Montana Board of Regents Meeting
May 19-20, 2016
Montana State University - Northern
Vande Bogart Library


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, May 18, 2016

5:00 PM   Meeting Convenes - Roll Call
5:01 PM   Executive Sessions  Library Conference Room – Vande Bogart Library

Annual Reviews
  • Commissioner Clayton Christian
  • President Waded Cruzado
  • President Royce Engstrom
  • Conclusion/Follow-up

Thursday, May 19th

7:00 AM   Board of Regent Breakfast with Classified Staff (MUSSA)    SUB Food Court
7:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees    Vande Bogart Library
8:15 AM   Meeting Reconvenes   Vande Bogart Library
8:15 AM   Comments by Chair Paul Tuss
8:25 AM   Welcome by Chancellor Kegel
8:35 AM   Commissioner’s and System Report
9:30 AM   Board Education: Healthcare Needs in Montana | Nursing
10:30 AM   Break
10:45 AM   Two Year and Community College Committee
12:00 PM   Regents Lunch with Student Representatives    SUB Ballroom
12:00 PM   Lunch for Meeting Attendees    Food Court-SUB
1:00 PM   Administrative, Budget, & Audit Oversight Committee
2:30 PM   Break
2:45 PM   Administrative, Budget, & Audit Oversight Committee Continued
4:00 PM   Staff & Compensation Committee
4:30 PM   Remarks by Governor Bullock
4:40 PM   Remarks by Superintendent Juneau
4:50 PM   Public Comment
5:05 PM   Meeting Recessed
5:15 PM   Shakespearean Feast    Cowan Hall Courtyard
6:30 PM   Equivocation Performance   Cowan Hall Theatre

Friday, May 20th

7:00 AM   Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders    SUB Food Court
7:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Attendees    Vande Bogart Library
8:15 AM   Board Reconvenes    Vande Bogart Library
8:15 AM   Approval of March 3-4, 2016 Minutes
8:25 AM   Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee
10:00 AM   Break
10:15 AM   Committee Reports/Action
10:30 AM   Election of Officers
10:45 AM   Public Comment
11:00 AM   Meeting Adjourned
11:30 AM   Ground Breaking Event   Lawn on North Side of Davy Pioneer Lab/Auto Mechanics Building


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)