Wednesday, April 21, 1999 12:00 p.m.
Minnesota World Trade Center
International Hall, Fourth Floor
30 East 7th Street
St. Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report: Michael Vekich
    *a. Approval of Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes of May 19, 1999
    b. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of June 2, 1999
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson
  5. Joint Council of Student Associations
  6. MCCFA, IFO, and UTCE: Joint Opportunity to Address the Board
  7. Board Standing Committee Reports

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee
    1. Facilities, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair

    2. *FY 2000-2005 Capitol Budget Recommendations (Second Reading)
    3. FY 1999 Special Capital Projects - Legislature/Governor Actions
    4. Metropolitan State University - Library Schematic Design (First Reading)

      Finance, Robert Erickson, Chair
    5. *Approval to Accept Gift to Moorhead State University
    6. FY 2000-2001 Operating Budgets Including Tuition and Fees (First Reading)
    7. Minnesota State College Student Association FY 2000 Fee Proposal (First Reading)
    8. Proposed Board Policy on Financial Management
    9. FY 1997 National Peer Analysis (from May Agenda)
    10. FY 1998 Instructional Cost Study (from May Agenda)

    b. Personnel Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair
    Closed session for updates on: a) bargaining, and b) litigation, pursuant to Minnesota Statute §471.705, (1998) (Minnesota Open Meeting Law).

    1. *Appointment of Executive Director/Board Secretary
    2. *Assigned Fields Policy (Second Reading)
    3. Student Employees Policy (First Reading)

    c. Educational Policy Committee, James Wafler, Chair

    1. *Mission Review:
      • *South Central College
      • *Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical
    2. *Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.17 Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates (Second Reading)
    3. *Proposed Policy 3.24 System and Institutional Missions (Second Reading)
    4. *Proposed Policy 3.25 Degree Granting Authority (Second Reading)
    5. *Program Approval: BS, Environmental Studies, St. Cloud State University
    6. *Program Approval: Certificate, American Indian Studies, and Certificate, Ojibwe Studies, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
    7. *Program Approval: Certificate, Environmental Studies, Central Lakes College, Brainerd
    8. *Program Approval: AAS, Manufacturing Engineering Technology, Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park
    9. *Program Approval: Diploma, Professional Automotive Service Advisor, Hennepin Technical College, Brooklyn Park
    10. *Program Approval: Certificate, Health Unit Coordinator, Pine Technical College
    11. *Program Approval: AAS, Echocardiography, St. Cloud Technical College
    12. *Program Closures:
      • *AAS, Sign Language Interpreter Preparation, Itasca Community College
      • *Certificate, Emergency Medical Services, Central Lakes College, Brainerd and Staples
    13. *Program Suspensions: Hennepin Technical College
    14. *Program Reinstatements: Minnesota West Community and Technical College
    15. International/Global Planning
    16. Progress Report, Minnesota State University-Akita
    17. University Center Rochester Update
    18. Program Inventory Report
    19. Metro Planning Update

    d. Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. *Proposed FY 2000 Audit Plan (Second Reading)
    2. Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of St. Cloud State University and Central Lakes College
    3. Report on Potential Cost and Effort of Audited Financial Statements
    4. Student Information System Update
    5. Year 2000 Update

    e. Joint Personnel Policy and Educational Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas and James Wafler, Co-chairs

    1. Range Higher Education District Presentation
  8. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.
  9. Other Business
  10. Adjournment

*Denotes Action Item

**Requests to address the Board must be submitted in writing to staff. Request forms are available at the board meeting (additional materials are placed on a table located near the entrance of the meeting room). If you wish to address an agenda item, clearly identify the item on your request form. If you have any questions, please ask a staff member for assistance.

***All hand-outs to the Board must be submitted in advance of the meeting.