World Trade Center
Fourth Floor, International Hall
30 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota

  1. Call to Order

  2. Chair's Report: Mary Choate
    a. Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of March 19, 2003

  3. Trustee Reports

  4. Chancellor's Comments: James McCormick
    a. Chancellor's Quarterly Report

  5. Joint Council of Student Associations

  6. Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' Bargaining Units

  7. 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. Out-of-State Tuition Waiver for Non-Resident Non-Reciprocity Students

  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

    a. Finance/Facilities Policy Committee - Andrew Boss, Chair

    1. Streamlining Opportunities for Finance/Facilities Board Reports
    2. Systemwide Administrative Initiatives
    3. Northwest Technical College Campus Master Plan

    b. Advancement Committee, Robert Hoffman, Chair

    1. Southwest State University Request for a Name Change (First Reading)
    2. Anoka-Hennepin Technical College Request for a Name Change (First Reading)
    3. Legislative Update
    4. Federal Relations Update
    5. Friends and Alumni Network
    c. Audit Committee, Daniel Coborn, Chair
    1. *Appointment of External Auditors for Century College, Hennepin Technical College, Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Rochester Community and Technical College, and Southwest State University
    2. FY 2004 Systemwide Risk Assessment
    3. Update on System-Level Accountability Framework
    d. Educational Policy Committee, Will Antell, Chair
    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. *Proposed Amendment to Policy 3.5 Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) Program (Second Reading)
    3. Campus Climate and Diversity Planning
    4. Proposed Amendment to Policy 2.6 Intercollegiate Athletics (First Reading)
    5. 2002 Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Academic and Student Affairs Awards

    e. Joint Meeting of the Educational Policy and Technology Committees, Will Antell and Lew Moran, Co-Chairs
    1. Information Technology Infrastructure Planning Review
    2. Minnesota Online Overview
    f. Human Resources Policy and Technology Committee, Ivan Dusek, Co-Chair
    1. Demographic Report
  9. **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.

  10. Other Business

  11. 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 handouts to the Board must be submitted in advance of the meeting.


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