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 September 16, 2003
    b. Minutes of Board of Trustees Meeting of September 17, 2003
    c. Draft Minutes of Executive Committee Meeting of October 1, 2003
    d . Recognition of Immediate Past Chair: Trustee Mary Choate
    e . 50th Anniversary Minnesota's Farm Business Management Program

  3. Trustee Reports

  4. Chancellor's Comments: James McCormick
    a. Work Plan Report

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

  6. 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

  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.

    There are no items for the consent agenda this month.

  8. Board Standing Committee Reports

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

    1. Finance/Facilities Division Update
    2. Allocation Framework Tutorial

    b. Joint Meeting of Educational Policy and Finance/Facilities Policy Committees, Will Antell and Andrew Boss, Co-Chairs

    1. Higher Education Funding and Financial Aid
    c. Human Resources Policy Committee, Ivan Dusek, Chair
    1. Human Resources Update

    d. Educational Policy Committee,
    Will Antell, Chair
    1. Academic and Student Affairs Update
    2. Academic and Student Affairs Annual Progress Report
    3. Proposed Amendment to Policy 2.6, Intercollegiate Athletics (First Reading)
    4. Proposed Amendment to Policy 3.10, Academic Program Improvement, and Deletion of Policy 3.11, Academic Program Accountability
    5. Charter Schools Update
    6. Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress
    7. Nursing and Healthcare Education
    e. Advancement Committee, Cheryl Dickson, Chair
    1. Advancement Update
    2. Fund-Raising Staffing and Resources
    3. Amendment to Board Policy 8.3 College or University-Related Foundations (First Reading)
    f. Technology Committee, Lew Moran, Chair
    1. Information Technology Update
    2. Instructional Management System Contract Update
    3. Security Update
  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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