Wednesday, November 17, 1999 - 10:30 am
Minnesota World Trade Center
Fourth Floor, International Hall
30 East Seventh Street
St. Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order
  2. Chair's Report: Michael Vekich
    *a. Approval of Public Hearing Minutes of October 19, 1999
    *b. Approval of Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of October 20, 1999
    *c. Approval of Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of October 28, 1999
    d. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of November 3, 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 - Robert Erickson, Chair

    Facilities, Dennis Dotson, Vice Chair

    1. *Winona State University, Maxwell Hall Remodeling Schematic Design (Second Reading)
    2. Relocation of MnSCU Board Policy 6.3 Naming Colleges and Universities (First Reading)
    3. Capital Improvement Projects Quarterly Status Report

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    4. *Approval to Accept Grant to Metropolitan State University
    5. *Information Systems Strategic Plan (Second Reading)
    6. 2000 Supplemental Budget Request (First Reading)
    7. FY 2001 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees (First Reading)
    8. FY 2000 Institutional Budgets Including FYE Update
    9. State Board of Investment Performance Review Concerning Revenue Bond Fund

    b. Personnel Policy, Nancy Brataas, Chair

    1. *Approval of Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Services Faculty (MSUAASF) and United Technical College Educators (UTCE) Bargaining Agreements
    2. *Emeritus Status System Policy (Second Reading)
    3. *1999-01 Personnel Plan for MnSCU Administrators (Second Reading)
    4. *Resolution on Competitive Salaries
    5. Employee Evaluation Policy (Carry Forward Policy) (First Reading)
    6. Human Resources Website Overview

    c. Educational Policy Committee, James Wafler, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Applied Doctorate Report (First Reading)
    3. MnSCU Board Policy 3.23 Naming Colleges and Universities (First Reading)
    4. *Program Approval: Certificate, Transport Refrigeration Technician, Riverland Community College, Albert Lea
    5. *Program Approval: AS, Computer Science, Normandale Community College
    6. *Program Closures: Southwest State University
    7. Program Suspensions: Northwest Technical College
    8. Program Reinstatements: AAS, Avionics, Northland Community College
    9. Minnesota State University-Akita Suspension Work Plan

    d. Audit Committee, Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. *Office of the Legislative Auditor Financial Audits of Northeast Services Unit, and Accounts Receivable System Review
    2. Internal Auditing Standards Primer
    3. Student Information System Update
    4. Year 2000 Update
  8. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.
  9. Other Business
  10. Adjournment

*Denotes Action Item

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