ITEM 118-106-R0303                                                             March 20-21, 2003


Proposed New Policy


Board of Regents policy #1910


With the mission statement of the Montana Board of Regents in mind, the administration on each campus is required to have at least two well advertised public forums for listening to recommendations from students, faculty, staff, and community members when the following plans are being discussed and before binding decisions are made:


         New Buildings, on and off campus,

         Major renovations to existing buildings,

         Major contracts that take away the choice of products on campus,

         Hiring of Vice Presidents,

         Hiring of Legal Counsel,

         Hiring of Associate Vice Presidents,

         Tuition increases,

         Mandatory Fee increases,

         Exclusive contractual agreements,

         General Education Requirement Changes, and

         Program Deletions/Additions.