Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education

AGENDA

March 26-27, 1998

Donaldson Commons
Montana State University-Northern
Havre, Montana


Academic & Student Affairs Committee Agenda

Administrative/Budget Committee Agenda


THURSDAY, MARCH 26, 1998

7:30 a.m.               Executive Session -- Chancellor's Conference Room

8:00 a.m                Full Board convenes for work session -- Donaldson Commons

9:00 a.m.               Concurrent Committee Meetings Academic and Student Affairs Committee -- Library Conference Room                                              Administrative/Budget Committee -- Donaldson Commons

11:00 a.m.             Board Recinvenes -- Donaldson Commons

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

       December 31, 1997 Conference Call Meeting
        January 29, 1998 Regular Meeting
      March 4, 1998 Conference Call Meeting

CONSENT AGENDA

STAFF ITEMS:

a. ITEM 98-1000-R0398--Staff; The University of Montana-Missoula
b. ITEM 98-1001-R0398--Resolution Concerning the Retirement of David W. Weber, Professor of Finance, School of Business Administration; The University of Montana--Missoula
c. ITEM 98-1500-R0398--Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana
d. ITEM 98-1900-R0398--Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana
e. ITEM 98-2000-R0398--Staff; Montana State University--Bozeman
f. ITEM 98-2001-R0398--Retirement of John E. Drumheller, Department of Physics; Montana State University-Bozeman
g. ITEM 98-2002-R0398--Retirement of Douglas Herbster, Department of Education; Montana State University-Bozeman
h. ITEM 98-2003-R0398--Retirement of Pierce Mullen, Department of History and Philosophy; Montana State University-Bozeman
i. ITEM 98-2004-R0398--Retirement of Michael G. Becker, Department of English; Montana State University-Bozeman
j. ITEM 98-2300-R0398--Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station
k. ITEM 98-2400-R0398--Staff; Extension Service
l. ITEM 98-2700-R0398--Staff; Montana State University--Billings
m. ITEM 98-2701-R0398--Recommendation to Confer Title of Professor of Physics Emeritus upon Dr. Alan F. Bentley; Montana State University-Billings
n. ITEM 98-2800-R0198--Staff; Montana State University--Northern

o. ITEM 98-2850-R0398--Staff; Montana State University College of Technology-Great Falls

OTHER:

a. ITEM 98-003-R0398--Approval of 1997-1999 Collective Bargaining Agreement Covering College of Technology Employees Represented by the International Union of Operating Engineers and #400; Montana University System

b. ITEM 98-101-R0398--Rural Physician Incentive Program; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

STUDENT REPORTS

     COMMITTEE REPORTS

Academic and Student Affairs Committee

Administrative/Budget Committee

12:00 noon        Board of Regents lunch Student Representatives -- Fireside Room, Student Union Building


1:30 p.m.        FULL BOARD RECONVENES -- Donaldson Commons

                     Montana College Presidents' Initiative to Reduce Harmful/Binge Drinking -- Jeff Linkenbach, Montana State                          University-Bozeman

Sally Johnstone, Director, Western Cooperative for Educational Telecommunications

COMMITTEE REPORTS (continued)

     OLD BUSINESS

a. ITEM 98-005-R0198--Code of Expectations for the Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education; Montana University System (on submission at January 1998 meeting)

b. Regents' Information Technology Committee Status Report


4:15 p.m.        Board Recesses 

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.        Board of Regents meets with Faculty Representatives --Donaldson Commons


6:00 p.m.        Social followed by dinner at Chancellor Daehling's home, 11 Park Road -- For Commissioner, Regents, Presidents, and Chancellors

                      Social hosted by Vice Chancellors Karen Laroe and Carl Ellis  -- "Havre Beneath the Streets" -- Other meeting attendees


FRIDAY, MARCH 27, 1998

7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.        Board of Regent's breakfast with Business & Community Leaders -- Fireside Room, Student Union Building

8:30 a.m.        FULL BOARD RECONVENES -- Donaldson Commons

OLD BUSINESS (continued)


NEW BUSINESS

-- 2001 Budget Priorities


COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

CAMPUS REPORTS

12:00 noon        Board Adjourns 


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