MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

March 22-23, 2001

 

Montana Higher Education Complex

2500 Broadway

Helena, MT

 


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."    


THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participantsConference Room 102

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and ChancellorsConference Room 102


FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2001

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

THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2001

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Conference 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 Representatives — Conference Room 102


Items c. and d. of OLD BUSINESS will be heard at the beginning of the full Board Meeting on Thursday afternoon, March 22, 2001 following Roll Call and Approval of Minutes.

1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENESConference Room 102

I. 

ROLL CALL

II.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

January 18-19, 2001 regular meeting in Helena

III.

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 110-1000-R0301 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula
b. ITEM 110-1500-R0301 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
c. ITEM 110-1501-R0301 - Professor Emeritus Status for Professor Daniel J. Bradley; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
d. ITEM 110-1600-R0301 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
e. ITEM 110-1900-R0301 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
f. ITEM 110-2000-R0301 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
g. ITEM 110-2300-R0301 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
h. ITEM 110-2700-R0301 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
i. ITEM 110-2800-R0301 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern

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IV. 

STUDENT REPORTS

V.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VI.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

VIII.

OLD BUSINESS

 

a. Program update on the Montana Family Education Savings Program - Peter Roberts, President College Saving Bank
b. ITEM 110-102-R0301 - Update to Perkins - Arlene Parisot - ACTION ITEM
c. Update on 2001 Legislative Session - Dr. Crofts
d. Budget Planning for FY 2002
e. Update on Policy 806.1 - Supervising Teacher Remuneration - Dr. Scott


3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Representatives of Staff Senate followed by Faculty Representatives — Conference Room 102

FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 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

a.

Update on Montana Campus Compact - Dean McGovern

VIII. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

IX.

NEW BUSINESS 

a.

ITEM 110-106-R0301 - Establishment of Summer Semester 2001 Tuition Rates  SUBMISSION  ITEM

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.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 110-104-R0301 - Amend Regents Policy 320.2; Office of The Commissioner of Higher Education - Cover Memo
b. ITEM 110-105-R0301 - New Policy on Recognition of Accreditation   Cover Memo
c. ITEM 110-1001-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Establish a Department of Print Journalism within the School of Journalism; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 110-1002-R0301 - 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
e. ITEM 110-1003-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Add a Master of Social Work Degree; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 110-1004-R0301 - 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  Budget
g. ITEM 110-1005-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Microbial Ecology to the Bachelor of Science Degree in Microbiology; The University of Montana-Missoula
h. ITEM 110-1006-R0301 - 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
i. ITEM 110-1007-R0301 - 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
j. ITEM 110-1008-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Change the Name Montana University Affiliated Rural Institute on Disabilities to The University of Montana Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service: The Rural Institute The University of Montana Rural Institute: A Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service; The University of Montana-Missoula
k. ITEM 110-1901-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Network Architecture to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Technology; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
l. ITEM 110-1902-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Change the Current Two-Year Certificate in Automotive Technology to a One-Year Certificate in Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
m. ITEM 110-2002-R0301 - Authorization to Offer An Option in Family Financial Planning under the MS Degree in Health and Human Development; Montana State University-Bozeman
n. ITEM 110-2851-R0301 - Approval of Proposal to Add a Medical Transcriptionist Certificate Program; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

III.

ACTION 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     Letter from Dr. James Trudnowski

IV.

OTHER

a. ITEM 110-101-R0301 - Electronic Course Delivery

b.

Report on $100,000 allocation to MSU and UM for Distance Education

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

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


I.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 110-103-R0301 - Amend Regents Policy 940.5 - increase fee for transcript; Office of The Commissioner of Higher Education

II.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 110-300-R0301 - Revision of Operational Plan Between Lincoln County Campus and Flathead Valley Community College; Flathead Valley Community College
b. ITEM 110-1009-R0301 - Renaming of the Lodge as the Emma B. Lommasson Center; The University of Montana-Missoula
c. ITEM 110-2001-R0301 - Authorization to Remodel Room 129, Cobleigh Hall; Montana State University-Bozeman

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 110-1002-R0101 - Planning for School of Law Building Expansion; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 109-103-R1100 - Ownership of Electronic Course Material - Draft Policy Revised Cover Memo
c. ITEM 110-2701-R0301 - Authorization to Expend Student Equipment Fee Allocation; Montana State University-Billings, College of Technology

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