Montana Board of Regents of Higher Education
AGENDA

July 1-2, 1996

Conference Room 102
Montana Higher Education Complex
2500 Broadway
Helena, Montana


Academic & Student Affairs Committee Agenda

Administrative/Budget Committee Agenda


MONDAY, JULY 1, 1996

8:00 a.m.        Executive Session 

9:00 a.m.        Concurrent Committee Meetings: 

            Academic & Student Affairs Committee -- Conference Room 102A
            Administrative/Budget Committee -- Conference Room 102B -- Conference Room 102A
            Administrative/Budget Committee -- Conference Room 102B


10:30 a.m.        Full Board Convenes -- Conference Room 102

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

     May 16-17, 1996 Regular Meeting

CONSENT AGENDA

Staff Items:

a. ITEM 92-100-R0796--Staff; Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

b. ITEM 92-1000-R0796--Staff; The University of Montana--Missoula

c. ITEM 92-1001-R0796--Resolution Concerning the Retirement of Earl S. Ganz, Professor of English, College of Arts and Sciences; The University of Montana--Missoula

d. ITEM 92-1500-R0796--Staff; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

e. ITEM 92-1501-R0796--Professor Emeritus Status for John L. Sonderegger; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

f. ITEM 92-1502-R0796--Professor Emeritus Status for Professor Lindsay L. Hess; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

g. ITEM 92-1503-R0796--Professor Emeritus Status for Professor Irving G. Studebaker; Montana Tech of The University of Montana

h. ITEM 92-1500A-R0796--Staff; Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology

i. ITEM 92-1600-R0796--Staff; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

j. ITEM 92-1900-R0796--Staff; Helena College of Technology of The University of Montana

k. ITEM 92-2000-R0796--Staff; Montana State University--Bozeman

l. ITEM 92-2300-R0796--Staff; Agricultural Experiment Station

m. ITEM 92-2400-R0796--Staff; Extension Service

n. ITEM 92-2700-R0796--Staff; Montana State University--Billings

o. ITEM 92-2800-R0796--Staff; Montana State University--Northern

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STUDENT REPORTS

COMMITTEE REPORTS

a. Academic and Student Affairs Committee
b. Administrative/Budget Committee


12:00 noon        Board of Regent's lunch/meeting with Student Representatives -- Conference Room 102

1:15 p.m.           Board Reconvenes -- Conference Room 102

COMMITTEE REPORTS (continued)

OLD BUSINESS

a. American Indians in Higher Education, Graduation and Academic Performance: A Summary of The University of Montan 1990-1995 Educational Opportunity Program Data -- Presented by Ellen Swaney, Director, American Indian/Minority Achievement, OCHE; Dr. Rod Brod, Professor, Dept. of Sociology, and Ray Carlisle, Director, Educational Opportunity Program, The University of Montana--Missoula

b. Report on Gender Equity--Rebecca Bird, Gender Equity Coordinator, OCHE

c. ITEM 91-003-R0596--Service on Outside Governing Boards; Montana University System (NEW)

d. Options for Funding Agency Salaries

e. Two-Year Education

f. Discussion of Tenure Policy (706.1)

4:15 p.m.                           Board Recesses 

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.        Board of Regents meets with Faculty Representatives -- Conference Room 102

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TUESDAY, JULY 2, 1996

7:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.        Board of Regent's breakfast with Business & Community Leaders -- Gallery Room, Colonial Inn

8:30 a.m.                           Board Reconvenes -- Conference Room 102

OLD BUSINESS (continued)

NEW BUSINESS

a. Long-Range Building Priorities -- Montana University System

b. ITEM 92-1005-R0796--Request for Exception to the 120 Credit Hour Undergraduate Degree Requirement for Teacher Education       Programs; The University of Montana--Missoula

c. ITEM 92-1601-R0796--Request for Exception to the 120 Credit Hour Undergraduate Degree Requirement for Teacher Education Programs; Western Montana College of The University of Montana

d. ITEM 92-2001-R0796--Request for Exception to the 120 Credit Hour Undergraduate Degree Requirement for Teacher Education Program; Montana State University--Bozeman

e. ITEM 92-2701-R0796--Request for Exception to the 120 Credit Hour Undergraduate Degree Requirement for Teacher Education Programs; Montana State University--Billings

f. ITEM 92-2801-R0796--Request for Exception to the 120 Credit Hour Degree Requirement for the Teacher Education Programs; Montana State University--Northern

COMMISSIONER'S REPORT

CAMPUS REPORTS

12:00 noon        Board Adjourns 


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