MONTANA BOARD OF REGENTS OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Agenda

Regular Meeting

 

July 12-13, 2001

 

Salish Kootenai College

P. O. Box 117

Pablo, MT 59855

 


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."    


Please Note:  Available on campus are a workout room downstairs, and a nine-hole golf course.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 2001

6:00 p.m.          Reception at Flathead Lake Biological Station by Invitation Only


THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2001

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Michel Building

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

MAS Luncheon with Regents, Commissioner, Presidents and Chancellors—Michel Bldg.

6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Steak Fry for all participants - On Campus - RSVP to anita_bigspring@skc.edu no later than July 10.  Entertainment will be provided with Native dancers and drummers, and a Round Dance.

FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2001

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Cafeteria
7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees - Michel Building

THURSDAY, JULY 12, 2001

7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast for meeting participants—Michel Building

7:30 a.m.  

EXECUTIVE SESSION—Eneas Big Knife Conference Room

9:30 a.m.

WORK SESSION (full Board)—Michel Building

(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 — Michel Building

Administrative/Budget Committee — John Peter Paul Building


12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

BOARD OF REGENTS' LUNCH with Student Representatives — Michel Building

12:00 to 1:15 p.m. Meeting Participants - Lunch on your own - Deli and Cafeteria available on campus

1:15 to 3:30 p.m.

Full Board CONVENES—Michel Building

I. 

ROLL CALL

II. Invocation by Tribal Elder, Hand Drum Honor Song and Welcome

III.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

May 17-18, 2001 regular meeting in Great Falls

IV.

CONSENT AGENDA

 

Staff Items:

 

a.

ITEM 112-100-R0701 - Staff; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education  Memo

b. ITEM 112-1000-R0701 - Staff; The University of Montana Missoula   ADDENDUM
c. ITEM 112-1001-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for David E. Bilderback, Professor of Biological Sciences and botany, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
d. ITEM 112-1002-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for George L. Card, Professor of Biological Sciences and Microbiology, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
e. ITEM 112-1003-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for David M. Emmons, Professor of History, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 112-1004-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for Fred W. Reed, Professor of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
g. ITEM 112-1005-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for Thomas J. Steele, Professor of Marketing, School of Business Administration; The University of Montana-Missoula
h. ITEM 112-1006-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for George F. Votruba, Professor of Mathematical Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
i. ITEM 112-1007-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for Lois M. Welch, Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
j. ITEM 112-1008-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for I. Keith Yale, Professor of Mathematical Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana-Missoula
k. ITEM 112-1009-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for Bill Raoul, Professor of Drama, School of Fine Arts; The University of Montana-Missoula
l. ITEM 112-1010-R0701 - Professor Emeritus status for Juliette Crump, Professor of Drama/Dance, School of Fine Arts; The University of Montana-Missoula
m. ITEM 112-1011-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for Dennis Lerum, Professor, College of Technology; The University of Montana-Missoula
n. ITEM 112-1500-R0701 - Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
o. ITEM 112-1502-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for James F. Michelotti, Associate Professor, Computer Science; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
p. ITEM 112-1503-R0701 - Professor Emeritus Status for Joanne Cortese, Professor, Professional and Technical Communication; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
q. ITEM 112-1600-R0701 - Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana
r. ITEM 112-1900-R0701 - Staff; Helena College of Technology of the University of Montana
s. ITEM 112-2000-R0701 - Staff; Montana State University-Bozeman
t. ITEM 112-2001-R0701 - Authorization to Confer the title of Professor Emeritus of Pathology and Microbiology upon Dr., Stephen J. Guggenheim; Montana State University-Bozeman
u. ITEM 112-2002-R0701 - Authorization to Confer the title of Professor Emeritus of Letters and Science upon Dr. Rex Dahl; Montana State University-Bozeman
v. ITEM 112-2300-R0701 - Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
w. ITEM 112-2400-R0701 - Staff; Cooperative Extension Service
x. ITEM 112-2700-R0701 - Staff; Montana State University-Billings
y. ITEM 112-2800-R0701 - Staff; Montana State University-Northern
z.

ITEM 112-2850-R0701 - Staff; Montana State University, Great Falls College of Technology

 

Other:

 

a.

ITEM 112-2801-R0701 - Appointment of Ken Conrad to the Montana Motorcycle Safety Advisory Committee; Montana State University-Northern  Memo

b.

ITEM 112-106-R0701 - Rural Physician Incentive Program; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

 

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V. 

STUDENT REPORTS

VI.

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

VII.

CAMPUS REPORTS

VIII. 

COMMITTEE REPORTS

IX.

OLD BUSINESS

 

a. ITEM 111-110-R0501 - Tuition and Fees for FY 2002  ATTACHMENTS
b. ITEM 112-101-R0701 - Approval of Foundation Operating Agreement; Montana Tech of the University of Montana - ACTION ITEM
c. ITEM 112-102-R0701 - Approval of Foundation Operating Agreement; Montana State University-Northern - ACTION ITEM   Service Agreement
d. Budget Planning for FY 2002  Budget Guidelines  Salary Administration Guidelines
3:15 p.m.  TIME CERTAIN
e.

Results of  Writing and Math Proficiency Standards for MUS - Jan Clinard


3:30 p.m.

BOARD RECESSES

3:30 p.m. Regents meet with Faculty Representatives followed by Representatives of Staff Senate — Michel Building

FRIDAY, JULY 13, 2001

7:00 a.m. Regents Breakfast with Local Business and Civic Leaders - Cafeteria

7:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast for all meeting attendees -  Michel Building

8:30 a.m.

BOARD RECONVENES—Michel Building

Open Forum for Public Input on MONTANA UNIVERSITY SYSTEM ISSUES

IX. 

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

X.

NEW BUSINESS 

a.

Regents' Code of Expectations

 

 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 Establish an Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Health Care Informatics; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
b. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Convert the Bachelor of Arts Option in Business and Communications to a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with Three Options in Computer Technology, Business Administration, and Tourism; The University of Montana Western
c. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Preprofessional Health Sciences to the Bachelor of Arts Degree; The University of Montana Western
d. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Reorganize the Academic Affairs Division into a School of Education, Business, and Technology; a College of Arts and Sciences; and a School of Outreach; The University of Montana Western
e. NOTICE OF INTENT - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Visual Arts to the Bachelor of Arts Degree; The University of Montana Western
f. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create the Division of Agricultural Education/Agricultural Operations Technology in the Department of Entomology; Montana State University-Bozeman
g. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create a New Bachelor of Science Degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience with Two Options: 1) Biomedical Sciences, and 2) Cell Biology and Neuroscience; Montana State University-Bozeman
h. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Establish a Center for Research on Chronic Health Conditions in Rural Dwellers; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in Computer Science; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create a New Option within the Biological Sciences Degree: Ecology and Evolution Option; Montana State University-Bozeman
k. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create an Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Montana State University-Bozeman
l. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Establish the Center for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management; Montana State University-Bozeman
m. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create the Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in Management of Information Technology; Montana State University-Bozeman
n. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Create the Undergraduate Non-teaching Minor in International Business; Montana State University-Bozeman
o. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Establish a Post-Master's Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Certificate Program; Montana State University-Bozeman
p. NOTICE OF INTENT - Authorization to Change the Name of the Biology Option within the Existing Biological Sciences Degree to Organismal Biology Option; Montana State University-Bozeman

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a. ITEM 111-1003-R0501 - Approval of Proposal to Reorganize the Department of Management in the School of Business Administration into the Department of Management and Marketing and the Department of Information Systems and Technology; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 111-1901-R0501 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Option in Webmaster to the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Computer Technology; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
c. ITEM 111-2004-R0501 - Authorization to Change the Name of the Northern Plains and Rockies Center for the Study of Western Hemisphere Trade to the Agricultural Marketing Policy Center; Montana State University, Bozeman
d. ITEM 111-2803-R0501 - Authorization to create an institute for researching and teaching future trends and events related to rural factors in programs at Montana State University-Northern (North American Rural Futures Institute); Montana State University-Northern
e. ITEM 111-2851-R0501 - Approval of Proposal to Add an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Dental Hygiene; Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology

IV.

OTHER

a. Update on Campus Diversity ATTACHMENTS
b. Preliminary Overview of Graduate Degree Productivity 1990-2000  ATTACHMENTS
c. Transfer Survey Findings

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ADMINISTRATIVE/BUDGET COMMITTEE

AGENDA

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


I.

SUBMISSION AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-104-R0701 - Purchasing Requisitions; Computer Equipment revised; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
b. ITEM 112-105-R0701 - New Policy on Building Authority; Office of the Commissioner of higher Education
c. ITEM 112-001-R0701 - Policy 702.5 Appointment; Executive Contracts; Commissioner and Presidents REVISED
d. ITEM 112-002-R0701 - Policy 204.3 - Commissioner of Higher Education; Duties  REVISED; Montana University System
e. ITEM 112-1012-R0701 - Renaming of the Museum of Fine Arts to The Montana Museum of Art and Culture; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 112-2003-R0701 - Authorization to Take Steps Necessary to Sell Property Bequeathed to the University by Helen Lutz; Montana State University-Bozeman

II.

ACTION CONSENT AGENDA

a. ITEM 112-1013-R0701 - Student Computer Fee Allocation; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 112-1501-R0701 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fees; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
c. ITEM 112-2702-R0701 - Authorization to Expend Student Computer Fee Allocation; Montana State University-Billings

III.

ACTION AGENDA

a.

ITEM 110-103-R0301 - Amend Regents Policy 940.5 - Increase fee for transcript; Office of The Commissioner of Higher Education  REVISED - AMENDED
b.  ITEM 111-103-R0501 - Approval of MAP policy; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education AS AMENDED
c.  ITEM 111-104-R0501 - Delete Policy 704.2 - Classified Employees; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
d. ITEM 111-105-R0501 - Delete Policy 802.4 - Salaries; Pay Plan; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
e. ITEM 111-1001-R0501 - Electronic Scoreboard for Washington-Grizzly Stadium; The University of Montana-Missoula
f. ITEM 112-103-R0701 - Use of Interest Earnings; Office of Commissioner of Higher Education
g ITEM 112-1014-R0701 - Increase Student Supplemental Medical Insurance Fee; The University of Montana
h. ITEM 112-2004-R0701 - Authorization to Renovate an Existing Pre-fabricated Metal Building to House a Portion of the Art Department Program; Montana State University-Bozeman
i.

ITEM 112-2005-R0701 -  Authorization to Accept Offer for the Sale of the Spring Creek Residence  Buy Sell Agreement

j. ITEM 112-2701-R0701 - Increase Purchase Price Within Property Acquisition Zone; Montana State University-Billings
k. ITEM 112-003-R0701 - Motion Regarding Land Grant Timber Sale Proceeds; Montana University System

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