Wednesday, January 20, 1999 2:00 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:
    • Tuesday, November 17, 1998
    • Tuesday, December 15, 1998
    • Wednesday, December 16, 1998

    b. Report of the January 6, 1998, Executive Committee Meeting

  3. Trustee Reports
    a. Foundation Luncheon, Robert Erickson

    b. Report of Ad Hoc Legislative Committee Meeting, January 13, 1998, Archie D. Chesleth

  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
    a. Educational Policy Committee,
    Christine Fritsche, Chair
    1. * Program Approval: BS (Teaching), Child and Family Studies, St. Cloud State University
    2. * Program Approval: BA, Law and Society, Winona State University
    3. * Program Approval: AAS, Networking and Microcomputer Engineering Technologies; Diploma, Networking and Microcomputer Technologies--Microsoft; Diploma, Networking and Microcomputer Technologies - Novell; Certificate, Network Administration--Novell; and Certificate, Network Administration--Microsoft; Pine Technical College
    4. * Program Approval: Diploma, Community Supports for People with Disabilities; and Certificate, Community Supports for People with Disabilities; Alexandria Technical College
    5. * Mission Reviews: Rochester Community and Technical College Winona State University
    6. Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 2.8 Student Life (First Reading)
    7. Repeal of Previous System Carry Forward Policies (First Reading)
      • CC Policy III.01.02 Continuing Education
      • TC Policy Contract Activities
      • TC Policy Graduation Requirements
      • TC Policy Customized Training Network
      • TC Policy Accreditation of a Technical College by Outside Agencies
      • SU Policy 8.2 Recognized System-Level Student Organization, Subd. 4, Federal Credit Union
    8. Draft Report to Legislature on Newly Established Lab Schools
    9. Preliminary Draft of Report to Legislature on Applied Doctorates
    10. FY99 Business/Industry Initiatives

    b. Personnel Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair
    A portion of this meeting will convene in closed session to hear an update on bargaining, pursuant to Minnesota Statute §471.705, subd. 1a (1996) (Minnesota Open Meeting Law).

    1. * Appointment of President of Northwest Technical College
    2. Norwest Report
    3. Year 2000 Retirement Contracts Update
    4. Personnel Policy Changes Work Plan
    5. Bargaining Update

    c. Joint Finance/Facilities Educational Policy Committees, Robert Erickson and Christine Fritsche, Co-chairs

    1. * Supplemental Reports - FY2000-2001Biennial Operating Budget Request (Second Reading)

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

    1. * Hibbing Community College, a Technical and Community College - Gift Acceptance
    2. * Minnesota State University, Mankato - Taylor Center Project (Second Reading)
    3. * 1999 Special Capital Projects Legislative Request (Second Reading)
    4. St. Paul Technical College - Schematic Design (First Reading)
    5. Campus Master Plan - Moorhead State University
    6. 2000-2005 Capital Budget and HEAPR Budget Finance, Robert Erickson, Chair
    7. * Annual Gifts and Grants Report
    8. Amendment to Policy 8.3, College or University Related Foundations (First Reading)
    9. Revenue Fund Student Union Restructuring Plan (First Reading)
    10. System Wide Reserves Report
    11. FY 1998 System and Institutional Financial Statements

    e. Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. * CPA Audit of Revenue Fund
    2. 4th Quarter 1998 Audit Follow-up Report
    3. Internal Auditing Final Report: Student Information System
    4. Year 2000 Update
    5. Year 2000 Issues Presentation (Mike O'Connor)
    6. ** Requests by Individuals to Address the Board Procedures to address the Board are defined below.
    7. Other Business
    8. Adjournment

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