Montana Board of Regents MeetingBOR Seal
Montana State University - Bozeman
SUB, Ballroom A
November 17-18, 2011

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Recorded Videos



Wednesday, November 16

6:30 PM Dinner with Leadership Montana (By Invitation)   Location: Baxter Hotel, 105 West Main Street

Thursday, November 17

7:00-8:00 AM Board Breakfast with Faculty Representatives   SUB Ballroom D
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees  SUB Ballroom C
8:15 AM Meeting Convenes
8:15 AM Roll call, approval of minutes, and introductions
8:20 AM Comments by Chairman Clay Christian
8:30 AM Welcome by Waded Cruzado
  • Faculty / Student Highlight
8:35 AM System Issues Reports and Action
  • Commissioner’s Report
  • Listening Session Themes
  • Strategic Plan – Dashboard Indicator  |  Enrollment
  • Campus Reports
  • Other
9:00 AM Panel:  MSU Campuses
  • Topic:  Goals, Plans, Challenges
10:00 AM Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee
12:00 PM Lunch Recess
Regents’ Luncheon Meeting with Students   SUB Ballroom D
12:00 PM Lunch Recess for Meeting Attendees   SUB Ballroom C
1:15 PM Board of Regents Group Photo
1:30 PM Panel:  UM Campuses
  • Topic:  Goals, Plans, Challenges
2:15 PM Administrative, Budget, and Audit Oversight Committee
4:30 PM Public Comment
4:45 PM Recess for Executive Session   SUB Room 234
5:30 PM Made in Montana Dinner (for all meeting attendees)   Location: Stadium Club


Friday, November 18

7:30-8:45 AM Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders (by invitation)     
SUB Legacy Lounge (Northwest corner of main floor)
7:30 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees  Ballroom C
8:45 AM Meeting Reconvenes
8:45 AM Staff and Compensation Committee
9:45 AM Two-Year Education and Community College Committee

11:15 AM

  1. Staff and Compensation
  2. Academic, Research, and Student Affairs
  3. Administrative, Budget, and Audit Oversight
11:40 AM Public Comment
12:00 PM Meeting Adjourned


Other than the meeting starting time, times listed are approximate.  In addition, agenda items may be rearranged unless an item is listed as having a “time certain.”  Action may be taken on any item listed on the Board or Committee Agendas.  Public comment is welcome on all items. The Board of Regents will make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities that may interfere with an individual's ability to participate.  Persons requiring such accommodations should make their requests to the Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education as soon as possible before the meeting to allow adequate time for special arrangements.  You may call or write to: ADA Coordinator, P. O. Box 203201, Helena MT 59620-3201, 406-444-6570, (Hearing impaired: Dial 711).