner Stearns, President Dennison, Chancellors, Deans Moe and Hoyle, 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

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2003

7:00 a.m. Board breakfast with local civic and business leaders – Ballroom C

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting participants –  Strand Union Rooms 275/276

8:30 a.m. FULL BOARD RECONVENES – Strand Union Rooms 275/276

VII.

STUDENT REPORTS (TIME CERTAIN 30 MINUTES)

VIII.

DISCUSSION WITH CAMPUS CEOs/COMMISSIONER

Please See Attached Reports


IX.

CONSENT AGENDA

All items on the Consent Agenda are Action Items unless otherwise noted.

Staff Items:

a.

ITEM 121-1000-R1103 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula

b.

ITEM 121-1001-R1103 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Business Administration upon Michael R. Brown; The University of Montana-Missoula

c.

ITEM 121-1500-R1103 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

d.

ITEM 121-1600-R1103 – Staff; The University of Montana Western

e.

ITEM 121-1900-R1103 – Staff; The University of Montana-Helena College of Technology

f.

ITEM 121-2000-R1103 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

g.

ITEM 121-2001-R1103 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Extension upon Woodrow Ekegren; Montana State University-Bozeman

h.

ITEM 121-2002-R1103 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Spanish upon Jack Jelinski; Montana State University-Bozeman

i.

ITEM 121-2003-R1103 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Chemistry upon Reed A. Howald; Montana State University-Bozeman

j.

ITEM 121-2300-R1103 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station

k.

ITEM 121-2400-R1103 – Staff; Cooperative Extension Service

l.

ITEM 121-2700-R1103 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings

m.

ITEM 121-2800-R1103 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
n. ITEM 121-2850-R1103 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

Labor Agreements/Other:

a.

ITEM 121-2005-R1103 – Authorization of the Appointment of the Fire Services Training Advisory Council; Montana State University-Bozeman 

b.

ITEM 121-105-R1103 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with MPEA; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo    Agreement
c. ITEM 121-106-R1103 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with MSU-N Faculty Association; Montana State University-Northern   Memo   Agreement
d. ITEM 121-113-R1103 – Approval of the Tentative Agreement with the International Union of Operating Engineers; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo    Agreement
e. ITEM 121-114-R1103 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters; Office Commissioner of Higher Education  Memo

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11:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN

X.

Panel Discussion

a.

Destination Education Panel Discussion (Tourism)

XI.

CONTINUATION OF UNFINISHED ITEMS

Note:  Items not completed by the end of the meeting will be carried over to the next regularly scheduled meeting.

XII.

PRESENTATIONS (If Any)

XIII.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (If needed)—Strand Union Room 273

12:00 p.m.

BOARD ADJOURNS (or on completion of business)

12:00 p.m.

Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants—Ballrooms B/C SUB

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