Montana Board of Regents Meeting
Montana Technological University
September 11-12, 2019
Location: Copper Lounge – Student Union Building

Agenda items may be posted up to 48 hours in advance of the Board of Regents meeting. Please check the website prior to the meeting. *All times listed on the agenda are approximate.


Meeting Videos | Minutes

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

7:00 AM   Board of Regent Breakfast with Faculty Representatives  Pintler Room - SUB
7:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Meeting Attendees  Big Butte/Highlands Room - SUB
8:30 AM   Meeting Convenes | Roll Call
8:30 AM   Comments by Chair Lozar
8:35 AM   Welcome by Chancellor Cook
8:55 AM   Approval of Minutes
9:05 AM   Commissioner’s and System Report
  • Commissioner's Update
  • Campus Reports
  • Introductions & Acknowledgements
  • Request for Approval to Amend BOR By-Laws to Update Committee Names; OCHE/MUS ITEM 184-104-R0919
  • Other

10:10 AM   Remarks by Governor Bullock (or Designee)
10:10 AM   Remarks by Superintendent Arntzen
10:20 AM   Break
10:30 AM   What’s Up Butte?
  • Stephanie Sorini-President of Butte Chamber of Commerce 
  • Jon Wick-Owner of 5518
  • Mike Cashell-VP of Electric and Gas Transmission at NorthWestern Energy
10:45 AM   Board Education: DNRC
11:05 AM   Executive Session | Mountain Con Room (Downstairs SUB)
  • Annual Review – President Bodnar
  • Honorary Doctorate Nomination - MSU
  • Litigation Update
12:00 PM   Regents Lunch with Student Representatives  Pintler Room - SUB
12:00 PM   Lunch for Meeting Attendees  Big Butte Room - SUB
1:00 PM   Optional Guided Tour of MT Tech Campus  Meet outside Copper Lounge - East Side
2:00 PM   Two-Year and Community College Committee
3:15 PM   Break
3:30 PM   Academic, Research and Student Affairs Committee
4:45 PM   Committee Reports & Action
4:55 PM   Public Comment*
5:10 PM   Meeting Recessed
5:15 PM   Reception  MT Tech Student Success Center, located East of the HPER


Thursday, September 12, 2019

7:00 AM   Breakfast with Regents and Local Community Leaders
  MT Tech Student Success Center, located East of the HPER
7:00 AM   Continental Breakfast for Attendees Big Butte/Highlands Room SUB
8:15 AM   Board Reconvenes
8:15 AM   Budget, Audit and Enterprise Risk Committee
10:00 AM   Break
10:15 AM   Budget, Audit and Enterprise Risk Committee Continues
11:15 AM   Public Comment*
11:45 AM   Committee Reports & Action
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, 406-449-9124 (or dial 711 for TDD)