Wednesday, December 19, 2000 - 12:00 noon
Minnesota World Trade Center
Fourth Floor, International Hall
30 East 7th Street
St. Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order

  2. Chair's Report: Michael Vekich
    *a. Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of November 15, 2000
    *b. Minutes of Special Meetings of the Board of Trustees, December 4 and 5, 2000
    *c. Approval of Chancellor's Employment Agreement Between the Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and James H. McCormick
    *d . Approval of Amendment No. 1 to Employment Agreement Between the Board of Trustees of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities and Morris J. Anderson
    *e. Approval of Amended Board Policy 1A.2, Part 7, Subparts A-D: Individual Trustee Responsibilities (Second Reading)
    f. Report of the Executive Committee Meeting of December 6, 2000
  3. Trustee Reports
  4. Chancellor's Report: Morris J. Anderson

  5. Executive Director/Board Secretary's Report: Penny Harris Reynen

  6. Joint Council of Student Associations

  7. MnSCU Bargaining Units

  8. Consent Agenda
    All matters listed under Consent Agenda will be enacted by one motion in the form listed below. Any trustee may request that an item or items be removed from the Consent Agenda for independent consideration.

    a. Mission Review: Rochester Community and Technical College
    b. Mission Review: St. Paul Technical College
    c. Program Approval: AS, Nursing (RN), South Central College, Mankato Campus
    d. Program Approval: AAS, Networking Systems Specialist; Certificate, CISCO Network Technician; Certificate, Microsoft Network Technician; Rainy River Community College
    e. Program Closures: St. Cloud State University
    f. Approval of Hibbing Community and Technical College Real Estate Transaction
    g. Revenue Fund FY 2000 Audited Financials
  9. Board Standing Committee Reports

    a. Educational Policy Committee - Jim Luoma, Chair

    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Program Suspension: Lake Superior College and Minnesota West Community and Technical College
    3. Financial Aid Recommendations
    4. E-Learning (First Reading)

    b. Audit Committee - Mary Choate, Chair

    1. *MnSCU Audited Balance Sheet and Unaudited Institution Schedules and Footnotes

    Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Robert Erickson, Chair

    Facilities, Lew Moran, Vice Chair

    1. St. Cloud Technical College Remodeling Project Schematic Design (First Reading)

      Finance, Daniel Coborn, Vice Chair
    2. *FY 2002 Allocation Framework Implementation (Second Reading)
    3. *FY 2002-2003 Systemwide Allocations and FY 2002 Operating Budget Including Tuition and Fees (Second Reading)
    4. *Reserves Report
    5. FY 2001 Systemwide College and University and System Office Budget Update
  10. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.

  11. Other Business

  12. 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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