Montana Board of Regents Meeting
Ballroom A - Strand Union Building
November 19-20, 2015

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, November 19

7:00 AM   Board Breakfast with Faculty Representatives  Leigh Lounge - SUB
7:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees   Ballroom B - SUB
8:15 AM   Meeting Convenes   Ballroom A - SUB
8:15 AM   Comments by Chair Paul Tuss
8:25 AM   Welcome by President Waded Cruzado
8:35 AM   Office of Public Instruction Update
  • Montana Suicide Awareness and Prevention Training Act
  • Montana Educator Performance Appraisal Program
8:45 AM   Governor’s Office Update
8:55 AM   Approval of Minutes
9:00 AM    System Issues Reports and Action
10:45 AM   BREAK
11:00 AM   Board Education:  Overview of Five Outreach and Research Agencies   (PowerPoint)
12:15 PM   Lunch Recess
    Regents’ Luncheon Meeting with Students   Room 233/235 - SUB
12:15 PM   Lunch Recess for Meeting Attendees   Ballroom B - SUB
1:30 PM   Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee
3:00 PM   BREAK
3:15 PM   Two-Year Education and Community Colleges Committee
4:45 PM   Public Comment
5:00 PM   Meeting Recessed
5:30 PM   Reception for Attendees Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship Lobby


Friday, November 20

7:00 AM   Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders Miller Dining Commons
(Shuttle Bus will transport people from the SUB at 6:50am)
7:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees Ballroom B - SUB
8:15 AM   Board Reconvenes
8:15 AM   Staff and Compensation Committee
8:45 AM   BREAK
9:00 AM   Senator Tester
9:30 AM   Administration, Budget and Audit Oversight Committee
11:30 AM   Executive Session   Room 232 - SUB
  • Personnel Matter
12:15 PM   Appeals
  • Employee Appeal
12:30 PM    Public Comment
12:45 PM   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 1-800-253-4091 -or- 711 for TDD)