Montana Board of Regents
January 6, 2022 - 9:30 am


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Thursday, January 6, 2022

Time Agenda Item
9:30 AM

Meeting Convenes and Roll Call

Welcome and Comments by Chair Lozar

Approval of Minutes

Commissioner’s Report

Remarks by Superintendent Arntzen


Emeriti Faculty

  1. McMahon, MSU-Bozeman; ITEM 198-2002-R0122
  2. Donnelly, MT Tech; ITEM 198-1501-R0122
  3. Gonshak, MT Tech; ITEM 198-1502-R0122

Facility Items:

  1. Request for Authorization to Install Campus Exterior Lighting; UM-Missoula ITEM 198-1003-R0122 | Attachment #1
  2. Request for Authorization for Additional Authorization for Memorial Walk and Lot P; UM-Missoula ITEM 198-1005-R0122 | Attachment #1
  3. Request for Authorization to Plan and Design a Master Plan for Repair and Expansion Projects at the Museum of the Rockies; MSU-Bozeman ITEM 198-2004-R0122 | Attachment #1


  1. Request for Approval to Revise Board of Regents Policy 910.1 – Budgeting; Community Colleges; OCHE/MUS ITEM 198-101-R0122 | Attachment #1
  2. Request to Repeal Board of Regents Policy 702.2 – Appointment; Commissioner’s Staff; OCHE/MUS ITEM 198-102-R0122 | Attachment #1
  3. Request for Approval to Revise Board of Regents Policy 205.4 – Campus Entertainment; OCHE/MUS ITEM 198-104-R0122 | Attachment #1


  1. Request for Authorization to Increase Spending Authority for Montana Museum of Art and Culture (MMAC); UM-Missoula ITEM 198-1004-R0122 | Attachment #1
  2. Request for Authorization to Issue a Request for Proposals that Requires an Exception to the 20-Year Lease Term Provision Found in BOR Policy 1003.6; MSU-Bozeman ITEM 198-2003-R0122
  3. Request for Approval to Revise Board of Regents Policy 901.9 Campus-Affiliated Foundations; OCHE/MUS ITEM 198-103-R0122 | Attachment #1


  1. Facilities Update

- Appeal #1

- Appeal #2


Public Comment*


Executive Session

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

Meeting to adjourn upon completion


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