Montana Board of Regents Meeting
Montana State University - Bozeman
Student Union Building - Ballroom A
November 21-22, 2013

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


Wednesday, November 20

6:00 PM   Reception with Leadership Montana (By Invitation)  Location: The Baxter Hotel  105 West Main  Bozeman

Thursday, November 21

7:15-8:00 AM Board Breakfast with Faculty Representatives   SUB Ballroom D
7:15 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees  SUB Ballroom C
8:15 AM Meeting Convenes SUB Ballroom A
8:15 AM Roll call, approval of minutes, and introductions
8:20 AM Comments by Chair Angela McLean
8:30 AM Welcome by President Waded Cruzado
8:35 AM System Issues Reports and Action
10:00 AM Administrative, Budget, and Audit Oversight Committee
11:15 AM Student Health Insurance Plan Administration
12:00 PM Lunch Recess
Regents’ Luncheon Meeting with Students  SUB Ballroom D
12:00 PM Lunch Recess for Meeting Attendees SUB Rooms 233-235
1:00 PM Board of Regents Group Photo Location:Photographer Will Meet the Board at the
Head Table in the Main Meeting Room
1:15 PM Staff and Compensation Committee
2:15 PM Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee
4:15 PM K-12 Partnerships
4:45 PM Public Comment
5:00 PM Meeting Recessed
5:30 PM Reception in Honor of Regent Todd Buchanan  Museum of the Rockies

Friday, November 22

7:30-8:45 AM Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders (by invitation)  
SUB – Alumni Legacy Lounge
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees SUB Ballroom C
9:00 AM Board Reconvenes
9:00 AM MUS Benefits Updates:
  • MUS Retirement Plan Policy Revision
  • Update/Overview on the MUS Employer Plan and Specific ACA Impacts
10:00 AM BREAK
10:10 AM K-20 Data Linkage
10:25 AM Two-Year Education and Community Colleges Committee
  1. Staff and Compensation Committee
  2. Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee
  3. Administration, Budget and Audit Oversight Committee
  4. Two-Year and Community College Education Committee(action taken during committee meeting)
12:00 PM Public Comment
12:15 PM Meeting Adjourned
12:15 PM Upon Adjournment, Attendees are Invited to Attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Blackstone Launch Pad


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)