Montana Board of Regents Meeting
The University of Montana Western
March 1-2, 2012

Locations: Mathews Hall - March 1, Morning Only
Great Room, Swysgood Technology Center - Remainder of Meeting

Agenda items may be posted up to 48 hours in advance of the Board of Regents meeting. Please check the website prior to the meeting.

Recorded Videos



Thursday, March 1   -  SMALL GROUP SESSIONS Mathews Hall

7:30 AM Meeting Convenes
7:30 AM Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders (by invitation)   Mathews Hall, Lewis & Clark Room
8:30 AM Tour of Main Hall
9:00 AM Montana Center for Horsemanship Open House  Directions
  *Also Available at Noon on Friday, March 2
9:15 AM Regents and Staff Representatives (Deferred from January BOR Meeting Due to Adverse Weather) Mathews Hall, Heritage Room
10:15  AM Faculty Representatives  Mathews Hall, Heritage Room
11:30 AM -
12:30 PM
Regents Lunch with Student Representatives    Mathews Hall, Lewis & Clark Room

(Lunch for Other Meeting Attendees – On Your Own)
12:30 - 12:45 PM Executive Session   Roe House Conference Room
1:00 PM BUSINESS MEETING BEGINS  Swysgood Technology Center
1:00 PM Roll call, approval of minutes, and introductions
1:05 PM Comments by Chair Angela McLean
1:10 PM Welcome by Chancellor Richard Storey
1:15 PM  System Issues Reports and Action
  • Commissioner’s Report
  • MUS Campuses Sexual Assault Reports
  • Campus Reports
  • Other
2:00 PM Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee and Action
3:00 PM Public Comment
3:10 PM Administrative, Budget, and Audit Oversight Committee and Action
5:00 PM Staff and Compensation Committee and Action
5:30 PM Public Comment
5:40 PM Meeting Recessed
6:00 PM 6:00 No-Host Social / 6:30 Retirement Dinner in Honor of Commissioner Sheila M. Stearns  (Advance RSVP Required) Mathews Hall, Lewis & Clark Room  


Friday, March 2   -- BUSINESS MEETING CONTINUES Swysgood Technology Center

8:00 AM Board Convenes

8:00 AM
  1. Strategic Plan – Annual Update and Approval - (for ACTION)
    • MUS Strategic Plan 2012
  2. Summary of Board of Regents Planning Session (draft)
9:00 AM 2011 CASE Montana Professor of the Year, Julie Bullard, and Students “Curious Minds” Presentation
9:15 AM K-12 Longitudinal Data System Demonstration(GEMS – Growth and Enhancement of Montana Students): Superintendent of Public Instruction Denise Juneau
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Two-Year Education and Community College Committee and Action
11:30 AM Public Comment
11:45 AM Meeting Adjourned


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)