Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education
AGENDA

September 18-19, 1997

Lewis and Clark Room
Student Union Building
Montana State University-Billings
1500 North 30th Street
Billings, Montana


Academic & Student Affairs Committee Agenda

Administrative/Budget Committee Agenda


WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1997

4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
�         BOARD OF EDUCATION (Board of Regents & Board of Public Education) MEETS VIA METNET -- Montana State University-Billings Campus, Special Education Building, Room 162
6:00 p.m.
�         RECEPTION FOR REGENTS, COMMISSIONER, PRESIDENTS, AND CHANCELLORS WITH AREA LEGISLATORS -- Fireplace Lounge, SUB

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 1997

8:00 a.m.
�         EXECUTIVE SESSION -- Bridger Room, SUB
�         CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST FOR MEETING PARTICIPANTS -- Lewis and Clark Room, SUB
9:00 a.m.
�        CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS
Academic and Student Affairs Committee -- Ralston Room, SUB
Administrative/Budget Committee -- Remington Room, SUB
11:00 a.m.
�         FULL BOARD CONVENES -- Lewis and Clark Room, SUB
-- ROLL CALL
-- APPROVAL OF MINUTES
�         July 10-11, 1997 Regular Meeting
-- CONSENT AGENDA
STAFF ITEMS
a. ITEM 96-100-R0997--Staff; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
b. ITEM 96-1000-R0997--Staff; The University of Montana--Missoula
c. ITEM 96-1001-R0997--Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Robert R. Ream, Professor of Wildlife Management, School of Forestry; The University of Montana--Missoula
d. ITEM 96-1002-R0997--Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Joel F. Meier, Professor of Recreation Management, School of Forestry; The University of Montana--Missoula
e. ITEM 96-1003-R0997--Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Thomas J. Nimlos, Professor of Forest Soils, School of Forestry; The University of Montana--Missoula
f. ITEM 96-1500-R0997--Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
g. ITEM 96-1500A-R0997--Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology
h. ITEM 96-1600-R0997--Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
i. ITEM 96-1603-R0997--Professor Emeritus Status for Professor Lawrence Leith; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
j. ITEM 96-1900-R0997--Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
k. ITEM 96-2000-R0997--Staff; Montana State University--Bozeman
l. ITEM 96-2300-R0997--Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
m. ITEM 96-2400-R0997--Staff; Extension Service
n. ITEM 96-2700-R0997--Staff; Montana State University--Billings
o. ITEM 96-2800-R0997--Staff; Montana State University--Northern
p. ITEM 96-2801-R0997--Post-Retirement Employment Contract; Montana State University--Northern
q. ITEM 96-2850-R0997--Staff; Montana State University College of Technology--Great Falls
Capital Construction Items
a. ITEM 96-1602-R0997--Physical Education Building Remodeling; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
b. ITEM 96-2002-R0997--Replacement of Existing Air-Supported Tennis Structure; Montana State University--Bozeman

Other Items

a. ITEM 96-2004-R0997--Appointment of Ross Fitzgerald, William Perrin, Gary Mahugh, and Charles Winn to the Fire Services Training Advisory Council; Montana State University--Bozeman
b. ITEM 96-005-R0997--Approval of the 1997-1999 Collective Bargaining Agreement with International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers Local 88; Montana University System
c. ITEM 96-006-R0997--Approval of the 1997-1999 Collective Bargaining Agreement with American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 441; Montana University System
d. ITEM 96-007-R0997--Approval of the 1997-1999 Collective Bargaining Agreement with Montana District Council of Laborers Local 98 and 1334; Montana University System
e. ITEM 96-008-R0997--Approval of the 1997-1999 Collective Bargaining Agreement with Print, Publishing and Media Sector of the Communications Workers of America Local 14740 and Graphic Communications International Union Local 242-C; Montana University System
f. ITEM 96-009-R0997--Approval of the 1997-1999 Collective Bargaining Agreement with Montana Public Employees Association; Montana University System
�         STUDENT REPORTS
�         COMMITTEE REPORTS
Academic and Student Affairs Committee
Administrative/Budget Committee

12:00 noon
�         BOARD RECESSES
�         BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH/MEETING WITH STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES -- Beartooth Room, SUB
�         BUFFET LUNCH FOR MEETING PARTICIPANTS -- Russell Room, SUB

1:30 p.m.
�         FULL BOARD RECONVENES -- Lewis and Clark Room, SUB
�         COMMITTEE REPORTS (continued)
�         OLD BUSINESS
a. Senior Administrative Position Descriptions -- Discussion
b. Compensation for Service on Outside Governing Boards -- Discussion
4:15 p.m.
�         BOARD RECESSES

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
�         BOARD OF REGENTS MEETS WITH FACULTY REPRESENTATIVES -- Lewis and Clark Room, SUB
6:00 p.m.
�         DINNER FOR REGENTS AND MEETING ATTENDEES AND TOUR/PROGRAM BY DR. BILL TORGESON -- ZooMontana

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1997

7:00 a.m.
�         BOARD OF REGENTS' BREAKFAST MEETING WITH BUSINESS & COMMUNITY LEADERS -- Beartooth Room, SUB
7:30 a.m.
�         CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST FOR MEETING ATTENDEES -- Lewis and Clark Room, SUB
�         OLD BUSINESS (continued)
�         NEW BUSINESS
Western Governors' University -- Robert Albrecht, Chief Academic Officer, WGU
�         COMMISSIONER'S REPORT
MT PRRIME Project -- David Ashley, Department of Administration, and Laurie Neils, Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
�         CAMPUS REPORTS
Update on The University of Montana's Distance-Learning Efforts -- President George Dennison, The University of Montana
12:00 noon

�         BOARD ADJOURNS


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