Montana Board of Regents Meeting
January 19-20, 2012

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Thursday, January 19, 2012
Location: The University of Montana – Helena College of Technology, Student Center

11:30 AM   Lunch with Classified Staff Leaders Location: UM-Helena COT Lecture Hall
12:30 PM   Roll call, approval of minutes, and introductions

12:35 PM
  1. Comments by Vice Chairman Buchanan and Current Issues
  2. Comments by President Engstrom on UM and MT Tech Investigations
  1. Staff Item; OCHE - Commissioner   ITEM 154-100-R0112
  2. Staff Item; MSU-Bozeman  ITEM 154-2000-R0112
  3. Staff Item; MSU-Great Falls COT  ITEM 154-2900-R0112
  4. Staff Item; UM-Missoula     ITEM 154-1000-R0112
  5. Easement Authorization; MSU-Bozeman  ITEM 154-2301-R0112
  6. Approval of University System/Employee Equity Interest/Business Participation, Policy 407: Humphries; UM-Missoula  ITEM 154-1012-R0112 | Attachment #1
  7. Professor Emeritus of Journalism: Carol Van Valkenburg; UM-Missoula  ITEM 154-1002-R0112
  8. Professor Emeritus of Soil and Water Quality: James W. Bauder; MSU-Bozeman  ITEM  154-2006-0112
  9. Professor Emeritus of Soil Science: Clifford Montagne; MSU-Bozeman  ITEM 154-2007-R0112
  10. Adoption of Policy 950.3, Bond Issue Tax Compliance Procedures; OCHE   ITEM 154-102-R0112 | Attachment #1
1: 20 PM   ACTION
  1. New Stadium Lights; UM-Missoula  ITEM 154-1009-R0112 | Attachment #1 | Attachment #2
  2. Energy Performance Contract;  MSU-Bozeman  ITEM 154-2005-R0112 | Attachment #1


  1. College!Now Update
  2. Bitterroot College Program | Presentation
  3. Athletic Reports   Athletic Income Details  |  Student Athlete Information Summary  |  Financial Aid Summary
  4. Family Education Savings Program (FESP) Initiatives; OCHE |  Attachment #1
  5. Level I Memorandum
  6. Level II Memorandum – for action at March BOR meeting
  7. BOR Policy 401 and 404 Research Reports; MSU-Bozeman and UM-Missoula | Strategic Plan Goal
    MSU 401 Report | UM 401 Report | MSU & UM 404 Report
  8. Student Health Insurance Plan
3:40 PM   Election of Officers
3:45 PM   Public Comment
4:00 PM   Regents’ Strategic Planning Discussion
  1. Graduate Education - Strategic Plan Goal & Dashboard Indicator
  2. Graduate Education Update
Recess on completion of business.


Friday, January 20, 2012
Location: Office of Commissioner of Higher Education, Conference Rm. 201C

8:00 AM   Executive Session Location: OCHE Conference Room 201C
  • Honorary Degree; MSU-Bozeman
  • Honorary Degree; MT Tech
  • Confidential Title IX and Student Conduct Matters
9:00 AM  
  1. Commissioner’s Goal Setting Discussion  |  Success Agenda
  2. Budget Development Timetable
11:45 AM   Adjourn on Completion of Business


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 (or dial 711 for TDD)