Wells Fargo Place
Fourth Floor, International Hall
30 East Seventh Street
Saint Paul, Minnesota

    1. Call to Order

    2. Chair's Report: Jim A. Luoma
      a. Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of October 22, 2003
      b. Minutes of Board of Trustees Emergency Meeting of November 21, 2003
      c. Draft Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting of December 3, 2003

  • Trustee Reports

  • Chancellor's Comments: James McCormick

  • Joint Council of Student Associations
    a. Minnesota State College Student Association
    b. Minnesota State University Student Association

  • Minnesota State Colleges and Universities' Bargaining Units
    a. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees
    b. Minnesota Association of Professional Employees
    c. Minnesota State College Faculty
    d. Minnesota State University Association of Administrative and Service Faculty
    e. Inter Faculty Organization

  • 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. FY2003 and FY2002 Audited Financial Statements

  • Board Standing Committee Reports

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

    1. Finance/Facilities Division Update
    2. Proposed Amendment to Board Policy 6.4, Facilities Planning (First Reading)
    3. FY 2004 HEAPR Capital Allocation Plan

    b. Advancement Committee, Cheryl Dickson, Chair

    1. Advancement Update
    2. *Proposed Amendment to Board Policy 8.3, College or University Related Foundations (Second Reading)
    3. 2004 State Legislative Session
    4. 2004 Federal Legislative Proposals
    c. Audit Committee, Daniel Coborn, Chair
    1. *Plan to Contract with Certified Public Accounting Firms and the Legislative Auditor for Fiscal Year 2004 Audits
    2. System-Level Accountability Framework Update

    d. Technology Committee,
    Lew Moran, Chair
    1. Information Technology Update
    2. FY 2004 Information Technology Priorities
    3. Instructional Management Systems Implementation Plan Update
    4. ISEEK Overview and Update
    e. Educational Policy Committee, Will Antell, Chair
    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. *Proposed Amendment to Policy 3.10 Academic Program Improvement; Deletion of Policy 3.11 Academic Program Accountability; and Deletion of Community College Policy III.02.06 Academic Standards: Section Titled Review and Evaluation of Academic Programs (Second Reading)
    3. *Proposed Amendment to Board Policy 2.6, Intercollegiate Athletics (Second Reading)
    4. Alexandria Technical College – Advanced Manufacturing Prototype
    5. Bold Ideas Update
    6. DARS Progress Report
    7. College/University Strategic Profiles Presentations to the Board of Trustees
    8. *Higher Education Funding and Financial Aid (Second Reading)

    f. Human Resources Policy Committee
    , Ivan Dusek, Chair
    1. Human Resources Update
    2. *Personnel Plan for Minnesota State Colleges and Universities Administrators
    3. Proposed Amendment to Board Policy 4.8, Emeritus Status (First Reading)
    4. * Chancellor’s Recommendation for Distinguished Senior Fellow for Academic Affairs
    5. * Appointment of Interim President of Alexandria Technical College
  • **Requests by Individuals to Address the Board
    Procedures to address the board are defined below.

  • Other Business

  • 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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