September 25-26, 2003


ITEM 120-2020-R0903��������������� Elimination of Montana Cooperative Development Center and Amendment of Institutional Organization; Montana State University-Northern �����������������


THAT:�������������������������������������� In accordance with Policy 218, the Board of Regents of Higher Education approves the elimination of the Montana Cooperative Development Center (MCDC) at Northern, the amended Board Policy 218.6, �Institutional Organization for Montana State University-Northern indicated below, and a transfer of the FY 2004 State General Fund appropriation of $65,000 that supports the Center, to the Montana Department of Agriculture, where the Center is now housed.


EXPLANATION:����������������������� As a result of an agreement among Montana State University, Montana State University-Northern, and the USDA Office of Rural Development, the Montana Cooperative Development Center has moved, effective July 1, 2003, to the Montana Department of Agriculture under the supervision of Department Director Ralph Peck.

ATTACHMENT������������������������� Proposed Policy 218.6