MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

AGENDA

September 23-24, 1999

 

MSU College of Technology-Great Falls

P. O. Box 6010

Great Falls, MT 59406-6010

Academic and Student Affairs Committee Agenda

 

Administrative/Budget Committee Agenda


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1999

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION—Dean's Conference Room

9:00 a.m. WORK SESSION (Full Board)—Heritage Hall

(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—Heritage Hall

Administrative/Budget Committee—R220-R221


12:00 to 1:15 p.m. BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives—Heritage Hall


1:15 to 3:00 p.m. BOARD OF REGENTS' RECESSES for MEETING OF BOARD OF EDUCATION-Heritage Hall


3:00 p.m. FULL BOARD RECONVENES—Heritage Hall

I. ROLL CALL

II. APPROVAL OF MINUTES

July 8-9, 1999 Regular Meeting in Helena

July 22, 1999 Conference Call Meeting

III. CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 104-110-R0999 - Staff; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

b. ITEM 104-1000-R0999 - Staff; The University of Montana—Missoula Part I   Part II

c. ITEM 104-1500-R0999 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

d. ITEM 104-1500A-R0999 - Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

e. ITEM 104-1600-R0999 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

f. ITEM 104-1900-R0999 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana Part I    Part II

g. ITEM 104-2000-R0999 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

h. ITEM 104-2001-R0999 - Retirement of James G. Hauwiller, Department of Education; Montana State University-Bozeman

i. ITEM 104-2002-R0999 Retirement of Donald C. Taylor, Department of Mathematical Sciences; Montana State University-Bozeman

j. ITEM 104-2300-R0999 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station

k. ITEM 104-2400-R0999 - Staff; Extension Service

l. ITEM 104-2700-R0999 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings

m. ITEM 104-2800-R0999 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern

n. ITEM 104-2850-R0999 - Staff; Montana State University College of Technology-Great Falls

Other Items:

a. ITEM 104-100-R0999 - Approval of tentative agreement with AFSCME Local 441 MSU Livestock Range and Research Laboratory at Miles City

b. ITEM 104-101-R0999 - Approval of tentative agreement with Montana State University-Billings Faculty Association

c. ITEM 104-102-R0999 - Approval of tentative agreement with Butte Teamsters' Union Local No. 2

d. ITEM104-111-R0999 - Approval of tentative agreement with AFSCME Local 2235 Montana State University-Northern

IV. STUDENT REPORTS

V. COMMITTEE REPORTS

VI. OLD BUSINESS

a. ITEM 104-103-R0999 - Omnibus Policy Revisions (SUBMISSION)

b. Report from Regents' Information Technology Committee with update on Banner


3:30 p.m. BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. BOARD OF REGENTS MEET WITH FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES-Heritage Hall

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. BOARD OF REGENTS MEET WITH CLASSIFIED STAFF REPRESENTATIVES-Heritage Hall


FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1999

8:30 a.m. BOARD RECONVENES—Heritage Hall

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

VII. OLD BUSINESS (continued)

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

a. ITEM 104-106-R0999 - Operating Budgets-Montana University System

b. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Planning Committee report - Arlene Parisot

c. Report on School Improvement Program - Superintendent Nancy Keenan

d. Foundation Agreements

IX. COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

X. CAMPUS REPORTS

12:00 noon BOARD RECESSES FOR LUNCH


1:30 p.m. CONTINUATION OF BOARD'S WORK SESSION—Heritage Hall (if necessary)

4:00 p.m. BOARD ADJOURNS

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ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

AGENDA


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

 I. ANNOUNCEMENTS

 II. SUBMISSION AGENDA-CONSENT

ITEM104-1002-R0799 - Approval of Proposal to Terminate the Fashion Sales and Marketing Option of the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Management and the Certificate in Fashion Sales and Marketing, College of Technology; The University of Montana-Missoula (Moved to Level I)

ITEM 104-1003-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Undergraduate Minor in Media Arts to the Program in Fine Arts; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1004-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Establish Three New Interdisciplinary Options for the Chemistry Major Leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree: (1) Biological Chemistry, (2) Environmental Chemistry, and (3) Pharmacology; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1005-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Joint Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1506-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Reorganize Administratively the Engineering Programs; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

ITEM 104-2003-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Non-Teaching Undergraduate Minor in Museum Studies; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2004-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Arts Degree in Native American Studies, Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2701-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Science Degree in Psychology; Montana State University-Billings (Originally submitted as Clinical Psychology. Campus revised to Psychology)

ITEM 104-2703-R0799 - Authorization to Delete the Culinary Arts Program at the College of Technology; Montana State University-Billings

ITEM 104-2704-R0799 - Authorization to Delete the Hospitality Management Services Program at the College of Technology; Montana State University-Billings

III. SUBMISSION AGENDA

ITEM 104-104-R0999 - Revised Policy 806.1

ITEM 104-1002-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Restructure the Present Master of Arts Degree in English (Linguistics Option) into a Master of Arts Degree in Linguistics; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1006-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Individual Interdisciplinary Programs (IIPs); The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1501-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Add a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Science; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

ITEM 104-1502-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Add a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional and Technical Communication; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

ITEM 104-1503-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Earth Resources Engineering; The University of Montana

ITEM 104-2702-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Science Degree in Public Relations; Montana State University-Billings

ITEM 104-2802-R0999 - Montana Cooperative Development Center; Montana State University-Northern

ITEM 104-2803-R0999 - Montana Environmental Training Center (METS); Montana State University-Northern

ITEM 104-2804-R0999 - Center for Veterans Education and Training Services (VETS); Montana State University-Northern

ITEM 104-2805-R0999 - Educational Opportunity Center (EOC); Montana State University-Northern

IV. ACTION AGENDA-CONSENT

ITEM 104-105-R0799 - Associate Degree Taxonomy - Regents Policy 301.12

V. ACTION AGENDA

ITEM 104-2806-R0999 - Administrative Reorganization; Montana State University-Northern

ITEM 103-103-R0599 - Approval of Denturist Technology Program for Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

VI. OTHER

Degree and Program Inventory—presentation of revised and updated format for 11 MUS campuses; basis for program review.

Report on extended degree programs by MUS campuses.

Report on Gear Up grant

Update on Conversation on Tenure planning

"Foreign" institutions doing business in Billings

Locus of Doctoral Degree Granting Authority

Reaffirmation of Accreditation; Montana State University-Northern

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

 

AGENDA

 

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


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I. SUBMISSION AGENDA

ITEM 104-1505-R0999 - Authorization for the Construction of a Natural Resources Research Center and Authorization to Establish the Associated Research Programs; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

II. ACTION AGENDA-CONSENT

ITEM 104-105-R0999 - Contract Revision-College Savings Bank

ITEM 104-1006-R0799 - Renaming of the Harry Adams Events Center; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1007-R0799 - Renovate Health Professions Lab, College of Technology; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1901-R0999 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Funds; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

ITEM 104-2004-R0799 - Approval of Design/Construction Contract for the Stadium Sound System; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2005-R0799 - Authorization of Design Contract for the Weight Room Addition to the Athletic Complex; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2006-R0799 - Authorization to Construct a Tennis Support Facility; Montana State University-Bozeman (Item replaced by Item 104-2009-R0999)

ITEM 104-2005-R0999 - Authorization to Improve and Repair Parking Lots; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2007-R0999 - Authorization to Expend Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2008-R0999 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2009-R0999 - Authorization of Construction Contract for a Tennis Support Facility; Montana State University-Bozeman (Replaces Item 104-2006-R0799)

ITEM 104-2302-R0999 - Authorization to Grant a Right-of-Way Easement to the Mid-Rivers Telephone Cooperative, Inc. for Installation of Fiber Optic Cable on the Eastern Agricultural Research Station; Montana State University-Bozeman Agricultural Experiment Station

ITEM 104-2704-R0999 - Authorization to Purchase, Erect, and Construct a Tennis Air Structure; Montana State University-Billings

ITEM 104-2705-R0999 - Authorization to Renovate and Construct Physical Education Facilities; Montana State University-Billings

ITEM 104-2706-R0999 - Certificate of Completion, Series D 1996 Facilities Improvement and Refunding Revenue Bonds; Montana State University-Billings

ITEM 104-2707-R0999 - Certificate of Completion, Process Plant Technology Center; Montana State University-Billings

ITEM 104-2851-R0999 - Authorization to Provide an Easement for Fiber Optic and Copper Cables for Electronic Delivery of Instruction Programming; Montana State University College of Technology-Great Falls

III. ACTION AGENDA

ITEM 98-006-R0398 - Rule Revision of Board of Regents' Policy 950.2—Montana Family Education Savings Program

ITEM 104-107-R0999 - SCT Contract-Data Warehouse

ITEM 104-108-R0999 - Budget Amendment-GEAR UP

ITEM 104-109-R0999 - Budget Amendment-Perkins

ITEM 104-1001-R0999 - Series F 1999 Revenue Bonds; The University of Montana

ITEM 104-1007-R0999 - Campus Recreation Fee Increase; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-1008-R0999 - Purchase of Property, 639 South 5th East; The University of Montana-Missoula

ITEM 104-2006-R0999 - Use of State Lands under the Control of the Montana University System by the Montana National Guard for the Purpose of Constructing and Operating, on a Long-term Basis, an education and Training Facility; Montana State University-Bozeman

ITEM 104-2301-R0999 - Authorization Approving Lease of the Hartmann Ranch and Related Easement, Assignment and Escrow Agreement; Montana State University-Bozeman Agricultural Experiment Station

ITEM 104-2703-R0999 - Authorization to Increase Student Supplemental Medical Insurance Fee; Montana State University-Billings

IV. OTHER

a. Report on Proposed Five Valleys Land Trust Reciprocal Easement Involving The University of Montana Property


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