MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

AGENDA

November 18-19, 1999

 

Montana State University-Bozeman

Strand Union Rooms 275/276

Bozeman, MT 59717-2420


ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

 

ADMINISTRATIVE / BUDGET COMMITTEE


THURSDAY, November 18, 1999

7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. EXECUTIVE SESSION—Strand Union Room 273 (If needed)

9:00 a.m. WORK SESSION (full Board)—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

(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—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

Administrative/Budget Committee—Strand Union Ballroom D


12:00 to 1:15 p.m. BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives—Strand Union Ballroom D

12:00 to 1:15 p.m. LUNCHEON BUFFET for all participants—Strand Union Ballrooms B/C


1:15 to 3:30 p.m. Full Board CONVENES—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

September 23-24, 1999 Regular Meeting in Great Falls

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 105-1000-R1199—Staff; The University of Montana-Missoula

b. ITEM 105-1001-R1199—Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Ronald Wilson, Associate Professor of Computer Science, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

c. ITEM 105-1500-R1199—Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

d. ITEM 105-1500A-R1199—Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

e. ITEM 105-1600-R1199—Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

f. ITEM 105-1900-R1199—Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

g. ITEM 105-2000-R1199 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman

h. ITEM 105-2300-R1199 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station

i. ITEM 105-2400-R1199 - Staff; Extension Service

j. ITEM 105-2700-R1199 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings

k. ITEM 105-2800-R1199 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern

l. ITEM 105-2850-R1199 - Staff; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology


STUDENT REPORTS

COMMITTEE REPORTS

OLD BUSINESS

a. ITEM 105-101-R1199 - Land Board Settlement. Memo 1 Memo 2

b. Report on Fiscal Year 2000 enrollments and revenue

c. ITEM 104-103-R0999 - Omnibus Policy Revisions (ACTION)


3:30 p.m. BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Faculty Representatives—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

4:30 p.m. Regents meet with Staff Representatives—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

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FRIDAY, November 19, 1999

8:30 a.m. BOARD RECONVENES—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

NEW BUSINESS

a. Fiscal Year 2001 Operating Budgets

b. MUS Academic Master Plan

c. Report on Perkins Grant - Arlene Parisot

d. Appeal

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

CAMPUS REPORTS


12:00 noon BOARD RECESSES FOR LUNCH

12:00 LUNCHEON BUFFET for all Participants—Strand Union Ballrooms B/C


1:30 p.m. CONTINUATION OF BOARD'S WORK SESSION—Strand Union Rooms 275/276

  1. Discussion by Dr. Sandra Elman

4:00 p.m. BOARD ADJOURNS

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 ACADEMIC & STUDENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE


I. ANNOUNCEMENTS

II. SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 104-1504-R0999 - Authorization to Establish the Center for environmental Remediation and Assessment: Montana Tech of The University of Montana

b. ITEM 104-2802-R0999 - Montana Cooperative Development Center; Montana State University-Northern

c. ITEM 105-102-R1199 - Policy 220 - Higher Education Centers  Memo

d. ITEM 105-2004-R1199 - Authorization to Establish the Center for Life in Extreme Environments (CLExEN): Thermal Biology Institute; Montana State University-Bozeman

e. ITEM 105-2704-R1199 - Authorization to Establish the Montana Commercial Space Policy Institute; Montana State University-Billings

f. ITEM 105-2801-R1199 - Mission Statement; Montana State University-Northern

III. ACTION AGENDA-CONSENT

a. ITEM 104-2703-R0799 - Authorization to Delete the Culinary Arts Program at the College of Technology; Montana State University-Billings

b. ITEM 104-2704-R0799 - Authorization to Delete the Hospitality Management Services Program at the College of Technology; Montana State University-Billings

IV. ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 104-104-R0999 - Revised Policy 806.1

b. ITEM 104-1002-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Restructure the Present Master of Arts Degree in English (Linguistics Option) into a Master of Arts Degree in Linguistics; The University of Montana-Missoula

c. ITEM 104-1003-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Undergraduate Minor in Media Arts to the Program in Fine Arts; The University of Montana-Missoula

d. ITEM 104-1004-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Establish Three New Interdisciplinary Options for the Chemistry Major Leading to a Bachelor of Science Degree: (1) Biological Chemistry, (2) Environmental Chemistry, and (3) Pharmacology; The University of Montana-Missoula

e. ITEM 104-1005-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Joint Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula

 f. ITEM 104-1006-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Individual Interdisciplinary Programs (IIPs); The University of Montana-Missoula

g. ITEM 104-1501-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Add a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Science; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

h. ITEM 104-1502-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Add a Bachelor of Science Degree in Professional and Technical Communication; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

i. ITEM 104-1506-R0999 - Approval of Proposal to Reorganize Administratively the Engineering Programs; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

j. ITEM 104-2003-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Non-Teaching Undergraduate Minor in Museum Studies; Montana State University-Bozeman

k. ITEM 104-2004-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Arts Degree in Native American Studies, Montana State University-Bozeman

l. ITEM 104-2701-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Science Degree in Psychology; Montana State University-Billings (Originally submitted as Clinical Psychology. Changed by campus to Psychology)

m. ITEM 104-2702-R0999 - Authorization to Offer a Master of Science Degree in Public Relations; Montana State University-Billings

V. OTHER

a. Updated report on extended degree programs by MSU - Bozeman

b. Teaching Evaluation Discussion

c. Update on Conversation on Tenure Planning

d. Locus of Doctoral Degree Granting Authority - LeRoy Schramm

e. Reaffirmation of Accreditation; MSU-College of Technology, Great Falls

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE


I. SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 105-1004-R1199—Increase Purchase Price Within Property Acquisition Zone; The University of Montana-Missoula

b. ITEM 105-1901-R1199—Create Property Acquisition Zone; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

c. ITEM 105-2001-R1199 - Authorization to Construct Greenhouse Café; Montana State University-Bozeman

d. ITEM 105-2702-R1199 - Authorization to Purchase Real Property (3009 Yucca); Montana State University-Billings

e. ITEM 105-2703-R1199 - Authorization to Purchase Real Property (415 Highland Park Drive); Montana State University-Billings

II. ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 103-101-R0599 - Approval of Policy Revisions to Board of Regents' policy 940.30, the Montana Tuition Assistance Program   Memo

b. ITEM 104-1505-R0999 - Authorization for the Construction of a Natural Resources Research Center and Authorization to Establish the Associated Research Programs; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

c. ITEM 105-100-R1199 - Retirement Costs Revolving Account - New Policy

d. ITEM 105-103-R1199 - Revised Policy 940.29

e. ITEM 105-104-R1199 - Rural Physician Incentive Program; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

f. ITEM 105-1002-R1199—Renaming of the Student Health Services Building; The University of Montana-Missoula

g. ITEM 105-2003-R1199 - Authorization to Grant a Permanent Easement to the Estate of John Shadoan and Dennis Rowe and a Temporary Easement to the Estate of John Shadoan and Dennis Rowe; Montana State University-Bozeman

h. ITEM 105-2701-R1199 - Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fee Allocations; Montana State University-Billings

III. OTHER

a. ITEM 105-1003-R1199 - Protocol for Implementing Board of Regents' Policy 506.1, Student Participation in Mandatory Fee Decisions; The University of Montana-Missoula

b. ITEM 105-2002-R1199 - Appointment of Tim Stavnes, Pete Bishop, Scott Waldron and Linda Williams to the Fire Services Training Advisory Council; Montana State University-Bozeman

c. ITEM 105-2005-R1199 - Protocol for Implementing Board of Regents' Policy 506.1, Student Participation in Mandatory Fee Decisions; Montana State University-Bozeman

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