MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

January 18-19, 2001

Montana Higher Education Complex

2500 Broadway

Helena, MT


MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS

JANUARY 18-19, 2001 MEETING

ADDENDUM

The initial part of the previously noticed Work Session portion of the Board of Regents' meeting will be held Thursday morning from 8:15 - 9:15 at the State Capitol in Room 102 with the Joint Appropriations Sub-Committee on Education.  


ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE


Other than the meeting starting time, the times listed are approximate.  These approximate times are intended to give meeting participants a rough idea of the amount of discussion contemplated, but the Board will move to the next part of the agenda upon the completion of the prior topic.  In addition, agenda items may be rearranged unless an item is listed as having a "time certain."    

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2001

6:00 p.m.  8:00 p.m. 

Legislative Reception - Montana Club


THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Conference Room 102

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, CommissionerConference Room 102


FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2001

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees - Conference Room 102

THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2001

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participantsConference Room 102

7:30 a.m.  

EXECUTIVE SESSIONLibrary

8:00 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)— Conference Room 102

(or on completion of Executive Session)

11:00 a.m.

CONCURRENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS (agendas attached)

(NOTE: Time tentative, depending on completion of work session)

Academic and Student Affairs Committee Conference Room 102 A

Administrative/Budget Committee Conference Room 102 B


12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student RepresentativesConference Room 102


1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENESConference Room 102

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

November 16-17, 2000 regular meeting in Missoula

III.

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 110-1000-R0101 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula
b. ITEM 110-1500-R0101 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
c. ITEM 110-1600-R0101 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
d. ITEM 110-2000-R0101 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
e. ITEM 110-2001-R0101 - Authorization to Confer the Title of Professor Emeritus of Music upon Clifford M. Shipp; Montana State University-Bozeman
f. ITEM 110-2300-R0101 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
g. ITEM 110-2400-R0101 - Staff; Extension Service
h. ITEM 110-2700-R0101 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
i. ITEM 110-2800-R0101 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
j. ITEM 110-2850-R0101 - Staff; Montana State University College of Technology-Great Falls
  Other:

a.

ITEM 110-101-R0101 - Rural Physician Incentive Program; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

b.

ITEM 110-104-R0101 - Re-Appointment of Mick Hanson and appointment of Melina Hawkins to the Student Loan Advisory Council; Montana Guaranteed Student Loan Program  Cover Memo

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IV. 

STUDENT REPORTS

V.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VI.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VIII.

OLD BUSINESS

 
a. Update on Writing Proficiency Pilot Project - Jan Clinard
b. Update on Biennial Budget - Richard Crofts
c. Update on Cooperative Efforts between MSU-Billings and Miles Community College - Ron Sexton and Bob Bennett

3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Faculty Representatives — Conference Room 102

FRIDAY, JANUARY 19, 2001

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees -  Conference Room 102

8:30 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES— Conference Room 102

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

IX.

Presentation by the Legislative Audit Office on Physical Plants.

VIII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

X.

NEW BUSINESS 

a.

ITEM 110-103-R0101 - Campus Diversity Reports  UM-Missoula, Helena CoT of UM, WMC of UM, Montana Tech of UM, MSU-Bozeman, MSU-CoT Great Falls, MSU-Northern, MSU-Billings

12:00 noon

BOARD ADJOURNS

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ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

AGENDA

NOTE: Time tentative, depending on completion of Board's work session.


I.

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

 

a.

Level I Memo

II.

NOTICES OF INTENT
a. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Initiate a Master of Science Degree in Communication Disorders; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Department of Print Journalism within the School of Journalism; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Microbial Ecology to the Master of Science Degree in Microbiology and the Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Biochemistry/Microbiology; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Microbial Ecology to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Nature-Based Tourism to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation Management; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add an Entry-Level Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Degree to the Present Entry-Level Master of Science Degree in Physical Therapy; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add Three New Option in Public Law, American Politics,  and International Relations and Comparative Politics to the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science; The University of Montana-Missoula
h. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add a Master of Social Work Degree; The University of Montana-Missoula
i. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Offer An Option in Family Financial Planning under the MS Degree in Health and Human Development; Montana State University-Bozeman

III.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a.

ITEM 110-102-R0101 - Policy 301.5 - Transfer of Credits
b. ITEM 110-1001-R0101 - Mission Statements; The University of Montana
c. ITEM 110-1004-R0101 - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Certificate in Surgical Technology to an Associate of Applied Science Degree, College of Technology; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 110-1005-R0101 - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Certificate in Practical Nursing to an Associate of Applied Science Degree, College of Technology; The University of Montana
e. ITEM 110-1501-R0101 - Approval of Proposal to Offer an Off-Campus Bachelor of Science Degree Program in Business and Information Technology in Helena; Montana Tech of The University of Montana  Letter to Dr. James Trudnowski

IV.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 109-2801-R1100 - Approval of Proposal to Offer the Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in Elementary Education (K-8) and Reading Minor (K-12) in Great Falls, Montana; Montana State University-Northern (Exhibits A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I)

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

 NOTE:  Time tentative, depending on completion of Board's work session.


I.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 110-1002-R0101 - Planning for School of Law Building Expansion; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 110-1003-R0101 - Authorization to Proceed with Acquisition of Land and a Building for the Montana Technology Enterprise Center, in Collaboration with the Missoula Area Economic Development Foundation; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 110-2002-R0101 - Authorization to Remodel Hapner Dormitory Bakery and Salad Prep Areas; Montana State University-Bozeman
d. ITEM 110-2003-R0101 - Authorization to Renovate Existing Space in Leon Johnson Hall; Montana State University-Bozeman
e. ITEM 110-2004-R0101 - Authorization to Proceed with the Sale of Real Property Commonly Known as the Spring Creek Residence; Montana State University Bozeman
 

II.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 110-2701-R0101 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Allocation; College of Technology, Montana State University-Billings
b. ITEM 110-2702-R0101 - Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fees; Montana State University-Billings

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a.

ITEM 109-1602-R1100 - Authorization for Institutional Name Change from Western Montana College of The University of Montana to The University of Montana Western; Western Montana College of the University of Montana
b. ITEM 109-103-R1100 - Ownership of Electronic Course Material - Draft Policy Revised Cover Memo
c. ITEM 109-104-R1100 - Board of Regents Policy and Procedures Manual;  Governance and Organization Section 203.2.2 - Board of Regents Meeting Policy (Revised)  Cover Memo
d. ITEM 109-105-R1100 - Board of Regents Policy and Procedures Manual; Governance and Organization Section 201.7 - By-Laws (Revised)  Cover Memo
e. ITEM 109-106-R1100  - Board of Regents Policy and Procedures Manual; Governance and Organization Section 205.1 Presidential Selection (Revised)

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The Board of Regents will make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities that may interfere with an individual's ability to participate. Persons requiring such accommodations should make their requests to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education as soon as possible before the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements. You may call or write to: ADA Coordinator, P. O. Box 203101, Helena MT 59620-3101, 406-444-6570, 1-800-253-4091 (TDD)