Montana Board of Regents

The Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education
2500 Broadway Helena
Conference Room 102A 
August 2, 2011

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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

8:00 AM   Roll call, Approval of Minutes
8:05 AM   Comments by Chairman Clay Christian
  • Commissioner of Higher Education Search Update
  1. National Themes and DataS. Stearns
  2. Redesigned MUS Website ( Trevor
  3. MUS Strategic Plan Overview  T. Trevor
  4. Pell Grant Update and Student Financial Aid  S. Stearns and Staff
  5. Level II Memorandum  S. Moore


  1. Staff Item: MSU-Bozeman  ITEM 152-2000-R0811
  2. Staff Item: MSU-Northern  ITEM 152-2800-R0811
  3. Northern Agricultural Research Center Easement Authority;  MSU-Bozeman ITEM 152-2001-R0811 | Attachment #1
  4. Authorization to Purchase Property; UM-Missoula  ITEM 152-1001-R0811 | Attachment #1 | Attachment #2
  5. Approval of University System/Employee Equity Interest, BOR Policy 407; MT Tech  ITEM 152-1501-R0811 | Attachment #1


  1. Common Approach Dual Enrollment Tuition Application; OCHE ITEM 152-102-R0811 | Attachment #1 | Attachment #2
  2. College!NOW “Extending Comprehensive Two-Year Mission to COT’s Mission Statement and 25 Month Work Plan Update; OCHE   ITEM 152-103-R0811  |   Attachment #1
  3. Trust Land Cabin Site Issues
9:30 AM   Public Comment
9:45 AM   BREAK
10:00 AM   Operational Review of OCHE ProgramsS. Stearns and Staff
10:30 AM   BOR Committee Workplans and Goals: Committee Chairs and OCHE Staff
  • Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee
  • Two-Year and Community College Committee
  • Administrative, Budget, and Audit Oversight Committee
  • Staff and Compensation Committee
11:45 AM   Executive Session   CHE Office
  • Naming of Campus Building
1:30 PM   BOR Retreat and Self-Assessment
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