OCHE Office
January 8, 2019

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Statewide Locations for 1/11 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, 560 N. Park Ave – 4th Floor, Conference Room A
Kalispell:  Flathead Valley Community College, President’s Office
Miles City:  Miles Community College, President’s Office
Missoula:  UM, President’s Office, Main Hall

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

10:00 AM   Meeting Convenes and Roll Call
10:05 AM   Welcome and Comments by Chair Albrecht
10:15 AM   Approval of Minutes
10:20 AM   Commissioner’s Report
10:45 AM  


  1. Labor Agreements; OCHE ITEM 182-101-C0119 | Attachment #1

Staff Items

  1. Staff Item; MSU-BozemanITEM 182-2000-C0119

Emeriti Faculty

  1. Newman; MSU-Bozeman ITEM 182-2001-C0019
10:50 AM  


  1. Authorization to Reduce Room Rates & Offer Additional Meal Plans and Room Rate Options; MSU-Billings ITEM 182-2701-C0119 | Attachment #1

  2. Authorization to Revise BOR Policy 940.1 – Residency; OCHE ITEM 182-102-C0019 | Attachment #1 | Attachment #2
11:00 AM  


  1. Tuition Freeze Update

  2. Audit Reports
11:15 AM   Student Appeal #1
Student Appeal #2
11:20 AM   Public Comment
11:30 AM   Meeting to adjourn upon completion
11:35 AM   Executive Session
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination #1 – UM
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination #2 – UM

  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination #1 – MSU
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination #2 - MSU

  • Legal Update


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, PO Box 203201, Helena MT 59620-3201, 406-444-6570
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