Montana Board of Regents
Montana Technological University (Butte)
September 15-16, 2021
The Copper Lounge


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.  *All times listed on the agenda are approximate.

Recorded Videos

September 15, 2021

Time Agenda Item

7:30 AM

Board of Regent Breakfast with MUS Faculty Representatives via Zoom | Kelley/Steward Room - SUB
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees | Big Butte/Highlands Room - SUB
8:15 AM

Meeting Convenes | Roll Call

Comments by Chair Lozar

Welcome by Chancellor Cook

Approval of Minutes

8:45 AM

Commissioner’s and System Report

Remarks by Superintendent Arntzen

9:45 AM

Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee

12:15 PM

Regents Lunch with Montana Associated Student Representatives | Kelley/Steward Room - SUB

12:15 PM

Continental Lunch for Meeting Attendees | Big Butte/Highlands Room - SUB

1:15 PM

Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee

2:00 PM

Budget, Administration and Audit Committee

3:45 PM

Public Comment

4:00 PM

Executive Session | Pintler Room

  • Presidential Reviews


Meeting Recessed

5:30 PM

Reception | Chancellor's House


September 16, 2021

Time Agenda Item
7:30 AM

Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees | Big Butte/Highlands Room - SUB


Meeting Reconvenes

8:00 AM

Executive Session | Pintler Room

  • Litigation Update


9:00 AM

Board of Education   | Recorded Video


10:15 AM

Federal Update


11:00 AM

Two-Year and Community College Committee

12:00 PM

Public Comment*


Committee Reports & Action


Meeting Adjourned Upon Completion 

* This meeting is open to the public electronically. Anyone wishing to provide public comment is encouraged to do so either by dialing 1-346-248-7799 and entering the Meeting ID. Upon dialing in, press “*9 to” “raise their hand”. The host will lower hands in order and unmute the phone line to ask the individual their full name and allow them to give public comment. Public comment is also available at your local campus, please contact your local campus CEO Office for more details. Comments can also be submitted in writing, via email, to Comments sent will be shared with the Board Members and included as part of the official public record.


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 and the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in public meetings. For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please call or write to the ADA Coordinator, P.O. Box 203201, Helena MT 59620-3201, 406-449-9124 (or dial 711 for TDD), as soon as possible to allow adequate time for arrangements.