MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

July 11-12, 2002

 

Dawson Community College

300 College Drive

Glendive, MT 59330-1406 


Consent Agenda  (Staff/Other/System/Academic Student Affairs/Administrative Budget)

System Issues   (Action/Submission & Discussion)

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

Administrative/Budget Items (Action/Submission & Discussion)

PLEASE NOTE NEW MEETING FORMAT


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

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2002

 

7:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Student Center

 

12:00 to 12:50 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors—Student Center

Lunch for other meeting attendees in Gymnasium

 

6:00 to

8:00 p.m.

Dinner Reception for Board of Regents, Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, Dawson Foundation members, Dawson Community College Board members and Community College Presidents - Happy Hollow - Transportation to be provided (Bus will pick up those at Best Western Jordan Inn at 6:00 p.m., and those at Super 8 and Days Inn at 6:15 p.m.)

6:00 to

7:30 p.m.

Social hour for other meeting attendees - Best Western Jordan poolside (Lounge if too hot)


FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2002

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Best Western Jordan Inn, Blue Room
7:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees - Student Center



Meeting Activities

 

THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2002

7:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Student Center
7:30 a.m. TIME CERTAIN – Full Board Convenes Student Center

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Approval of the Minutes of the April 24, 2002 Special Meeting in Helena, and the May 23-24, 2002 Regular Meeting in Dillon, Montana as circulated
7:40 a.m. TIME CERTAIN 

III.

     Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

IV.

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 116-1000-R0702 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula
b. ITEM 116-1001-R0702 - Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Art and Humanities Upon James G. Todd; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 116-1500-R0702 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
d. ITEM 116-1500A-R0702 – Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines & Geology
e. ITEM 116-1501-R0702 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences Upon Paul T. Sawyer; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
f. ITEM 116-1600-R0702 – Staff; The University of Montana Western
g. ITEM 116-1900-R0702 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
h. ITEM 116-2000-R0702 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. ITEM 116-2001-R0702 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Business Upon Robert L. Swinth; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. ITEM 116-2002-R0702 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of English Upon Jerome E. Coffey; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. ITEM 116-2300-R0702 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
l. ITEM 116-2700-R0702 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
m. ITEM 116-2800-R0702 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern  
n. ITEM 116-2850-R0702 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

 

Academic Student Affairs Items:

 

a.

ITEM 116-104-R0702 - Final Approval of New Procedures for Level I and Level II Items 

Level I Summary Sheet   New Guidelines  Level II Calendar

 

Administrative/Budget Items:

 

a.

ITEM 115-2007-R0502 – Approval of Long-Term Maintenance Plan; Montana State University-Bozeman  Attachment 1    Attachment 2

b.

ITEM 115-2008-R0502 – Authorization to Transfer Certain General Operating Funds Exclusively for Future Scholarships and Stipends; Montana State University-Bozeman

c. ITEM 116-2003-R0702 – Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM 116-2004-R0702 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Allocation; Montana State University-Bozeman
e. ITEM 116-2015-R0702 – Approval of Lease of Private Facility Space for Externally Funded Research Programs; Montana State University-Bozeman  Lease Agreement

 

 

Labor Agreements/Other:

 

a.

ITEM 116-2006-R0702 – Foundation Operating Agreement; Montana State University-Bozeman

 

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V.

SYSTEM ISSUES

NOTE:  Items have been placed in order of:  action needed, discussion and then informational.

 

a. ITEM 116-108-R0702 - Approval of Revision to Policy 901.12 – Use of  Timber Sales Revenues; Montana University System – Rod Sundsted   Attachment
b. ITEM 116-102-R0702 - Approval of Recommendations on Land Grant Timber Sales; Montana University System - LeRoy Schramm  Attachment  Memo
c. ITEM 116-105-R0702 - Approval of Plans for 3.5% Reduction in FY 03 Operating Budgets; Montana University System   Memo
d. Approval of Board of Regents Response to the Recommended 3.5% Budget Cut – Regent Hur
e. ITEM 116-103-R0702 - Approval of Plan for 5% Reduction in FY 04/05 Operating Budgets; Montana University System 
f. ITEM 116-101-R0702 - Approval of 2004-2005 Long Range Building Program Priorities
g. ITEM 114-108-R0302 – Approval of Final 2004-2005 Budget Request and Process; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education - Rod Sundsted
h. ITEM 116-109-R0702 - Approval of New Policy on Regent’s Travel Reimbursement; Montana University System - Chairman Roehm   Memo
i. Approval of Proposal on Regent Travel – Regent Hur
j. ITEM 116-107-R0702 - Request Endorsement of Charge to the Committee to Review Board of Regents' Commissioner/Presidential Assessment/Compensation Procedures; Montana University System - Regent Roehm
k. MUS Legislative Agenda (Statutory Changes) (Informational Item Only) - Commissioner Crofts
l. Joint PEPB Goals and Accountability Measures (Informational Item Only)  Memo
m. Discussion in preparation for 2003 Legislative Session - Regent Semmens
n. Report on Auxiliaries and Related Expenditures (Informational Item Only) - Laurie Neils
o. Update on Leadership College – Commissioner Crofts
p. Approval of MUS Economic Development Proposal – Regent Hur
q. Regents’ Management Report (Informational Item Only)
r. Update on Status of Two-Year Education Initiative (Informational Item Only) - Deputy Commissioner Scott  Charge to Committee
s. Update on Restructuring (Informational Item Only) - Deputy Commissioner Scott
t. Discussion Item:  Restructuring, Phase III – Regent Hur
u. Update on Transfer Project  Attachment  (Informational Item Only) - Deputy Commissioner Scott
v. Montana Board of Regents’ Course Transferability Policy Goals – Regent Hur
w. Teacher Retention (Informational Item Only) - Commissioner Crofts

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12:00 to 12:50 p.m.

TIME CERTAIN  BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives — Student Center

 

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Participants - Lunch in the Gymnasium 

 

 

1:00 –      1:50 p.m.

Regents meet with Faculty  Representatives – Student Center 


2:00 to  TIME CERTAIN – THE FULL BOARD RECONVENES – Student Center

5:00 p.m.

 

VI.

ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS ITEMS

 

a.

Annual Diversity Report – Dr. Joyce Scott

b.

Level I Approvals (Informational Item Only)

 

VII.

ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET ITEMS

 

Memo from Commissioner Crofts

 

a. ITEM 116-1002-R0702 – Authorization to Proceed, Series G 2002 New Money Issue; The University of Montana-Missoula  Attachment

b.

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  Approval of Proposal to Offer Access at 150 Percent of Resident Tuition in Programs with Excess Capacity to Non-Residents and Canadians from the Provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, and Saskatchewan to Students Meeting the Scholarship Requirements; Montana Tech of The University of Montana  

c. ITEM 116-2012-R0702 – Increase Authorization to Renovate an Existing Pre-fabricated Metal Building to House a Portion of the Art Department Program; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM 116-2013-R0702 – Authorization to Borrow Intercap Funds for Building Network Wiring and Other IT Capital Investments; Montana State University-Bozeman
e. ITEM 116-2014-R0702 – Authorization to Borrow Intercap Funds for Gaines Hall Renovation/Addition Project Design; Montana State University-Bozeman

f.

ITEM 116-2801-R0702 - Purchase of Property, 1325 11th Avenue, Havre, MT;  Montana State University – Northern - This item supersedes previous Item #115-2802-R0502 which was approved by the Board of Regents in May 2002.

g.

ITEM 116-2802-R0702 – Authorization to Offer Access to Canadians in Upper-Division Programs with Excess Capacity at a Rate of 150% of Resident Tuition; Montana State University-Northern

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5:00 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

5:05 p.m. Press Conference - Student Center

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2002

7:00 a.m.

Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Best Western Jordan Inn, Blue Room

7:15 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees - Student Center

 

8:30 a.m. BOARD RECONVENES—Student Center

VIII.

STUDENT REPORTS (TIME CERTAIN 30 MINUTES)

IX.

CONTINUATION OF UNFINISHED ITEMS

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

 

10:20 a.m. TIME CERTAIN - TEN MINUTE BREAK

 

10:30 a.m.

 

TIME CERTAIN 

X.

DISCUSSION WITH CAMPUS CEOs/COMMISSIONER

Please See Attached Reports

 

a.  

Discussion of Goals and Objectives

 

11:00 a.m.

 

TIME CERTAIN 

XI.

EXECUTIVE SESSION - Board Room (Review of Senior Management Evaluations)

 12:00 noon

BOARD ADJOURNS


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