January 11-12, 2006
ITEM 130-102-R0106����������������� Approval of Agreement between Postsecondary Education Policy and Budget Subcommittee and the Board of Regents.
THAT:�������������������������������������� The Board of Regents Approves the Agreement between Postsecondary Education Policy and Budget Subcommittee and the Board of Regents.
EXPLANATION:����������������������� The Postsecondary Education Policy and Budget Subcommittee (PEPB) was established to provide open communication between the Montana Legislature and the Montana University System during legislative interim periods.� A member of the Governor�s Office and two regents serve on the committee along with several members of the interim Education and Local Government Committee.
For the past four years PEPB has developed a set of mutually agreed upon accountability measures that will be used to measure performance in certain areas within the university system.� The agreement for the current biennium was discussed and approved (unanimously) during the December 1, 2005 meeting of PEPB.� The Board of Regents must now approve the agreement.