September 25-26, 2003

 

ITEM 120-2020-R0903                Elimination of Montana Cooperative Development Center and Amendment of Institutional Organization; Montana State University-Northern                  

 

THAT:                                       In accordance with Policy 218, the Board of Regents of Higher Education approves the elimination of the Montana Cooperative Development Center (MCDC) at Northern, the amended Board Policy 218.6, “Institutional Organization for Montana State University-Northern indicated below, and a transfer of the FY 2004 State General Fund appropriation of $65,000 that supports the Center, to the Montana Department of Agriculture, where the Center is now housed.

 

EXPLANATION:                        As a result of an agreement among Montana State University, Montana State University-Northern, and the USDA Office of Rural Development, the Montana Cooperative Development Center has moved, effective July 1, 2003, to the Montana Department of Agriculture under the supervision of Department Director Ralph Peck.

 

ATTACHMENT                          Proposed Policy 218.6