Wednesday, March 17, 1999 1:00 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 February 17, 1999
    *b. approval of Joint Finance/Facilities Policy and Educational Policy Committees Meeting Minutes of January 19, 1999
    c. Report of the March 3, 1999, Executive Committee Meeting
    d. Committee Appointments
  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

    Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair
    1. Review Office the Legislative Auditor Financial Audit of Itasca Community College and Statewide Audit
    2. Contract with Office of the Legislative Auditor for 2000-2001 Biennium
    3. Year 2000 Update
    4. Update on Student Information System Audit

    b. Personnel Policy Committee, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. Sabbatical Leave Policy (First Reading)
    2. Demographic Report

    c. Educational Policy Committee, Christine Fritsche, Chair

    1. *Program Approval: Diploma, Mining Heavy Equipment Operator, Hibbing Community College
    2. *Program Approval: Certificate, CISCO Network Technician, Hibbing Community College
    3. *Program Closure: Minneapolis Community and Technical College
    4. *Mission Review: Minneapolis Community and Technical College
    5. *Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree
    6. Proposed Amendment to MnSCU Policy 3.4 Admissions (First Reading)
    7. Program Suspensions:
      • Central Lakes College
      • Minneapolis Community and Technical College
      • Normandale Community College
      • Rainy River Community College
      • Rochester Community and Technical College
      • St. Paul Technical College
    8. Minnesota State University Akita Update

    d. Finance/Facilities Committee

    Facilities, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair

    1. *Minnesota State University, Mankato - Student Athletics Facilities Remodeling Project (Second Reading)
    2. *Minneapolis Community and Technical College - Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    3. Two-Year Student Housing Guidelines (First Reading)
    4. 2000-2005 Capital Budget Recommendations
    5. Capitol Improvement Projects Quarterly Status Report

      Finance, Robert Erickson, Chair
    6. *Proposed Board Policy 5.8, Refunds, Withdrawals and Waivers (Second Reading)
  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.


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