MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

May 23-24, 2002

 

The University of Montana Western

710 S. Atlantic

Dillon, MT 59725

 


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, MAY 23, 2002

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Great Room-RETC

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors—Lewis and Clark Room-Mathews Hall

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Lunch for all meeting participants - Dining Room-Mathews Hall
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Reception for all meeting participants - Lewis and Clark Room-Mathews Hall

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2002

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Lewis and Clark Room-Mathews Hall
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendeesGreat Room-RETC

THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2002

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Great Room-RETC

7:30 a.m.

I. 

ROLL CALL

 

WORK SESSION (full Board)—Great Room-RETC

 

NOTICE – the Board may make decisions on items during the Work Session  

 

11:00 a.m.

CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS (agendas attached)

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

Academic and Student Affairs Committee — Great Room-RETC

Administrative/Budget Committee—Library Lower Commons 

(Library Lower Commons is in the Library Administration Building.  The Library and the RETC connect under ground.  When the group breaks away from the Great Room they will go downstairs and down the hallway to the Library Lower Commons)


12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives — Lewis and Clark Room-Mathews Hall

12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Meeting Participants - Lunch in Dining Room-Mathews Hall

1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

 

Full Board CONVENES—Great Room-RETC

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

Approval of the Minutes of the March 20, 2002 Retreat and March 21-22, 2002 Regular Meeting in Havre as circulated

Award For Excellence In University System Citizenship

III.

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

 

a.

ITEM 115-1000-R0502 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula

b. ITEM 115-1006-R0502 - Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy and Allied Health Sciences upon Rustem S. Medora; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 115-1007-R0502 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Library Science upon Karen Driessen; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 115-1008-R0502 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Psychology upon George C. Camp; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. ITEM 115-1009-R0502 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Geography upon John J. Donahue; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 115-1010-R0502 – Authorization to Confer theTitle of Professor Emeritus of Geology upon Ian M. Lange; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. ITEM 115-1011-R0502 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Geology on David Alt; The University of Montana-Missoula
h. ITEM 115-1500-R0502 - Staff; Montana Tech of the University of Montana
i. ITEM 115-1900-R0502 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of the University of Montana
j. ITEM 115-2000-R0502 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. ITEM 115-2001-R0502 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Librarianship upon Mary Bushing; Montana State University-Bozeman
l. ITEM 115-2002-R0502 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Librarianship upon Kathryn Kaya; Montana State University-Bozeman
m. ITEM 115-2003-R0502 – Authorization to Confer theTitle of Professor Emeritus of Fish and Wildlife Management upon Robert G. White; Montana State University-Bozeman
n. ITEM 115-2004-R0502 – Authorization to Confer theTitle of Professor Emeritus of Biology upon Calvin M. Kaya; Montana State University-Bozeman
o. ITEM 115-2300-R0502 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
p. ITEM 115-2400-R0502 – Staff; Cooperative Extension Service
q. ITEM 115-2700-R0502 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
r. ITEM 115-2800-R0502 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
s. ITEM 115-2850-R0502 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

Other:

 

a.

ITEM 115-102-R0502 – Rural Physicians Incentive Program; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

b.

ITEM 115-103-R0502 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 400, Colleges of Technology Bargaining Unit  Memo  Agreement

c.

ITEM 115-105-R0502 – Confirmation of Governor Martz’ appointments to Local Executive Boards

 

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IV. 

STUDENT REPORTS

a.    ASMSU-B Resolution

V.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VI.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VIII.

OLD BUSINESS

 

a. ITEM 114-107-R0302 – Fees for FY 2003; Office of Commissioner of Higher Ed – Laurie Neils  The MSU-Bozeman Athletic Fee was deferred to the May 23-24, 2002 meeting and updates on Auxiliary Fees and Community Colleges’ Tuition and Fees
b. ITEM 114-108-R0302 Revised2005 Budget Request and Process; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education – Rod Sundsted  Memo  Exhibit 1   Exhibit 2   Exhibit 3
c. Update on Perkins Grant:  Arlene Parisot  DOL Report  Montana State Budget
d. ITEM 115-1012-R0502 – Foundation Operating Agreement; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. ITEM 115-1601-R0502 – Foundation Operating Agreement; The University of Montana Western
f. ITEM 115-106-R0503 - Foundation Operating Agreement; Montana State University-Billings  Members
g. Discussion of legislative interaction by Board with legislators.

 


 

3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Representatives of Staff Senate followed by Faculty Representatives  — Great Room-RETC

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2002

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Lewis and Clark Room-Mathews Hall

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees -  Great Room-RETC

8:45 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—Great Room-RETC

 

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

a.

Montana Campus Compact update – Dean McGovern

 

TIME CERTAIN:  9:30 A.M.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (Executive Evaluations) — Board Room-RETC

VIII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

IX.

NEW BUSINESS 

a.

2004-2005 Long Range Building Program – Rod Sundsted

b. ITEM 115-107-R0502 - Amend Policy 1004.1 Naming of Buildings; Montana University System  Option Offered by Regent Mercer
Election of Board Officers

 

X.

 

OTHER BUSINESS

 

 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.


Memo from Regent Roehm, Committee Chair

I.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 

a.

Level I Memo

II.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. Memo from Regent Roehm - Updated Nursing Memo Report -  Appendix A  Appendix B   Appendix C   Appendix D Articulation Model Pt 1   Articulation Model Pt 2
b. New Procedures for Level I and Level II Items  Level I Summary Sheet   New Guidelines  Level II Calendar  

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 114-1003-R0302 – Approval of a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 114-1004-R0302 – Addition of an Option in Forensic Anthropology to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 114-1005-R0302 – Addition of an Option in Cultural and Ethnic Anthropology to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 114-1006-R0302 – Addition of Option in Forensic Anthropology to the Master of Arts Degree in Anthropology; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. ITEM 114-1007-R0302 – Approval of Masters and Doctoral Degrees in Toxicology; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 114-1008-R0302 – Approval to Establish a Center for Structural and Functional Neuroscience; The University of Montana-Missoula

g.

ITEM 114-1602-R0302 - Authorization to Name the Rural Education Technology Center the Charles G. Swysgood Technology Center; The University of Montana Western
h. ITEM 114-1603-R0302 - Mission / Vision Statement – Strategic Plan; The University of Montana-Western – See attached Memo
i. ITEM 114-2002-R0302 – Authorization to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Animal and Range Sciences; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. ITEM 114-2003-R0302 – Authorization to Create an Undergraduate Minor in Coaching Science; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. ITEM 114-2704-R0302 – Authorization to Implement the Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training; Montana State University-Billings

IV.

OTHER

a. Updated Report on Writing Proficiency  Sub Committee Recommendation   System Report

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

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


I.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 115-1003-R0502 – Authorization to Implement Super Tuition, School of Business Administration; The University of Montana-Missoula  Attachment
b. ITEM 115-2007-R0502 – Approval of Long-Term Maintenance Plan; Montana State University-Bozeman  Attachment 1    Attachment 2
c. ITEM 115-2008-R0502 – Authorization to Transfer Certain General Operating Funds Exclusively for Future Scholarships and Stipends; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM 115-1502-RO502 - Approval of Proposal to Offer Access to Non-residents in Programs with Excess Capacity and All Canadians at a Rate of 150% of Resident Tuition; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
e. ITEM 115-2801-R0502 Restructure of Auxiliary Parking Fees; Montana State University – Northern
             

II.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 115-1013-R0502 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Equipment Allocations; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 115-1014-R0502 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Student Employment Allocations; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 115-1501-R0502 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
d. ITEM 115-2701-R0502 – Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Billings
e. ITEM 115-2702-R0502 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Allocation; Montana State University-Billings

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 114-104-R0102 Revised – Information Technology Policies; Montana University System   
b. ITEM 114-101-R0302 – Revamp High School Honor Scholarship Program; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education  Second Proposal  Memo
c. ITEM 114-109-R0302 – Revision of Policy 803.2 Retirement; Optional Retirement Program; Montana University System

d

ITEM 115-101-R0502 - Revision of Policy 802.6 Salaries; Presidents and Chancellors
e.  ITEM 115-1001-R0502 – Authority Reports; The University of Montana  Report
f.  ITEM 115-1002-R0502 – Authorization for Replacement of Parking Lot, Lommasson Center; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. ITEM 115-1004-R0502 – Approval to Negotiate Transfer of Ownership of the Marcus Daly Mansion, Hamilton; The University of Montana-Missoula  Letter of Support
h. ITEM 115-1005-R0502 – Approval to Negotiate Purchase and Acquisition of Land Adjacent to Lubrecht Forest; The University of Montana-Missoula
i. ITEM 115-2005-R0502 – Annual Status Report of Regent’s Authority; Montana State University
j ITEM 115-2006-R0502 – Biennial Legislative Authority Status Report; Montana State University  Report
k.

ITEM 115-2009-R0502 – Authorization to Lease Space in a Private Sector Facility; Montana State University-Bozeman  Attachment

l. ITEM 115-2802-R0502 Purchase of Property, 2556 Old Post Road Havre, MT Montana State University – Northern

 


 

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