Montana Board of Regents Meeting
Montana Tech
Student Union Building - Copper Lounge
September 19-20, 2012

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Recorded Videos


Wednesday, September 19

7:00-8:00 AM Board Breakfast with Faculty Representatives  Pintlar Room, SUB
7:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees   Big Butte/Highlands Rooms, SUB
8:15 AM Meeting Convenes and Roll Call   Mtn Con, lower level of SUB
8:15 AM Executive Session   Mtn Con, lower level of SUB
  • Annual Evaluation President Royce Engstrom, UM
  • Annual Evaluation President Waded Cruzado, MSU
  • Campus Regents’ Professor Nominations – MSU-Bozeman
  • Campus Honorary Degree Nomination – MSU-Bozeman
10:00 AM Meeting Reconvenes    Student Union Building, Copper Lounge

Approval of Minutes, and Introductions

10:05 AM Welcome by Chancellor Donald Blackketter
10:15 AM Comments by Chairman Angela McLean
10:25 AM System Issues, Reports, and Action
  • Legislative Session Preparation
  • Smart Buildings Initiative - Action Plan Report
  • Campus Reports
  • Other
11:00 AM System Consent Agenda
11:05 AM Administrative, Budget and Audit Oversight Committee
12:00 PM Lunch Recess
Regents’ Luncheon Meeting with Students  Pintlar Room, SUB
12:00 PM Lunch Recess for Meeting Attendees Kelly Steward and SUB Lower Level
1:00 PM Administrative, Budget and Audit Oversight Committee  (continued)
5:45 PM Public Comment
6:15 PM Reception    Mining Museum


Thursday, September 20

7:15-8:00 AM Board Breakfast with Local Civic and Business Leaders (by advance invitation) Dining Room, SUB
7:15 AM Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees   Big Butte/Highlands Rooms, SUB
8:15 AM Academic, Research, and Student Affairs Committee – AND ACTION
10:00 AM BREAK
10:15 AM Two-Year Education and Community College Committee – AND ACTION
  1. System Consent Agenda
  2. Academic, Research and Student Affairs
  3. Administration, Budget and Audit Oversight Committee
  4. Two-Year and Community College
11:45 AM Student Appeals
  1. Student Appeal #1
  2. Student Appeal #2
  3. Student Appeal #3
12:00 PM Public Comment
12:15 PM Adjourn


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 (or dial 711 for TDD)