Montana Board of Regents Meeting
University of Montana Missoula
Location:  UC Ballroom
November 16-17, 2023


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.

Meeting Videos

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Time Agenda Item
7:15 AM Board of Regent Breakfast with Faculty Representatives
  UC# 332-333
7:15 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees
  UC# 330-331
8:30 AM Meeting Convenes | Roll Call
  Comments by Chair Dombrouski
  Welcome by President Bodnar

Approval of Minutes


Commissioner’s and System Report

10:30 AM

Budget, Administration and Audit Committee

12:00 PM Board of Regents Lunch with Student Representatives
  UC# 332-333
12:00 PM Lunch for Meeting Attendees
  UC# 330-331
1:30 PM Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee
4:30 PM Public Comment*
  Meeting Recessed
5:15 PM Reception
  Montana Museum of Art and Culture
Friday, November 17, 2023

Time Agenda Item
7:15 AM Breakfast with Regents and Local Community Leaders
  UC# 332-333
7:15 AM Continental Breakfast for Attendees
  UC# 330-331
8:15 AM Break
8:30 AM Board Reconvenes
8:30 AM Two-Year and Community College Committee
9:45 AM Break
10:00 AM

Education Interim Committee / Board of Regents Joint Session

11:30 AM Remarks from Superintendent Arntzen
11:45 AM

Public Comment*


Committee Reports & Action


Appeal #1

Appeal #2

Appeal #3

  Meeting Adjourned
12:00 PM Board of Education and Education Interim Committee Lunch
  UC# 330-331
1:00 PM Board of Education Meeting
  UC Ballroom

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Time Agenda Item
10:00 AM Pre-game Brunch
  Prescott House Pavilion
12:00 PM Brawl of the Wild Kick-Off


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 on the agenda and on any public matter not on the agenda and within the Board’s jurisdiction. At the approximate time listed on the agenda for public comment, the Board of Regents will call for public comment from people attending in-person and people attending via Zoom. The Board may be ahead of or behind the time scheduled for public comment on the agenda. The Board of Regents requests all public comment, given in-person or remotely via Zoom, be limited to three minutes. To offer public comment remotely, please complete the Zoom registration . Zoom registrations must be completed no later than 5:00pm on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. Written public comment should be submitted either by email to or sent by mail to 560 N. Park Ave, PO Box 203201 Helena, MT 59620-3201 with Attn: Leanne Kurtz. The Board of Regents will make reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities who wish to participate in public comment.  For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education at 406-449-9151 (or dial 711 for TDD) or email