Montana State University - Billings
Student Union Building Ballroom

September 23-25, 2009



Wednesday, September 23, 2009

12:30 PM Roll call, approval of minutes, and introductions
12:35 PM Welcome by Chancellor Ron Sexton
12:45 PM Comments by Chairman Steve Barrett
1:00 PM Administrative, Budget and Audit Oversight Committee
(See attached committee agenda)
5:30 PM Recess, or on completion of business
5:30 PM Executive Session   Missouri Room
  • Completion of evaluation – President Dennison
  • Discussion of campus building naming opportunity
  • Litigation Report

Thursday, September 24, 2009

7:30 AM Board Breakfast with Faculty Representatives
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees
Student Union Building Ballroom
8:30 AM Meeting Reconvenes
8:30 AM General Reports
  • Office of Commissioner of Higher Education (OCHE)
  • Regents Workgroup Update
  • Campus Issues - MSU-Billings and MSU-Billings COT
  • Campus Reports
  • Other
9:15 AM Staff and Compensation Committee
(See attached committee agenda)
10:30 AM Presentation by and Discussion with Dennis Jones, President of The National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)
Topic: Strategic Finance and Outcomes-Based Allocation Possibilities
12:30 PM Lunch Recess
Regents' Luncheon Meeting with Students   Beartooth Room
12:30 PM Lunch Recess for Meeting Attendees  Student Union Building Ballroom
1:30 PM Workforce Development and Two-Year Education Committee
(See attached committee agenda)
2:15 PM Academic and Student Affairs Committee
(See attached committee agenda)
4:00 PM Public Comment
4:15 PM Long Range Building Program (LRBP) Presentation  Science Building Aditorium
  • Process Discussion (OCHE/MSU Staff)
  • Deferred Maintenance and Capital Construction (MSU, MSU Billings Staff)
  • Student One-Stop Shop Tour  McMullen Hall (Open to all)
5:30 PM Reception  Student Union Building (Open to all)


Friday, September 25

7:30 AM Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders
(by advance reservation)
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees
Student Union Building Ballroom
9:00 AM Board Reconvenes
9:00 AM Kindergarten to College Connections
  • Denise Juneau, Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Steve Meloy, Executive Director of Board of Public Education
  • Dan Villa, Policy Advisor, Governor’s Office
  • Mary Moe – Class 8 Licensure – Dual Enrollment Update
  • Sylvia Moore – GEAR UP College Readiness
  • Tyler Trevor – Integrated Data System
  • George Dennison and Geoff Gamble – Science and Math Teacher Education Initiative
  1. Administrative, Budget, and Audit Oversight
  2. Academic and Student Affairs
  3. Staff and Compensation
  4. Workforce Development and Two-Year Education
11:00 AM Public Comment
11:10 AM Adjourn


Other than the meeting starting time, times listed are approximate.  In addition, agenda items may be rearranged unless an item is listed as having a “time certain.”  Action may be taken on any item listed on the Board or Committee Agendas.  Public comment is welcome on all items. 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 203201, Helena MT 59620-3201, 406-444-6570, 1-800-253-4091 (TDD).