Conference Call Meeting

January 19, 2016

Statewide locations for 1/19 Board of Regents Conference Call Meeting:
Billings:  MSU-Billings, McMullen 305
Bozeman:  MSU, President’s Office, 211 Montana Hall
Butte:  MT Tech, Chancellor’s Office
Dillon:  University of MT Western, Chancellor’s Office, Roe House
Glendive:  Dawson Community College, President’s Office
Great Falls:  Great Falls College-MSU, Dean’s Office
Havre:  MSU-Northern, Chancellor’s Office, Cowan Hall, Room 200
Helena:  OCHE, 2500 Broadway, Conference Room 102A
Kalispell:  Flathead Valley Community College, President’s Office
Miles City:  Miles Community College, President’s Office
Missoula:  UM, President’s Office, Main Hall

Start Time: 10:00 am
Dial-in:  1-888-387-8686
Conference ID 8945224

Meeting Audio   |    Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

10:00 AM   Meeting Convenes/Roll Call
10:05 AM   Welcome and Comments by Chair Tuss
10:15 AM   Approval of minutes
10:20 AM   Commissioner’s Report
10:30 AM   CONSENT

Staff Items

    1. OCHE; ITEM 170-100-R0116
    2. MSU-Bozeman;ITEM 170-2000-R0116
    3. MSU-Billings;ITEM 170-2700-R0116
    4. MSU-Northern;ITEM 170-2800-R0116
    5. Great Falls College-MSU;ITEM 170-2900-R0116
    6. UM-Missoula;ITEM 170-1000-R0116
    7. MT Tech-UM;ITEM 170-1500-R0116
    8. UM-Western; ITEM 170-1600-R0116

Labor Agreements

    1. MUS and University Faculty Association (UM); OCHE
      ITEM 170-101-R0116
      | Attachment #1

    2. MUS and Missoula College Faculty Association; OCHE
      ITEM 170-102-R0116 | Attachment #1

    3. MUS and Laborers International Union; OCHE
      ITEM 170-103-R0116 | Attachment #1

Emeriti Faculty

    1. Zajdel, MSU-Bozeman ITEM 170-2001-R0116
10:35 AM   ACTION
  1. Request for Authorization to Purchase Two Electric Transit Buses and Associated Equipment; UM-Missoula ITEM 170-1002-R0116 | Attachment #1 | Attachment #2 | Attachment #3 | Attachment #4 | Attachment #5

  2. Request for Authorization of Sale of Fort Missoula Property; UM-Missoula ITEM 170-1001-R0116 | Attachment #1 | Attachment #2

  3. Request for Authorization to Proceed to Design Development Phase of a Living Learning Center; Montana Tech – UM ITEM 170-1501-R0116 | Attachment #1
10:45 AM   Public Comment
11:00 AM   Executive Session
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination – MSU
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination – MSU
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination – UM
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination – UM
11:30 AM   Meeting Adjourned
11:45 AM   Lunch with MUSSA


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)