MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

AGENDA

May 18-19, 2000

 

Flathead Valley Community College

777 Grandview Drive

Kalispell, MT


ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 

ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE


THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2000


7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants - LRC A-B-C-D

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS LUNCH MEETING WITH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVESSCA 140/144


FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2000


7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants - LRC A-B-C-D


THURSDAY, MAY 18, 2000

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants - LRC A-B-C-D

7:30 a.m.  -8:00 a.m.

EXECUTIVE SESSIONSCA 140

8:00 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)—LRC A-B-C-D  (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—LRC A-B-C-D

Administrative/Budget Committee— SCA 163


12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives—SCA 140/144

Lunch for Meeting Participants - Cafeteria (Eagle's Nest)


1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENES—LRC A-B-C-D

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.  Introduction of New Regent, Mark Semmens

III. 

Election of Officers

IV.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

March 23-24, 2000 Regular Meeting

V.

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a.

ITEM 107-1000-R0500 - Staff; The University of Montana-Missoula

b.

ITEM 107-1008-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Richard R. Adler, Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

c.

ITEM 107-1009-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Charles Allen, Professor of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

d.

ITEM 107-1010-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Mary Birch, Professor of Social Work, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

e.

ITEM 107-1011-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Frank W. Clark, Professor of Social Work, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

f.

ITEM 107-1012-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of William F. "Duke" Crowley, Professor, School of Law; The University of Montana-Missoula 

g.

ITEM 107-1013-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Evan Denney, Professor of Geography, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

h.

ITEM 107-1014-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Jon J. Driessen, Professor of Sociology and Adjunct Professor of Linguistics, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

i.

ITEM 107-1015-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of James A. Flightner, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Spanish, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

j.

ITEM 107-1016-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Walter E. Hill, Professor of Biochemistry, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

k.

ITEM 107-1017-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Fred McGlynn, Professor of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

l.

ITEM 107-1018-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Richard P. Sheridan, Professor of Botany, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

m.

ITEM 107-1019-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of William W. Wilmot, Professor of Communication Studies, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

n.

ITEM 107-1020-R0500 - Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Katherine M. Weist, Professor of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

o.

ITEM 107-1500-R0500 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

p.

ITEM 107-1600-R0500 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

q.

ITEM 107-1900-R0500 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

r.

ITEM 107-2000-R0500 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

s.

ITEM 107-2700-R0500 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings

t.

ITEM 107-2800-R0500 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern

u.

ITEM 107-2850-R0500 - Staff; Montana State University College of Technology-Great Falls

Other:

a. ITEM 107-103-R0500 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with MSU-Billings Faculty
b. ITEM 107-104-R0500 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with VTEM (College of Technology Faculty)
c. ITEM 107-105-R0500 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with Helena Teachers' Union
d. ITEM 107-107-R0500 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with MUS Maintenance Painters' Union
e. ITEM 107-108-R0500 - Confirmation of Governor Racicot's Appointments to Local Executive Boards
f. ITEM 107-111-R0500 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with UM-Missoula College of Technology Faculty Association
g. ITEM 107-102-R0500 - Rural Physician Incentive Program,  Dr. Denise A. Helin; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

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V. 

STUDENT REPORTS

VI. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VII.

OLD BUSINESS

 

 

a.

Operating Agreements with Foundations

 

 

b.

Continued Discussion of Fiscal Year 2001 Operating Budgets

 

 

c.

2003 Biennium Budget Request Priorities

 

 

3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m.

Regents meet with Classified Staff Representatives—LRC A-B-C-D  

4:30 p.m.

Regents meet with Faculty Representatives—LRC A-B-C-D


FRIDAY, MAY 19, 2000

7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees - LRC A-B-C-D  

8:30 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—LRC A-B-C-D   

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

a.

The Montana Campus Compact - Dean P. McGovern


VII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

VIII.

NEW BUSINESS

a.

Appeal - Domestic Partner Health Coverage 9:30 A.M. Time Certain
10:00 A.M. Discussion of MUS issues with Gubernatorial Candidate Rob Natelson

VIII.

NEW BUSINESS Continued

 

b.

Appeal
c. ITEM 107-101-R0500 - Inventory of Fees; Office of the Commissioner
d. Long Range building Program (Rod Sundsted)

 

IX.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

X.

CAMPUS REPORTS


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 AGENDA

 

a.

ITEM 107-110-R0500 - Proposed Policy on Student Evaluation of Faculty Teaching

 

b.

ITEM 107-109-R0500 - Report from Joint K-16 Composition Standards Committee on Writing Proficiency Standards for Admission and Graduation from MUS 

 

III.

ACTION AGENDA

 

a.

ITEM 106-201-R0300 - Approval of Proposal to Implement a Correctional Officer Certificate Program, Dawson Community College, Glendive, MT

 

 

b.

ITEM 106-202-R0300 - Approval of Proposal to implement a Two-Year, Farm/Ranch Business Management Certificate Program; Dawson Community College, Glendive, MT

 

 

c.

ITEM106-1501-R0300 - 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

 

 

d.

ITEM106-1502-R0300 - 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

 

e. ITEM106-1601-R0300 - Approval of Proposal to Name P.E. Complex Arena, Casey Keltz Arena; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
f. ITEM 106-2006-R0300 - Authorization to Offer A Non-teaching Undergraduate Minor in Japan Studies; Montana State University-Bozeman
g.

ITEM 106-2704-R0300 - Approval of Proposal to Offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Diesel Technology; Montana State University-Billings, College of Technology

h.

ITEM 106-2705-R0300 - Approval of Proposal to Offer an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Systems Technology; Montana State University-Billings, College of Technology

i. ITEM 106-2706-R0300 - 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
j.

ITEM 106-2707-R0300 - Authorization to Offer a Minor of Business Geographics Business Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Montana State University-Billings

k. ITEM106-1001-R0300  - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Center for Environmental Health Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
l.

ITEM 106-2007-R0300 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Fine Arts in Science and Natural History Filmmaking; Montana State University-Bozeman

m.

ITEM 106-2008-R0300 - Authorization to Offer a Bachelor of Arts in Music; Montana State University-Bozeman

n.

ITEM 106-2009-R0300 - Authorization to Restructure the Biology Department in the College of Letters and Sciences; Montana State University-Bozeman

o.

ITEM 106-2801-R0300 - Mission Statement; Montana State University-Northern

p.

Final Revisions to Program Review - MSU-Northern

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

AGENDA

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


I. 

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a.

ITEM 107-106-R0500 - Repeal Policy (Laurie Neils)
c. ITEM 107-1002-R0500 - Miscellaneous Renovations, Dining Services; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 107-1003-R0500 - Residence Hall Wiring and Fire Sprinklers; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. ITEM 107-1004-R0500 - Information Technology Resources Center, Series E 1998 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 107-1005-R0500 - Relocation of Met Net, Series D 1996 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. ITEM 107-1006-R0500 - Classroom/Laboratory Renovations, Series C 1995 and Series D 1996 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; The University of Montana-Missoula
h. ITEM 107-1007-R0500 - Student Computer Fee Allocation; The University of Montana-Missoula
i. ITEM 107-1021-R0500 - Use of State Lands Under the Control of the Montana University System (MUS) by the Montana National Guard for the Purpose of Constructing and Operating, on a Long-term Basis, an education and Training Facility (Armory); The University of Montana-Missoula
j. ITEM 107-1022-R0500 - Dornblaser Track Improvements; The University of Montana-Missoula
k. ITEM 107-1501-R0500 - Site Improvements for SUB-Mill Renovations, Series C 1995 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
l. ITEM 107-1601-R0500 - Residence Hall/Dining Services Renovations, Series D 1996 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
m. ITEM 107-1602-R0500 - Parking Improvements, Series D 1996 & Series E 1998 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
n. ITEM 107-1603-R0500 - Family Housing Renovations, Series D 1996 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

 

II.

ACTION AGENDA

a.

ITEM 106-106-R0300  Board of Regents Policy and Procedures Manual; Regents' Award for Excellence in University System Citizenship (New); MUS

 

b.

ITEM 107-1001-R0500 - Grant of Easement to Mountain Water Company for Existing Water Main Facilities; The University of Montana-Missoula

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