MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

September 25-26, 2003

 

Montana State University-Billings

1500 N. 30th Street

Billings, MT 59101-0252 


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

Labor Agreements/Other, System)

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

Administrative/Budget Items (Action/Submission & Discussion)

System Issues (Action/Submission & Discussion)


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, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003

 

9:30 - noon 

Budget Committee Meeting - Remington Room (Ballroom) SUB

12:00 - 1:00  Lunch for meeting participants - Russell Room SUB
1:00 - 5:00 

Full Board Convenes - Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2003

 

7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—–Fireside Lounge

12:00 to 12:50 

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors —Remington Room (Ballroom) SUB

12:00 to 1:00 

Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants - Russell Room SUB

1:00 to 1:50 p.m.

Regents meet with Faculty Representatives —  Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

5:30 - 6:45

MSU-Billings Reception for Regents, Commissioner, Governor, and other meeting participants - Ballroom, Student Union Building

6:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. WICHE 50th Anniversary Program

6:20 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Governor Judy Martz

7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Campus Compact 10th Anniversary Event – Petro Theatre

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2003

7:00 a.m. Regents breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders –  Russell Room, SUB
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants –  Fireside Lounge, SUB


Meeting Activities

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2003

9:30 - noon

Budget Committee Meeting – Remington Room (Ballroom)

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch for meeting participants – Russell Room SUB
1:00 – 5:00 Full Board Convenes -   Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

a.

ITEM 120-110-R0903 - Operating Budgets (Action Item)  Mailed under separate cover to the Regents  Executive Summary   Full Budget
5:00 p.m. Board Recesses

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2003

 

7:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees –  Fireside Lounge, SUB
7:30 a.m. – Full Board Reconvenes -  Lewis and Clark Room, SUB  

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Minutes of the July 10-11, 2003 Regular Meeting in Kalispell, MT
7:40 a.m.

III.

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES
a. PBS Governance – Kenneth Nordtvedt (10 minutes)

b.

Leadership Montana Presentation – Bruce Wittenberg (10 minutes)

c.

Further Discussion on X1 Program at UM-Western

d.

General Public Comment

IV.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

Staff Items:

a.

ITEM 120-100-R0903 – Staff; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education

b.

ITEM 120-1000-R0903 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula

c.

ITEM 120-1004-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Business Administration upon Richard T. Dailey; The University of Montana-Missoula

d.

ITEM 120-1500-R0903 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

e.

ITEM 120-1500A-R0903 – Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

f.

ITEM 120-1600-R0903 – Staff; The University of Montana Western

g.

ITEM 120-1602-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of English upon Jane H. Maddock; The University of Montana Western

h.

ITEM 120-1900-R0903 – Staff; The University of Montana-Helena College of Technology

i.

ITEM 120-2000-R0903 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

j.

ITEM 120-2001-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Animal and Range Sciences upon Gene Surber; Montana State University-Bozeman

k.

ITEM 120-2002-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Animal and Range Sciences upon Peter J. Burfening; Montana State University-Bozeman

l.

ITEM 120-2003-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Extension upon James P. Johannes; Montana State University-Bozeman

m.

ITEM 120-2004-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of 4-H youth Development upon Terry L. Wolfe; Montana State University-Bozeman
n ITEM 120-2005-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Extension-4-H Youth Development upon Elizabeth M. McCoy; Montana State University-Bozeman

o.

ITEM 120-2006-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the title of Professor Emeritus of Plant Pathology upon Jack Riesselman; Montana State University-Bozeman
p. ITEM 120-2007-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the title of Professor Emeritus of Chemistry and Biochemistry upon J. R. Amend; Montana State University-Bozeman
q. ITEM 120-2008-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Agricultural Education upon C. Van Shelhamer; Montana State University-Bozeman
r. ITEM 120-2009-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Physics upon Robert J. Swenson; Montana State University-Bozeman
s. ITEM 120-2010-R0903 – Authorization to Confer the title of Professor Emeritus of Physics upon John Hermanson; Montana State University-Bozeman
t. ITEM 120-2300-R0903 – Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
u. ITEM 120-2400-R0903 – Staff; Cooperative Extension Service
v. ITEM 120-2700-R0903 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
w. ITEM 120-2800-R0903 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
x. ITEM 120-2850-R0903 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

Administrative/Budget Items:

a.

ITEM 120-1001-R0903 – Approval of University System/Employee Joint Venture; The University of Montana-Missoula

b.

ITEM 120-1002-R0903 – Authorization to Establish The Northern Rockies Center for Space Privatization; The University of Montana-Missoula

c.

ITEM 120-1005-R0903 – Authorization to Renovate Science Complex 342; The University of Montana-Missoula   Attachment

d.

ITEM 120-1601-R0903- Authorization to Expend up to $80,000 of Student Computer Fees; The University of Montana Western

e.

ITEM 120-2801-R0903 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees:  Montana State University-Northern

f.

ITEM 120-2851-R0903 – Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana State University-Great Falls, College of Technology

g.

ITEM 120-2852-R0903 – Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Great Falls, College of Technology

Labor Agreements/Other:

a.

ITEM 120-101-R0903 – Confirmation of Governor Martz’ appointments to the Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee; Montana University System

b.

ITEM 120-102-R0903 – Amend Montana Family Education Savings Plan Rules; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
c. ITEM 120-105-R0903 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with International Union of Operating Engineers – Colleges of Technology; Office Commissioner of Higher Education  Memo    Agreement
d. ITEM 120-106-R0903 – Approval of Tentative Agreement with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Local 441; Office Commissioner of Higher Education   Memo   Agreement

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V.

ACADEMIC/STUDENT AFFAIRS ITEMS

a.

Level I Memo (Informational Item)

b.

Level II Memo (Information Item)
c. MUS College Prep Exemption Report for 2002 Academic Year (Information Item)

VI.

ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET ITEMS

a. ITEM 119-2013-R0503 – Authorization to Allow a Provisional Exception to BoR Policy 802.3; Montana State University-Bozeman AMENDED
b. ITEM 120-2011-R0903 – Authorization to Utilize Multi-Modal Variable and Fixed Rate Debt Instruments, Series G 2003 Facilities Revenue Refunding Bond Issue; Montana State University   Attachment 1    Attachment 2    Attachment 3    Attachment 4    Attachment 5    Attachment 6

c.

ITEM 120-2012-R0903 – Authorization to Utilize Short Term Loans for the Implementation of a Multi-Year Information Technology Infrastructure Replacement Plan; Montana State University

d.

ITEM 120-2013-R0903 – Approval of Amendment to Quit Claim Deed Related to the Sale of Property Owned by Advanced Technology Inc. to Mitchell Development and Investments; Montana State University-Bozeman   Attachment

e.

ITEM 120-2014-R0903 – Authorization to Execute an Agreement to Cooperate and a Public Street and Utility Easement for Garfield Street & Fowler Avenue in Connection with the Proposed Sale of MSU Foundation/Advanced Technology Inc. Real Property to Mitchell Development Company; Montana State University-Bozeman   Attachment 1    Attachment 2
f. ITEM 120-2016-R0903 – Authorization to execute a Long-Term Lease for Relocation of the Great Falls Campus of the MSU-Bozeman College of Nursing; Montana State University-Bozeman   Lease Agreement
g. ITEM 120-2015-R0903 – Authorization to Install Fire Suppression Systems in Various Residence Halls; Montana State University-Bozeman
h. ITEM 120-2854-R0903 - Authorization to Offer Online Courses to Non-resident Students at 200% of Resident Tuition; Montana State University—Great Falls College of Technology   Attachment
i.

INFORMATIONAL ONLY – MSU has executed a two-year lease for Relocation of the Montana Fire Services Training School to 2700 sq ft of space in the Wheat Building at 750 6th Street Southwest in Great Falls.  Rent will total $45,140 for the period 9/03/2003 to 6/30/2005



VII.

SYSTEM ISSUES

a.

Appeal (Action Item)
b. ITEM 120-103-R0903 – Amend Policy 201.7 – By-Laws; Montana University System – (Action Item) Regent Roehm

c.

ITEM 120-107-R0903 – Establishing Benchmarks for Measuring Institutional Quality – (Discussion Item) Regent Mercer

d.

ITEM 120-108-R0903 – Tiered Tuition; (Discussion Item) Regent Hur
e. ITEM 120-109-R0903 – New Policy - Policy 506.4 Reciprocal Services for Students on Academic Assignment; Montana University System (Submission Item)
f. ITEM 120-2020-R0903 - Elimination of Montana Cooperative Development Center and Amendment of Institutional Organization; Montana State University-Northern (Submission Item)   Attachment
g. Data Warehouse – (Discussion Item) – Regent Jasmin / Mary Craigle
h. Work Sessions – (Discussion Item) – Regent Jasmin
i. Presentation on MGSLP (please click your mouse to move through the presentation) by Bruce Marks    Attachment
j. Two Year Education Initiative – (Discussion Item) Community College CEOs
k. Montana’s Economic Roadmap – Another Step Forward; (Discussion Item) Regent Mercer
l. Nursing Committee Meeting Report; (Discussion Item)  Regent Roehm  Meeting Agenda  NCLEX-Montana Scores
m. Strategic Planning Process – (Discussion Item) Regent Semmens

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12:00 to 12:50 p.m.

Board of  Regents'  Lunch with Student Representatives – Remington Room (Ballroom), SUB

12:00 to

1:00 p.m.

Buffet Lunch for Meeting Participants – Russell Room

1:00 –      1:50 p.m.

Regents meet with Faculty Senate Representatives – Lewis and Clark Room, SUB 


2:00 to

5:00 p.m.

Full BOARD RECONVENES—Lewis and Clark Room, SUB 

5:00 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

5:30 – 6:45  p.m. MSU-Billings Reception for Regents, Commissioner, Governor, and other meeting participants - Ballroom, Student Union Building

6:00 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. - WICHE 50th Anniversary Program

6:20 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. - Governor Judy Martz

7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Campus Compact 10th Anniversary Event – Petro Theatre

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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2003

 

7:00 a.m. Board breakfast with local civic and business leaders – Russell Room, SUB

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting participants –  Fireside Lounge, SUB

8:30 a.m. FULL BOARD RECONVENES – Lewis and Clark Room, SUB

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.

10:30 a.m.

X.

DISCUSSION WITH CAMPUS CEOs/COMMISSIONER

Please See Attached Reports

XI.

PRESENTATIONS (If Any)

XII.

EXECUTIVE SESSION (If needed)—Missouri Room, SUB

12:00 noon

BOARD ADJOURNS (or on completion of business)


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The Board of Regents will make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities that may interfere with an individual's ability to participate. Persons requiring such accommodations should make their requests to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education as soon as possible before the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements. You may call or write to: ADA Coordinator, P. O. Box 203101, Helena MT 59620-3101, 406-444-6570, 1-800-253-4091 (TDD)