MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

September 27-28, 2001

 

MSU-Billings

1500 North 30thStreet

Billings, MT 59101-0252

 


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."    


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2001 

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.     Board of Regents Budget Workshop – Beartooth Room, SUB


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2001

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors—Beartooth Room, SUB

12:00 to 1:15 p.m. Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants - Russell Room 
3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Representatives of Staff Senate followed by Faculty Representatives  — Lewis and Clark Room, SUB
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hosted Reception at the Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Avenue, Billings with Hors d'oeuvres and beverages.  Along with the permanent exhibits, the Heritage Center will feature "The Journey of Discovery: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark."  RSVP required.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2001

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Remington/Ralston Room, SUB
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendeesLewis and Clark Room, SUB
8:30 a.m. Board of Regents group photo session - Atrium of Student Union Building

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2001

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

7:30 a.m.  

EXECUTIVE SESSION—Bridger Room, SUB

8:00 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)—Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

(or on completion of Executive Session)

11:00 a.m.

CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS 

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

Academic and Student Affairs Committee — Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

Administrative/Budget Committee — Ralston Room, SUB


12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives — Beartooth Room, SUB

12:00 to 1:15 p.m. Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants - Russell Room 

1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENES

I. 

ROLL CALL

 

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

July 12-13, 2001 regular meeting in Pablo, Montana

III.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Staff Items:

 

a.

ITEM 112-100-R0901 - Staff; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

b. ITEM 112-1000-R0901 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula
c. ITEM 112-1001-R0901 - Professor Emeritus Status for William Elison, Professor of Library Science and Social Sciences Librarian, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 112-1006-R0901 -  Professor Emeritus Status for Robert Pfister, Professor, School of Forestry; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. ITEM 112-1500-R0901 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
f. ITEM 112-1500A-R0901 - Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
g. ITEM 112-1502-R0901 - Professor Emeritus Status for Judith R. Brogan, Professor; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
h ITEM 112-1600-R0901 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
i. ITEM 112-1900-R0901 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of the University of Montana
j. ITEM 112-2000-R0901 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. ITEM 112-2300-R0901 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
l. ITEM 112-2400-R0901 - Staff; Cooperative Extension Service
m. ITEM 112-2700-R0901 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
n. ITEM 112-2800-R0901 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
o.

ITEM 112-2850-R0901 - Staff; Montana State University, Great Falls College of Technology

 

Other:

 

a.

ITEM 112-102-R0901 – Confirmation of Governor Martz's Appointments to Local Executive Board for Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

b.

ITEM 112-103-R0901 – Confirmation of Governor Martz's Appointments to Local Executive Board for Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
c. ITEM 112-104-R0901 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with Montana Public Employees Association; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education  MEMO  ATTACHMENT
d. ITEM 112-105-R0901 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with Butte Teamsters Local 2; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education   MEMO   ATTACHMENT
e. ITEM 112-106-R0901 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with Helena Teachers Union;  Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education  MEMO   ATTACHMENT
f. ITEM 112-107-R0901 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with The University of Montana Western Faculty Association; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education   MEMO   ATTACHMENT
g. ITEM 112-109-R0901 - Approval of Tentative Agreement with Montana District Council of Laborers; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education  MEMO   ATTACHMENT
h. ITEM 112-115-R0901 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with University Faculty Association of  The University of  Montana-Missoula; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education  Memo   ATTACHMENT
i. ITEM 112-2003-R0901Appointment of Gary Mahugh, William Perrin, Tony Cate, and Mike McCloskey to the Fire Services Training Advisory Council; Montana State University-Bozeman

 

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IV. 

STUDENT REPORTS

V.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VI.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VIII.

OLD BUSINESS

 

a. Perkins Update Arlene Parisot
b. Regents' Code of Expectations - Commissioner Crofts
c. Montana University System Strategic Plan – From Board Retreat
d. Draft Policy 705.1 Commissioner and Board Performance Assessment and Compensation Procedure – From Board Retreat
e. Draft Policy 705.11 Annual Commissioner’s Performance Review – From Board Retreat
f. Draft Policy 705.12 Periodic Self-Study of Board Performance – From Board Retreat
g. Draft Policy 705.13  The Comprehensive Review of Commissioner and Board Performance – From Board Retreat
h. Governance Process - Regent's Responsibilities, Duties,  and Limitations – From Board Retreat
i. Governance Process-- Chairperson's Responsibilities Role, Duties, and Limitations – From Board Retreat


3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Representatives of Staff Senate followed by Faculty Representatives  —
5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Hosted Reception at the Western Heritage Center, 2822 Montana Avenue, Billings with Hors d'oeuvres and beverages.  Along with the permanent exhibits, the Heritage Center will feature "The Journey of Discovery: Following in the Footsteps of Lewis and Clark."  RSVP required.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2001

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Remington/Ralston Room, SUB

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees -  Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

8:15 a.m. Board of Regents Group Photo Session - Atrium of Student Union Building

8:45 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

10:00 a.m. TIME CERTAIN
Commemoration of American Indian Heritage outside with a ceremony by a tribal medicine man, followed by an exchange of blankets symbolizing the support of the Montana University System to Indian education.

   

VIII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

IX.

NEW BUSINESS 

a.

ITEM 112-112-R0901 - Approval of Operating Budget for FY 2002  Executive Summary  Quality Enhancements
b. Appeal

 

 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 CONSENT

a. 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  Attachment
b. ITEM 112-2004-R0901 - Authorization to Create a the Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in Management of Information Technology; Montana State University-Bozeman  Attachment
c. ITEM 112-2009-R0901 - Authorization to Establish a Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program; Montana State University-Bozeman  ATTACHMENT
d. ITEM 112-2013-R0901 - Authorization to Establish a Center for Research on Chronic Health Conditions in Rural Dwellers; Montana State University-Bozeman  ATTACHMENT
III.

SUBMISSION

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  ATTACHMENT
b. 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 ATTACHMENT
c. 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   ATTACHMENT
d. 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  ATTACHMENT
e. ITEM 112-2005-R0901 - Authorization to Create an Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Montana State University-Bozeman Attachment
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  Attachment
g. ITEM 112-2007-R0901 - Authorization to Create a New Option within the Biological Sciences Degree: Ecology and Evolution Option; Montana State University-Bozeman  Attachment
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  Attachment
i. ITEM 112-2010-R0901 - Authorization to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Computer Science; Montana State University-Bozeman ATTACHMENT
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  ATTACHMENT
k. ITEM 112-2012-R0901 - Authorization to Establish the Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Montana State University-Bozeman Approval of Proposal to Establish The Center for Entrepreneurship for the New West; Montana State University-Bozeman, College of Business (revised)   
l. ITEM 112-2014-R0901 - Authorization to Create a the Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in International Business; Montana State University-Bozeman  ATTACHMENT

III.

OTHER

a. Report on Credit by Examination  Memo
b. Report on Montana University System Distributed Education 2001 (Policy 303.7)

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

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


I.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-101-R0901 – 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 112-111-R0901 - Revised Policy 217.1 - Local Executive Boards; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
e. ITEM 112-113-R0901 – Revised Policy 940.27 - Credit Cap on State-Subsidized Tuition Rates; Montana University System
f. 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
g. ITEM 112-1005-R0901 – Approval to Negotiate Acceptance of Land as a Gift from Ducks Unlimited; The University of Montana-Missoula

II.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-1002-R0901 – Certificate of Completion, Washington/Grizzly Stadium Renovations, Series E 1998 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 112-1003-R0901 – Certificate of Completion, University Center, Phase II, 3rd Floor Renovations, Series E 1998 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 112-2001-R0901 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM112-2002-R0901 – Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-104-R0701 - Purchasing Requisitions; Computer Equipment revised; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education   
b. ITEM 112-105-R0701 - New Policy on Building Authority; Office of the Commissioner of higher Education
c. ITEM 112-108-R0901 – Revisions to Policy 950.2 – Montana Family Education Savings Program; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Attachment
d. ITEM 112-1012-R0701 - Renaming of the Museum of Fine Arts to The Montana Museum of Art and Culture; The University of Montana-Missoula

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